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Books For School Children Or A Scam For Area Businesses?

St. Ann’s Principal Warns Against Predatory Companies Seeking Money In Name Of Schools St. Ann School Principal Pierre Antoine displays a box of books the school received from Goodwill Publishers, a group that seeks donations from area businesses to help give books to the school. The 10 books St. Ann School received probably cost area

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Blowing The Snow Away

Steve Haertling, owner of Haertling’s Radio Shack, blows snow off of the sidewalks along St. Louis Street on the afternoon of Thursday, January 5. After several inches of snowfall on Thursday and bitter cold temperatures over the weekend, weather warmed up on Monday and Tuesday, bring precipitation and high winds. Wednesday and Thursday, more warmth

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2016: A Look Back At The Year That Was

January The NCHS Board considered their options for a student trip to Europe, following terror attacks in Paris. Okawville won the Annual Mater Dei Holiday Tournament for the first time since 2002 with a 48-40 victory over the Central Cougars in the championship game. It was the Rockets fifth championship title. Steven Kuklinski and Rachel

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King Of The Queen Of Hearts

Mania over the Nashville American Legion’s progressive jackpot raffle, The Queen of Hearts, as the pot grew larger and larger as the weeks past and the word went out further and further. Week 49, with its drawing held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21, saw the total available to a winner who found the

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Litany Of Charges Land On Suspect Following Richview Hide-And-Seek

On Thursday, December 22, at approximately 1:18 p.m., a Washington County Sheriff’s Department Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle in Richview being driven by Gregory A. Pocrnich, Jr., 26, of Richview. The deputy knew Pocrnich to be wanted by Marion County on a felony warrant. The driver of the vehicle rammed the deputy’s squad car,

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Biggest Loser Finalist Sonya Jones To Speak At Ladies Night Out January 16

Washington County Hospital (WCH) and Washington County Health Department (WCHD) are excited to announce the upcoming Annual Ladies Night Out, “Ladies Be Well”. This event is scheduled for Monday, January 16 at the Original Springs Hotel in Okawville. The cost to attend this event is $16 and you are encouraged to reserve your seat with

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Glowing With Christmas Spirit

ABOVE, the home of Rick and Kimberly Jones, located at 780 E. Gym St. is one of those recognized by the Nashville Lions Club for having “The Best Lights In Town” for 2016. The other homes honored by The Lions Club include :the home of David and Donna Haertling, located at 1730 W. Heathwood Drive;

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Harre Elected To Coaches’ Association Hall Of Fame

By Brent Huelsmann After fifteen successful seasons on the bench for the Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team, current Nashville Community High School Athletic Director Wayne Harre has been elected to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Harre will be elected alongside Carlyle High School head coach Andy Palmer, and former Edwardsville, Okawville, Nashville

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County Board Accepts Resignation From Cameron

By Alex Haglund The Washington County Board accepted the resignation of Washington County Treasurer Kelly Cameron at their regular meeting held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13, at the Washington County Courthouse. Accepting a resignation from Cameron was on the board’s official meeting agenda. Cameron’s husband, Robert Cameron, and Brian Rich, a lawyer for

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