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Citizens Attend Council Meeting In Support Of Hopfingers

Misty Gregory, of Woodlawn, was one of those who spoke to the Nashville City Council in support of Greg Hopfinger. By Alex Haglund Numerous citizens and others who know dismissed Nashville Police Lieutenant Greg Hopfinger and his wife, police secretary Melissa Hopfinger, attended the meeting of the Nashville City Council meeting held on Thursday, September

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Hurricane Relief – Heading North: Huges Host Florida Cousins

Kerri and Dean Huge of Nashville hosted several of Kerri’s cousins at their home, after they fled their homes in Melbourne, Fla., prior to Hurricane Irma’s landfall. Those staying in Nashville included, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT, Tony Guarino, Brenda Brown (daughter of Nadine Fox-Adams, of Nashville), Kerri Huge, Crista Guarino, Anthony Guarino, Kaci Cantlon, and

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9/11 Memorial In Courthouse

With the 16th anniversary of the tragic 9/11 attacks coming up, Washington County residents should remember that there is a 9/11 memorial located in the Washington County Courthouse. At the center of the memorial is a piece of steel from the towers which was recovered after the attack.

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Stock The Trailer – Local Collection Held For Hurricane Relief Donations

Volunteers in front of NCHS accept and sort donations for Hurricane Harvey relief on the afternoon of Friday, September 1. By Alex Haglund Some of the items you might expect – non-perishable food, bottled water, flashlights and batteries. Other items are more surprising, like kitty litter, underwear or diapers. There is a need for all

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Outrage, Controversy Following “Volleyball”

By Alex Haglund Outrage and a flurry of media coverage have occurred in the wake of The Nashville News publishing “Volleyball”, the column by Nashville Community High School Superintendent Ernie Fowler, in the Wednesday, August 30 edition of the newspaper. The Nashville News did not hear anything about the column on the day of its

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Nashville Education Association Denounces Fowler Column

This was received by the Nashville News on Friday September 1 at approximately 3:30 p.m. The following is a statement from the Nashville Education Association regarding Superintendent Fowler: We, as individuals of the community and collectively as a teachers’ association, vehemently denounce the unacceptable article that Mr. Fowler published in the Nashville News on August

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Sheriff’s Department K9 Marley Now Equipped With Bulletproof Vest

Washington County Sheriff’s Department K9 Marley prepared for a shift. Washington County Sheriff’s Office K9 Marley will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. and is sponsored by an Anonymous Sponsor. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks. Vested Interest in

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Fundraiser, Field Trip Starting Out Year At Happy Days

Happy Days Teachers and a few board members who worked at our fundraiser at Bonnie Café FROM LEFT, Becky Hallock, Kelly Gollaher, Amanda Heck, Ally Brammeier, Mary Schaeffer, Terry Campbell, Rhonda Bunnage. ​Happy Days Preschool (located at Grace United Methodist Church) students and staff have been busy starting a new school year. We have had

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August 21, 2017 – The Great American Eclipse

The eclipse’s totality, occurring at about 1:20 p.m., as visible from Oakdale. By Alex Haglund The eclipse of August 21, 2017 passed over southern Illinois and Washington County Monday with totality occurring at about 1:20 p.m. As the moment approached and the sun’s light was blocked by the moon, the skies grew dim and the

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