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Hurricane Relief – Washington County Ambulance Crew Deployed To Florida

By Alex Haglund While many people head north and west to avoid the wrath of Hurricane Irma, two of Washington County’s public servants are doing the opposite. Late on the night of Saturday, September 9, Washington County Ambulance Department Paramedics Kevin Woolever and Jessika King departed for Florida, along with other paramedics from Litton Ambulance

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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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NASHVEGAS! Nashville Community High School Homecoming Week

Nashville Community High School will celebrate its homecoming October 2 – October 7. NCHS Student Council members have been busy from the beginning of school planning for this event, and they have chosen “Nashvegas” as this year’s homecoming theme. On Friday, October 6, 2017, students will be dismissed from school at 11:30 a.m., and the

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Cyclist David Weber Killed By Teen Driver On IL-15

By Alex Haglund David Weber, 63, of Venedy, was killed after being struck by a car while he was riding his bicycle on IL-15 on the evening of Thursday, September 7. According to the Illinois State Police, the collision took place at approximately 5:19 p.m., when Weber was riding his Specialized Roubaix road bike eastbound

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Emotional Statements Heard, No Action Taken By NCHS Board Regarding Fowler

By Alex Haglund Following the publication of the “Volleyball” column by Nashville Community High School Superintendent Ernie Fowler and the ensuing fallout from it, the NCHS board called a special meeting which was held at starting at 6 p.m. on the evening of Wednesday, September 6. Along with the members of the board (all members

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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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From The Editor: An Apology For Volleyball

On behalf of The Nashville News, and personally as the editor, I would like to apologize for the column “Volleyball” by Nashville Community High School Superintendent Ernie Fowler that was published in the Wednesday, August 30, edition of the newspaper. It is not my intent that this newspaper offend its readers. Offense though, is a

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