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Lots Of Work, Limited Use In Near Future For Field

The Nashville Community High School Board heard two proposals for reconditioning the NCHS football field at their regular monthly meeting held on Monday, March 20. While the proposals did differ significantly, both plans acknowledged the current poor condition of the field. Work to aerate, reseed and recondition the field will begin, hopefully in time to

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NCHS Board Hears Proposals For Field From Kuhn, Gajewski

The Nashville Community High School Board heard two proposals for reconditioning the NCHS football field at their regular monthly meeting held on Monday, March 20. While the proposals did differ significantly, both plans acknowledged the current poor condition of the field. Work to aerate, reseed and recondition the field will begin, hopefully in time to

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City Of Nashville Makes Donation To Washington County Arts Council

By Alex Haglund      The Nashville City Council approved a donation of $300 to the Washington County Arts Council at their meeting held on Thursday, March 16. This donation helps to fund the arts council for the year. The arts council puts on events like Shakespeare in the Park and the Summer Concert series, and

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City Council Approves 2017 MFT Appropriation

By Alex Haglund     The city held a bid opening for Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) appropriations for the coming year on Tuesday, March 14. The items, and bids approved by the city council at their regular meeting on Thursday, March 16, are: • 250 tons B.A.M. Bituminous Mixture Number One, with a bid of $45.73

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IEPA Makes Follow-Up Inspection At Nashville Compost Site

The gate at the City of Nashville’s compost site is now locked – citizens will be able to drop waste off there on Wednesdays and Saturdays from April through January, and at other times if arrangements are made with public works. New Rules To Be Added To Permit By Alex Haglund     Nashville City Streets

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County To Change Property Tax Software

By Alex Haglund     The Washington County Board met at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 14, for their regular monthly meeting, a brief one, during which a switch to a new tax software system for the county was approved, as was a project to install a sound system into the county board room.

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Happy Reunion, Happy Birthday – One-Year-Old Cameron Smith Reunites With The Washington Ambulance Crew That Helped Bring Him Into The World Safely

    ABOVE, Cameron Smith and his mother Jeanette Bequette visited the Washington County Ambulance Department on Tuesday, March 14, for a first birthday party, here with the crew that helped to save his life, FROM LEFT, Paramedics Jessica Laird-King, Jim Hodges, Matt Bierman, 911 Dispatcher Derek Moss, paramedic Gene Howe, and Darrah Sabo, a student

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100 Years Of Life In Washington County For Brammeier’s Tree

    The soft maple tree in front of William Brammeier’s home on Oakdale Blacktop was planted in 1918 by his father, Theodore Brammeier. By Alex Haglund     A century is a long time. A very long time for a person. For a tree? Not quite as long, but a tree still sees a lot in

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Habbe Honored By Chamber At Volunteer Of The Year Banquet

    Sara Habbe, ABOVE, was honored by The Nashville Chamber of Commerce as their 2017 Volunteer of the Year. “I have been inspired by many people in my life,” Habbe said, “none more than my parents,” Mary Anne and Lee Roy Borowiak, who were present at the head table with Habbe. Lee Roy was a

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Okawville Rockets To A Runner-Up Finish In Peoria

       All Photos Special To The Nashville News, Courtesy of Steve Humphrey, Humphrey Photography. Images Copyright Humphrey Photography. Visit humphoto.com to purchase images or for more information. By Brent Huelsmann     For the first time in 30 years, the Okawville Rockets boys basketball team brought home a trophy from the State Tournament. After beating

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