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Grace United Methodist Holds Back To School Carnival

Second grader Katelyn Goglek straps on her new backpack. Grace United Methodist Church of Nashville held their 10th annual Back To School Carnival on Saturday, July 22. While the steamy weather brought the event into the church basement, the humidity did little to dampen kids’ enthusiasm for the event, or the enthusiasm of the volunteers

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Adult/Child Family Scramble To Benefit Community Center, August 3

The Nashville Community Center will be hosting their inaugural Adult/Child Family Golf Scramble on Thursday, August 3. This two person scramble will team adults and children up. Adults are encouraged to bring their own kids or a grandchild, niece or nephew, even a student, neighbor or friend. The scramble will be held at the Nashville

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Pack 127 Cub Scouts Get A Firefighting Lesson

The Cub Scouts of Nashville’s Pack 127 got a firefighting lesson on Tuesday evening, July 18. The night was their “water night”, and they had some special help from Nashville Fire Protection District Volunteer Firefighters Chris Frerker and Seth Dinkelman, who came to the Scout House at Memorial Park with a tanker/pumper truck freshly topped

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Column: Making Fireworks Happen

Dear Readers: I LOVE fireworks. Any family of mine and anyone who has known me for any amount of time (particularly during my college years) would probably take this statement as correct but an under-exaggeration. I have a college professor that still tells his students to “ask him about blowing up the toilet” when they

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NCHS FFA Brings Honors Home From State Convention

The NCHS FFA sent a group of students to the Illinois FFA State Convention, held on June 13 through 15 at the Bank of Springfield Convention Center in Springfield. The NCHS Chapter brought home numerous awards from the convention, which are listed on page B8, along with more photos from the convention. NCHS Students attending

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County Board Evaluates Zoning Cases

By Alex Haglund The Washington County Board reviewed several zoning cases at their regular monthly meeting held on Tuesday, July 11 at the Washington County Courthouse. Two of the zoning cases, Request 003-17, Bryan Kuder, and 004-17, Caitlin Harting, were both revisited after initially being on the agenda at the June meeting. At the June

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County Fair Sand Volleyball Tournament

The 2017 Washington County Fair featured a  sand volleyball tournament for the first time, with matches running from Friday through Saturday afternoon. When all was said and done, Team Peck, BELOW, was the tournament winner.

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