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Multiple Fatalities Following Traffic Crash On IL-15 West of Nashville

Multiple Fatalities Following Traffic Crash On IL-15 West of Nashville The Nashville News received the following Press Release from the office of Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger: At 4:36 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1st, our office was dispatched to the scene of a multiple fatality traffic crash on Illinois State Route 15 near Madison Road,

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Washington County Joins Lawsuit Against Narcotic Manufacturers

Washington County Joins Lawsuit Against Narcotic Manufacturers On Monday, October 30, the office of Washington County State’s Attorney Daniel Bronke released the following statement with regards to a large multi-entity lawsuit seeking to holding narcotic manufacturers and distributors responsible for their part in the opioid epidemic. Bronke stated that the actual legal filing was over

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City Takes Action In Support Of Historical Society, Community Center

City Takes Action In Support Of Historical Society, Community Center By Alex Haglund The Nashville City Council approved a donation for the Washington County Historical Society (WCHS) and an abatement of city utilities for the Nashville Community Center (CCN) at their meeting held on the evening of Thursday, October 19. In addition to the financial

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County Board Approves Ambulance Fee Increase

By Alex Haglund The Washington County Board approved ambulance rate changes which were proposed by board member Victor Shubert, who worked on the changes with Washington County Ambulance Department Administrator John Felchlia. The changes were presented to the board at the meeting held on Tuesday, September 12. The fee changes were based on a weighted

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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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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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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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