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2017 Okawville Wheat Festival Parade

ABOVE, TINY DANCERS, girls from Sonya’s Gotta Dance Studio of Nashville marched, danced and cheered their way along the parade route Sunday. BELOW, a “Shrek” themed float led the NCHS Marching Hornets through the parade. “Shrek – The Musical” will be a production of the NCHS Drama Department, with 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday show

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Sheriff’s Department K-9 Marley Dies Following Accident With ATV

On Tuesday, September 5 Washington County K-9 Marley was injured in an unfortunate accident. Marley escaped the control of her handler Deputy Tommy Moss and chased an ATV which ultimately struck her. The incident occurred near Deputy Moss’ residence while both were off duty. Immediately following the accident Deputy Moss transported Marley to meet with

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Girl Scout Registration in the Park

Girl Scout Registration in the Park will be held on Friday, September 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Nashville Memorial Park (at the pavilion by bridge) The event is current and new girls that might want to join the girl scouts. There will be games, crafts, and snacks.  Come out to learn more about

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Nashville Firefighters Hold BBQ Chicken Dinner Fundraiser

Sunday morning and afternoon, the Nashville Firemen’s Association held their annual BBQ chicken dinner at the Nashville American Legion Hall. Serving in the carry-out line were, FROM LEFT, Allen Stein, Scott Bockhorn, Ella Jones, Shon Loquasto, Ric Jones and Faith Frerker.

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Quilters, Want to Show Off Your Craft?

On Saturday, September 30, the Washington County Historical Society will be hosting a quilt show. Before the show, the Historical Society is seeking quilters who want to show their work off. Quilters should bring their quilts to either of the locations where they will be displayed – Grace United Methodist Church or St. Paul’s United

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Community Calendar – September 13, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, September 14 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 15 Nashville News Customer Appreciation Day, Nashville News Office, 211 W. St. Louis St., 12-3 p.m. Okawville Wheat Festival – 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday, September 16 Okawville Wheat Festival – 7

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Police Report – September 13, 2017

September 4 The Nashville Police Department responded to the 800 block of W. Vernor St. for trespass and theft to vehicles. Police subsequently arrested Chad Taft for the crimes. Officers responded to the 9700 block of St. Rt. 127 for an alarm. September 5 Police responded to the 9900 block of St. Rt. 127 for

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Sheriff’s Report – September 13, 2017

September 10 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a one vehicle traffic crash on State Rt. 15 near Willow Creek Rd. Mark S. Russell, 56 from Red Bud, IL was operating a motorcycle when he lost control and overturned. Russell was transported to the Washington County Hospital to be treated for injuries. The Washington

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