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Stone Soup Shakespeare Performs “Julius Caesar” In Nashville

“Et Tu, Brute?” Intrigue and murder in ancient Rome were the bread and butter (or perhaps, bread and circuses) of the actors of Stone Soup Shakespeare, when they performed “Julius Caesar” at Memorial Park in Nashville on Thursday, May 11. By Alex Haglund Stone Soup Shakespeare, a touring acting company that brings “Shakespeare in the

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Nashville Golf Course To Celebrate 50th Anniversary

    The Ladies Golf League purchased a “Golden Anniversary” stone, ABOVE, from Hug’s in Radom to mark the Nashville Municipal Golf Course’s 50th year.     (The following account is offered posthumously from Harry Reinhardt who kept anecdotes of the building and development of the golf course fifty years ago.) In 1965 or 1965 Mayor Gene

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What Does The Poppy Mean?

What does the poppy mean? The American Legion Auxiliary adopted the poppy as its memorial flower in 1921, and in 1924, instituted the National Poppy Program to protect the Memorial Poppy and ensuring that every Auxiliary Poppy is made by a disabled or hospitalized veteran. Each year, volunteers from the American Legion Auxiliary and from

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Let’s Paint Washington County Purple

The Washington Co. Relay for Life will be promoting the “Paint the County Purple” Campaign with the selling of purple bows again this year. These purple bows will be displayed in the town you request in Washington County the week prior of the relay.  For the event the bows will be moved to the Okawville

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Memorial Day Observances

Monday, May 29, is Memorial Day and businesses, banks and government offices will all be closed in observance of the holiday, set aside to recognize those fighting men and women who served this country and who are no longer with us. Nashville Observance In Nashville, there will be a Memorial Day ceremony held at the

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2nd Annual Okawville Soda Festival To Be Held At The Heritage Days

Come and taste 18 old-fashioned glass bottle sodas on Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days. Last year’s crowd top vote-getters, Excel Bottling Company of Breese’s Frostie Root Beer and Black Cherry will be going to battle against Fitz’s Cardinal Cream, Dang Butterscotch Root Beer, Green River,

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Police Report – May 24, 2017

May 15 The Nashville Police Department responded to Holzhauer Automall Dr. for lost property. Officers responded to the 400 block of N. Broadway St. for a violation of a court order. Police responded to the 300 block of W. Maple St. for a theft. Officers responded to the 300 block of S. Grand Ave. for

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Sheriff’s Report – May 24, 2017

May 21 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to State Route 153 near Honeysuckle Road for a report of a traffic accident. Gwendolyn I. Keck, 53 of Coulterville, was driving a 2016 Ford when she struck the back of a 1996 Ford pickup driven by Kenneth P. Mumper, 53 of Coulterville. No injuries were reported.

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Karmeier Portrait Unveiled At Supreme Court Building

    FROM LEFT, Chief Justice Karmeier, portrait artist Greg McNair, Emily Schnitker, Mary Karmeier, Karianne Schnitker. An oil portrait of Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier was unveiled on Tuesday, May 16, at the historic Illinois Supreme Court building in Springfield. The painting hangs in the second floor hallway with the portraits of

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