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Glow Run Slated For Washington County Fair

The Washington County Fair will offer something new and exciting this year – a 5K/Fun Glow Run.  The Run will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017.  Registration for the event is $25 per participant.  All ages are welcome and with your registration you will receive a goodie bag with various items to help illuminate

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Okawville Village Board Meeting Rescheduled

A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Okawville has been called for Thursday June 29, 2017 beginning at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held in the meeting room of the Okawville Senior Center Building at 305 N Nashville Street, Okawville IL. The purpose of this meeting is to replace

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Corrections To Washington County Fair Booklet

Department J- Agricultural products, David Ibendahl replaces George Engele as superintendent.  His phone number is 618-214-0856 Department M- Textiles and Fine Arts, Phyllis Lange replaces Joann Snead and Jeannie Hoffman as superintendent.  Her number is 618-327-3780.

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Police Report – June 21, 2017

June 12 The Nashville Police Department responded to the 300 block of E. Alton St. for a civil matter. Officers responded to the 800 block of S. Lafeyette St. for a theft. Police responded to the 200 block of S. Bryan St. for an ordinance violation. June 13 Officers responded to the 200 block of

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Sheriff’s Report – June 21, 2017

June 18 The Washington County Sheriffs’ Office responded to Irvington for a motorist assist. A Washington County Deputy responded to DuBois for domestic trouble. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to rural Nashville for a report of debris in the roadway. June 16 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to rural Dubois for a report

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George Portz And Bluegrass Friends Play At Pavilion

George Portz, FAR LEFT, with fiddle, and his Bluegrass Friends played some foot stomping songs on a sweltering evening at the Pavilion Across The Creek, Nashville Memorial Park, on Thursday, June 15. This week’s concert will be presented by Washington County natives, The County Road Cruizers, who will be out at the same Pavilion at

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Summer Reading Program Attendees Learn Where Their Food Comes From

Children in the Nashville Public Library’s Summer Reading Program got a visit from Deb Sauerhage Lehde, the Washington County Farm Bureau’s Ag In The Classroom coordinator, who taught them a little bit about where their food comes from – and how it goes from the farms to their kitchen tables. ABOVE, Lehde reads “The Cow

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The Nashville News Receives Awards From Illinois Press Association

The Nashville News was recently recognized by the Illinois Press Association with awards in their 2017 “Best Of The Press” and “Best Of Advertising” contests. Awards to The Nashville News included: • PERSONALITY PORTRAIT Division A 3rd Place – The Nashville News, Alex Haglund. Farmers Market. “Great set-up. Good field of depth. Creatively includes the

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Relay For Life Is This Saturday

Event Starts At 4 p.m., Held At Okawville Community Club The annual Washington County Relay For Life is just around the corner – this Saturday, June 24, from 4 to 10 p.m., at the Okawville Community Club! The opening ceremony will start things off at 4 p.m., with the survivor lap beginning at 4:15 p.m.,

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