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91st Annual Washington County Farm Bureau Meeting To Be Held January 18

91st Annual Washington County Farm Bureau Meeting To Be Held January 18 The Washington County Farm Bureau will be hosting their 91st Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 18, at the Okawville Community Club Building. The evening begins with a meal at 6:30 P.M., followed by a brief business meeting and keynote speaker. Following the business

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Okawville School Board Holds Levy Hearing And Regular Monthly Meeting

Okawville School Board Holds Levy Hearing And Regular Monthly Meeting By Alex Johannes The West Washington County Community School District #10 Board of Education met for their levy hearing and regular monthly meeting on the evening of December 21, 2017. Levy Hearing During the levy hearing, the board reviewed the discussed levy which totals $3,032,581

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Chess Night At The Library – Strategy, Learning And Family Fun

Chess Night At The Library Strategy, Learning And Family Fun By Alex Haglund On Tuesday night, January 2, I played chess for the first time in perhaps 10 years against Rick Harris, a friend of mine who I’ve talked to for a number of different stories over the years. As Harris seems to have a

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Keep Water Running, Keep House Warm, Says City Utilities Super

Keep Water Running, Keep House Warm, Says City Utilities Super No Pipe Or Main Breaks This Year…Yet By Alex Haglund Following a week of frigid temperatures, Nashville City Utilities Superintendent Blaine Middleton said that water customers need to take measures to keep freeze-ups from happening when the mercury plummets. Middleton said that there were several

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State Police Seek Black Sedan In Fatal Hit-And-Run On I-64

Illinois State Police Seek Black Sedan In Fatal Hit-And-Run On I-64 Ervin Goeden, 93, Killed By Friday Crash Ervin Goeden, 93, of Omaha, Neb., was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Friday, January 5, on I-64 eastbound near the 47.5 mile marker, with the crash occurring at approximately 5:05 p.m. The preliminary release from District

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Boy Scout Consignment Auction Coming Up

Boy Scout Consignment Auction Coming Up The annual Nashville/Washington County Boy Scout Troop 127 consignment auction is coming up, and will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds, behind Nashville Community High School on Saturday, January 13, at 9 a.m. The auction is sponsored by the friends of scouting and helps to raise the funds

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Sheriff’s Report – January 3, 2018

Sheriff’s Report – January 3, 2018 December 22 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to rural Irvington, to assist Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office with a report of domestic trouble. December 23 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to the interstate for a report of a one vehicle accident. Daryl Andra Mensey, 36, of Marietta, Ga.

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John Wall’s Book On Nashville Dragway Accepted Into Wally Parks NHRA Museum

John Wall’s Book On Nashville Dragway Accepted Into Wally Parks NHRA Museum John Wall’s pictorial history book, “Nashville Illinois Dragway”, was recently accepted into the collection of the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum in Pomona, Calif. Wall said he waited more than four months to hear back on his submission before being notified that the

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