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‘Friday Night Lights’ Playing At The Library

‘Friday Night Lights’ Playing At The Library Thursday, November 2, 6:30 p.m. “Friday Night Lights” Odessa, Texas, is a small town in Texas. Racially divided and economically dying, there is one night that gives the town something to live for: Friday Night. The Permian Panthers have a big winning tradition in Texas high school football,

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Hoyleton Octoberfest BBQ Championship

Hoyleton Octoberfest BBQ Championship Hoyleton Octoberfest held their annual barbecue cookoff on the afternoon of Sunday October 22. Despite rainy conditions, plenty of people showed up for a taste of some smokey meats.

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Judges Emge, Rudolf Visit Nashville Middle School For Red Ribbon Week

Judges Emge, Rudolf Visit Nashville Middle School For Red Ribbon Week By Alex Haglund Every October, schools around the United States observe Red Ribbon Week, an effort to get American youth to avoid drugs, which was started in honor of murdered Drug Enforcement Agency agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena. On Monday, October 30, students at Nashville

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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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Sheriff’s Report – November 1, 2017

Sheriff’s Report – November 1, 2017 October 30 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a business in Ashley, IL for a burglar alarm at a business. October 29 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to Interstate 64 for an abandoned auto. A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched to Irvington, IL for a report

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Police Report – November 1, 2017

Police Report – November 1, 2017 October 23 The Nashville Police Department responded to the 200 block of E. Belleville St. for an ordinance violation. Officers responded to the 400 block of N. Kaskaskia St. for a 911 hang-up call. Police responded to New Minden to assist Washington County Sheriff’s Office with a combative/suicidal subject.

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Community Calendar – November 1, 2017

Community Calendar – November 1, 2017 ACTIVITIES Wednesday, November 1 Wurst-Markt, St. John’s UCC, Plum Hill, 5 p.m. Nashville All Trash Day Thursday, November 2 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School Open House, 9545 Shattuc Rd., Centralia, doors open, 6:30

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Okawville School Board Member Resigns Citing Family Obligations

Okawville School Board Member Resigns Citing Family Obligations By Alex Johannes The West Washington County Community Unit School District #10 Board of Education met on the evening of Thursday, October 26. The board approved the resignation of school board member, Greg Toensing. Toensing resigned due to a “higher family priority” that took place after his

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Veterans’ Photos And Info Needed

Veterans’ Photos And Info Needed Every year, The Nashville News puts out a Veteran’s Page ahead of Veteran’s Day, Saturday, November 11, observed on Friday, Nov. 10. The Veterans’ Pages will be in the Wednesday, November 8 edition of The Nashville News, and the deadline to submit information and photos of veterans is Friday, November

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