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Police Report – May 23, 2018

May 14 The Nashville Police Department responded to the 800 block of S. Moore St. for an ordinance violation. Officers responded to the 500 block of E. Elm St. for suspicious activity. Police responded to the 1200 block of S. Mill St. for an ordinance violation. Officers located a semi that was losing concrete on

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Sheriff’s Report – May 23, 2018

May 20 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to an residence in rural Nashville for an Abandoned Motor Vehicle. Washington County Sheriff’s Dept. responded to a report of a theft from a residence in rural Nashville. A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a residence on Pine Street in Irvington for a report of a

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Missing Ashley Man Found Dead In Pond

At 1:38 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the office of Washington county Coroner Mark Styninger was dispatched to 3228 Virginia Road, Radom, where Joseph Kujawa, 72, of Ashley was pronounced dead at this location at 2:20 a.m. by Styninger. Mr. Kujawa was reported missing to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department earlier the previous evening.

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Legislative Committee Discusses Consolidating Election Precincts

By Alex Haglund The Legislative Committee of the Washington County Board brought a gun sanctuary county resolution to the board which was approved unanimously. For more on that action, see the article HERE from the May 16 edition of The Nashville News. Legislative Committee Chair Eric Brammeier also told the board that the committee was

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Rend Lake Water Plant Problem Had Minor Impact On Washington County

A notice from the Washington County Water Company’s website posted on Friday, May 18. By Alex Haglund A pipe breakage on Wednesday night, May 16, shut down The Rend Lake Inter-City Water Treatment Plant, which services more than 60 southern Illinois communities and thousands of customers. One of the major wholesale customers for their water

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City Continues Working On Ordinance Violations

Citizens Asked To Keep Lawns Mowed, Mayor Notes Improvements By Alex Haglund Mayor Erik Rolf asked the Nashville City Council to take a brief moment of silence in memory of Sandra Kolweier at the start of the council’s second meeting of the month, on the evening of Thursday, May 17. “Sandra was Ray’s (Kolweier, former

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Property Fraud Alert Service Offered Through County Clerk’s Office

By Alex Haglund County Clerk Nancy Heseman told the Washington County Board about a new service being offered through her office, property fraud alert, at the meeting of the board held on Tuesday, May 8. Fraud isn’t just swiping credit card numbers or identity theft, Heseman told the board, “it can also happen when someone

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Zgonina Wins Scholarship From Fox Theatre Talent Competition

NCHS Junior and long-time dance student and instructor Hillary Zgonina competed in the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition, sponsored by the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation making it as far as the finals, which were held in St. Louis on the evening of April 28. Zgonina made her way through an initial group of over

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Survivors On The March

2018 Washington County Relay For Life Had Great Attendance And Weather By Alex Haglund “Every year, we’re on a journey,” said Nancy Newby, Washington County Relay For Life Committee Chair, welcoming the crowd to the 2018 Relay, held the evening of Friday, May 11, at the Okawville Community Club park. “We’re on a journey to

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