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More Families Sought For History Book, Deadline Now January 30

More Families Sought For History Book, Deadline Now January 30 The Washington County History Book Committee would like to remind current and former residents that the deadline for submitting their families’ histories and photos for inclusion in the upcoming book family history book is January 30. “It’s very important that all families of the county

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Community Thanksgiving Service Sunday

Community Thanksgiving Service Sunday The annual Community Thanksgiving Service, sponsored by the Washington county Ministerial Alliance, will be held at Nashville Assembly of God. The evening gets started off at 6:30 p.m., when the “traditional Old Time Southern Gospel Sing-Along” starts. The service itself will begin following that, at 7 p.m. Refreshments and fellowship will

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Community Calendar – November 15, 2017

Community Calendar – November 15, 2017 ACTIVITIES Wednesday, November 15 Second Installment, Real Estate Taxes Due, County Treasurer’s Office Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Screenings, Okawville Senior Center, 11am CPR Class, Ashley Public Library, 5 p.m. Thursday, November 16 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30

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Police Report – November 8, 2017

Police Report – November 8, 2017 October 30 The Nashville Police Department responded to the 900 block of W. St. Louis St. for trespassing. Officers responded to the 400 block of E. Belleville St. for a 911 hang-up call. Police responded to the 100 block of E. Scott St. for a 911 hang-up call. Officers

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City Of Nashville Hires Two New Employees

City Of Nashville Hires Two New Employees By Alex Haglund The City of Nashville announced two new hires at their first meeting of the month, held on the evening of Thursday, November 2. The first hire was a full time administrative assistant, Nashville resident, Taylor Kesel, who will be working at both the Nashville Police

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Multiple Fatalities Following Traffic Crash On IL-15 West of Nashville

Multiple Fatalities Following Traffic Crash On IL-15 West of Nashville The Nashville News received the following Press Release from the office of Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger: At 4:36 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1st, our office was dispatched to the scene of a multiple fatality traffic crash on Illinois State Route 15 near Madison Road,

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HCE Craft Program For Barn Painting

HCE Craft Program For Barn Painting Washington County HCE is hosting a craft program located at Irvington Community Building, 206 Huron Street in Irvington, IL on January 23, 2018 from noon till 3pm. Supplies will be available to paint barn quilts and door hangers. The cost will be $40.00 for a 2 ft x 2

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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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