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Solar Farm Amendment Tabled By Zoning Board

By Alex Haglund The Washington County Zoning Board of Appeals met for a special meeting at the Washington County Courthouse on the evening of Thursday, May 3, to discuss a text amendment to the county zoning code regarding commercial solar farms. While there was plenty of discussion at the meeting, ultimately, the board voted to

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Washington County Relay For Life 2018 Is May 11

Hope is more than just a sign – it’s what keeps everyone involved with Relay For Life going! This year’s event will be held at the park in Okawville on the evening of Friday, May 11. Relay For Life 2018 Is Friday, At Okawville Park On May 11, 2018, community members and cancer survivors will

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2018 Kids Fishing Derby

ABOVE, Colt Wilkey shows off both a bluegill and a catfish he caught. Sunday, May 5, marked the 45th annual kids fishing derby, held at Memorial Park in Nashville and sponsored by the Washington county Sportsmens Club. The event is put on with the help of numerous volunteers from the sportsmens club, members of Squadron

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What Not To Say

Relay For Life 2018 You just ran into Kroger’s to grab a loaf of bread when you see Jane Doe coming around the corner. Jane has cancer. You’ve known about it for a few weeks but haven’t seen her out and you’ve been too busy to call. What to do, what to do. Do you

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BCMW Advisory Council Meeting Scheduled For May 9

The Washington County BCMW Community Services, Inc. Advisory Council will hold an advisory meeting at the Nashville office, 455 South Washington, Nashville, IL. This meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., to elect a representative for the low-income people of Washington County to sit on the BCMW Board of Directors.

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NCHS Prom 2018: A Night To Shine….

Nashville High School Junior-Senior Prom will be held this Saturday, May 5, at the Nashville American Legion. This year’s theme “A Night to Shine” will feature black, white & red decorations with added crystals & sparkle. The public is invited to view the decorations on Saturday from 6-7 pm only.

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Nashville Community High School April Board Meeting Notes

By Alex Haglund At the April meeting of the NCHS board, held on the evening of Monday, April 16, Interim Superintendent Thomas Hawkins was wearing multiple hats, as both District Bookkeeper Stephanie Bauza and Principal Mark Begando were absent that night. In the district’s financial accounts, Hawkins stated that despite the education fund going down

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