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Free WIOA Program Offered Through Mers Goodwill

Free WIOA Program Offered Through Mers Goodwill What is the WIOA program? It stands for Workforce Innovative Opportunity Act. In Washington county funds are available to assist youth from 16 to 24 years of age who have dropped out or graduated from high school, pregnant or parenting, unemployed or under- employed, who had an IEP

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Community Calendar – October 11, 2017

Community Calendar – October 11, 2017 ACTIVITIES Thursday, October 12 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 14 Recycling Truck, Compost Site, North Washington Road, Nashville 7:30 a.m. – noon. Sunday, October 15 Quilt and Cash Bingo, DuBois K of C, Doors, 11 a.m., starts

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Optimist Club Chili Cookoff Set For October 20

Optimist Club Chili Cookoff Set For October 20 There’s a nip in the air, the leaves are changing color and what’s that? It’s must be time for the Nashville Optimist Club’s annual chili cookoff. The cookoff will be at the NCHS playing fields parking lot, just prior to the Hornets football game against West Frankfort.

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All Trash, New Hire, Donations On City Council Agenda

All Trash, New Hire, Donations On City Council Agenda By Alex Haglund The Nashville City Council met for a very quick regular meeting on Thursday, October 5, their first for the month. Two appointments to the Zoning Board were approved by the council. Bob Love was appointed to the board and Mark McCleary was reappointed

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Okawville Village Board Approves Closures For Chili Cookoff

By Alex Johannes The Okawville Village Board met on the evening of Monday, September 25, 2017, with all members present. The board approved street closures for the Chili Cook-Off on October 14. The streets that will be closed include Hanover Street from Second Street to High Street from 8 a.m. to midnight, and Walnut Street

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Historical Society To Host Haunted Depot For Halloween

Historical Society To Host Haunted Depot For Halloween The Washington County Historical Society invites the public, grownups and children both, to their Haunted Depot (at Nashville’s Historic L&N Depot) on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 from 6 to 10 p.m. There will be lots of frights and scares there, so if you’re brave

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It’s Not Too Early To Get A Flu Shot

It’s Not Too Early To Get A Flu Shot Nasal Spray Not Recommended For Flu Season Story Courtesy Of Illinois Department of Public Health IDPH Website As soon as the influenza (flu) vaccine is available in your community, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) recommends everyone six months and older be vaccinated. Because of

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Washington County 4-H Members Celebrate National 4-H Week

Washington County 4-H Members Celebrate National 4-H Week Washington County youth are joining the more than 6 million 4-H members across the nation in celebration of National 4-H Week Oct. 1-7. “4-H’s learn by doing philosophy encourages youth to experiment, innovate, and think independently, said Liz Miller, University of Illinois Extension Program Coordinator. “4-H grows

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