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Nashville Firefighters Hold BBQ Chicken Dinner Fundraiser

Sunday morning and afternoon, the Nashville Firemen’s Association held their annual BBQ chicken dinner at the Nashville American Legion Hall. Serving in the carry-out line were, FROM LEFT, Allen Stein, Scott Bockhorn, Ella Jones, Shon Loquasto, Ric Jones and Faith Frerker.

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Quilters, Want to Show Off Your Craft?

On Saturday, September 30, the Washington County Historical Society will be hosting a quilt show. Before the show, the Historical Society is seeking quilters who want to show their work off. Quilters should bring their quilts to either of the locations where they will be displayed – Grace United Methodist Church or St. Paul’s United

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Community Calendar – September 13, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, September 14 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 15 Nashville News Customer Appreciation Day, Nashville News Office, 211 W. St. Louis St., 12-3 p.m. Okawville Wheat Festival – 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday, September 16 Okawville Wheat Festival – 7

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Police Report – September 13, 2017

September 4 The Nashville Police Department responded to the 800 block of W. Vernor St. for trespass and theft to vehicles. Police subsequently arrested Chad Taft for the crimes. Officers responded to the 9700 block of St. Rt. 127 for an alarm. September 5 Police responded to the 9900 block of St. Rt. 127 for

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Sheriff’s Report – September 13, 2017

September 10 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a one vehicle traffic crash on State Rt. 15 near Willow Creek Rd. Mark S. Russell, 56 from Red Bud, IL was operating a motorcycle when he lost control and overturned. Russell was transported to the Washington County Hospital to be treated for injuries. The Washington

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Rep. Meier Statement On Education Funding Compromise

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Highland) released the following statement after the House of Representatives approved historic education funding reform: “I voted in favor of the bipartisan compromise to provide fair and equitable funding for K-12 schools. The education funding reform plan approved secures historic funding levels for all 852 Illinois school districts. No school in

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Citizens Attend Council Meeting In Support Of Hopfingers

Misty Gregory, of Woodlawn, was one of those who spoke to the Nashville City Council in support of Greg Hopfinger. By Alex Haglund Numerous citizens and others who know dismissed Nashville Police Lieutenant Greg Hopfinger and his wife, police secretary Melissa Hopfinger, attended the meeting of the Nashville City Council meeting held on Thursday, September

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Hurricane Relief – Washington County Ambulance Crew Deployed To Florida

By Alex Haglund While many people head north and west to avoid the wrath of Hurricane Irma, two of Washington County’s public servants are doing the opposite. Late on the night of Saturday, September 9, Washington County Ambulance Department Paramedics Kevin Woolever and Jessika King departed for Florida, along with other paramedics from Litton Ambulance

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Hurricane Relief – Heading North: Huges Host Florida Cousins

Kerri and Dean Huge of Nashville hosted several of Kerri’s cousins at their home, after they fled their homes in Melbourne, Fla., prior to Hurricane Irma’s landfall. Those staying in Nashville included, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT, Tony Guarino, Brenda Brown (daughter of Nadine Fox-Adams, of Nashville), Kerri Huge, Crista Guarino, Anthony Guarino, Kaci Cantlon, and

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