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Books For School Children Or A Scam For Area Businesses?

St. Ann’s Principal Warns Against Predatory Companies Seeking Money In Name Of Schools St. Ann School Principal Pierre Antoine displays a box of books the school received from Goodwill Publishers, a group that seeks donations from area businesses to help give books to the school. The 10 books St. Ann School received probably cost area

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Snowball Dance And Auction At St. Charles

Saturday, Jan. 21 Are you ready to get out of the house? Do you need a mid-winter break? St. Charles Parish in DuBois has a solution to those mid-winter blues. Come out for a wonderful evening of food, dancing, socializing, raffles, and bidding on some great auction items. St. Charles is hosting the annual Snowball

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Washington County Vocational Workshop Year End Report

It’s the end of another year. We have a lot to be thankful for here at the workshop. So many of you in the community continue to donate aluminum cans. This has been a big help in purchasing items for the clients’ use/enjoyment. It is harder to redeem them since the recycling center here in

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BCMW/Washington County To Receive Federal Emergency Food And Shelter Funds

Washington County has been awarded federal funds under the emergency food and shelter national board program. Washington County has been chosen to receive $2,800.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency

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Community Calendar– January 18, 2017

Community Calendar ACTIVITIES Thursday, January 19 Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 21 Snowball Dance, DuBois KofC Hall, doors open 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 25 Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School Open House. doors 6:30 p.m. Recycling truck, behind Farm Bureau, 7:30 a.m. – noon. AUCTIONS Saturday, January 21

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Sheriff’s Report – January 18, 2017

Sheriff’s Report January 16 The Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to a one vehicle crash on I64 at the 37 mile marker. Illinois State Police responded and took a report. January 15 The Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to Hoyleton for a report of a Property Exchange. A Washington County Sheriff's Deputy arrested Caleb Hodges,

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Police Report – January 18, 2017

Police Report January 9 The Nashville Police Department responded to the 17500 block of Mockingbird Rd. for an alarm. Officers responded to the 700 block of S. Mill St. for a civil issue. Police served a warrant on Bonie L. Austin, of East Carondelet at the Washington County Sheriff’s Department January 10 Officers responded to

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“Zootopia” And More For January Activities At Library

Nashville library is offering a class at 1pm on January 22 on What Your Library Can Do for You, learn what is available at through your library, how to find it. Zootopia will be shown on Monday January 16 at 1pm and the library will be open from 10-4pm. Senior Day at the library will

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Rev. Wollenberg Installed At Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church Hoyleton held a special service for the installation of Rev. Nathan Wollenberg on December 11, 2016 at 4:00pm. Numerous area Pastors, congregational members, and friends attended the service. A reception was held in the Activity Center following the service to welcome Rev Wollenberg, his wife Katie and daughter Zoe.

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Community Calendar – January 11, 2017

Community Calendar ACTIVITIES Thursday, January 12 Central College Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert, Grace United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 14 Nashville District 49 PSO Blue and White Night, Nashville Middle School, 4-8 p.m. Nashville Community Center Trivia Night, doors, 6 p.m., tournament starts at

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