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Mobile Market In Nashville On January 17U of I County Extension News

Mobile Market In Nashville On January 17 The Mobile Market comes to Nashville the third Tuesday of each month through a partnership between 4-H Youth Hunger Ambassadors, St. Ann Catholic School, Nashville FFA and a grant from the Illinois 4-H Foundation. The Mobile Market will be at the Washington County Fairgrounds Commercial Building in Nashville

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Washington County Health Department Offering Special Rates On Bloodwork

Washington County Health Department will be offering county residents a chance to have various blood tests (Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, Lipid Panel, CBC/Platelet/AutoDiff, Thyroid Profile & TSH) performed for a reduced price of $35.00. The special will be available from 8-9:30 a.m. on the following Monday mornings: January 30 and February 6. On Monday, February 13

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December Zoning Permits

For the month of December, there was one building permit issued by the Washington County Zoning Department. The application, number 048-16 was issued to Jerry Fromme, to build a Solar Array, permit parcel number 07-14-300-009.

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Petitions In For April Election

By Alex Haglund Despite the doozy of an election season that just ended on November 8 of 2016, things already began to get into motion for the next election, the April 4, 2017 consolidated election, almost as soon as the November polling day was through. Petitions to run for various offices in the city of

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2016 Washington County Coroner’s Report

The department of Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger released its annual report for 2016. In 2016, Styninger reported that: Overall, the office received 131 calls. There were 38 calls investigated by Styninger or one of his deputy coroners. There were: • 111 natural deaths. • 13 accidental deaths • Four suicide deaths • Zero homicide

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Luechtefeld To Speak At 90th Annual County Farm Bureau Dinner

The 90th annual meeting of the Washington County Farm Bureau will be held later this month, on Wednesday, January 18, and the farm bureau audience will have a long-time luminary of Washington, State Senator Dave Luechtefeld as the evening’s keynote speaker. The meeting will be held at St. Anthony’s Church in Lively Grove. The evening

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Nashville City Council Approves School Choice Week Proclamation

By Alex Haglund The Nashville City Council met on the evening of Thursday, January 5 for their first meeting of 2017. At just under ten minutes long, the meeting was a short one, but Nashville Mayor Ray Kolweier remarked that the first January meeting always is. The council didn’t waste any time approving their first

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CPR And First Aid Training At Washington County Hospital

Washington County Hospital is hosting a CPR & First Aid Training class open to the public. The class will be held on Tuesday, January 10th to begin at 6:00 p.m. There is a $25 fee per participant. (Please bring cash/check) The CPR/First Aid Class will be located in the Conference Rooms on the lower level

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Community Calendar

ACTIVITIES Thursday, January 5 Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Monday, January 9 After Holiday Open House and Holiday Village, Randy’s Hair Design, 357 E. Belleville, Nashville, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, January 11 Recycling truck, behind Farm Bureau, 7:30 a.m. – noon. Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings at Okawville Senior

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Tax Distribution Made December 30

The Washington County Treasurer’s Office made a 50% tax distribution to the taxing districts on December 30, 2016. The total amount of the distribution was $11,070,075.00. The taxing districts have now received approximately 90% of the taxes extended. The second (final) installment was due on December 16, 2016. Interest penalty of 1 ½% is now

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