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County To Change Property Tax Software

By Alex Haglund     The Washington County Board met at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 14, for their regular monthly meeting, a brief one, during which a switch to a new tax software system for the county was approved, as was a project to install a sound system into the county board room.

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Happy Reunion, Happy Birthday – One-Year-Old Cameron Smith Reunites With The Washington Ambulance Crew That Helped Bring Him Into The World Safely

    ABOVE, Cameron Smith and his mother Jeanette Bequette visited the Washington County Ambulance Department on Tuesday, March 14, for a first birthday party, here with the crew that helped to save his life, FROM LEFT, Paramedics Jessica Laird-King, Jim Hodges, Matt Bierman, 911 Dispatcher Derek Moss, paramedic Gene Howe, and Darrah Sabo, a student

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Nashville FFA Participates In Public Speaking CDE

Speakers were, FROM LEFT, Cassie Fullerton, Austin Schorfheide, Cole Herrmann, Aden Hill, Callie McClay, and Chloe Pelka. By Alex Johannes, NCHS FFA Chapter Reporter  FFA Public Speakers recently won many honors while competing at the Section 21 Public Speaking Contest at Kaskaskia College. The contest has five categories in which speakers can compete: Varsity Prepared,

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Column: Galleries And Calendars And Nash-News.com, Oh My!

Dear Readers: It’s an exciting time here. Spring is so close I can practically taste it (Yum…Hayfever!), and well, if we’re being honest, it’s still pretty chilly out, but it is March and this Monday was Casimir Pulaski Day so that means Sunday was…DuBois PolishFest! I have enjoyed PolishFest for a long time before I

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Farmers And Merchants Presents Donations To Area Non-Profits

Farmers and Merchants Bank held their annual Non-Profit Christmas raffle, where the raffle winners are not-for-profit groups or organizations in the community’s served by FMB. This year’s winners each received a $250 donation from FMB. They are: RIGHT, Trinity–St. John Lutheran School, Karianne Schnitker, from the Nashville Branch presenting a donation to T–SJ Principal, Mrs.

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NCHS FBLA Students Participate In Regional Conference At KC

On Saturday, January 21, FBLA members from Nashville Community High School participated in the Southwestern Area Regional Conference at Kaskaskia College. Fourteen students will advance to the State Leadership Conference in March to compete against FBLA members state-wide. The NCHS Students that competed included, FIRST ROW, Sara Guetersloh (3rd, Business Ethics), Christine Garner (1st, Sports

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Ask A Pastor – January 25, 2017

Ask A Pastor By Rev. John Campbell United Presbyterian, Oakdale Have you ever been in Barnes & Noble and looked at the variety of Bibles for sale? Perhaps you have searched Amazon.com for a Bible. There are many options to choose from. For some picking the right Bible is easy. They just pick what someone

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Community Calendar – January 25, 2017

Community Calendar ACTIVITIES Thursday, January 26 What Your Library Can Do For You, informational program, Nashville Public Library, 1 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 29 Nashville Bridal Expo, Nashville American Legion Hall, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 31 Prairie State Generating Company Open House, 3872 Co

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Police Report – January 25, 2017

Police Report January 16 The Nashville Police Department responded to the 900 block of W. Vernor St. for a report of a missing person. Officers responded to the 700 block of S. Mill St. for a 911 hang-up call. Police handled a two vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of S. Mill St. at

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Sheriff’s Report – January 25, 2017

Sheriff’s Report January 22 A Washington County Sheriff's Deputy arrested Anthony B. Martin, 20 of Centralia for a Washington County warrant. A Washington County Sheriff's Deputy arrested Frank J. Fittante, 50 of Hoyleton for a Washington County warrant. The Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to an area on California Road for Criminal Trespass to Land.

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