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Farm Bureau Holds 91st Annual Meeting

Farm Bureau Holds 91st Annual Meeting By Alex Johannes The Washington County Farm Bureau (CFB) held their annual meeting on the evening of January 18 at the Community Club Building in Okawville. 211 guests were in attendance at the 91st Washington County Farm Bureau Meeting. During the business meeting, President Gale Koelling recognized Alfred Meyer

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Tolkien Movie Series Continues At Library With “The Desolation Of Smaug”

Tolkien Movie Series Continues At Library With “The Desolation Of Smaug” All three movies from Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” trilogy are being shown on Thursdays in January. Playing this week is “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”, which will be played on Thursday, January 18, at 6:30 p.m. “Desolation” is rated PG-13 and has a

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Chess Night At The Library – Strategy, Learning And Family Fun

Chess Night At The Library Strategy, Learning And Family Fun By Alex Haglund On Tuesday night, January 2, I played chess for the first time in perhaps 10 years against Rick Harris, a friend of mine who I’ve talked to for a number of different stories over the years. As Harris seems to have a

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2017 Year-In-Review

2017 Year-In-Review January The Nashville FFA received a donation from the Kirchner family which was to help them to build their greenhouse. Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger gave his report for 2016 which detailed, among other informational items, that there were 111 natural deaths, 12 accidental deaths, four suicides, one death of undetermined cause, and

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The Washington County Barn Quilt Trail

The Washington County Barn Quilt Trail The Washington County 4H Barn Quilt SPIN Club was formed in 2016 with the intention of designing, painting and installing barn quilts throughout Washington County. The first Barn Quilt was installed on the Charlie Meier farm in Okawville in June, 2016. The 4H Club members involved in that barn

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The Best Christmas Lights In Town – 2017

The Best Christmas Lights In Town – 2017 The Nashville Lions Club annually holds a contest for the best lights in town. Judging for the lights took place beginning at 5 p.m., on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Lights on residences within one mile of Nashville City Limits were eligible for the prizes. This year, four

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NCHS Choir, Band Musicians Head To ILMEA Festival

NCHS Choir, Band Musicians Head To ILMEA Festival The district 6 ILMEA Band/Choir/Orchestra Festival was held on November 18 at Shryock Auditorium on the campus of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Students were chosen after auditioning for the opportunity in October. Chosen for the choir was Evan Anderson, Jake Haley, Amy Harris, Austin Schorfheide, and

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