Regional

Okawville Village Board Meeting Rescheduled

A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Okawville has been called for Thursday June 29, 2017 beginning at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held in the meeting room of the Okawville Senior Center Building at 305 N Nashville Street, Okawville IL. The purpose of this meeting is to replace

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Corrections To Washington County Fair Booklet

Department J- Agricultural products, David Ibendahl replaces George Engele as superintendent.  His phone number is 618-214-0856 Department M- Textiles and Fine Arts, Phyllis Lange replaces Joann Snead and Jeannie Hoffman as superintendent.  Her number is 618-327-3780.

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George Portz And Bluegrass Friends Play At Pavilion

George Portz, FAR LEFT, with fiddle, and his Bluegrass Friends played some foot stomping songs on a sweltering evening at the Pavilion Across The Creek, Nashville Memorial Park, on Thursday, June 15. This week’s concert will be presented by Washington County natives, The County Road Cruizers, who will be out at the same Pavilion at

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Hoyleton Dedicates Veterans Memorial

TOP, John Langenfeld and Michael Caplinger lay the Marines wreath, having saluted in respect of all Veterans. By Patricia Rensing Memorial Day brought us beautiful weather. More beautiful than that was the dedication to the Veteran’s Memorial Tribute in Hoyleton. The Veteran’s Tribute was brought off the ground by Ron and Deb (Michael) Holle.  Having a vision,

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Music Pops – Unverfehrt Piano Students Perform At Recital

    Piano students of Kathy Unverfehrt presented a recital on May 7th at Unverfehrt Farm Supply in Hoyleton with more than 80 people in attendance. Each student played one or two pieces on the piano. Participants include , FROM LEFT, FIRST ROW, Brianna Hemker, daughter of Brian Hemker and Tina; Addie Grote, daughter of Lucas

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Man Hiking Across America Passes Through Washington County

ABOVE, Sebastien Jacques heads west on IL-15, just past Ashley on his way to Nashville on the afternoon of Thursday, June 8. Jacques is hiking from Virginia Beach through to Santa Monica, Calif. Jacques suffered through a long illness which turned out to be related to a benign tumor in his pineal gland. He will

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May Building Permits

Building permits addressed during May by the Washington County Zoning Office included: • Parcel number 08-18-302-001, Henry Szopisnki, a shed, permit number 022-17 • 15-31-301-001, Kenneth York, a house, 023-17 • 15-31-100-003, Aaron Schremp, a shed, 024-17 • 08-24-100-003, Carl Hermann, a shed, 025-17 • 09-23-300-009(D), Tina Mullinex, a house, 026-17 • 11-29-200-028, Brad Mueth,

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May Weather Report

The report from weather meter maintained by the Nashville Water Plant showed another relatively wet month for 2017 after 5.56 inches of rain were recorded in May. The lion’s share of that rain fell on a few heavy days. May first had a 0.99 inches fall, 1.64 inches came down on May 4, and 2

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Piechoinski Sentenced To Jail

Michael J. Piechoinski, 46.     Michael J. Piechoinski, 46, was sentenced to 30 months incarceration with the Illinois Department of Corrections on June 1, 2017 in Washington County Court. The original charge against Piechoinski was case 2016-CF-106, Criminal Damage to Property $300-$10,000, a Class 4 Felony which he pled guilty to on October 13, 2016

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