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2017 Okawville Wheat Festival Parade

ABOVE, TINY DANCERS, girls from Sonya’s Gotta Dance Studio of Nashville marched, danced and cheered their way along the parade route Sunday. BELOW, a “Shrek” themed float led the NCHS Marching Hornets through the parade. “Shrek – The Musical” will be a production of the NCHS Drama Department, with 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday show

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Girl Scout Registration in the Park

Girl Scout Registration in the Park will be held on Friday, September 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Nashville Memorial Park (at the pavilion by bridge) The event is current and new girls that might want to join the girl scouts. There will be games, crafts, and snacks.  Come out to learn more about

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Quilters, Want to Show Off Your Craft?

On Saturday, September 30, the Washington County Historical Society will be hosting a quilt show. Before the show, the Historical Society is seeking quilters who want to show their work off. Quilters should bring their quilts to either of the locations where they will be displayed – Grace United Methodist Church or St. Paul’s United

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Trinity Lutheran – Hoyleton Hosts Reverend Kotila For September 17 Service

Sunday, September 17, 2017, Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton, celebrates the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost and the seventh special service in observance of the 150th Anniversary of Trinity. The congregation welcomes Reverend Aaron P. Kotila, who previously served as Trinity’s first vicar, as the guest preacher for the 9:30 AM service. Reverend Nathan Wollenberg, Trinity’s

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Large, Unusual Sunflower Grown In DuBois

This unusual sunflower was grown by Helen Lamczyk in DuBois. Sunflowers generally only have one flower, but this one has many. It has grown to over ten feet tall. After this photo was submitted, The Nashville News was informed that the flower had unfortunately been knocked over by high winds.

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4-H Sewing Club Begins September 23

Washington County youth interested in learning to sew are invited to join the 4-H Sewing Club which will begin on September 23 at the Washington County Extension Office in Nashville. Space is limited, youth may bring their own sewing machines or some will be available for use at meetings. Participants will learn about using a

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Riechmann Inducted Into 4-H Hall Of Fame

A Washington County volunteer was honored for her service as a 4-H volunteer. William Riechmann was one of 71 volunteers recognized by the Illinois 4-H Foundation as a 4-H Hall of Fame recipient during a ceremony Saturday, Aug. 12 at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. This year celebrated the 13-year anniversary of the award,

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Rep. Meier Statement On Education Funding Compromise

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Highland) released the following statement after the House of Representatives approved historic education funding reform: “I voted in favor of the bipartisan compromise to provide fair and equitable funding for K-12 schools. The education funding reform plan approved secures historic funding levels for all 852 Illinois school districts. No school in

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Venedy – September 13, 2017

Ora Mae Droege 824-6326 St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor 9:00 am – Sunday School 10:00 am – Sunday Worship Service Genesis 50: 15 – 21; Romans 14: 1 – 12; Matthew 18: 21 – 35 St Salvator is taking apple pie orders until October 1. St. John’s United Church of Christ,

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