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Council Talks Secure Email Server For Police Dept.

Steve Haertling, owner of Haertling’s Radio Shack, Nashville Volunteer Fire Department Member and organizer of the annual Nashville Fourth of July Fireworks spoke to the council at their meeting on Thursday, April 6, asking for a donation for this year’s display. By Alex Haglund     There was no action taken on the biggest point of

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Work On 127, Nashville Exit To Be Closed Starting April 24

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that IL 127 will be intermittently restricted to one lane in each direction beginning April 24, 2017, weather permitting. This work will take place weekdays between the hours of 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM.  These closures are necessary to perform pavement maintenance as well as removal and replacement of

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States Attorney Donates To Okawville Police Department

    States Attorney Daniel Bronke, RIGHT, made a donation of $3,147 to the Okawville Police Department, accepted by Okawville Police Chief Steve Millikin, LEFT, to go towards the purchase of three sets of “Stop sticks”, a digital camera and a battery and charger for a handheld LIDAR unit. By Jill Moon     States Attorney Daniel

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Moving With Country Heat

Country Heat Instructor Michelle Ferguson, along with members of her classes, at the DuBois Polishfest Parade. By Jill Moon If you’re looking for a different form of exercise to try there is something new being offered in the area. Michelle Ferguson of Ashley is teaching several classes of Country Heat, country dance moves set to

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Dates Set For Graduation, Registration For West Washington Schools

By Jill Moon     The school board in Okawville held their monthly meeting and invited all of Washington County to join them on Tuesday, April 11, at 6:30pm, at the high school to watch a film called The Heroin Project. One of Okawville’s teachers, Christy Sweet, is helping with the presentation.     The board discussed

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County Farm Bureau To Offer Fire Extinguisher Inspection/Recharge Program

The Washington County Farm Bureau Young Leader and Women’s Committees are offering free inspections of fire extinguishers and reduced/subsidized fees to have them recharged and/or replaced as required. We are partnering with Albers Fire Protection Equipment (from Beckemeyer) for an on-site event at the Farm Bureau office in Nashville from 1-5 p.m. on Thursday, March

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Section 22 FFA Public Speaking CDE Held At Marissa High School

By Mallory Unverfehrt, Section 22 FFA Reporter     Extemporaneous, Prepared, and Creed speaking were performed on February 15 at Marissa High School for the Section 22 Public Speaking CDE (Career Development Event). There were 40 students and ten schools in attendance. Extemporaneous public speaking consisted of competitors randomly drawing three topics and selecting one to

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What Are Section 22 FFA Officers Looking Forward To At The State Convention?

By Mallory Unverfehrt, Section 22 FFA Reporter What do you look forward to for this year’s state convention?     Section 22 FFA has many things to look forward to at this year’s state convention! Section 22 will have members receiving state degrees, heritage and coop awards, and compete in State Final CDE’s (Career Development Events).

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