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From 19th Century Tinderbox To 21st Century Descendents

Wagner Discusses Lively Family Massacre With Packed House At Historical Society Banquet By Alex Haglund The Washington County Historical Society packed the house at The Original Springs Hotel in Okawville on the evening of Thursday, April 19, when they held their annual banquet, featuring SIUC archaeology professor Mark Wagner speaking about the 1813 massacre of

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St. Michael’s Radom First Communion

Lillian (Lily) Chesnek, Trace Kirgan and Daniel Ratermann received their First Holy Communion at the 10 a.m. mass at St. Michael’s Radom on April 15, 2018. Left to right front: Trace Kirgan, Lily Chesnek, Daniel Ratermann. Back row: Rosalie Kostecki, PSR instructor and Celebrant Fr. Oliver Nwachukwu, PH.D.

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Ashley – April 18, 2018

Melody Turner 314-0684 Dalman’s is your new trash service and the new Trash day is Thursday. Ashley Library located at 70 N Second will be hosting a book sale for the entire month of June. Contact Margie at 485-2295 if you have any questions. Are you looking for a good deal on a gun or

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Venedy – April 18, 2018

Ora Mae Droege 824-6326 St. Salvator Lutheran Church Venedy Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor 9:00 am – Sunday School. 10:00 am – Sunday Morning Worship Service. Acts 4: 1 – 12; I John 3: 16 – 24; John 10: 11 – 18. St. John’s United Church of Christ Johannisburg Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor 8:00 am Saturday,

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Addieville – April 18, 2018

Darlene Ostendorf (618) 424-7779 Spring bloom is at its peak with flowering trees, shrubs, daffodils, tulips, Illinois state flower the Violet, and those dandelions. Pastor Bill Groennert will be back at Zion this Sunday. Get well prayers for Cindy Schwartzkopf and JoAnn Hermeling. Happy 90th Birthday to Shirley Seering. Shirley was honored with a birthday

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Richview – April 18, 2018

Melody Turner 314-0684 Republic Services is picking up trash in Richview. Please have your trash to the curb by 6 am on Wednesday if they miss you please call 618-693-3164 and they will make every effort to service you as soon as possible. REPUBLIC Services observes the following Holidays 1.) New Years Day 2.) Memorial

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St. Charles DuBois First Communion

On April 8, 2018, Andersynn Gale and Madelyn Zelasko received First Holy Communion during the 10:00 a.m. mass at St. Charles Church, DuBois.  They are shown here with their PSR instructor, Rosalie Kostecki and  Father Oliver Nwachukwu, Ph.D.

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Dean Kidwell Visits Local Illinois Extension And Related Area Programs

U Of I College Of Agriculture Dean Visits Area Extensions University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Dean Kimberlee Kidwell has been on a mission for the past year to visit all the Illinois Extension units across the state. She has been learning more about Extension, its relationship with the College of

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Lamplighters hold Joint Meeting With Okawville HCE

At the Wednesday, April 11 meeting of Lamplighters a Master Gardener will present a gardening lesson at the Oakdale town hall at 7 pm. This will be a joint meeting with Okawville Nite unit. Anyone is welcome to attend. Lamplighters are reminded it is time to pay dues and sign up for the annual meeting.

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Hoyleton Lions Install New Members

Craig Suedmeyer, Marilyn Suedmeyer, Lydia Ellis, Ann Schnitker, Janis Niermann. Hoyleton – April 11, 2018 Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com Past District Governor Lydia Ellis traveled to Hoyleton for the installation of new Lion members Ann Schnitker and Marilyn Suedmeyer. Sponsoring Ann and Marilyn are Janis Niermann and Craig Suedmyer respectively. Ann and Marilyn proudly join the

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