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Ashley Grade School Student Registration July 27

Students attending Ashley Grade School District No. 15 will register on Thursday, July 27, 2017 in the cafeteria. The hours of registration are 9 am until 5 pm. Those students registering for PreK will register in the PreK building. ALL FEES ARE TO BE PAID AT REGISTRATION Book Rental & Computer Lab Fee (Grades K-8) –

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Willow Branch HCE July Meeting

The Willow Branch HCE met for lunch and a meeting at The China Inn. Helen Marcks presided at the meeting. An interesting lesson on scams, identity theft, and credit reports was given by Ella York assistant Attorney General, Carbondale office. Plans for the get-together for the month of August where discussion Recipes for the International

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“Reading Link Making An Impact!”

Do you know someone who wants to learn to read or just read better? The tutors from The Reading Link can help! For 30 years, trained volunteer tutors have help hundreds of people learn to read and write, sharpen skills to take on the High School Equivalency test, read to their children and help with

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Illini Summer Academies Reveal New Wonders For Illinois Teens

It’s like suddenly seeing the world in a new way. That’s how teens attending the Illinois 4-H Illini Summer Academies describe their time studying with University of Illinois instructors in late June. From quantum mechanics and mutagenesis to honey bee health and family interactions, U of I staff allowed Academy teens to peek in the

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Lamplighters HCE July Meeting

Janet Wisely and Barbara Behrman hosted the July Lamplighters meeting in the Oakdale Town Hall. Myrene Alfeldt read a letter from Nancy Russell requesting workers for the HCE booth at the Fall Festival. Lamplighters will be going to tour and enjoy a concert at the Centralia Carillon on Wednesday, August 9th. Those planning to attend

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County Board Evaluates Zoning Cases

By Alex Haglund The Washington County Board reviewed several zoning cases at their regular monthly meeting held on Tuesday, July 11 at the Washington County Courthouse. Two of the zoning cases, Request 003-17, Bryan Kuder, and 004-17, Caitlin Harting, were both revisited after initially being on the agenda at the June meeting. At the June

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144th Army Band Plays At Memorial Park

On the evening of Thursday, July 13, The 144th Army Band IL National Guard played at the pavilion across the creek at Memorial Park in Nashville. There was a brief downpour just before they started, but the band and crowd moved under the pavilion, which was fortunate, because after the show started, an even longer,

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Okawville School Board Approves Budget For 2017-2018 School Year

By Alex Johannes     The West Washington County Community Unit District #10 Board of Education met for an amended budget hearing and regular monthly meeting on the evening of Thursday, June 22. Amended Budget Hearing     The board approved the amended budget for the 2017-2018 school year.     The biggest concern was the loss in

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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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