Regional

Zoning Department Head Tells County Board Home Construction Is On Upswing

By Alex Haglund The Washington County Board held their regular meeting for August on Tuesday, August 8, meeting at an earlier time than normal, 4:15 p.m., after they took a tour that began at 3 p.m. of several county buildings including the Sheriff’s Department and the Courthouse basement vaults. The board heard from Zoning Coordinator

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This Week’s Pet For Adoption – August 9, 2017

Raufoss (ROOF-us). This week’s pet of the week is this neutered male American Bulldog mix. He is a really nice dog and is about three-years-old. “He’s just a big baby, and he loves to play,” said dolly with the Washington County Partners for Pets. She adds that he is good around cats too, a change

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Community Calendar – August 9, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, August 10 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 11 Free Swim Kids 12 and under, Nashville Memorial Park Pool, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Patient Appreciation Day, Advanced Vision Care, 2 p.m-6 p.m. Saturday, August 12 St. Michael’s Picnic, St. Michael Church

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Letter: The Key To A Beautiful Garden

Our homeland is a garden, and such gardens are not made By singing: “Oh, how beautiful,” and sitting in the shade While better men than we go out and start their working lives At grubbing weeds from gravel-paths with broken dinner-knives. There’s not a pair of legs so thin, there’s not a head so thick,

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Fantastically Fresh Food – At The Nashville Farmers Market

Leonard Haertling. The Nashville Farmers Market, sponsored by The Nashville Chamber of Commerce, is open in front of the courthouse, along IL-15, every Thursday morning and Monday afternoon. There’s plenty of great produce for sale, including the items from: Mike Simonton, Paul Stegman, Leonard Haertling, and Josh Cowley. The market is open: • from 7

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Addieville – August 9, 2017

Darlene Ostendorf (618) 424-7779 Enjoying the cooler weather we’re having in August. Sunday, August 13 at Zion UCC, Sunday School at 9 am and worship at 10 am. Congratulations to Dr Allison Klapetzky and Andrew Farina who were married in Detroit, MI on Saturday. Allison is the daughter of Fred and Tammy Klapetzky of Okawville.

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Ashley – August 9, 2017

Melody Turner 314-0684 Street oiling in town will be August 10. Dalman’s is your new trash service and the new Trash day is Thursday. Town wide yard sales is Sept 8 and 9 please call me if you want on the list. Ashley Marketplace has new hours. The market is now open 7 am to

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Richview – August 9, 2017

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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Washington County Extension News: August 2, 2017

4-H Has Your Seat To The Eclipse Illinois 4-H is inviting the public to a front row seat for the historic total solar eclipse in August in southern Illinois where sun’s path creates the longest duration of darkness. University of Illinois Extension, in cooperation with the Southern Illinois Miners baseball team, will host an educational

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