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Fullerton Wins Shimkus Sponsored Art Competition

United States Congressman John Shimkus (R-15, Maryville), RIGHT, came to Nashville Community High School on the morning of Monday, May 14, when he made a presentation of a certificate and framed print of “Rooted” a photograph taken by NCHS senior Holli Fullerton, LEFT, which won this year’s 15th District Art Competition. Fullerton’s photo will be

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Concerts To Return To Courthouse Lawn

Summer Concerts, held at Memorial Park since the renovation of the Washington County Courthouse began, will be returning to the Courthouse lawn for 2018. By Alex Haglund Now that Shakespeare in the Park is done (see page A6), the Washington County Arts Council is moving on to their next big thing, 2018’s summer concert series!

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Stone Soup Shakespeare To Present “Taming Of The Shrew” As 2018 Play

Julia Stemper of Stone Soup Shakespeare, CENTER, leads NCHS English students through a workshop on Wednesday, May 2. Stone Soup Shakespeare will be in Nashville again on Thursday, May 10, when they will present “The Taming of the Shrew” in a Washington County Arts Council-sponsored performance at Memorial Park at 6 p.m. Shakespeare’s comedy The

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Third Set Of Bricks Added To Hoyleton Veterans Memorial

Bach Landscaping at the Hoyleton Veteran’s Memorial Tribute inserting bricks in memory of Eldor Miessner and in honor of Marvin Miessner. Hoyleton – May 9, 2018 By Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com Bach Landscaping, of Carlyle, arrived in Hoyleton to insert the third set of bricks at the Veteran’s Memorial Tribute. As the honorarium to our Veteran’s

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Citizen Addresses City Council About Chemtrails

Joseph Lamb, ABOVE, spoke to the Nashville City Council at their meeting on Thursday, May 3, about the dangers he sees to the community and country from chemicals he says are being sprayed on the populace from jet planes. By Alex Haglund The Nashville City Council had a member of the public, Joseph Lamb, address

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Solar Farm Amendment Tabled By Zoning Board

By Alex Haglund The Washington County Zoning Board of Appeals met for a special meeting at the Washington County Courthouse on the evening of Thursday, May 3, to discuss a text amendment to the county zoning code regarding commercial solar farms. While there was plenty of discussion at the meeting, ultimately, the board voted to

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Washington County Relay For Life 2018 Is May 11

Hope is more than just a sign – it’s what keeps everyone involved with Relay For Life going! This year’s event will be held at the park in Okawville on the evening of Friday, May 11. Relay For Life 2018 Is Friday, At Okawville Park On May 11, 2018, community members and cancer survivors will

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Okawville School Board Fields Questions About Grading Scale

By Alex Johannes The West Washington County Community Unit District #10 Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting on the evening of Thursday, April 26. A large portion of the meeting concerned the current grading at the high school brought forth by a Okawville High School parent. Jim Teter approached the board about the

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Survivors’ Lap – You Should All Come Out

Relay For Life 2018 – April 25, 2018 There are many components to a successful Relay for Life: motivated teams, committees, entertainment, restaurants, churches, businesses, police and park boards just to name a few. While there are lots of hands working extra hard to pull off this year’s Relay, one unknown variable is survivors. We

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Community Club Making Plans For This Year’s Hofbraufest

Deb and Connie Holle presented Chane Keller, President, of the Hofbrauhaus with a commemorative mug honoring the 50th Annual Hoyleton Hofbraufest. The mug will be given to paid entrants of the 5K Run and Walk when entered by June 1. The mugs are also for sale for $10 at Kretzer’s and directly from Deb (618-780-0357).

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