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Richview – March 1, 2017

Melody Turner 314-0684     ZUMBA is every Wednesday at 6:30 pm at the Ashley Community Building. Your first class is FREE.. This is not your Grandma’s ZUMBA these instructors are high energy. Richview Methodist Church women’s prayer and share is every Tuesday at 1:30 pm.Bible Study is every Wednesday at 6pm. Sunday morning services at

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Okawville Schools Negotiate New Internet Service

By Jill Moon     During a discussion of bills at the February Okawville school board meeting Superintendent Scott Fuhrhop told the board the district was coming to the end of its current 5-year contract with Charter Communications that provides internet and phone service. He said the school desperately needs more bandwidth for quicker downloads. Fuhrhop

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Letter: Trespassing, Tree-Trimming, Without Apology

On February 20, 2017, at approximately 1 pm, we discovered that contract employees of Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) had cut a 20 yard by 150 yard swath from the Northeast edge of our property. The salient fact in this matter is that no permission was secured. We immediately ordered the tree trimming crew from our

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NCHS Open Mic Night

The NCHS English Department will host the 6th Annual Open-Mic Reading Night at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2017, in the NCHS Media Center. This event will showcase community members, students, and staff members reading their own original writings or their favorite writings. Community members are invited to enjoy classic, contemporary, and unpublished works

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On-the-Road Seminar – Motor Vehicle Regulations For Illinois Farmers

Trucking regulations are complicated, and farm exemptions compound that complexity.  Seems everyone has a different answer to your question.  Come join us at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017 at Kaskaskia College’s Agricultural Building, 27210 College Road, Centralia, IL to sort truth from conjecture and fact from rumor. We’re hosting this two-hour seminar that

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March 17 Deadline For AFA Leadership Conference And $3,200 Scholarship

Since 1996, AFA’s partnerships have awarded more than $9 million in academic scholarships, and provided leader training to 13,000 students and young professionals. In Washington County alone, 17 students have received $54,400 in scholarships during the 14-year community partnership with AFA. Eligibility requirements for the Washington County Community Scholarship include any high school seniors enrolling

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A Noisy Offering At Zion UCC Hoyleton For Second Mile Giving

When Gertie Holle and Janet Klie attended the Illinois South Conference of the United Church of Christ Annual Meeting last fall, they were concerned about the budget cuts to DuBois Center near DuBois and the Uni-Pres Kinder Cottage in East St. Louis. They and the members at Zion have a great passion for these two

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Okawville High School Places First In Academic Challenge Competition

The Annual Academic Challenge was held at Kaskaskia College on February 6.  Fifteen district high schools were in competition in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics, English, Math, and Physics. The Okawville Team finished first in the small school competition. Individual students from Okawville who won awards were: Biology: first place –

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Section 22 FFA Proficiency Awards

By Section 22 FFA Reporter Mallory Unverfehrt FFA members take their projects to the next level. On February 1st the Section 22 FFA members turned in their SAE (Supervised Agricultural Experience)’s record books to be judged by the Section 22 FFA Ag Teachers. Books were judged on ability to keep records, jobs and responsibilities, scope

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