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“Pathway To Recovery” To Give Addicts A Second Chance

By Alex Haglund There is a new program currently being introduced in Washington and Perry Counties which seeks to help those with drug addictions to help turn their lives around – if they want to. Judge Dan Emge spoke to the Washington County Board at their February meeting and described the new program as a

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Lamplighters Learn About Sleep Apnea

Sharon Frederking speaking about sleep apnea at the meeting of the Lamplighters HCE Sharon Frederking from the Washington County Health Department gave an informative and interesting lesson on Sleep Apnea at the February meeting of Lamplighters HCE at the home of Shirley Hagene. Shirley showed members her CPAP machine and told them how she used

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Kids Fishing Day May 6

Tom McFeron of The Washington County Sportsmen’s Club spoke to the Nashville City Council about this year’s Kid’s Fishing Derby. By Alex Haglund Tom McFeron of the Washington County Sportsmen’s Club came before the Nashville City Council at their March 1 meeting and announced the group’s Free Fishing Derby for kids. This year’s derby will

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Church Council Members Elected At Zion United Church Of Christ

Members of Zion United Church of Christ in Hoyleton were recently installed as Church Council Members for 2018. Those pictured are from left to right: Church Pastor – Rev. Bill Causer, Mark Hake, Mark Beckmeyer, Kevin Meyer, Kim Restoff, Donna Klie, and Patti Causer. Those not pictured are: Nancy Fechtler, and Laura Renth. Immediately following

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Okawville Village Board Approves Donation To “Simply The Best”

By Alex Johannes The Okawville Village Board held their regular monthly meeting on the evening of Monday, February 26. To begin the meeting, the board approved to donate $250 to the Simply the Best program and Okawville High School’s After Prom. Under Streets and Sidewalks, the board approved to hire Rollie Excavating at a cost

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“Twin Cities” To Premiere April 4, In Poland

Piotr Kołodziejczyk, the owner of Radom Television, of Radom, Poland, made an announcement that last year, they recorded footage for the film “Twin Cities” which compares Radom and DuBois, Ill., and profiles them for viewers in Poland. Kołodziejczyk stated that “Twin Cities” will be premiering on Polish Radio at the Helios Cinema on April 4,

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DuBois Polishfest Parade 2018 Photo Gallery

Every year, the Sunday just before Casimir Pulaski Day is a special one in the small town of DuBois in eastern Washington County. That first Sunday of March is when Polishfest is held, an annual tradition featuring a lots of good music, company, food and drinks. At 1 p.m., there is annual Polishfest parade, and

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Crowd Growing For Hoyleton Queen Of Hearts

Dustin Unverfehrt and Jim Muenter of the Hoyleton Community Club. Hoyleton – February 28, 2018 Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com The Queen of Hearts rolls over into its 5th week and the crowd is growing. The Hoyleton Community Club is sponsoring the Luck Lady drawing and tickets are for sale throughout the week at Kretzer’s Bar and

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