Regional

George Portz And Bluegrass Friends Play At Pavilion

George Portz, FAR LEFT, with fiddle, and his Bluegrass Friends played some foot stomping songs on a sweltering evening at the Pavilion Across The Creek, Nashville Memorial Park, on Thursday, June 15. This week’s concert will be presented by Washington County natives, The County Road Cruizers, who will be out at the same Pavilion at

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Hoyleton Dedicates Veterans Memorial

TOP, John Langenfeld and Michael Caplinger lay the Marines wreath, having saluted in respect of all Veterans. By Patricia Rensing Memorial Day brought us beautiful weather. More beautiful than that was the dedication to the Veteran’s Memorial Tribute in Hoyleton. The Veteran’s Tribute was brought off the ground by Ron and Deb (Michael) Holle.  Having a vision,

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Music Pops – Unverfehrt Piano Students Perform At Recital

    Piano students of Kathy Unverfehrt presented a recital on May 7th at Unverfehrt Farm Supply in Hoyleton with more than 80 people in attendance. Each student played one or two pieces on the piano. Participants include , FROM LEFT, FIRST ROW, Brianna Hemker, daughter of Brian Hemker and Tina; Addie Grote, daughter of Lucas

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Man Hiking Across America Passes Through Washington County

ABOVE, Sebastien Jacques heads west on IL-15, just past Ashley on his way to Nashville on the afternoon of Thursday, June 8. Jacques is hiking from Virginia Beach through to Santa Monica, Calif. Jacques suffered through a long illness which turned out to be related to a benign tumor in his pineal gland. He will

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May Building Permits

Building permits addressed during May by the Washington County Zoning Office included: • Parcel number 08-18-302-001, Henry Szopisnki, a shed, permit number 022-17 • 15-31-301-001, Kenneth York, a house, 023-17 • 15-31-100-003, Aaron Schremp, a shed, 024-17 • 08-24-100-003, Carl Hermann, a shed, 025-17 • 09-23-300-009(D), Tina Mullinex, a house, 026-17 • 11-29-200-028, Brad Mueth,

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May Weather Report

The report from weather meter maintained by the Nashville Water Plant showed another relatively wet month for 2017 after 5.56 inches of rain were recorded in May. The lion’s share of that rain fell on a few heavy days. May first had a 0.99 inches fall, 1.64 inches came down on May 4, and 2

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Piechoinski Sentenced To Jail

Michael J. Piechoinski, 46.     Michael J. Piechoinski, 46, was sentenced to 30 months incarceration with the Illinois Department of Corrections on June 1, 2017 in Washington County Court. The original charge against Piechoinski was case 2016-CF-106, Criminal Damage to Property $300-$10,000, a Class 4 Felony which he pled guilty to on October 13, 2016

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Washington County Hospital Hosts Spring Health Fair

    WCH Nurse Deb Holle takes a finger stick to test blood glucose at the Washington County Hospital spring health fair, held on Wednesday, May 10, all through the hospital. There were free tests like the one Holle was performing available, along with plenty of vendors present, and a selection of blood tests available as

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Presentation About Hosting Exchange Students To Be Held At St. Paul UCC

Bonnie resident and PAX Community Coordinator, Rhonda Ruettiger, will present an informational presentation titled “Share Your America” on June 14, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 330 North Burhman, Nashville. All Nashville residents are invited to attend this presentation to learn about an academic exchange program that places high school students from one of

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