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WCH Women’s Auxiliary Christmas Boutique And Bake Sale Quilt Raffle Winners

WCH Women’s Auxiliary Christmas Boutique And Bake Sale Quilt Raffle Winners The Washington County Hospital Women’s Auxiliary hosted their Annual Christmas Boutique and Bake Sale last Tuesday. This year was a huge success! They raised over $1,900 between the bake sale, quilt raffle tickets, and other items sold. WCH and the Women’s Auxiliary would like

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Hoyleton American Legion Welcomes Guests

Hoyleton American Legion Welcomes Guests Hoyleton American Legion Post 887 Adjutant Phil Jones and post members welcomed London Zapp and District 22 American Legion Commander Glenn Gindler at a special meeting November 7. Zapp, son of Cory and Angie Zapp of Hoyleton, attended 2017 Legion Boys State at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, in June of

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Shimkus Staffer To Hold Office Hours In Nashville December 1

Shimkus Staffer To Hold Office Hours In Nashville December 1 Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) has a tradition of having his staff hold office hours in addition to those he holds himself. This is an opportunity to meet with someone from Shimkus’ office in your hometown. “These office hours allow you to meet face to

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Celebrate A Country Christmas

Celebrate A Country Christmas 34th Annual Country Christmas Stroll And House Tour In Okawville December 2 and 3 The annual “Country Christmas Stroll and House Tours” presented by the Okawville Chamber of Commerce and the Heritage House Museum Association will take place on Saturday and Sunday December 2 and 3. The house tours begin at

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Letter: Perry County Sheriff Warns About Holiday Season Phone Scams

Letter: Perry County Sheriff Warns About Holiday Season Phone Scams Holiday Season is upon us and so are the Phone Scams. I would like to warn our people that there are numerous phone scams going on. The Perry County Sheriff’s Office fields numerous calls each week regarding entities claiming that you owe them money. It

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Marissa Attorney Marshall Hilmes To Run For Circuit Court Judge

Marissa Attorney Marshall Hilmes To Run For Circuit Court Judge Marissa attorney B. Marshall Hilmes will run for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit judicial vacancy created by the retirement of Circuit Judge Jan V. Fiss. The Twentieth Judicial Circuit includes the five counties of Monroe, Perry, Randolph, St. Clair and Washington. Hilmes, a Republican, will run

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SIUE Offers Two Online Master Of Science Nursing Degrees For SSM Health

SIUE Offers Two Online Master Of Science Nursing Degrees For SSM Health The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing and SSM Health announced a new arrangement to offer two online Master of Science nursing degrees to SSM Health nurses, beginning in January. Under the agreement, online Master of Science-Nurse Educator and Master of Science-Health

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Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug More Readily Available

Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug More Readily Available Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D. announced the release of the Illinois Naloxone Standing Order (Standing Order). This Standing Order makes a drug that is able to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose more readily available to first responders and the

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Cram The Cruiser Food Drive Has Begun

Cram The Cruiser Food Drive Has Begun The Illinois State Police (ISP) has begun accepting donations for its first annual “Cram The Cruiser” holiday food drive. Designed to provide non-perishable food items for families in need throughout the Southern Illinois area, the campaign will continue through December 3, 2017. Donations will be accepted throughout the

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