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Okawville School Board Approves Budget For 2017-2018 School Year

By Alex Johannes     The West Washington County Community Unit District #10 Board of Education met for an amended budget hearing and regular monthly meeting on the evening of Thursday, June 22. Amended Budget Hearing     The board approved the amended budget for the 2017-2018 school year.     The biggest concern was the loss in

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Youth to Washington Tour 2017

    From left to right: Sierra Wetmore, Brittaney Wynn, Congressman John Shimkus, Hannah Liske and Rachel Beckham. Rachel Beckham of Woodlawn, Hannah Liske of Okawville, Sierra Wetmore of Iuka and Brittaney Wynn of Alma represented Tri-County Electric Cooperative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 9-16. This event, sponsored by the

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HCE Makes Donation For Hand Rail At NCHS Fields

ABOVE, Linda Kemper and Sue Mueller presenting the check to the NCHS Girls Softball Team, with Coach Shaun Renth. BOTTOM, the stairway with railing. Washington County Association for Home and Community Education (HCE) were happy to make a contribution towards the hand rail recently installed by the new steps at the Girls Softball field behind

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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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Kozuszek Brings Prizes Home From Belleville Art Competition

NCHS student Mikala Kozuszek.     NCHS student Mikala Kozuszek was recognized for her artwork at the Art of the Square High School Competition in Belleville, held on May 19,20, and 21. Kozuszek is going to be a senior in the fall and has completed two years of art and plans to take a third year,

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2017 Nashville Businessman’s Scholarship Winners

    FROM LEFT, Bo Meyer of WNSV, Taylor Cook, Drew Barczewski, Ty Oelze, and Jennifer Maschhoff, NCHS dean of students.     The 35th annual Nashville Businessman’s Scholarship Awards were presented at Nashville High School on Thursday, May 25.  The awards go to the top graduating seniors based on grade point average.  Drew Barczewski, Taylor Cook,

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Gutzler Wilder Memorial Scholarship

    The Gutzler Wilder Memorial Scholarship is offered in loving memory of Marty, Kim, and Piper Gutzler and Sierra Wilder, cherished family members and dear friends, who passed away on January 2, 2015 in an aviation accident.  Marty graduated from NCHS in 1984 and loved flying, boating, and laughing with his family and friends. Kim

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