What does the poppy mean? The American Legion Auxiliary adopted the poppy as its memorial flower in 1921, and in 1924, instituted the National Poppy Program to protect the Memorial Poppy and ensuring that every Auxiliary Poppy is made by a disabled or hospitalized veteran. Each year, volunteers from the American Legion Auxiliary and from
The Washington Co. Relay for Life will be promoting the “Paint the County Purple” Campaign with the selling of purple bows again this year. These purple bows will be displayed in the town you request in Washington County the week prior of the relay. For the event the bows will be moved to the Okawville
Monday, May 29, is Memorial Day and businesses, banks and government offices will all be closed in observance of the holiday, set aside to recognize those fighting men and women who served this country and who are no longer with us. Nashville Observance In Nashville, there will be a Memorial Day ceremony held at the
ACTIVITIES Thursday, May 25 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Friday, May 26 Maifest at Nashville Memorial Park– softball tournament 7-11 p.m., Jr. Baseball Tournament, 6-10 p.m.; Live Music 8-11:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m., close of business, deadline for the May 31 edition of The Nashville News Saturday, May 27 Maifest at Nashville Memorial Park–
By Rebecca Ruehl The Washington County Relay for Life is slated for Saturday, June 24 at the Okawville Community Center. Please visit www.relayforlife.org to register or to join a team. Our family has had a team since the first year of Relay (1998.) Our daughter was a new survivor and it was an easy
This year’s “Walk With The Dogs” for Pancreatic Cancer will be held on June 3 The 12th Annual 5K “Walk With the Dogs” is in full swing planning mode to have one of the best years ever. With 45 Corporate and Individual Sponsors from across the country, it is building up to one
Take Me Out To The (Vintage) Ball Game – Murphysboro Clarkes Bringing 1860’s Rules Baseball To Nashville
The Murphysboro Clarkes will take on the St. Louis Union in an 1860-rules base ball game on Saturday, April 29, at Memorial Park in Nashville. By Alex Haglund If you build it, they will come. Or in the case of the Washington Historical Society and the Murphysboro Clarkes, if you host it, they
Nashville Primary School District 49 Grandparents’ Day, Program, 1:30 p.m., followed by room visits
Nashville Primary School District 49 Last Day of School, 11:30 a.m. dismissal District 49 Kindergarten Graduation and Primary School Awards ceremony, 10:30 a.m.
NCHS Music Dept. Pop Music Showcase, Community Center, 7 p.m.