community events

2nd Annual Okawville Soda Festival To Be Held At The Heritage Days

Come and taste 18 old-fashioned glass bottle sodas on Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days. Last year’s crowd top vote-getters, Excel Bottling Company of Breese’s Frostie Root Beer and Black Cherry will be going to battle against Fitz’s Cardinal Cream, Dang Butterscotch Root Beer, Green River,

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Relay For Life 2017: Keep The Money Local

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

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Historical Society Presents Plaque To St. Michael The Archangel Church Of Radom

At the Washington County Historical Society’s annual dinner, held on Thursday, April 27, at the Oakdale Country Kitchen, the Historical Society presented a plaque to St. Michael the Archangel Church in Radom, recognizing the church’s historical significance in the county. The plaque states that the parish was founded in 1873, the first church was built

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Council Talks Secure Email Server For Police Dept.

Steve Haertling, owner of Haertling’s Radio Shack, Nashville Volunteer Fire Department Member and organizer of the annual Nashville Fourth of July Fireworks spoke to the council at their meeting on Thursday, April 6, asking for a donation for this year’s display. By Alex Haglund     There was no action taken on the biggest point of

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Work On 127, Nashville Exit To Be Closed Starting April 24

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that IL 127 will be intermittently restricted to one lane in each direction beginning April 24, 2017, weather permitting. This work will take place weekdays between the hours of 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM.  These closures are necessary to perform pavement maintenance as well as removal and replacement of

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May 5, 2017

Nashville Primary School District 49 Grandparents’ Day, Program, 1:30 p.m., followed by room visits

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May 18, 2017

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.

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