nashville news notices

What Does The Poppy Mean?

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

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Let’s Paint Washington County Purple

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

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Memorial Day Observances

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

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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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Community Calendar – May 24, 2017

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–

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Fire Department Puts Out Smoking Car At Kroger Lot

  By Alex Haglund The Nashville Fire Protection District and other area emergency personnel responded to the Nashville Kroger parking lot for a car fire at approximately 10 a.m. Thursday, May 11. While the flames were extinguished before the firetruck arrived (other firefighters had already been at the scene), bystanders watched as steam billowed out

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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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