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Pack 127 Cub Scouts Get A Firefighting Lesson

The Cub Scouts of Nashville’s Pack 127 got a firefighting lesson on Tuesday evening, July 18. The night was their “water night”, and they had some special help from Nashville Fire Protection District Volunteer Firefighters Chris Frerker and Seth Dinkelman, who came to the Scout House at Memorial Park with a tanker/pumper truck freshly topped

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County Board Evaluates Zoning Cases

By Alex Haglund The Washington County Board reviewed several zoning cases at their regular monthly meeting held on Tuesday, July 11 at the Washington County Courthouse. Two of the zoning cases, Request 003-17, Bryan Kuder, and 004-17, Caitlin Harting, were both revisited after initially being on the agenda at the June meeting. At the June

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144th Army Band Plays At Memorial Park

On the evening of Thursday, July 13, The 144th Army Band IL National Guard played at the pavilion across the creek at Memorial Park in Nashville. There was a brief downpour just before they started, but the band and crowd moved under the pavilion, which was fortunate, because after the show started, an even longer,

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2017 Washington County Fair Photo Gallery

A photo gallery of pictures from the Washington County Fair. We will add to this as we get more photos put on nash-news.com Updated (Glow Run, 10:53 a.m., Friday, July 14) Updated (Reader-Submitted Photos, 2:57 p.m., Friday, July 14. Received courtesy of Jamie Juenger and Chris & Dee Geppert) Updated (ITPA Tractor Pull Photos, 3:39

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Long Meeting, No Public Comment From Teachers, Board At NCHS

By Alex Haglund     The Nashville Community High School Board met on the evening of Monday, June 26 for their last regular meeting of the fiscal year. At the meeting, members of the NCHS teachers’ union, the Nashville Education Association (NEA), were allowed a chance to speak to the board in closed session and air

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ISP – Designate A Driver This Holiday Weekend

Illinois State Police (ISP) District 13 / 22 Commander, Lieutenant Michael Alvey, would like to remind motorists to drive sober or designate a driver while celebrating over the 4th of July. DUI remains the number one cause of fatal crashes during the Independence Day holiday period. The ISP will be stepping up roving patrols and

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Glow Run Slated For Washington County Fair

The Washington County Fair will offer something new and exciting this year – a 5K/Fun Glow Run.  The Run will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017.  Registration for the event is $25 per participant.  All ages are welcome and with your registration you will receive a goodie bag with various items to help illuminate

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Police Report – June 21, 2017

June 12 The Nashville Police Department responded to the 300 block of E. Alton St. for a civil matter. Officers responded to the 800 block of S. Lafeyette St. for a theft. Police responded to the 200 block of S. Bryan St. for an ordinance violation. June 13 Officers responded to the 200 block of

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Sheriff’s Report – June 21, 2017

June 18 The Washington County Sheriffs’ Office responded to Irvington for a motorist assist. A Washington County Deputy responded to DuBois for domestic trouble. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to rural Nashville for a report of debris in the roadway. June 16 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to rural Dubois for a report

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Concrete Worker Dies In Nashville, Coroner Contacts OSHA To Investigate

Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger has just issued the following release after a workplace death in Nashville on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 13. “At 2:46 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13th, our office was dispatched to the Washington County Hospital Emergency Room for a subject that reportedley died from a heat stroke. Todd Haas, 41

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