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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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Police Report – May 24, 2017

May 15 The Nashville Police Department responded to Holzhauer Automall Dr. for lost property. Officers responded to the 400 block of N. Broadway St. for a violation of a court order. Police responded to the 300 block of W. Maple St. for a theft. Officers responded to the 300 block of S. Grand Ave. for

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Sheriff’s Report – May 24, 2017

May 21 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to State Route 153 near Honeysuckle Road for a report of a traffic accident. Gwendolyn I. Keck, 53 of Coulterville, was driving a 2016 Ford when she struck the back of a 1996 Ford pickup driven by Kenneth P. Mumper, 53 of Coulterville. No injuries were reported.

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2017 Relay For Life: Drink The Lemonade

By Rebecca Ruehl     I’ve been involved with Relay for Life since 1998, the year after our daughter was diagnosed with cancer. Through the years, I’ve seen lots of fundraisers. Raffles and bake sales and BBQ’s and silent auctions and shirts and flipflops and letter writing. Some have been successful. Others? Not so much.  When

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IDOT Road Surfacing In County Begins May 15

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction consisting of bituminous surface treatments of Stone Church Road, Raven Road, and Vermont Road, and asphalt overlay of the bridge approach roadways at Mud Creek, South Fork and Mud Creek, and Archie Creek began on Monday, May 15.  This work is expected to be completed by the

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Corrections – May 17, 2017

In the Community Calendar on Page A4 of the May 10, 2017 edition of The Nashville News, the NCHS Board meeting was listed as occurring on the evening of Monday, May 15. While NCHS board meeting’s are typically held on the third Monday of each month, the May meeting will be held on Monday, May

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May Is Motorcycle Awareness Month In Nashville

By Alex Haglund     Aside from swearing in new officials, saying farewell to outgoing ones, and assigning new committees and appointees, the Nashville City Council Meeting held on Thursday, May 4 was a relatively brief one. Mick Eddington, present at the meeting on behalf of ABATE was there for the signing of a proclamation declaring

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A Great Place For A Good Book – Sierra’s Little Library And New Children’s Section Unveiled At Nashville Public Library

By Alex Haglund     Friday, May 5, was the official unveiling celebration for the newly remodeled children’s section at the Nashville Public Library, “Sierra’s Little Ray Of Sunshine,” named for Sierra Wilder, whose name, BELOW, is embroidered on “the stump”, a cozy reading nook being used by Johnathan Bronke, ABOVE. More than just a quiet

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