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Michael Tepe

Mr. Michael Tepe of Okawville, departed this life at his residence on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 2:27 P.M. after a brief illness. He had attained the age of 56 years and 4 days. Michael was born in Belleville, on May 21, 1961 the son of Marvin and Dolores (nee Marquard) Tepe. He was baptized

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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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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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Marjorie (Luebke) Althoff

Marjorie (Luebke) Althoff of Wauwatosa, Wisc., formerly of Nashville, died peacefully in her home at Harwood Place in Wauwatosa, Wisc., on March 30, 2017. She had attained the age of 92 years, 11 months and 21 days. Mrs. Althoff was born on April 9, 1924 in Nashville, the daughter of Richard and Laura (Luke) Luebke.

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Sherman W. Lehr

Mr. Sherman W. Lehr of Oakdale, departed this life at the Washington County Hospital Emergency Room in Nashville, on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 3:12 p.m.  He had attained the age of 76 years, 1 month and 9 days. Sherman was born on April 3, 1941 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, the son of

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Shirley Moore

Shirley M. Moore, 75, of Nashville, passed away at 1:43 p.m. on April 27, 2017 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born on August 26, 1941 in Rives, Mo., the daughter of Sterling and Stella Simpson Sneed. She married Rubin Moore on May 4, 1995 in Belleville and he passed away on

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Leona Bathon

Leona L. Bathon, 85, of Pinckneyville, passed away at 11:16 A.M. Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Leona was a homemaker and had been a press operator at Decca Records for several years. She was a member of the St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church at Todds Mill and the

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