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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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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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Out For A Walk – “Walk With The Dogs” Held In Nashville Saturday

ABOVE, Walkers and their dogs cross IL-127 under the protection of the Nashville Police Department Saturday morning. By Alex Haglund     Honoring those you love who have died is a way to keep their spirit alive, Christi Thompson Merritt, organizer of the “Walk With The Dogs”, told the crowd at this year’s event, held at

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Man Hiking Across America Passes Through Washington County

ABOVE, Sebastien Jacques heads west on IL-15, just past Ashley on his way to Nashville on the afternoon of Thursday, June 8. Jacques is hiking from Virginia Beach through to Santa Monica, Calif. Jacques suffered through a long illness which turned out to be related to a benign tumor in his pineal gland. He will

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Community Calendar – June 7, 2017

ACTIVITIES   Thursday, June 8 Summer Concert, Restoration Band/33 AD, Pavilion Across the Creek, Memorial Park Nashville, 6 p.m. Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10 Washington County Hospital 5K and Fun Run, State Lake, 8 a.m. Heritage Days, Schlosser Complex Historic

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May Building Permits

Building permits addressed during May by the Washington County Zoning Office included: • Parcel number 08-18-302-001, Henry Szopisnki, a shed, permit number 022-17 • 15-31-301-001, Kenneth York, a house, 023-17 • 15-31-100-003, Aaron Schremp, a shed, 024-17 • 08-24-100-003, Carl Hermann, a shed, 025-17 • 09-23-300-009(D), Tina Mullinex, a house, 026-17 • 11-29-200-028, Brad Mueth,

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May Weather Report

The report from weather meter maintained by the Nashville Water Plant showed another relatively wet month for 2017 after 5.56 inches of rain were recorded in May. The lion’s share of that rain fell on a few heavy days. May first had a 0.99 inches fall, 1.64 inches came down on May 4, and 2

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