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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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Column: Seeking Voices Of Faith, People Of Faith

Dear Readers: You may have noticed something different on this page over the last few weeks. The “Ask A Pastor” column is no more, but it has not disappeared so much as undergone a renovation – in its place is “Faith Perspectives.” See Page A10 for this week’s edition, online here. Voices of Faith Needed

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“The Heroin Project” Part I: A Call To Action

    Public defender Dennis Hatch, who previously served as both Judge and Prosecutor in Washington County, speaks to the audience at a screening of “The Heroin Project” on April 20 at the Nashville Community Center. By Alex Haglund     “The Heroin Project” is a film documenting the deadly effects of the abuse of heroin and

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Column: Seeking Solutions To The Heroin Problem

Dear Readers: There comes a time when a newspaper person, particularly those of us at small town papers, but really, anywhere, feels the need to abandon some of their impartiality and put their own voice into things. Usually it’s in a column, but in the opening of the article related to the heroin project (Here,

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Lindsay Charged With Drug Induced Homicide For Ellerbusch Death

On Friday April 28, 2017 Shane R. Lindsay, 22, of Okawville, was arrested by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Lindsay was jailed in connection to the January 1, 2017 death of Dakota Ellerbusch, 18, of Ashley. Lindsay appeared in Washington County Court on Monday May 1, 2017 and formally charged by the Washington County State’s

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Council Talks Secure Email Server For Police Dept.

Steve Haertling, owner of Haertling’s Radio Shack, Nashville Volunteer Fire Department Member and organizer of the annual Nashville Fourth of July Fireworks spoke to the council at their meeting on Thursday, April 6, asking for a donation for this year’s display. By Alex Haglund     There was no action taken on the biggest point of

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States Attorney Donates To Okawville Police Department

    States Attorney Daniel Bronke, RIGHT, made a donation of $3,147 to the Okawville Police Department, accepted by Okawville Police Chief Steve Millikin, LEFT, to go towards the purchase of three sets of “Stop sticks”, a digital camera and a battery and charger for a handheld LIDAR unit. By Jill Moon     States Attorney Daniel

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