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Nashville City Council Approves Purchase Of New Skid Steer

By Alex Haglund The Nashville City Council approved a few purchases at their first regular meeting of the month, held on Thursday, July 6, including a skid steer and new heating and air conditioning for the police department. The street department presented bids to the council for a new skid steer, along with a number

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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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Piechoinski Sentenced To Jail

Michael J. Piechoinski, 46.     Michael J. Piechoinski, 46, was sentenced to 30 months incarceration with the Illinois Department of Corrections on June 1, 2017 in Washington County Court. The original charge against Piechoinski was case 2016-CF-106, Criminal Damage to Property $300-$10,000, a Class 4 Felony which he pled guilty to on October 13, 2016

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Two Sentenced To D.O.C. During May

Daniel S. Birchard, LEFT, and Frank V. Falcone, RIGHT.     The office of Washington county State’s Attorney Daniel Bronke has released information on two men who received sentences of time in jail during the month of May, Daniel S. Birchard and Frank V. Falcone. Birchard, 35, of Addieville, Case 2016-CF-127, originally pled guilty to the

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Okawville Man, Schwankhaus, Killed In Wreck Monday Morning

A single vehicle accident early Monday morning has left one man, Justin Schwankhaus, 21, of Okawville, dead. At 3:13 a.m. on Monday, May 29, the office of the Washington County Coroner was dispatched to the scene of a single car accident on Illinois State Route 160 approximately 3 miles west of Addieville. Schwankhaus was pronounced

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One Hospitalized After Crash On 127 And DuBois Blacktop

At approximately 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, there was a two vehicle accident at the intersection of IL-127 and DuBois Blacktop, which resulted in serious injuries for one of the drivers,  Audreyana C. Jagger, a 26 year old female of Baltimore, Ohio. Jagger was driving a 2006 Toyota Camry southbound on IL-127. At the

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Sheriff’s Report – May 31, 2017

May 29 A Washington County Deputy responded to I-64 for a possible domestic disturbance. A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy spoke with a resident of New Minden in reference to a civil matter. A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to rural Addieville, IL for a report of a single car accident on State Rt. 160 near

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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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