The Nashville News

2017 Relay For Life: More People Living With It Than Dying From It

By Rebecca Ruehl     I posted this question on Facebook a week or so ago.  “Friends. I need your help. If you or a family member is a cancer survivor, would you type their names in the comments section. It’s for a Relay article. And yes, I can use “first name last initial” for anonymity.”

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A Salute To The Departed

    Members of the Nashville American Legion ceremony team perform a 21-gun salute at the close of the observances on Memorial Day held at Memorial Park in Nashville at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29. By Alex Haglund     Bill Flanagan spoke about the approximately 1-million American servicemen and women who have given their lives

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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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City Of Nashville Makes Donation To Washington County Arts Council

By Alex Haglund      The Nashville City Council approved a donation of $300 to the Washington County Arts Council at their meeting held on Thursday, March 16. This donation helps to fund the arts council for the year. The arts council puts on events like Shakespeare in the Park and the Summer Concert series, and

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City Council Approves 2017 MFT Appropriation

By Alex Haglund     The city held a bid opening for Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) appropriations for the coming year on Tuesday, March 14. The items, and bids approved by the city council at their regular meeting on Thursday, March 16, are: • 250 tons B.A.M. Bituminous Mixture Number One, with a bid of $45.73

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