Upcoming Events

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

[ Read More ]

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.”

[ Read More ]

Presentation About Hosting Exchange Students To Be Held At St. Paul UCC

Bonnie resident and PAX Community Coordinator, Rhonda Ruettiger, will present an informational presentation titled “Share Your America” on June 14, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 330 North Burhman, Nashville. All Nashville residents are invited to attend this presentation to learn about an academic exchange program that places high school students from one of

[ Read More ]

Washington County Hospital Hosting 5K And Fun Run June 10

Washington County Hospital will be hosting a 5k and Fun Run on June 10 at the Washington County State Recreation Area and Lake. The 5K starts at 8 a.m., and registration costs $25. The ½ Mile fun run, for kids ages 10 and under, will begin following the 5k. Registration is $20. Early registration ended

[ Read More ]

Relay For Life In Okawville June 24

The Washington County Relay for Life will be held in Okawville, IL at the Community Park on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 4:00 to 10:00 PM. The Relay committee is still looking for more teams to add to the excitement and success of the Relay. A team can be any group, organization, school, class, family,

[ Read More ]

Riding The Rails With Hobo Dave

    Outgoing Washington County Historical Society President David Marshall or “Hobo Dave”, RIGHT, gave a presentation for the Historical Society’s annual banquet on the railroads of Washington County, assisted by real life railroader Bob Howard, LEFT. There were many more railroads and short lines in the county 100 or even 50 years ago and it

[ Read More ]

Community Calendar – May 31, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, June 1 First performance in Washington County Arts Council summer concert series, NCHS Music Department, Pavilion Across the Creek, Nashville Memorial Park, 6 p.m. Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Saturday, June 3 “Walk With The Dogs” for Pancreatic Cancer, 7:30 a.m., Memorial Park Wednesday, June 7 Recycling truck, behind Farm Bureau,

[ Read More ]

Stone Soup Shakespeare Performs “Julius Caesar” In Nashville

“Et Tu, Brute?” Intrigue and murder in ancient Rome were the bread and butter (or perhaps, bread and circuses) of the actors of Stone Soup Shakespeare, when they performed “Julius Caesar” at Memorial Park in Nashville on Thursday, May 11. By Alex Haglund Stone Soup Shakespeare, a touring acting company that brings “Shakespeare in the

[ Read More ]

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

[ Read More ]