Upcoming Events

Long Meeting, No Public Comment From Teachers, Board At NCHS

By Alex Haglund     The Nashville Community High School Board met on the evening of Monday, June 26 for their last regular meeting of the fiscal year. At the meeting, members of the NCHS teachers’ union, the Nashville Education Association (NEA), were allowed a chance to speak to the board in closed session and air

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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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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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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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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

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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

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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,

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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

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