40 Cases Reporting Over The Weekend

November 23, 2020

The Washington County Health Department is reporting 40 positive cases of COVID-19 from Nov. 21 to 23. The residents include two females and one male in their 20s; two females and four males in their 30s: four females and six males in their 40s; six females and three males in their 50s;  four females and…

Kaskaskia College Announces Illinois Tier 3 Mitigation Measures

November 20, 2020

Kaskaskia College will return to fully online courses beginning Monday, November 30. The college continues to adapt and develop plans that ensure the safety of all students and staff by limiting face-to- face contact and increasing precautions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The college planned during the summer to complete the fall semester online…

21 New Cases Reporting

November 20, 2020

The Washington County Health Department is reporting 21 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19. The residents include one female and one male. 11 to 15 years old; two females and two males in their 20s; one female and one male in their 30s; three females and one male in their 40; one female and two males…

IHSA Postpones Winter Sports Amid New State Mitigations

November 19, 2020

2020 The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for a special virtual meeting on Thursday, November 19, 2020, where the Board provided an update on winter sports. To maintain compliance with the most recent mitigations issued by Governor Pritzker that take effect on November 20, the IHSA Board issued guidance to pause…

30 More Cases Reporting

November 18, 2020

The Washington County Health Department reported on Wednesday, November 18, that 30 new lab-confirmed cases were tabulated from Nov. 16 to present. The residents include one female 11 to 15 years old; two females and one male 16 to 19 years old; one female and two males in their 20s; two females and three males…

Community Profile: Washington County Animal Control

November 18, 2020

By Leah Williams [email protected] Photos by Charles Guffey Many of the improvements that have been completed recently at the Washington County Animal Control can be attributed to one of two things: the ove for the animals that come through its doors or the love for the job that they are doing. The Washington County  Animal…

Lehde Addresses Growing Pandemic Fatigue Among The Community

November 18, 2020

Washington County Health Department Administrator Elizabeth Lehde said in an email exchange this week that the ongoing pandemic has caused feelings of restlessness. She urged the community to remain diligent in curbing the spread of the virus. “Many people are experiencing pandemic fatigue,” Lehde said. “This comes from many factors, including the continuance of restrictions,…

33 Wins,1 Loss : A Recap Of The 2006-2007 Nashville Hornet Basketball Team

July 1, 2020

By Garrett Krohne [email protected] What were you doing between the months of November and March in 2007? For me, I was struggling to pass 5th grade Math at Okawville Grade School. A short ten miles down the road, the Hornet basketball team was not only passing, but they were defending and scoring as well, and…

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