Photos: Dumpsters On Fire At Road Ranger In Okawville

  Emergency personnel were called to the Road Ranger truck stop in Okawville at approximately 5:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon for reports of two Dumpsters on fire. Okawville Fire Department Washington County Ambulance and Okawville Police Department responded. According to Southern Illinois Fire Incidents, the Okawville Police Department advised tanker semi close by. And dumpster is fully engulfed close…

Video: Buzz Ritzel’s Game Tying Shot To Force Overtime

In case you missed it last night, here is the shot from Hornet junior Buzz Ritzel to force overtime at Pinckneyville. The Hornets would end up losing a thriller in overtime, 44-42. Check out the video here:     The Ritzel (@BuzzRitzel) game tying three. pic.twitter.com/TfGbRGpREN — The Nashville News (@NashNews) February 16, 2020

Photo: Swearing In New Deputies

Hamilton To Swim at Milikin University

By: Garrett Krohne sports@nashnews.net On Wednesday evening, the Assembly Hall was the setting for another signing. This time, it was Nashville swimmer, Ana Hamilton, who signed on to swim at Millikin University in the fall of 2020. Hamilton kept it brief, but she was able to use one word to summarize her excitement, “Wow.” Hamilton…

Officials Investigate Death of Ashley Man

Updated with Sheriff Len Campbell’s comments and more details from the coroner, including victim’s name: Authorities are looking into the death of an Ashley resident whose body was found over the weekend. The body of 71-year-old David G. Woodrome was discovered by a friend who had come to visit him because he had not been seen…

Longtime Love: Couples At Friendship Manor Tell Their Epic Love Stories For Valentine’s Day

By Leah Williams news@nashnews.net In observance of Valentine’s Day this week, several residents at Friendship Manor in Nashville shared their love stories and how persistence during the rough times helped them achieve their happily ever afters. Richard Schwartzkopf met Betty while she was in high school. Richard stayed home and helped his family farm while…

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February 17 - February 23
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    February Story Time

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Feb-17-20
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    We are making a small change in story time this month. We are experimenting with a Monday night story time to see if it makes things easier for parents. Let us know if you like or dislike the change.

    Washington County Grief Support Group

    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    Feb-17-20
    Washington County Hospital
    705 S Grand St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Washington County Grief Support Group – An adult grief support program offered for any adult who has experienced the death of a loved one. Facilitated by counselors from the Heartlinks Grief Center. Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month from 6:30 pm to 8 pm at Washington County Hospital – Lower Level Conference Room – 705 S Grand Street, Nashville, IL 62263. No pre-registration necessary. Donations accepted.

    Sponsored by Heartlinks

    Ashley Village Board

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Feb-17-20
    Ashley City Hall
    474 W Main St, Ashley, IL 62808, USA

    Monthly Meeting, Ashley Village Board. 7 p.m.

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    No events
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    No events
  • 20

    Open AA Meeting

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Feb-20-20
    First Presbyterian Church
    419 W St Louis St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Open AA Meeting, First Presbyterian Church Nashville

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    February Story Time

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Feb-21-20
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    We are making a small change in story time this month. We are experimenting with a Monday night story time to see if it makes things easier for parents. Let us know if you like or dislike the change.

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    Irvington UCC Food Pantry

    All day
    Feb-22-20
    Irvington UCC
    303 South Third Street, Irvington, IL 62848

    Serving all Washington County Residents, the Irvington UCC Food Pantry is distributing USDA Commodities, a program of the Illinois Department of Human Services.

    Hours: First and Fourth Saturday of the month 9 a.m. 11 a.m.

    Second and Third Sunday of the month 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    303 South Third Street in Irvington.

    For more information, call (618) 249-8445

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