Rep. Meier: Bars, Restaurants, and Hotels Impacted by COVID-19 Have Until April 1 to Apply for Grant Program

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) wants Illinois small businesses impacted by COVID-19 to know they could be eligible for state grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000. Applications are due by Wednesday, April 1. Eligible applicants will be placed into a lottery, and grant winners will be notified on April 4. According to Rep. Charlie Meier,…

County Board Extends Disaster Declaration

In a special board meeting, the Washington County Board voted to extend the disaster declaration that was signed into practice last week. The disaster declaration, the first in the county, was implemented due to the growing health concerns surrounding the further outbreak of the coronavirus. The first declaration was put in place for seven days.…

Centralia Woman Killed In Interstate Accident

A 53-year-old Centralia woman has died following a two-vehicle traffic accident on Interstate 64 in Washington County on Thursday, March 19. According to Coroner Mark Styninger, his office was dispatched to the 58 mile marker at 8:44 p.m. Lynette Lee was traveling westbound in a Chevrolet at a high rate of speed. The Chevy then…

City Council Talks Coronavirus Precautions During Meeting

  By Leah Williams [email protected] The Nashville City Council learned on Thursday, March 19, that the city may institute extra precautions due to the growing health concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The city’s water department has been placed on lockdown since earlier in the week, and Mayor Raymond Kolweier said city hall was to undergo…

Pelczynski, Parker, Hercules Receive All-Conference, All-State Honors

COVID-19’s Effect On The ‘20 Spring Sports Season

By: Garrett Krohne [email protected] As our nation endures these trying times, it is important to take into account the sacrifices individuals are making in order to return to normalcy. The military, ambulance services, first responders, fire fighters, police officers in addition to grocery store and gas station associates are all jobs that come to mind…

Washington County Resident Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A Washington County resident has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Washington County Health Department said Thursday afternoon. According to a press release, “Washington County Health Department was notified this morning that a resident of Washington County has tested positive for COVID-19.  The individual, a male in his 30s, is doing well and is at…

Disaster Declaration Issued For Washington County

For the first time in its history, Washington County has been declared a disaster; it was made due to the growing health concerns surrounding the coronavirus. County Board Chairman David A. Meyer issued the declaration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Officials say that this declaration is an “essential step” in the response to the…

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< 2020 >
March 30 - April 05
  • 30
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  • 31

    Carole's Kids Club TV Show

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

    Carole Moeller will be hosting a televised story time at the Nashville Public Library. Come join us as we read a new book, eat a little snack, and create a fun new craft!

    Registration is required. Parents must sign a photo/video/audio release authorization statement so that their child can be featured on TV.



  • 01
    No events
  • 02

    Taste Of Hope Fundraisers

    12:00 am
    100 N Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    2o percent of the proceeds will be donated to The Washington County Relay For Life. Times are 5 to close unless differently stated.

    Thursday, March 5

    Bakery Nook in Nashville 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Buretta’s Bar & Grill in Nashville

    Subway in Okawville

    Gutzler’s Donuts in Nashville – All Day!

    Oakdale Country Kitchen 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.


    Thursday, March 12

    Little Nashville in Nashville

    Dairy Queen in Okawville

    White House Barbecue in DuBois

    Subway in Nashville

    Blue Room in New Minden


    Thursday, March 19

    El Indio in Nashville

    Kretzer’s Grill & Bar in Hoyleton

    Hardees in Nashville – All Day!

    China Inn in Nashville – All Day!

    Bunkers Bar & Grill at the Okawville Golf Course


    Thursday, March 26

    B&B Quik Mart in Oakdale – All Day!

    Dairy Queen in Nashville

    Original Springs in Okawville

    Fuzzy Duck’s Saloon Pizza in Nashville


    Thursday, April 2

    Frederking’s Eagles Nest in Addieville (changed from photo)


    Imagine Your Storytime At The Nashville Library

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

    Join us each week as we read a small portion of a chapter book, a picture book, and complete a craft.

    All children in kindergarten through fourth grade are welcome.



    Open AA Meeting

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

    Open AA Meeting, First Presbyterian Church Nashville

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    Fish Fries At St. Ann's School

    4:30 pm-7:00 pm
    St. Ann Church
    675 S Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    The Nashville Knights of Columbus is holding fish fries at St. Ann’s School every Friday beginning March 6 and continuing through April 10. Serving will be from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Adults $9 Children ages 5 to 12 are $5

    Menu includes Pollock, potato salad, french fries, baked beans, slaw, hush puppies, lemonade and coffee. Sodas and desserts are extra cost. Beer is served after 5:30 p.m.

    Dine-in or carry out.


  • 04

    Irvington UCC Food Pantry

    All day
    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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