10 COVID Cases Now Reporting

September 28, 2020

The Washington County Health Department announced on Monday, September 28, that 10 new lab-confirmed cases were now being reported in Washington County since Friday. The cases include one male ages 5 to 10 years old; two males 11-15 years old; one female in their 30s; two females and one male in their 40s; one female in…

Washington County Real Estate Taxes Mailed

September 28, 2020

The Washington County Treasurer’s Office mailed the 2019 payable 2020 Real Estate Tax bills on September 25, 2020. The total amount of tax to collect is $25,474,079. 58. The first installment of taxes is due October 26, 2020, and the second installment is due November 20, 2020. To avoid late penalty charges, your tax bill…

Washington County Now Over 200 COVID-19 Cases, 8 More Reported Over The Past 48 Hours

September 25, 2020

The Washington County Health Department reported 8 new lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in the county over the past 48 hours, according to a press release. The residents include two females in their 20s; one female in her 30s; one female in her 40s; two females in their 50s and one male in his 50s; and one…

Video: Car Versus Train Accident In Centralia

September 24, 2020

Here is a video from the train accident that occurred in Centralia on Wednesday, September 23. Centralia Police, Fire, and Life Star ambulance all responded to the Canadian National railroad crossing on Calumet between 4:30 and 5:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon after a southbound CN freight train struck a westbound GMC Yukon SUV. The impact of…

Washington County Continues To Be Named On The State Warning List

September 25, 2020

For the third straight week, Washington County was among the counties the state has placed on a warning level. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 24 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  A county enters a warning level when two or more…

Ashley Firefighter Receives Heart Association Award For Saving Woman’s Life

September 22, 2020

By Leah Williams [email protected] The Ashley Fire Protection District honored one of its longtime members for an act of bravery earlier this year. Terry Schettler was given a Heartsaver Hero Award from the American Heart Association in recognition of advancing the mission of the organization and emergency cardiovascular care “in a courageous effort to save…

District 49 Notified Of Positive COVID-19 Case

September 23, 2020

Parents and guardians were sent emails notifying of a positive COVID-19 cases associated with Nashville District 49. Superintendent Mike Brink said the district has been in contact with the Washington County Health Department and close contacts have been notified. According to the school website and the email Wednesday, there is one active case in the…

County Reports Four New COVID-19 Cases

September 23, 2020

The Washington County Health Department announced on Wednesday, September 23, that there were four new lab-confirmed of COVID-19 in the county, according to a release. The residents include one male ages 5 to 10; one female in her 20s; one female in her 30s; and one female in her 60s. The county case count as…

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