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. — The Nashville News (@NashNews) February 16, 2020

Photo: Swearing In New Deputies

Hamilton To Swim at Milikin University

By: Garrett Krohne 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 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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