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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October
  • 01

    Into The Wilds: Preschool Program

    5:00 pm-6:00 pm
    Oct-01-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Explore the animal kingdom through our new Pre-K program! Children will learn about a new animal each week through stories, crafts, and games. This program will run on Tuesdays at 5pm through September and October.

  • 01

    One-on-One Technology Help Sessions

    10:30 am-8:00 pm
    Oct-01-19-Oct-29-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Need help using your new tablet or laptop? Want to get started online but don’t know how? Nashville Public Library is offering computer and other personal electronic device assistance in the form of free 30 minute one-on-one help sessions. Currently we are scheduling 30 minute appointments Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. To schedule an appointment, call 618-327-3827. Please let us know when you call what topic you would like help with. Registration is required.

  • 02

    One-on-One Technology Help Sessions

    10:30 am-8:00 pm
    Oct-02-19-Oct-30-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Need help using your new tablet or laptop? Want to get started online but don’t know how? Nashville Public Library is offering computer and other personal electronic device assistance in the form of free 30 minute one-on-one help sessions. Currently we are scheduling 30 minute appointments Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. To schedule an appointment, call 618-327-3827. Please let us know when you call what topic you would like help with. Registration is required.

  • 03

    Farmer's Market

    7:00 am-11:00 am
    Oct-03-19
    Washington County Courthouse
    171 W Court St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA
  • 03

    Open AA Meeting

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Oct-03-19
    First Presbyterian Church
    419 W St Louis St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Open AA Meeting, First Presbyterian Church Nashville

  • 05

    Community Center of Nashville Homecoming Barbecue Cook-off

    2:00 pm-11:59 pm
    Oct-05-19
    Community Center of Nashville
    455 S Washington St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Community Center of Nashville presents the annual Homecoming and Barbecue Cook-off on Saturday, Oct. 5 The outdoor event is from 2 p.m. to midnight, and it features cook-off and tasting starting at 2 p.m. There is a bags tournament, 50/50 drawing and  by Hicks and Banks at 8 p.m.

    Cost is $15 per ticket and rinks available for purchase.

  • 06

    DuBois Center Fall Festival

    All day
    Oct-06-19
    DuBois Center
    2651 Quarry Rd, Du Bois, IL 62831, USA

    Join us for our annual Fall Festival on Sunday, October 6 at DuBois Center!

    This free event will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will have something for everyone. Area crafters and artisans will sell their unique goods, and delicious food will be available for purchase. Throughout the day, you can enjoy live music, pontoon boat tours, pony & hay rides, Kidz Korner crafts and much more. We will also host a Quilt Raffle and an Upscale Resale Shop!

    The proceeds from the raffle and resale shop, as well as the various activities, will benefit DuBois Center and our programs.

    We hope you’ll come out and enjoy this fun fall event! Find more information at https://duboiscenter.org/news-events/dubois-center-fall-festival/

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