Okawville, TSJ/ILS Move On To State


Hornettes Win Three, Extend Win Streak to Seven Games

By: Garrett Krohne Following a week where they collected a pair of wins, the Hornettes looked to extend their winning streak to five games on Monday against fellow SIRR Conference member, the Anna-Jonesboro  Lady Wildcats. Nashville took the first contest this season at Assembly Hall, 50-37. The Lady Wildcats came out firing, hitting three triples…

Ribbon Cutting Held For Skin Care Center Of Southern Illinois’ New Nashville Location

By Leah Williams A regional medical office specializing in skin care has opened up a new office in Nashville. The Nashville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, January 20, for the latest location for Skin Care Center of Southern Illinois at 267 E. St. Louis Street. The dermatology office of board…

Kolweier Back In As Mayor

By Leah Williams The second meeting of the calendar year saw more changes around the Nashville City Council table. The meeting on Thursday, January 16, began with acting mayor Josh Fark submitting his letter of resignation from his post. “This time I am stepping down as acting mayor,” Fark said during the meeting. The resignation…

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Cat’s Corner
< 2019 >
  • 12

    Farmer's Market

    7:00 am-11:00 am
    Washington County Courthouse
    171 W Court St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA
  • 12

    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

  • 12

    Movie Night At The Library

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA
    • This one will have free popcorn, cookies & chips. Soda and water is available to purchase for 50 cents. Don’t miss it!September 5th: The Sun is Also a Star
      September 12th: Aladdin (2019 live-action)
      September 20th: MIB International
      September 30th: Secret Life of Pets 2
  • 13

    Okawville Wheat Festival

    All day
    Community Club Park
    511 S Hanover St, Okawville, IL 62271, USA
    The Okawville Wheat Festival and Parade is a three day event held every September in Okawville, IL, at the Community Club Park. Join us for some family fun with fair rides, games, exhibits, live music, plenty of food, and a parade! See you there 🙂

    Friday, September 13, 2019

    5:00 P.M.   Concession Stands Open

    5:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.  Single Ride Tickets

    6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.  Ride Arm Bands

    7:00 P.M.    Bag Tournament   Sign up at 6:00 pm

    7:00 P.M.    Queen Pageant and Junior Miss Contest in High School

    8:00 P.M. – 12:00 A.M.  Free Outdoor Music by J. Christopher, Most Dangerous One Man Band

  • 13

    Bind And Illustrate Your Own Book

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

    Children 3rd-5th grade are invited to design and write their own book, which will be on display during our September Book Sale! This event will run on the Fridays of September.

  • 13

    Okawville Wheat Festival Pageant

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Okawville High School
    400 S Hanover St, Okawville, IL 62271, USA

    Queen and Junior Miss Pageant

  • 14

    Okawville Wheat Festival

    All day
    504 N Front St, Okawville, IL 62271, USA

    Saturday, September 14, 2019

    11:00 A.M.   Concession Stands Open

    1:00 P.M.   Washer Tournament    Sign up at 12:00 pm

    2:00 P.M.    Young Farmers Activities

    2:00 P.M.    Local Talent Show

    2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Ardy the Clown

    2:00 P.M.    Antique Tractor Pull

    2:00 P.M.    Large Exhibit Hall Opens

    3:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.  Single Ride Tickets

    4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Free Outdoor Music by the Venedy Band

    5:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.   Ride Arm Bands

    5:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. Bingo

    8:00 P.M. – 12:00 A.M. Free Outdoor Music by Steel Creek Band

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What was the Best Washington County Sports Moment of 2019?

  • Football State Finishing Second In State (58%, 31 Votes)
  • Boys Basketball Finishing Second In State (30%, 16 Votes)
  • Hornettes Basketball In the Elite 8 (8%, 4 Votes)
  • Other (4%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 53

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