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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  • 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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