Norman W. Going

Norman W. Going Norman William Going, 90, of Belleville, IL, born April 17, 1929, in Okawville, IL, died Sunday, June 9, 2019 on the flight home from Cape Cod after a wonderful celebration of his granddaughter’s wedding with family and friends. Mr. Going was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran, serving from 1951 to 1953…

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Bonnie L. Hoffman

Bonnie L. Hoffman Mrs. Bonnie L. Hoffman of New Minden, IL departed this life at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO. on Sunday June 16, 2019 at 11:15 AM.  She had attained the age of 73 years, 1 month and 24 days. Mrs. Hoffman was born on April 23, 1946 in St. Louis,…

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Patricia Kinzel

Patricia Kinzel Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Kinzel of Okawville, IL departed this life under hospice care at BJC St. Peters Hospital in St. Peters, MO on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 5:35 P.M. She had attained the age of 77 years, 5 months and 14 days. Pat was born in St. Louis, MO on December 31,…

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SICA Releases All-South Lists

The Southern Illinois Coaches Association announced their All-South lists for Girls Track, Baseball and Softball this past week. Washington County was well represented. In Girls Track, Nashville had three individuals and all four relays named All-South. Okawville had one athlete named All-South in Girls Track. In Baseball. Nashville finished with three All-South players. Okawville finished…

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Blue Racers Open Season With Back To Back Wins

The Nashville Blue Racers swim team kicked off their season with two meets this past week as they hosted Pinckneyville on June 11 before traveling to Sparta on June 13. Nashville has three of their next four meets on the road. Nashville was at Millstadt on June 17. The Blue Racers hosted Carlyle on June…

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County Approves 2018 Audit Results

By Leah Williams The Washington County Board heard a summary of the 2018 fiscal year audit during its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 11, and while some of the news was positive, the board was cautioned about its financial future. Gary Malawy delivered the results of the 2018 audit, and he stated that the results…

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Washington County Summer Lunch Programs In Full Swing

By Leah Williams A new program in Nashville looks to help feed the young community during the summer months. TWIGS has been dishing out meals from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Nashville Middle School since June 3. The program serves meals for children up to age 18 years old, and the menu include several…

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Stanley L. “Stan” Kostecki

Stanley L. “Stan” Kostecki Mr. Stanley “Stan” J. Kostecki of DuBois, IL, departed this life at the Evelyn’s House in St. Louis, MO on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 2:54 PM.  He had attained the age of 63 years, 3 months and 23 days. Stanley was born on February 16, 1956, at St. Louis, MO…

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Bultman And Ahlers Compete At IBCA All-Star Game

Bryce Bultman and Libby Ahlers traveled up to Pontiac Illinois for the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game. Bultman pictured above with the Class 1A/2A South All-Stars. Ahlers, pictured right. The Boys Class 1A/2A South All-Stars suffered a 92-91 loss, but Bultman was named MVP of the South team with 18 points, eight rebounds, and…

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Five Hornettes Named All-Conference

The Nashville Hornettes softball team finished the season with a 16-13 record on the season. Nashville started the year slow with a 5-9 record but got hot late winning 11 of their final 15 games. Nashville finished with five SIRR Mississippi Division All-Conference players this season. The five players named All-Conference was the second most…

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