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Right to Life Essay Contest

The Washington County Right to Life Essay Awards Ceremony was held on April 26th at Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville. Winners were (L to R, Front Row): Madisyn Rennegarbe From Immanuel (2nd Place), Charlotte Strubhart from St. Ann (2nd Place), Ashley Ratermann from St. Ann (3rd Place), Beverly Segelhorst from Immanuel (4th Place), Mackenna Wesseln…

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“Safer At Home Campaign”

The Addieville Fire Department partnered with the Addieville Area Jaycees and Weeke Sales And Service to announce their “Safer at Home Campaign”.  On Saturday, May 1st, from 8-11 a.m. any current resident of Washington County could stop by the Addieville Fire station and receive one smoke detector or combination smoke/carbon monoxide detector for their home…

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Jesse White Reminds Public of License Plate Sticker Receipt Law

Allows people to drive with receipt as proof of recently purchased license plate sticker online Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is reminding motorists that they may drive without an up-to-date license plate sticker affixed to their license plate if they have their receipt showing they purchased a sticker online before the expiration date. The…

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COVID-19 Vaccines Are Readily Available at SSM Health in Illinois

MT, VERNON, IL (April 20, 2021) – SSM Health Medical Group continues to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinics several times a week at both their Centralia and Mt. Vernon locations.  An increased supply in vaccine has made same day appointments available. In Illinois, vaccines are available to any resident, age 16 and older.  The Pfizer vaccine…

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The Wound Care Center at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital Receives “Going the Distance” Quality Award

Award acknowledges center as nationwide leader in wound healing patient outcomes CENTRALIA, IL, April 16, 2021– The Wound Care Center at SSM Health St. Mary’s hospital in Centralia earned the 2020 Going the Distance award, issued by RestorixHealth, an organization that specializes in the development and management of comprehensive wound healing and Amputation Prevention Center®…

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Lady Titans Regional Champions

The Lady Titans finished their shortened season 15 – 1, winning their 3rd straight regional championship. They clinched the title by beating St. John’s Chester 48 to 25, with leading scorer Samantha Brinkmann with 20 points followed by Summer Brinkmann with 16. The Lady Titans averaged 44.9 points per game holding and limiting their opponents…

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NMS Music Department Succeeds Despite Covid

 Nashville – NMS Music Room has been quite busy the past couple months as they prepared for their Spring Concert, Pep Band Games and Organizational Contest! NAfME (National Association for Music Education) recognizes the month of March as, “Music in Our Schools Month.”  NMS students represented music in our schools very well this past month! NMS…

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Two Thefts in Nashville

The Nashville Police Department had a busy few weeks. First, on the 25th, there was a robbery at Meyer’s Greenhouse & Nursery, LLC. Police report that $2,626 worth of merchandise including yard art, decorations, tree saplings, etc., were taken from the property over night. Police have since arrested Tara King for the theft, and the…

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None Injured In March 30th Crash

A traffic accident on Tuesday, March 30th resulted in slight delays and redirections at the intersection of E St Louis St and Mill Street near the stoplight. Two vehicles were involved in the accident, and there were no injuries reported according to police. Police report that a vehicle crossed over into the other lane and…

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