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Southern Illinois Rotary 6510 Donates $1,000 in PPE Supplies To Washington County

By Leah Williams news@nashnews.net   Washington County emergency services recently received $1,000 in personal protection equipment, thanks to a grant from the Rotary Club International. Joe Miller, director of disaster response for the Rotary District 6510, said Washington County is one of 28 counties in Southern Illinois that has been given the donations. “We are…

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Video: Christmas Tree Arrives At City Hall

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas! City workers have put up the large Christmas tree in front of the Nashville City Hall. The tree will be lit up as part of the annual Nashville Hometown Christmas event, which will look a little different than it has in the past. Check out the rundown…

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Community Profile: Dennis Restoff

  By Leah Williams news@nashnews.net   What started as a passing interest in the past has now grown into a massive mini-collection of discarded things that celebrate local history and the way we once were. “I have little collections of everything,” Dennis Restoff said. “I don’t just do one thing.” Restoff has been collecting odds,…

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The Legend Of Nash The Pig

By Leah Williams news@nashnews.net He goes by many names but one thing is for sure, he has captured a lot of attention. A runaway pig has taken up residence in Nashville, and over the last few weeks, the elusive swine has dodged multiple attempts to catch him and prompting hundreds of social media posts and…

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Community Profile: Schomaker Distillery

Everything Is Local At Schomaker Distillery By Leah Williams photos by Charles Guffey What started as a side business and an opportunity to drink with friends has steamrolled into an outdoor entertaining destination. Schomaker Distillery in rural Nashville has grown from in the couple of years since owner Ross Schomaker first started slinging his own…

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The State Theater Rummage Sale Is Here!

Thanks to all who donated items. We have a very nice selection and variety.  We are still taking things but no clothes please and use discretion with some things. No old tires, paint cans, empty plastic bottles, etc. The town has dumpsters for “junk.” My workers have enough to do sorting and marking with out…

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Hats Off To You, Class of 2020

There is an old adage that endings are over before you know it. And this school year, it rained especially true. After growing concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic cut short the in-person studies of the fourth quarter or (or the semester, depending on the education level), many year-end celebrations were put on hold and then…

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