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Another Covid-19 Death in Washington County

Today, IDPH announced an additional death in Washington County: a male in his 80’s. This would bring the total number of Covid-19 Deaths in Washington County to 24. IDPH’s numbers are not always accurate. Washington County Health Department will release a more detailed update soon. This update will be posted on our Facebook page here.

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Region 4 Moves To Tier 2 Mitigations

Today, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that Region 4, which includes Washington County, is moving to Tier 2 Mitigations effective today. All regions in Illinois have now been moved out of Tier 3 mitigations.   “With all regions of Illinois now out of Tier 3, we can now see that the entire…

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Washington County Covid Numbers Heading In The Right Direction

As of Monday, January 18th the Washington County Health Department announced that they have begun Phase 1B of the vaccination plan in Washington County. In their statement posted on their Facebook Page, WCHD said, “Phase 1B is a very large group to vaccinate. It includes several occupations as well as those over the age of…

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Nashville City Council Asking Citizens To Help

The main topic of discussion during the January 7th Nashville City Council meeting was the income survey that will be mailed out in the next few days to all residential water customers living within the city limits. These surveys are to help the city receive a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of approximately $169,000 from…

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City Honors Jim Leonard

The Nashville City Council presented a special recognition award for chief operator Jim Leonard during its meeting on Thursday, October 18. Leonard recently received a runner up distinction from the Illinois Potable Water Supply Operation Association (IPWSOA)’s distinction as Operator of the Year. He was named as one of nine outstanding professionals for their individual…

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KC Interim President Visits With NCHS Board

By Alex Haglund At the March 19 meeting of the Nashville Community High School Board, George Evans, the Interim President of Kaskaskia College, visited with the board and spoke to them about his interest in focusing KC on career education and on getting KC students into jobs. “I come from a CTE (Career and Technical…

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Washington County Hospital Employees Express Anger, Frustration To Board At September Meeting

Washington County Hospital Employees Express Anger, Frustration To Board At September Meeting By Alex Haglund A number of Washington County Hospital employees, both current and past, along with supporters, came to the meeting of the WCH Board of Directors held on Tuesday, September 26, to express their concerns regarding the situation at the hospital, citing…

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NCHS Board Approves Retirement Agreement With Superintendent Ernie Fowler

NCHS Board Approves Retirement Agreement With Superintendent Ernie Fowler Fowler To Receive Compensation As Consideration For Retirement By Alex Haglund The Board of Nashville Community High School approved a retirement agreement with District Superintendent Ernie Fowler following their regular meeting for the month of September, which was held on Monday, September 25, when no action…

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First Day Of Classes Happening Soon

By Alex Haglund It’s August, and that means that school days are nearly here again – classes are back in session with the first day of attendance on Monday, August 14 at both NCHS, District 99, and Nashville Primary/Middle School, District 49. St. Ann School and Trinity–St. John Lutheran School will have classes start the…

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