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Washington County Sanitation Scores

In Washington County, restaurants, eateries, and other places where food is prepared or sold are inspected yearly by the Washington County Health Department to see that they meet State of Illinois standards for sanitation. Scores from 2014 are shown and are based on a total of 100 possible points: ADDIEVILLE: Eagle’s Nest, 85. ASHLEY: Ashley…

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Chamber’s First 2015 Meeting Is A Busy One

The Nashville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors met Wednesday, January 7 for a busy meeting.  Due to the busy holiday season, they had not met for their second monthly meeting for the past couple of months, but agreed to get back to that schedule to allow time to go over the bylaws and revise them,…

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Egelston To Entertain At Washington CFB’s 88th Annual Meeting

Egelston To Entertain At Washington CFB’s 88th Annual Meeting The Board of Directors cordially invites all members to attend the 88th Annual Meeting of the Washington County Farm Bureau on Thursday, January 29, at the Community Center in Nashville. The evening will begin with a meal at 6:30 P.M., followed by a short business meeting,…

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Nashville Community High School FFA Earns National Recognition

Under the supervision of Julie Bond-Ledford, the Nashville FFA Chapter was selected as a 3-Star Chapter for the National Chapter Award Program. Two chapter members, Mark Dalman and Tianna Kozuszek, were recognized on stage for this prestigious award at the 87th annual National Convention held in Louisville, Ky. from Oct. 29 – Nov. 1. More…

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Snowball Dance And Auction At St. Charles

Snowball Dance And Auction At St. Charles Are you ready to get out of the house? Do you need a mid-winter break? St. Charles Parish in DuBois has a solution to those mid-winter blues. Come out for a wonderful evening of food, dancing, socializing, raffles, and bidding on some great auction items. St. Charles is…

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Community CalendarJan. 14, 2015

Community Calendar ACTIVITIES Thursday, January 15 Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Monday, January 19 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tuesday, January 20 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Jane Knight Auditorium, Kaskaskia College, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, January 21 Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings at Village Apartments, Nashville, 11 a.m. –…

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Community CalendarJan. 14, 2015

Community Calendar ACTIVITIES Thursday, January 15 Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Monday, January 19 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Tuesday, January 20 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Jane Knight Auditorium, Kaskaskia College, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, January 21 Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings at Village Apartments, Nashville, 11 a.m. –…

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WCH Sees Loss For Nov. Due To Higher-Than-Average Salaries, Benefits

By Alex Haglund The Washington County Hospital Board of Directors met for their regular December meeting on the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 30, in the WCH conference rooms. WCH Chief Financial Officer Elaine Matzenbacher gave her report for the month, stating that the hospital had a loss for the month of November of $73,655. Matzenbacher…

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Police ReportJan. 14, 2015

Police Report January 6 The Nashville Police Department conducted a welfare check on the 500 block of E. Lebanon St. Police responded to 180 E. Angie St. for a traffic crash. Shawn Groff, 31, of Nashville, drove his vehicle into a dumpster parked near his residence. No damage was caused to his vehicle or the…

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Sheriff’s ReportJanuary 14, 2015

Sheriff’s Report January 7 The Washington County Sheriff’s Department took a report of fraud in the Lively Grove area. The Sheriff’s Dept. received a report of power lines on the roadway on St. Rt. 153. The Illinois State Police responded and took a report. The Sheriff’s Dept. arrested Jeremy F. West, 34, of DuQuoin, for…

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