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Court ReportJan. 14, 2015

Court Report Misdemeanor Stephen N. Spihlmann, 29, of Carlyle, was arrested and charged with retail theft, for allegedly taking possession of 8.0836 gallons of gasoline from Kemps Korner in New Minden on Dec. 23, 2014, a Class A Misdemeanor. At a Jan. 2 court appearance, on a motion of the state and at the request…

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Tri-County Electric Reaches 500,000 Hours Without A Lost Time Accident

Tri-County linemen have helped the co-op reach half-a-million hours with no lost time accidents. By Marcia Scott, General Manager, Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. Tri-County Electric Cooperative employees recently reached a significant milestone in working safely. They have worked 5 years and 500,000 hours without a lost-time accident by a full-time Tri-County Electric employee. This is…

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Girl Scouts Visit WCH Extended Care

Extended Care Residents, Easter Thompson, Mary Ann Suedmeyer, Laura Palm, Arlene Dueker, and Leona Shubert; WCH Activity Aid Miranda Wulf; Girl Scout Cadets Brittney, Cierra, and Keri; and Girl Scout Brownie Abby. Members of Girl Scout Cadets Troop 8140 and Brownie Troop 8123 visited Washington County Hospital Extended Care. The Girl Scouts brought gift bags…

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Correction

Due to an error on the part of The Nashville News, the photo included with the Alms and Birckhead marriage announcement was omitted from the Society page of last week’s edition of The Nashville News. The announcement has been reprinted, including the photo, in today’s edition. The Nashville News regrets the error.

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December Weather Report

There were times when December, 2014, got a little chilly, but for the most part, weather was mild. The average high temperature at the Nashville Water Plant were 42.9 degrees while the average low temp was 31.4, just under freezing. The highest daily temperature for the month was a balmy 70-degrees, on December 1. The…

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Free Movies Featuring Robin Williams At Library

Get rid of those winter doldrums and come watch a free movie at the Nashville Public Library in January! Robin Williams’ films will be featured for four consecutive weeks, with showings at 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Popeye (Thursday, Jan. 8) is a 1980 American musical comedy film starring Robin Williams as Popeye the Sailor…

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CPR Course Sponsored By WCH

WCH will be hosting a CPR class on Thursday, January 22 at 2:00 p.m. The class will be located in the lower level of the Hospital in the Conference Rooms and is open to the public. It will cover infant, child, and adult CPR along with AED. Cost will be $20.00 per student. Please contact…

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Okawville To Begin Recycling Program

By Rachel Shubert Starting in February, Okawville residents will see a new $2 charge on their monthly water-sewer-trash bills. The small charge will cover the cost of keeping a large recycling container at Village Hall, which will be similar to a dumpster with several doors on it for various recyclable materials. Glass will not be…

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County Building Permits

The Washington County Zoning Office released the December report of building permits. Application 047-14 Gateway FS, a grain bin, parcel number 16-14-480-002. 048-14, Mark Simonton, Shed Addition, 16-26-200-014. 049-14, Gary Funk, Addition, 05-14-426-001.

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Community Calendar

ACTIVITIES Thursday, January 8 Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 10 Spring registration, Kaskaskia College Main Campus, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 14 Recycling truck, behind Farm Bureau, 7:30 a.m. – noon. Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings at Okawville Senior Center, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.…

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