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May Is Motorcycle Awareness Month In Nashville

By Alex Haglund     Aside from swearing in new officials, saying farewell to outgoing ones, and assigning new committees and appointees, the Nashville City Council Meeting held on Thursday, May 4 was a relatively brief one. Mick Eddington, present at the meeting on behalf of ABATE was there for the signing of a proclamation declaring…

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Lindsay Charged With Drug Induced Homicide For Ellerbusch Death

On Friday April 28, 2017 Shane R. Lindsay, 22, of Okawville, was arrested by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Lindsay was jailed in connection to the January 1, 2017 death of Dakota Ellerbusch, 18, of Ashley. Lindsay appeared in Washington County Court on Monday May 1, 2017 and formally charged by the Washington County State’s…

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Tim Kuhn Resigns

    Outgoing Hornets Football Coach Tim Kuhn at the front of his squad following their 2015 playoff loss to Auburn. By Brent Huelsmann     Five years after taking the helm of the Nashville Hornets football team, head coach Tim Kuhn has resigned. Kuhn will be taking over the reigns of the football team at Brentwood…

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April 4, 2017 Election Results

Non-certified results for the Tuesday, April 4, 2017 consolidated elections in Washington County, Ill., will be posted here as they become available. Editor’s Note, 8:48 p.m.: All of the election results that have been posted by the Washington County Clerk’s Office have been posted here. I’ve noted all of the updates to this story as…

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County To Change Property Tax Software

By Alex Haglund     The Washington County Board met at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 14, for their regular monthly meeting, a brief one, during which a switch to a new tax software system for the county was approved, as was a project to install a sound system into the county board room.…

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Okawville Rockets To A Runner-Up Finish In Peoria

       All Photos Special To The Nashville News, Courtesy of Steve Humphrey, Humphrey Photography. Images Copyright Humphrey Photography. Visit humphoto.com to purchase images or for more information. By Brent Huelsmann     For the first time in 30 years, the Okawville Rockets boys basketball team brought home a trophy from the State Tournament. After beating…

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