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Missouri man struck by semi, killed in interstate accident

A 42-year-old Fenton, MO, man was killed in an interstate accident after he was struck by a semi-truck on Friday afternoon. Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger posted on Monday that Clinton M. Jones was traveling an eastbound vehicle on Interstate 64 when he parked his vehicle on the north shoulder at the 44 mile marker.…

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Du Quoin man killed in accident south of Nashville

A 28-year-old Du Quoin man has died after a two-vehicle accident involving a semi truck Tuesday morning. According to Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger, Marcus D. Young was traveling south in a black Mercury vehicle on Route 127 near Mississippi Road south of Nashville at 6:34 a.m. when the vehicle struck a semi truck loaded…

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Local Trick-or-Treat Times

For all the Ghouls and Boos, check out these times for local tricks and treats: Richview Trunk or Treat Sponsored by the First United Methodist Church Friday, Oct. 28     6-8 p.m. Ashley Friday, Oct. 28      6-8 p.m. Radom Sunday, Oct. 30     6-8 p.m. Okawville Lions Club      Sunday, Oct. 30     11…

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“Vaughn’s Classic Cars” Opens

By Charles Guffey Photos by Charles Guffey and Leah Williams Vaughn’s Classic Cars opened on State Route 127 to a crowd and car show of many. Vaughn Vallet said in an interview, “we had an excellent turnout, way way surpassed my expectations.” Reporters estimated the crowd was around 100 people at noon. “We’ve got about…

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NFPD Called to Casey’s in Nashville

  Emergency personnel were called to Casey’s General Store in Nashville at around 8:30 a.m. on October 5 for a report of smoke coming from the kitchen. Nashville Fire Protection District, Nashville Police Department and Washington County Ambulance responded. Emergency personnel were on the scene for around 15 minutes. There were no injuries reported and…

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Gallery: 41st Annual Nashville Fall Festival

Nashville celebrated its 41st annual Fall Festival on Sept. 23 and 24. The annual event included craft and food vendors and several special events. Check out our gallery from the festival, including the Princess and Superhero parades.  

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Gallery: 2022 Fall Fest Pet Parade

Always a pup-ular attraction at the Nashville Fall Festival, scores of four-legged friends and their owners participated in the 2022 Pet Parade, which was held on Saturday, Sept. 24. Contestants showed up in costumes, performed pet tricks and delighted the judges. Ribbons were given to the top three in every category. The categories included Best…

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Gallery: 2022 Homecoming Court Coronation

The 2022 Homecoming coronation was held during the halftime game on Friday, Sept. 23.  Reese Varel was crowned Homecoming queen. Her escort was Aidan Heiman. Other members of the court include: Retiring 2021 Homecoming Queen Ella Jones and escort Ethan Gambill Queen candidate Faith Frerker and escort Carter Schoenherr Queen candidate Bobbie Matlock and escort…

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Gallery: Nashville Homecoming Parade

Nashville downtown was dedicated to the Greek Life last Friday with the 2022 Homecoming parade. The theme for this year was “A Night at Olympus.” The Class of 2023 senior float “Send Them to Hades” was named first place while the junior class took second. Check out our gallery from the parade by clicking and…

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