Area News

Pinckneyville Man Arrested In Elkville For Animal Torture, Abuse

Jordan Anheuser has been arrested and charged with animal torture stemming from a viral video that circulated on social media. Perry County Sheriff Steve Bareis said Anheuser, 20, was taken into custody on Friday, January 24. He was apprehended at his grandparents’ home. An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for a 20-year-old Pinckneyville man stemming…

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Kolweier Back In As Mayor

By Leah Williams The second meeting of the calendar year saw more changes around the Nashville City Council table. The meeting on Thursday, January 16, began with acting mayor Josh Fark submitting his letter of resignation from his post. “This time I am stepping down as acting mayor,” Fark said during the meeting. The resignation…

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St. Charles Snowball Dance To Be Held this Saturday In DuBois

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

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Annual Tax Results From Washington County Delinquent Tax Sale

The delinquent Real Estate Tax Sale was conducted on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at the Courthouse by Washington County Treasurer Natalie Lynch and County Clerk Nancy Heseman. There were 137 parcels offered for sale. The total dollar amount of the tax sale was $142,673.06. There were 16 tax buyers attending. The top three buyers were…

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Local Queens To Compete For Miss Illinois County Fair Pageant

Washington County will be well represented this coming weekend as two locally crowned queens will be vying for the state title. The Miss Illinois Fair Queen pageant will be held on January 16, 17, 18 and 19, at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield Illinois.  Miss Washington County Fair Queen Jaylyn Bower, 19, of Nashville and…

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