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Southern Illinois Rotary 6510 Donates $1,000 in PPE Supplies To Washington County

By Leah Williams [email protected]   Washington County emergency services recently received $1,000 in personal protection equipment, thanks to a grant from the Rotary Club International. Joe Miller, director of disaster response for the Rotary District 6510, said Washington County is one of 28 counties in Southern Illinois that has been given the donations. “We are…

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42 Additional COVID-19 Cases Now Reporting

The Washington County Health Department said the county added 42 new lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus from Dec. 1 and 2. The residents include two males 6 to 10 years old; one male 11 to 15 years old; two females 16 to 19 years old; two females and three males in their 20s; three females and…

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“I Have Been So Blessed”

Judge Karmeier Reflects On Life, Lessons And Rising Up To The State’s Highest Court By Leah Williams [email protected] Lloyd Karmeier’s office is full of treasures, mementos from his storied career in public service and in the courtroom. Certificates, photographs, answering messages from those who have helped him in his election. There are even bricks from…

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Hometown Christmas Is This Weekend

Hometown Christmas This Weekend   The Hometown Christmas Board was busy on Friday, Nov. 27 hanging lights around the courthouse square in Nashville. “This is just one way we hope to give back to the community and make the town look festive,” said HTC Board member Mandi Povolish. “It is crazy out here but we…

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Health Department Reports 35 New COVID Cases

The Washington County Health Department announced on Friday, November 27, that 35 new lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus had been reported from Nov. 26-27. The cases include one male 16 to 19 years old; one female and two males in their 20s; one female and three males in their 30; three females in their 40s; four…

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40 Cases Reporting Over The Weekend

The Washington County Health Department is reporting 40 positive cases of COVID-19 from Nov. 21 to 23. The residents include two females and one male in their 20s; two females and four males in their 30s: four females and six males in their 40s; six females and three males in their 50s;  four females and…

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