Area News

Nashville District 49 Online Registration Begins Monday

All grades (PreK-8) in Nashville District 49 will be able to register online starting Monday morning, July 13th.  Parents can also pay registration fees and lunch money online. An email from Skyward will be going out to all parents with your username for Family Access. PreK Parents and Parents of New Students: The email will…

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Nashville Public Library Reopens To The Public

The Nashville Public Library reopened its building to patrons on July 8th, 2020 with the following restrictions: ◾️There will be a maximum of 15 people allowed in the library at one time. You may be asked to wait outside if the library is at max capacity. ◾️Wearing a mask and sanitizing hands at the door is…

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KC To Host Commencement On Friday, July 10

Kaskaskia College will be hosting its 2020 Commencement ceremony on Friday, July 10 at 7:00 pm on the College’s main campus.  Although much will be different about this year’s ceremony, many of the traditions of commencement such as the processional and recessional, the conferring of degrees, and the opportunity for students to walk across the…

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Memorial Park Pool Opens For The Season

After months of shuttering, the Nashville Memorial Community Park pool has opened for the season. The park pool rules, according to park officials, for the season are no more than 50 people per session, which will be offered one in the afternoon and in the evening. After the session hours are completed, all swimmers will…

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Three More COVID-19 Cases Brings County Total To 24

The Washington County Health Department has been notified of three new lab-confirmed positive coronavirus cases, the department said on Monday, July 6. The Washington County residents include a female in her 50s who is isolated at home with mild to moderate symptoms. The case is believed to have been contracted the virus through community spread.…

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New COVID Case Now Reporting

  The health department was notified of a positive COVID test in a male in his 40s who recently returned from Florida.  He is isolated at home with mild to moderate symptoms.   SAFETY Continue to practice social distancing and hand hygiene to keep yourself and others safe, and wear a mask if you are…

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20th COVID-19 Case In Washington County Now Reporting

The Washington County Health Department has been notified of a new positive coronavirus case, the department said Wednesday, July 1. The case is a male in his 20s who had close contact through his employment. The health department said the positive COVID-19 case is now being quarantined and “currently doing well at home.” The last…

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One Person Injured In Washington County Interstate Accident

Water on the roadway is believed to be the cause of a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 64 in Washington County  Wednesday afternoon. According to the Illinois State Police, Cindy Hill, 62, of Chatham was traveling east on Interstate 64 near milepost 38.5 at 12:10 p.m. when her 2018 white Kia sedan began to hydroplane on…

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