Area News

Washington County Relay For Life Raises More Than $40,000

Relay for Life was held Friday, May 10 at Nashville Grade School. Approximately 300 people came out to Celebrate, Remember and Fight Back against cancer while raising money for the American Cancer Society. Local entertainment consisting of Jamie’s Tumblers, Sonya’s Gotta Dance and the NCHS Jazz Chorus and Jazz Band kept everyone busy. Food trucks…

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Historical Society Event Views D-Day Events From The German Perspective

By Leah Williams The Washington County Historical Society commemorated the 75th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy at its annual banquet meeting on Saturday, April 27, at the Nashville American Legion, with a program that centered on the viewpoints of other side of the event. Dave Scott, a retired police officer, veteran and studied war…

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City Hears About Hazardous Ditch On High Street

Kozuszek, Kellerman Honored For Years Of Service On Council By Leah Williams The Nashville City Council heard about possible solutions for a hazardous ditch located within the city limits during the city council meeting on Thursday, April 18. Streets Superintendent Rich Schuette brought up the topic, saying that he believed that it would be in…

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The Nashville News Welcomes New General Manager

By Pamela Rensing Better Newspapers, Inc. Greg Hoskins, publisher of Better Newspapers Inc., is proud to welcome Tim Tucker as the new General Manager.  Tucker will be responsible for the Nashville and Mascoutah offices. “Better Newspapers Inc. has grown to 20 newspapers in Illinois and Missouri,” stated Hoskins.  “With that growth comes a need to…

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Area Easter Egg Hunts Gallery

The annual Nashville Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt was held at Memorial Park on Saturday, April 20. The event included a petting zoo, visits and pictures with the Easter Bunny and a hunt for more than 3,000 eggs that were donated by the Brown Brothers. Also during the hunt special prizes were awarded to participants…

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Oakdale Eggstravaganza Celebrates 26 Years

Soon after the horns blared, hundreds of hunters raced to the acres to collect eggs during the massive Oakdale Eggstravaganza Easter egg hunt The 26th annual event included an array of seasonal activities for families. Some of those activities included a tour through the Easter Egg Factory, an egg toss, a petting zoo, inflatables, live…

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