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CPR Week June 1-7

Two Steps To Save A Life The American Heart Association recommends that Everyone learn the Two Steps To Save A Life: 1) CALL 911 2) Press hard and fast in the center of the chest CPR Can Double Or Even Triple A Victim’s Chance Of Survival. To learn, watch the 60 second Hands Only CPR…

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Sheriff’s Report – June 6, 2018

June 3 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy located a single vehicle accident. The driver, Bret Frazier, 26 of Ashley, received a citation for improper lane usage and operating a motor vehicle without insurance. June 2 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched to State Route 15 east of Nashville for a report of a pedestrian…

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Okawville Village Board Sets Road Closures for Heritage Days

By Alex Johannes The Village of Okawville Board met on the evening of Tuesday, May 29 for their regular monthly meeting. To begin the meeting, the board approved Ordinance #552 regarding the Annual General Fund Appropriation and Ordinance #553 regarding the Annual Operations and Maintenance Fund Appropriation. In regards to Heritage Days, the board approved…

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Reading Takes You Everywhere

Nashville Public Library Summer Reading Program Begins June 20 The annual summer reading program through the Nashville Public Library will start off soon. This year’s theme is “Reading Takes You Everywhere” – Come visit the many lands we will travel to on our reading adventure! The first day and kick off celebration is June 20,…

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Kirchner And Brink Discuss Band Practice Field With NCHS Board

Jennifer Brink and David Kirchner talked to the NCHS Board about Kirchner Family Company plans for a music practice field. By Alex Haglund David Kirchner and Jennifer Brink spoke to the board of Nashville Community High School at their regular meeting for May, held on Monday, May 21, giving them some details about a proposed…

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Memorial Day Observances Held At Park

Honoring Those Who Gave Everything… Annual Memorial Day observances were held at Memorial Park in Nashville on the morning of Monday, May 28. The ceremony included an invocation by Pastor Timothy Mueller of St. John’s Lutheran Church, New Minden, music by the NCHS Band, laying of wreaths, playing of taps and a 21-gun salute by…

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Fond Farewell

NCHS exchange student Maksym Kuzhdin and host father Tom Speedie. Kuzhdin will head back to his home in Ukraine on June 5. Maksym Kuzhdin’s Year In Nashville Comes To A Close By Alex Haglund Sunday afternoon, graduation was held. Despite having a year of high school left, exchange student Maksym Kuzhdin walked across the stage…

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Graduates And School Honors – May 23, 2018

2018 Nashville Middle School Graduates Annie Ahlers, daughter of Blake and Courtney Ahlers. Brandee Anselment, daughter of Amy Anselment and Doug Anselment. Esdon Bartling, son of Danny and Karen Bartling. Hailey Baugh, daughter of Melanie Caplinger and Jason Baugh. Ian Blazier, son of Dan and Jamie Blazier. Abigail Boudah, daughter of Daniel and Robin Boudah.…

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Police Report – May 23, 2018

May 14 The Nashville Police Department responded to the 800 block of S. Moore St. for an ordinance violation. Officers responded to the 500 block of E. Elm St. for suspicious activity. Police responded to the 1200 block of S. Mill St. for an ordinance violation. Officers located a semi that was losing concrete on…

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Sheriff’s Report – May 23, 2018

May 20 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to an residence in rural Nashville for an Abandoned Motor Vehicle. Washington County Sheriff’s Dept. responded to a report of a theft from a residence in rural Nashville. A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a residence on Pine Street in Irvington for a report of a…

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