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Hofbraufest Drawing Proceeds Donation To Trinity Lutheran School

Left to right: Patricia Rensing, Steve Rensing, Pastor Nate Wollenberg, Dustin Unverfehrt, Mike Stock, Ron Holle. Absent from picture: Carl Herrmann and Jim Muenter. Hoyleton – July 25, 2018 By Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com The Hoyleton Community Club presented a check for Trinity Lutheran School from the raffle proceeds of the 50th Annual Hoyleton Hofbraufest. Most…

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New Election Judges Approved, More Still Needed

By Alex Haglund County Clerk Nancy Heseman gave her regular report to the Washington County Board at their regular July meeting on Tuesday, July 10, when she also presented a list of new election judges to the board for approval. Heseman presented new election judges to the board, they gave their approval. The judges were…

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Nick Bledsoe Memorial Golf Scramble July 21

Nick Bledsoe was a senior at Okawville High School who died while working his after-school job on March 3, 2011. In honor of his memory, his parents and sister established an educational fund in his memory which awards an annual scholarship to one OHS senior, and makes additional contributions to school organizations as well. The…

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Hofbraufest 2018 Parade Gallery

Saturday Afternoon Parade for 50th Hofbraufest Hoyleton Hofbraufest celebrated their 50th anniversary by having a parade on the afternoon of Saturday, July 7. See more from Hofbraufest 2018 in the July 11, 2018 edition of The Nashville News

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Energy Workshop July 17

Rep. Meier to Co-Host Free Solar Energy Workshop July 17 in Breese State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) is co-hosting a free solar energy workshop with the University of Illinois Extension on Tuesday, July 17, 7:00 p.m. at the University of Illinois Extension, located at 1163 N. 4th St., Breese, IL 62230. Attendees will learn more…

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“Zink The Zebra” Of Rainbow Ranch Dies From Lightning Strike

By Alex Haglund Rainbow Ranch suffered a heartbreaking loss on Thursday, June 21, when Zink the Zebra, a standard donkey that was renamed after a spotted in Zebra in a book, died after being struck by lightning. The donkey that would one day become Zink, “came to us about 15 years ago as ‘Penny the…

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Lions Get Ready For Hofbraufest Parade

Hoyleton – July 4, 2018 By Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com Check out the ad in this paper for the fun-filled schedule of events at the 50th Annual Hoyleton Hofbraufest this weekend! Our raffle prizes continue to roll in and added are five $100 gift cards to the Hofbrauhaus; 32′ flat screen TV, pellet grill, picnic basket…

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West Washington School Board Passes Balanced Budget

Board Passes Budget At Final Meeting For 2017-18 School Year By Alex Johannes The West Washington County Community Unit School District #10 Board of Education held their Amended Budget Hearing for the school year, followed by their regular monthly meeting on the evening of Thursday, June 21. Amended Budget Hearing Items mentioned during the hearing…

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