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Buretta Veteran Siblings Take Honor Flight

Vietnam Veteran Buretta Siblings Take April Flight Three Buretta siblings, Vietnam Veterans, participated in the Missouri Franklin County Honor Flight on April 21, 2018. They, along with other 23 Vietnam and Korean veterans, were flown to Washington, D.C., for a tour of war memorials. They walked among the Vietnam, WWII, Navy, Korean, Air Force, Tomb…

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Jimtown Road Bridge Closed

The Washington County Highway Department announced that by order of the Illinois Department of Transportation Bridge Safety Unit, the bridge on Jimtown Road in Plum Hill Township between Weaver Creek Road and Black Jack is closed permanently. The closure will stay in effect until the bridge structure can be replaced. Based on the latest information…

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Ashley Picnic June 30

Ashley – June 27, 2018 Melody Turner 314-0684 A.C.C is proud to bring you the Ashley picnic June 30 from 10 am until ?, at the Ashley park. Vendor fair starts at 10 a.m. Finley’s Pony’s, Martin Family Bounce Houses, Free kids games. Billy Bob’s BBQ, C & K Concessions and Kountry Kitchen Kettlecorn will…

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Raised Bed Garden Tour June 29

University of Illinois Extension News – June 27, 2018 On Friday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to Noon students of the Hoyleton Children’s Home and University of Illinois Extension will host an open house at the Raised Bed Garden located at the corner of Maple and North Center Street (two Blocks east of the Children’s…

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Rural Mount Vernon Man Dies In ATV Accident

At approximately 12:18 p.m., Saturday June 16, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a subject lying in a field near a wrecked ATV off N. Presley LN, west of Mt. Vernon. Deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, members of Woodlawn Fire Department and Littons Ambulance service located an unresponsive male,…

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Head On Crash Near Scheller Injures Two

At approximately 10:20 p.m., Saturday, June 16, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a multi vehicle head on crash on IL Highway 148 near E. Emerson City Rd., Scheller. Deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Ina Police Department, Illinois State Police, Waltonville Fire Department, Sesser Fire Department, and Littons Ambulance…

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Getting Ready For Hofbraufest

Hoyleton – June 20, 2018 Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com The 50th Annual Hoyleton Hofbraufest is featuring a parade on Saturday, July 7 at 4 p.m. The route will travel down Rt 177, to Main Street, and will end at the Village Park. The Committee has been soliciting entries in honor of the half century of Hofbraufest’s…

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Kaskaskia College Foundation Announces New Program To Offer High School Students College Credit At Minimal Cost

A new Kaskaskia College initiative is looking to help high school students obtain college credit towards their future education, while at the same time helping to reduce future college expenses. Through a strong partnership with 14 of the high schools in KC’s district, the college has developed an after-school program which will offer high school…

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Trinity Hoyleton Church And School Happenings

Elder’s Meeting Thursday, June 21 at 7:00pm in the school conference room. Adult Bible Class meet Sunday mornings in the church beginning at 8:30am. Sunday School and High School Bible Classes meet at 8:30am in the school building. This Sunday, June 24 we will celebrate The Nativity of St. John the Baptist during our 9:30am…

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