Regional

Hey Augustine On The Courthouse Lawn

“Hey Augustine” was this week’s Free Concert on the Courthouse Lawn, presented by the Washington County Arts Council. Hey Augustine played music to the crowd for two hours on June 14. On June 21, Twilight Band will play on the Courthouse Lawn beginning at 6 pm.

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Hofbraufest To Host Sand Volleyball Tournament

Lori and Karianne Schnitker. Hoyleton Patricia Rensing A new fun-filled event is coming to the Hoyleton Hofbraufest thanks to Lori and Karianne Schnitker. Seeing a need for a group activity, these two community-minded ladies laid the plans for a bracketed sand volleyball tourney. A co-ed 8 team tournament and a 4 team round robin tournament…

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Richview Memorial Day Services

Lucas Morgan plays Taps before the large crowd in Richview Cemetery at the 4th annual Memorial Day service. Many veterans took part including Color Guard members Steve Copple,  USMC;  Gerri Philipps, USAF; and Jason Berry of the US Army. Steve Ebbs, USAF, gave a motivational speech concerning the need to always remember those who have…

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Hoyleton Youths Place Flags For Departed Vets At Cemetery

Continuing tradition, a group of Hoyleton-area youth placed flags on veteran graves in Hoyleton Trinity Lutheran and Hoyleton Zion Cemeteries for Memorial Day 2018. Warren and Kasten are 2018 Eighth Grade graduates of Hoyleton Trinity Lutheran School. “These youth care enough about their community to get out and work to improve it, and learn something…

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School Honors And Scholarships – June 6, 2018

Nashville High School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll Freshmen: High Honor Roll (3.75-4.0): William Barczewski, Madison Draege, Samantha Edwards, Autumn Evans, Katlyn Eversgerd, Logan Eversgerd, Ashlyn Frazier, Ayla Furlow, Hanah Grzegorek, Courtney Hallock, Trent Harris, Kiley Heidel, Joshua Hemker, Jada Jablonski, Katelyn Kessler, Gabriel Kreid, Cayla Krueger, Lydia Kurtz, Maryjane Laws, Breanne Liggett, Abigail Maschhoff, Ethan…

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Community Health Facilitators Needed

Oasis Health Workshops Coming To Washington County And Surrounding Area Community health facilitators are needed to lead Take Charge of Your Health workshops that will be offered in Bond, Madison, St. Clair, Clinton, Washington, Monroe, and Randolph County in July and August 2018. The Oasis workshops are designed to provide older adults with skills they…

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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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Kaskaskia River Brass Starts Off Summer Concert Series

Concerts’ Return To Courthouse Lawn Will Have To Wait Concert Moved To Grace United Methodist Church Due To Storms Earlier In Day And Forecast For More Kaskaskia River Brass, a horn ensemble with a drummer, led by Len Campbell of Nashville, kicked off the 2018 Summer Concert Series on the evening of Thursday, May 31.…

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Walk With The Dogs 2018 Photo Gallery

The 13th annual “Walk With The Dogs” for Pancreatic Cancer was held on the morning of Saturday, June 2, with the event starting and ending at the Pavilion at Memorial Park in Nashville. The event features teams, individuals, and of course, many, many dogs, a “sea of purple”, all out to raise money for the…

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