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Okawville Heritage Days Festival Coming Up June 9 And 10

Be Part of the fun and discover the heritage of this area “Come join us” on June 9th and 10th in celebrating 36 years of this annual event. Heritage Days, hosted by the Heritage House Museum Association of Okawville, Illinois, will be sure to take you back to a quieter time and give visitors a…

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Happy Home Hour Meets At Russell’s Home

Roll Call Question For Meeting Was “Are you a care-giver?” HAPPY HOME HOUR met in the home of Nancy Russell on May 16, 2018. President Julie Schroeder led the Collect in unison. The meeting was called to order by Julie. Six members answered the roll call question of “Are you a Care-Giver?” Nancy Russell provided…

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Ladies Golf League Holds Scramble, Meeting, May 1

After a 9-hole scramble, the Nashville Ladies Golf league met at El Indio for dinner and business meeting on May 1. Co-chair Jane opened the meeting. The secretary’s report was read. A motion was made by Gina and seconded by Barb that the report be approved as read – all agreed. The treasurer’s report was…

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Collecting Diapers And Wipes For The Irvington Food Pantry

Tim Malacarne from St. Peter’s in Okawville, who built a sturdy shelving unit to accommodate the donations. Area Churches Carry Out Collection In Honor Of Mothers In honor of Mother’s Day, the 10 United Church of Christ Congregations in Washington County collected diapers and wipes for the UCC Food Pantry in Irvington. Some other local…

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Fullerton Wins Shimkus Sponsored Art Competition

United States Congressman John Shimkus (R-15, Maryville), RIGHT, came to Nashville Community High School on the morning of Monday, May 14, when he made a presentation of a certificate and framed print of “Rooted” a photograph taken by NCHS senior Holli Fullerton, LEFT, which won this year’s 15th District Art Competition. Fullerton’s photo will be…

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Concerts To Return To Courthouse Lawn

Summer Concerts, held at Memorial Park since the renovation of the Washington County Courthouse began, will be returning to the Courthouse lawn for 2018. By Alex Haglund Now that Shakespeare in the Park is done (see page A6), the Washington County Arts Council is moving on to their next big thing, 2018’s summer concert series!…

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Stone Soup Shakespeare To Present “Taming Of The Shrew” As 2018 Play

Julia Stemper of Stone Soup Shakespeare, CENTER, leads NCHS English students through a workshop on Wednesday, May 2. Stone Soup Shakespeare will be in Nashville again on Thursday, May 10, when they will present “The Taming of the Shrew” in a Washington County Arts Council-sponsored performance at Memorial Park at 6 p.m. Shakespeare’s comedy The…

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Third Set Of Bricks Added To Hoyleton Veterans Memorial

Bach Landscaping at the Hoyleton Veteran’s Memorial Tribute inserting bricks in memory of Eldor Miessner and in honor of Marvin Miessner. Hoyleton – May 9, 2018 By Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com Bach Landscaping, of Carlyle, arrived in Hoyleton to insert the third set of bricks at the Veteran’s Memorial Tribute. As the honorarium to our Veteran’s…

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Citizen Addresses City Council About Chemtrails

Joseph Lamb, ABOVE, spoke to the Nashville City Council at their meeting on Thursday, May 3, about the dangers he sees to the community and country from chemicals he says are being sprayed on the populace from jet planes. By Alex Haglund The Nashville City Council had a member of the public, Joseph Lamb, address…

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Solar Farm Amendment Tabled By Zoning Board

By Alex Haglund The Washington County Zoning Board of Appeals met for a special meeting at the Washington County Courthouse on the evening of Thursday, May 3, to discuss a text amendment to the county zoning code regarding commercial solar farms. While there was plenty of discussion at the meeting, ultimately, the board voted to…

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