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Nashville Middle School Band Camp

Nashville Middle School’s sixth through eighth grade Band students participated at NMS Band Camp Wednesday, July 26, through Friday, July 28.  Camp was focused on studying their parade song and marching techniques. The band made great progress at camp and is excited to march in their upcoming parades! Be on the lookout for the NMS…

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Sheriff’s Report: August 2, 2017

July 31 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Washington Road for a Welfare Check. July 29 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office conducted a Welfare Check on an Ashley, IL resident. The Washington County Sheriff’s Department responded to suspicious activity in Richview, Illinois. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joseph F. Montgomery,…

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ISP – Designate A Driver This Holiday Weekend

Illinois State Police (ISP) District 13 / 22 Commander, Lieutenant Michael Alvey, would like to remind motorists to drive sober or designate a driver while celebrating over the 4th of July. DUI remains the number one cause of fatal crashes during the Independence Day holiday period. The ISP will be stepping up roving patrols and…

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Glow Run Slated For Washington County Fair

The Washington County Fair will offer something new and exciting this year – a 5K/Fun Glow Run.  The Run will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017.  Registration for the event is $25 per participant.  All ages are welcome and with your registration you will receive a goodie bag with various items to help illuminate…

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2017 Relay For Life: Drink The Lemonade

By Rebecca Ruehl     I’ve been involved with Relay for Life since 1998, the year after our daughter was diagnosed with cancer. Through the years, I’ve seen lots of fundraisers. Raffles and bake sales and BBQ’s and silent auctions and shirts and flipflops and letter writing. Some have been successful. Others? Not so much.  When…

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IDOT Road Surfacing In County Begins May 15

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction consisting of bituminous surface treatments of Stone Church Road, Raven Road, and Vermont Road, and asphalt overlay of the bridge approach roadways at Mud Creek, South Fork and Mud Creek, and Archie Creek began on Monday, May 15.  This work is expected to be completed by the…

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IEPA Makes Follow-Up Inspection At Nashville Compost Site

The gate at the City of Nashville’s compost site is now locked – citizens will be able to drop waste off there on Wednesdays and Saturdays from April through January, and at other times if arrangements are made with public works. New Rules To Be Added To Permit By Alex Haglund     Nashville City Streets…

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