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Out For A Walk – “Walk With The Dogs” Held In Nashville Saturday

ABOVE, Walkers and their dogs cross IL-127 under the protection of the Nashville Police Department Saturday morning. By Alex Haglund     Honoring those you love who have died is a way to keep their spirit alive, Christi Thompson Merritt, organizer of the “Walk With The Dogs”, told the crowd at this year’s event, held at…

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Farm Bureau Seeking Applications For Impact Grant Program

At the Washington County Farm Bureau, we understand the amount of hard work and sweat equity that is required to make a lasting impact in our community. For over 90 years, the Washington County Farm Bureau has offered programs and services in Washington County to inform, strengthen, and develop the agricultural industry. We continue that…

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Carryout For A Cause To Support The Irvington Food Pantry On June 4

The Washington County 4-H Federation will host their annual Carryout for a Cause dinner on June 4 at the Washington County Extension office in Nashville. Proceeds from the dinner will support the Irvington Food Pantry.  The dinner will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and includes a pulled pork sandwich, baked potato, green beans,…

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“Walk With the Dogs” For Pancreatic Cancer Coming Up June 3

On Saturday, June 3 Memorial Park and the streets of Nashville will become a path of Purple Walkers and their 4-legged companions to raise awareness and funding for Pancreatic Cancer. This will be the 12th Annual event and to date over a quarter million dollars has been raised for research.  Pancreatic Cancer still has NO…

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A Salute To The Departed

    Members of the Nashville American Legion ceremony team perform a 21-gun salute at the close of the observances on Memorial Day held at Memorial Park in Nashville at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29. By Alex Haglund     Bill Flanagan spoke about the approximately 1-million American servicemen and women who have given their lives…

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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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