A shuffleboard fundraiser will be held Saturday, September 22 at the Nashville American Legion to benefit the Washington County Vocational Workshop. The Legion is sponsoring the event.
Welcome to the "Okawville Area” social will be held Saturday, September 8th from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Victory II on Hanover Street in Okawville. The socials are sponsored by the Welcoming Committee of the West Washington County Progress Initiative.
Parkinson’s patients, caregivers, friends, and the public from the area are invited to an informational event at Washington County Hospital on Saturday, August 25 at 1 p.m.
Advanced tickets for ride arm bands will be sold for $18 (cash only) from September 4 to September 13 at 5 p.m. or until sold out. The price at the Okawville Fair is $20.
The Rainbow Ranch Petting Zoo will host a fundraiser for Angel for Autism this Friday, August 10 from 4 to 8 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit Angel for Autism, which helps provide funding for sensory rooms in the area for children with autism and special learning disabilities.
The 71st Annual Venedy Picnic and Homecoming will be Saturday, Aug. 11. Food and drink stands start at 2pm with brats, fish sandwiches, hamburgers, etc. Chicken Dinner plates begin at 4pm. Entertainment begins at 4pm. Join the community for games, Bingo and more.
The Addieville Area Jaycees will host their annual Charitable Golf Tournament this Sunday, Aug. 5 at RBM Golf Course in Okawville. Registration is at 1pm for the four person scramble. Entry fee is $75 or $300 per team.
The Light House of Church in Okawville will give away free backpacks and school supplies Saturday, July 28th. Items can be picked up at the church at 2001 E. Stark Street from 9 to 2.
The Washington County Ministerial Alliance is hosting a Craft Fair and Concert on Saturday, July 14 in Memorial Park in Nashville from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the pavilion across the creek.
A Parkinson Support Group Meeting will be held Friday, June 22 at Washington County Hospital. The meeting will be from 1 - 2 p.m. in the Lower Level Conference Rooms.
BCMW has established a Hardship program for help with your gas and/or electric bills, if you are an Ameren customer. This Hardship program is made possible through a grant from Ameren Illinois.
The Mobile Market will make its next visit to Nashville on June 19 at 10 a.m. The market is set up on the third Tuesday of each month at the Washington County Fairgrounds in the Commercial Building.
Volunteers are needed for Heritage Days on both Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10. Jobs include helping in the food service area, making ice cream, working in the country store and helping with the soda tasting or giving tours in the museum buildings.
The Okawville Soda Festival will help recall the era not that long ago when not only Okawville, but nearly every small town had its own “Sodie Factory.” The Okawville Soda Festival will feature 16 varieties of old-fashioned glass bottle sodas, most made with pure cane sugar like in the past.
Washington County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 1.0, according to Constance Beard, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue.
Paul Schoenherr was the winner of the 6th Annual Sausage Contest at Seg’s Place in Venedy on April 22. Judges for the event were Robert (Boozie) Buescher, Gerry Scanlan, Richie Pelker, Tammy Bergmann, and Mike Kinzel. Other top picks were Ron (Moose) Musenbrock, Eric Segelhorst, Julie Hecker…
There are many components to a successful Relay for Life: motivated teams, committees, entertainment, restaurants, churches, businesses, police and park boards just to name a few. While there are lots of hands working extra hard to pull off this year’s Relay, one unknown variable is survivor…
Purple bows to honor those with cancer are available to be displayed at this year’s Washington County Relay for Life in Okawville on Friday, May 11 at the Okawville Community Club Park from 5 - 11 p.m.
Ron Daniels, Regional Superintendent of Schools for ROE 13, announced a series of licensure open houses to assist educators who renew a license in 2018. Due to the large number of renewals this year, Daniels finds it essential to provide additional support to area educators.
Experience the richness of the world, without even leaving home. This summer, Illinois needs host families for 55 Japanese and seven Korean exchange students. Students range from 12 to 17 years of age and are matched to homes with a youth of the same gender, age and common interests. These e…
HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is a key contributor to the local and state economies, providing steady job growth while improving the health of the residents and communities we serve. According to a new report, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese employs 356 full-time equivalent (FTE) healt…
The Washington County Ducks Unlimited Banquet will be held Friday, April 6 at the Okawville Community Club building, and tickets are on sale now. This is a family friendly event. Dinner begins at 6:30pm.
To celebrate Community College Month, the Kaskaskia College Nashville Education Center, located at 17869 Exchange Avenue, will host an open house on Monday, April 2 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
The Okawville American Legion will have a chicken and beer dance Saturday, March 24. The Jorrells will play from 8 to midnight. Chicken will be served from 6 to 9 p.m.
The St. Liborius Parish is sponsoring a Quilt Bingo on March 4 at the St. Libory American Legion. Of the 24 games to be played, 13 are for quilts and 11 for cash. One 50/50 game will also be played.
The Washington Co. Republican Central Committee is hosting a Lincoln Day Dinner on Saturday, March 3 at 6pm. Governor Bruce Rauner is the featured speaker at 5:15pm, doors open at 4:30pm.