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On May 11, community members and cancer survivors will join together at the annual Relay For Life of Washington County at Okawville Community Club to help the American Cancer Society attack cancer from every angle. The evening will include kids activities, concessions, entertainment and fami…

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Washington County’s is publishing a list of assessments for the west part of the county in this week’s Okawville Times. Others are published in the Nashville News.

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In this week's issue, read the stories of local donors and recipients and how they've waited or sacrificed, and how they and their families have perservered.

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TIF District Joint Review Board Discussed by Village Board; and Police Committee Chair Sarah Deterding reported that the FBI is assisting local police with the ongoing investigation into the Snapchat threat earlier this month, and that Okawville officers had attended hazardous materials training.

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A committee of residents in the West Washington County Unit District took the first step to making the region a better place to live and attract new residents at a meeting at the Roland Barkau Memorial Golf Course Thursday.

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Physician Assistant Deb Auld is still searching for a family practice physician to operate a medical practice with her in Nashville. She had hoped to have a plan in place when the Belleville Memorial Group that she now practices with ends it operation in Nashville March 31. 

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Washington County Treasurer Darlene Ostendorf announced that her office sent the final 2016 payable 2017 Real Estate Tax distribution to the taxing districts on March 12.

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There is no new information available on the recent Snap Chat threat to Okawville High students. It is still under investigation by the Okawville Police and FBI Fairview Heights Office, said Chief Steve Millikin.

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Okawville Police Chief Stephen Millikin released information in reference to the Snapchat threat directed at the Okawville School District on the evening of Feb. 28.

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The Addieville Fire Protection District is pleased to announce that effective April 1, 2018, many district residents will see an improvement in their public fire protection classification rating. In a letter received from the Insurance Services Office (ISO), the district’s fire protection cl…

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A Freeburg man was killed and another man was injured as the result of a two-car accident in Washington County on Tuesday afternoon. 

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According to a press release from Norrenbern’s Foods, the costs of funding union pension plans are to blame for the closing of the Nashville store, as well as Tom’s Market in Freeburg.

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The Okawville Lions Club is proud to offer the community the display of Old Glory at the intersection of Route 177 and I-64 in celebration of Presidents’ Day.

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Student council members from both Nashville High School and Okawville High School collected donations for the Washington County Relay for Life during the Nashville-Okawville Varsity Boys Basketball game last month.

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February is National Heart Health Month and Washington County Hospital (WCH) is spreading awareness about management and prevention of heart disease by wearing Red on Friday, February 2 in support of Women’s Heart Health. 

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POLICE SEEKING HELP in Locating Vehicle - The Illinois State Police (ISP) is asking for assistance in locating a vehicle that was involved in a fatal traffic crash on Interstate 64 near Nashville (mile post 47) earlier this month. The vehicle sought is a 2007 black Cadillac CTS.On January 5,…

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State Representative Charlie Meier talked about his tough primary election against Don Moore of Madison County during the Washington County Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting Thursday night in Okawville.

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The Village of Okawville had a $1,118 increase in income from gaming machines in 2017 over the previous year. The village’s share of gaming income increased from $42,687 to $43,825.

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A hit-and-run accident on Interstate 64 Friday night claimed the life of a veteran of World War II. Ervin Goeden, 93, of Oma- ha, Neb., was pronounced dead at 8:11 p.m. by the emergency room physician at Washington County Hospital. According to a release from Washington County Coroner Mark S…

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As we kick off 2018 we want to look back at all 2017 has brought. From Business, to Politics and Government, Sports, Village events and more. Read the full story in this week's issue, on stands now. A few highlights...

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There are plenty of home remedies offering advice for fighting winter illnesses, but whether you believe in feeding a cold or starving a fever, deciding how to treat your seasonal sniffles is only half the battle. First, you have to determine if what you have is a congestion creating cold or…