Washington County Hospital expanded its partnership with SSM Health by entering into a management agreement with the southern Illinois hospital system.
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…
Washington County Hospital Board, Medical Staff, Administration, & Staff are pleased to announce that Deb Auld, PA-C has joined the Medical Group at Washington County Hospital (WCH).
A Swanwick man was arrested Friday in connection with an altercation that left Robert Pfister, 46, of Nashville fighting to save his sight.
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.
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.
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.
Making sure people who want help can receive it is at the heart of the new joint venture between courts and law enforcement in Washington and Perry counties.
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.
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.
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.
A Snapchat threat to Okawville Junior High student(s) was only visible on a phone screen for 90 seconds. But it was long enough for someone to save the message and report it to the police late Wednesday afternoon.
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…
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.
Washington County Supervisor of Assessments Sharon Mewes announced that her office has mailed exemption renewal forms for the 2018 tax year.
New and beautiful isn’t everything. It isn’t enough for the $3.5 million Kaskaskia College Education Center at Nashville to overcome its under-use.
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.
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.
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,…
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.
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.
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…
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...
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…