Area Breaking News

Future CILA House Receives Tax Exemption

The state has given a property tax exemption certificate to a house in Nashville that will be converted to a CILA, a group home for disabled adults. That means a $26,171 annual loss for taxing districts in Washington County.     The family of the late Jerry and Marilyn King donated their former residence on…

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Area Ballplayers Earn BND All Area Honors

The Belleville News Democrat recently named its 1A-2A All Area Baseball Team, and it was well-stocked with players from Washington County. Both Nashville and Okawville had multiple players earning recognition for being among the best players in the area. Okawville *Jackson Heckert,   Second Team infielder. The junior had an .371 batting average, with 16…

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Nashville Woman Killed in Car Crash in Missouri

A Nashville woman died in a car accident in Missouri Monday afternoon. According to Crawford County Coroner Paul Hudson, Allyson Grabowski, 21, died as a result of a car crash on Interstate 44 near Bourbon, Mo. According to the report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Grabowski was traveling westbound on I-44 when she lost control of…

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