Washington County finds homes for 32 local pets in April

What started as a goodbye gift for a parting animal love resulted in several local pets finding a home. The Washington County Animal Control reported that 30 dogs and two cats were adopted in April. Dana Antoine and her husband Nic donated the funds to cover the adoptions fees, which totaled $900, according to anContinue reading “Washington County finds homes for 32 local pets in April”

Mt. Vernon woman identified as body found in vehicle fire

Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger said Friday that his office has made positive identification of a body found in a vehicle fire in Radom earlier this week. Styninger said in a Facebook post that through dental records, the body was found Wednesday afternoon in a vehicle near St. Michael’s Cemetery was to be Genevieve Barciszewski,Continue reading “Mt. Vernon woman identified as body found in vehicle fire”

Nashville District 49 to dismiss early Wednesday

In anticipation of severe storm weather Wednesday afternoon, Nashville District 49 has announced that it will be dismissing school at 1:30 p.m. District 49 Superintendent Mike Brink said in a parent letter said buses will start loading at that time and children will be available for pickup at 1:45 p.m. Brink said there has beenContinue reading “Nashville District 49 to dismiss early Wednesday”

Gallery: Oakdale Easter Eggstravaganza

After a week of cold rain and snow, the sun was out in full force, just in time for the popular spring event. The Oakdale Easter Eggstravaganza featured a lot of the same seasonal festivities of festivals past, only this time in a new location — the Oakdale Village Park. There were hundreds in attendance,Continue reading “Gallery: Oakdale Easter Eggstravaganza”

Modern Woodmen fundraiser for Nashville District 49 PSO

Modern Woodmen of America members in Nashville are doing their part to help our local community.  They will be joining in support of Nashville District 49 PSO’s Cash Raffle. Up to $2500 of the Cash Raffle Tickets sold will be matched by Modern Woodmen through Modern Woodmen’s Matching Fund Program.  The funds will be usedContinue reading “Modern Woodmen fundraiser for Nashville District 49 PSO”

Centralia man charged in 2015 murder

A 31-year-old Centralia man appeared in Marion County Court Tuesday and was advised of first degree murder charges stemming from a 2015 shooting death of Dustin Rhynes. Bond for Ricky Norwood has been set at $1 million. Prosecutors had filed a murder charge against Norwood in early March, and after a grand jury handed downContinue reading “Centralia man charged in 2015 murder”

Parade set to send off NCHS music en route to New York City trip

The Nashville Community High School band and choir are traveling today to New York City to play at the prestigious Carnegie Hall. Anyone who is interested in sending off the students can show their support by participating in an uptown parade beginning at 11 a.m. The NCHS concert band will be participating in the NationalContinue reading “Parade set to send off NCHS music en route to New York City trip”