• Washington County kicks off fair

    by  • July 9, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The 2013 Washington County Fair gets underway today. An ITPA tractor pull will kick off at 7 p.m. this evening in the grandstand at 7p.m., with $10,500 in prize money. Also, 4H animal shows get underway with judging of cats and rabbits at 6:30pm, judging of small pets projects also at 6:30pm, and judging...

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    Shimkus recovering from non-surgical heart procedures

    by  • July 9, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to his Maryville office, Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) is recovering following non-surgical heart procedures at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Shimkus underwent an electrophysiology test then an ablation earlier today, and doctors expect a full and healthy recovery. Shimkus noticed an abnormal heart rhythm and sought medical advice prior to today’s...

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