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Spc. Timothy Smith [center], a cavalry scout with Quickstrike Troop, 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment takes a knee with a Croatian and a U.K. soldier for a group photo after achieving top graduate during a Potential Noncommissioned Officer Cadre Course ceremony August 3, 2018 at Bemowo Piskie Training Area, Poland. Smith achieved top graduate and became the first U.S. soldier to achieve it. The two-week long course focused on command principles and was comprised of the practical application of these principles during a mixture of classroom instruction and infantry field exercises designed to develop leadership qualities of soldiers.The  2nd Cav. Regt. is on a six-month rotational assignment in support of the multinational battle group which is comprised of U.S., U.K., Croatian and Romanian soldiers who serve with the Polish 15th Mechanized Brigade as a defense and deterrence force in northeast Poland in support of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence at BPTA. 

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Washington Arts Festival to be held August 18-19

The Washington Park District and the Arts Festival Committee would like to announce that the 2018 Washington Arts Festival will be held the weekend of August 18- 19 at Washington Park, 815 Lincoln Street in Washington, Illinois. Juried exhibitors have already registered and are looking forward to...

Posted: August 15, 2018
‘Inside Panther Night’ set for August 17

Washington Community High School will formally introduce all of the Fall Sports participants for the 2018 Fall Season at their annual “Inside Panther Night” on Friday, August 17, 2018.

Posted: August 15, 2018
Washington Township United Fund donation to enhance police community outreach

The Washington Township United Fund’s founding principal is to financially support local organizations that are improving the quality of life in Washington through youth and family services. Since 1959, WTUF has helped these organizations build this community into a strong and vibrant place to ra...

Posted: August 15, 2018
Strong receives third place in poster contest

The Normal Woman’s Christian Temperance Union is pleased to announce that Gabriela Strong, a student at St. Patrick School in Washington, has received third place in the 2018 WCTU Division II (grades 7-9) National Poster Contest, and has earned $145.

Posted: August 15, 2018
Washington R/C Flyers to hold annual open house

The Washington R/C Flyers are gearing up for their annual open house and swap. The flying event will take place from noon until dark on Sunday, August 19 at 1774 Cruger Road in Washington.

Posted: August 15, 2018
Annual Lake Santa Fe triathlon set for August 5

Come out with the family and “Try a Tri!”. The Metamora Park Foundation is again helping to make the 4th Annual Lake Santa Fe Triathlon another success. Although this race was created by a child, it is intended for all ages and skill sets. James, age 13, truly loves this sport and designed these ...

Updated: July 17, 2018 - 4:21 pm
Upcoming Washington Impact tryout dates announced

The Washington Impact has announced the following dates for softball tryouts:

Posted: July 17, 2018
District 52 announces baseball, softball tryout dates

The 2018 Washington Middle School baseball tryouts will begin Monday, July 30, 2018 and continue on July 31. Tryouts will be held from 5-7 p.m. behind WashingtonMiddle School. Students must have a current physical examination and a copy of their birth certificate on file in the WMS office before ...

Posted: July 10, 2018
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