George Chwascinski

Mr. George L. Chwascinski of Creal Springs, formerly of Beaucoup, departed this life at the home of his daughter in Creal Springs on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 2:50 P.M. He had attained the age of 88 years, 3 months and 5 days. George was born in Beaucoup, on April 14, 1929 the son of

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Pack 127 Cub Scouts Get A Firefighting Lesson

The Cub Scouts of Nashville’s Pack 127 got a firefighting lesson on Tuesday evening, July 18. The night was their “water night”, and they had some special help from Nashville Fire Protection District Volunteer Firefighters Chris Frerker and Seth Dinkelman, who came to the Scout House at Memorial Park with a tanker/pumper truck freshly topped

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Master Gardener Scoop: Summer Dangers – Heat And Sun

By Will Summers, Master Gardener So far this summer, we have experienced widely variable temperatures. Weather conditions across America have been extreme. Is this normal? Who can say? All we know is “Just wait, and the weather will change.” It is healthy for all people to be active outdoors. Regrettably, too many people, especially our

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“Reading Link Making An Impact!”

Do you know someone who wants to learn to read or just read better? The tutors from The Reading Link can help! For 30 years, trained volunteer tutors have help hundreds of people learn to read and write, sharpen skills to take on the High School Equivalency test, read to their children and help with

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Illini Summer Academies Reveal New Wonders For Illinois Teens

It’s like suddenly seeing the world in a new way. That’s how teens attending the Illinois 4-H Illini Summer Academies describe their time studying with University of Illinois instructors in late June. From quantum mechanics and mutagenesis to honey bee health and family interactions, U of I staff allowed Academy teens to peek in the

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Lamplighters HCE July Meeting

Janet Wisely and Barbara Behrman hosted the July Lamplighters meeting in the Oakdale Town Hall. Myrene Alfeldt read a letter from Nancy Russell requesting workers for the HCE booth at the Fall Festival. Lamplighters will be going to tour and enjoy a concert at the Centralia Carillon on Wednesday, August 9th. Those planning to attend

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Justin Hicks Family Benefit July 28 At St. Paul UCC Nashville

Join family and friends for food and fun at the Nashville United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall on Friday, July 28, from 4-7:30. Included are: • Art Show which will feature artistic, creative displays of local talent • Silent Auction presenting several baskets of innovative contributions from local merchants and individuals • All-you-can-eat Homemade Spaghetti

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Pets For Adoption – July 19, 2017

Slinky When the initial photo we received from the Partners for Pets of this week’s pet for adoption was out of focus, we headed to the shelter to shoot a new one. “Let’s see if we can get him to hold still,” said a member of the staff there. After about 30 frames to get

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NCHS Class Of ‘55 Celebrates 62nd Reunion

Eleven members of the Nashville Community High School Class of 1955 celebrated 62 years since graduation with a reception and dinner in Nashville July 15. The Class of 1955 was the first to graduate from the present NCHS campus. Attending were FROM LEFT, FRONT ROW, Kathyrn (Frieman) Todd, Bernice (Heseman) Hemminghaus, Judy (Henderson) Jones, Dorothy

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Muenter Celebrating 90th Birthday

Alma Muenter will be celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house on Sunday, July 23. Alma’s children, Mike and Shirley, Chris and Don, and Jim and Kathy are inviting family and friends to extend their greetings and well wishes to Alma at the Hoyleton Community Center Red Room, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. No

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