2017 Okawville Wheat Festival Parade

ABOVE, TINY DANCERS, girls from Sonya’s Gotta Dance Studio of Nashville marched, danced and cheered their way along the parade route Sunday. BELOW, a “Shrek” themed float led the NCHS Marching Hornets through the parade. “Shrek – The Musical” will be a production of the NCHS Drama Department, with 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday show

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Kozuszek Wins Essay Contest

Essay Competition Winner Talanie Kozuszek. Each school year, the Catholic Daughters of Americas sponsor an Education Contest for middle school students in Catholic schools. The local chapter, Court of Our Lady of Lourdes #1790, oversees the contest in our area. St. Ann Catholic School teacher Mrs. Marsha Holzhauer uses the contest as a learning tool

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Sheriff’s Department K-9 Marley Dies Following Accident With ATV

On Tuesday, September 5 Washington County K-9 Marley was injured in an unfortunate accident. Marley escaped the control of her handler Deputy Tommy Moss and chased an ATV which ultimately struck her. The incident occurred near Deputy Moss’ residence while both were off duty. Immediately following the accident Deputy Moss transported Marley to meet with

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Fresh Strawberries – Classic Photo, September 13, 2017

This week’s Classic Photo shows an older gentleman selling some fresh strawberries. While he does look a little familiar, there is no identifying information on the photo. There is a stamp on the back from photographer Grover Brinkman of Okawville, but this is hardly unique – numerous Classic Photos that have appeared here were shot

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Girl Scout Registration in the Park

Girl Scout Registration in the Park will be held on Friday, September 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Nashville Memorial Park (at the pavilion by bridge) The event is current and new girls that might want to join the girl scouts. There will be games, crafts, and snacks.  Come out to learn more about

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Adeline L. Decker

Mrs. Adeline L. Decker of Nashville, formerly of Madison, departed this life at Washington County Hospital in Nashville, on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 2 A.M. She had attained the age of 85 years, 5 months and 14 days. Mrs. Decker was born on April 1, 1932 at Washington County, the daughter of Frank and

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Alvin G. Unverfehrt

Alvin G. Unverfehrt, 87, of Hoyleton, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Centralia Manor in Centralia. Alvin was born July 20, 1930, the son of Gustav and Clara (Twenhafel) Unverfehrt in Hoyleton. He married LaVerne (Kell) on June 7, 1953, in Centralia. LaVerne passed away December 19, 1991. Alvin was later married to

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Golf Course Celebrates 50th Anniversary

On Saturday, September 9, the Nashville Municipal Golf Course celebrated the 50th anniversary of its opening day in 1967. Golfers, including some of those who were there on Day One, took to the course this Saturday morning to celebrate the occasion and to play a round. Those present include, FROM LEFT, Lloyd Karmeier, Richard Ruggles,

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Marching Hornets Compete At Metro East Classic

The Marching Hornets were in action on Saturday, September 9 in O’Fallon at the 37th annual Metro East Marching Classic at O’Fallon High School. This marching competition draws schools from all over the greater St. Louis area and had schools from as far away as Decatur Illinois. The Marching Hornets have been marching in this

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