Lorine F. Schuette

Lorine F. Schuette, nee Leadendecker, 94, of St. Libory, born Feb. 23, 1922 in Oakdale, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at Memorial Care Center in Belleville. She was a homemaker; member of St. Liborius Catholic Church in St. Libory, where she was a Eucharistic Minister for years; member of the St. Liborius Council of Catholic

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Orval L. Freeman

Orval L. Freeman, 93, of Scheller, passed away at 7:59 A.M. February 15, 2017 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mount Vernon. He was born January 2, 1924 in Waltonville to parents, Roy and Myrtle (Newell) Freeman. He was married to Marie Virginia Freeman for 71 years and she survives. Funeral service were held

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Verdell Niermann

P Verdell C. Niermann, 84, of Hoyleton, passed away at 1:48 a.m. on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at Washington County Hospital in Nashville. She was born on March 3, 1932, in rural Hoyleton, the daughter of August H. and Clara C. Prueshner Bartling. She married Louis H. Niermann, Jr., on December 9, 1955, in Hoyleton,

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TSJ-ILS Titans Boys Basketball Post-Season Schedule

By Jim McGranahan The Titans had a very successful 2016-17 season with a 22-5 record and a 11-1 record against Lutheran Schools. They placed third at the St Mary’s Centralia November tournament and also third at the Tamaroa-St. Bruno’s tournament in December. These tournaments included public, Lutheran and Catholic schools. In an all Lutheran Tournament

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Jr. Hornettes Wrap Up Busy Week

The Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornettes volleyball team wrapped up a busy week in which they played in three matchups and one tournament. The Jr. Hornettes played against Pinckneyville, Murphy, and Trico before playing in the St. Ann 8th Grade Tournament on Saturday February 18. The Jr. Hornettes A-Team began the week with a two

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IHSA Class 1A Track Sectionals Announced

IHSA Class 1A boys and girls track sectional sites and assignments were announced this past week. The Class 1A boys track sectional will be held in Sparta on Thursday, May 18. The Girls Class 1A track sectional will be held on Friday, May 12 in Chester. Joining the Hornets in the boys sectional in Sparta

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Two Area Athletes Named Scholar Athletes

The IHSA All-State Academic Team, presented by Caterpillar was announced this past week, with two local athletes being named. Taylor Cook, of Nashville High School, and Logan Thoms of Okawville High School were each named to the 2016-17 All-State Academic Team. Every IHSA member school was invited to nominate one male and one female student.

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Hornets Finish Regular Season

By Brent Huelsmann With the postseason looming, the Nashville Hornets ended the regular season with a 50-37 victory over DuQuoin on February 17. The Hornets ended the season with a 17-12 record. Nashville will begin play in the Carlinville Regional on Wednesday February 22 at 6 p.m. The Hornets will play Carlinville, who defeated Staunton

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Hornettes Fall In Sectional Championship

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team came to a screeching halt this past week in the Sectional Championship game against Mater Dei. It was the second straight season, that the Hornettes’ season was ended by Mater Dei. The Hornettes advanced to the Sectional Championship by defeating the Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs. The Hornettes

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Dread Pirates And Dinner Theater

NCHS Drama Club Presentation Of “The Princess Bride” Coming To Hoyleton Community Club The NCHS Drama Club is excited to invite the community to the First Annual Benefit Dinner Theatre on February 25, at the Hoyleton Community Center. This year’s show is the one-and-only Princess Bride, adapted from the film for the stage by Ms.

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