Kenneth May

Mr. Kenneth Eugene May, of Nashville, departed this life at Washington County Hospital ER in Nashville, on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 6:35 P.M. He had attained the age of 85 years, 7 months and 27 days. Mr. May was born on November 8, 1931 in Nashville.  He was the son of Melroy Carter and Nellie

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August “Augie” Voytas

August “Augie” Voytas, age 93, of Coulterville, passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 12:23 a.m. in Sparta Community Hospital, Sparta. Augie was born in Coulterville, on August 18, 1923, a son to Joseph and Mary (Sirotar) Voytas. He married Cecilia Amelia Epplin on July 18, 1952 in St. Bruno Catholic Church, Pinckneyville, and

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Washington County Fair This Week

The Washington County Fair gears up this week with plenty of events going on at the track. The Fair will play host to two Demolition Derbies this year. The first derby will take place on Wednesday July 12 at 7 p.m. The derby on Wednesday night will feature Mini and Full-Size Autocross, a Mini-Van Derby,

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NCHS Summer Baseball Defeats Sparta

Terry Pelczynski pitches during the Hornets 15-0 win over Sparta on July 7. As the summer schedule for the Hornets summer baseball team winds down, Nashville finished up their last road game of the season with a 15-0 win over Sparta on July 7. Nashville scored early and often, easily taking the victory. Nashville took

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Hornets Get New Athletic Trainer

Antony Frierdich took over as the new Athletic Trainer at NCHS this past week, replacing Jon Becker who resigned from the position in late February. As the school sports begin to get ready for the 2017-18 school year, Nashville Community High School has welcomed a new athletic trainer into the fold. Antony Frierdich started at

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John R. Miller, Sr.

  John R. Miller, Sr., 83,of Festus, Mo., formerly of Coulterville, died Tuesday, June 27, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Juanita Miller; father of John R. (Debbie) Miller, Jr., Debra (the late Larry) Moore, Sr., Cindy (the late Frank) Schmersahl and Susan (Mike) Presswood; brother of Patricia (Larry) VanMeter, and the

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Esther Thompson

Mrs. Esther Thompson, 99, of Nashville, IL, departed this life at Washington County Hospital in Nashville, on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. Esther was born on May 27, 1918 in DuBois Illinois, the daughter of Herman and Martha Jahnke.  Esther Thompson (Jahnke) was united in marriage to Ben Thompson in St. Louis Missouri,

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