HCE Makes Donation For Hand Rail At NCHS Fields

ABOVE, Linda Kemper and Sue Mueller presenting the check to the NCHS Girls Softball Team, with Coach Shaun Renth. BOTTOM, the stairway with railing. Washington County Association for Home and Community Education (HCE) were happy to make a contribution towards the hand rail recently installed by the new steps at the Girls Softball field behind

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Phyllis J. Bixby

Phyllis J. Bixby, 67, of Nashville formerly of Baldwin, passed away at 11:45 AM Monday, May 22, 2017 at the White Oak Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Phyllis was born on May 25, 1949, in Murphysboro, the daughter of Herschel and Verna (Morgan) Campbell. She married Leonard R. “Buzz” Bixby on October

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Christopher Lee Easton

Christopher Lee Easton, 34, of Alton, born on January 29, 1983 in Belleville, died on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. Chris worked as an LPN for Eunice Smith Home for nine years. He was a wonderful son, brother, nephew, uncle and friend and will be deeply missed. He

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Trees Down

Storms that blew in very early on the morning of Sunday, June 18 felled about 40 trees on the Haertling and Engele properties just east of Nashville. Leonard Haertling had 10 beehives out, ABOVE, two of which were destroyed when they were crushed by the falling trees.

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Highway Resolutions And Other County Action

Highway Resolutions County Engineer Mitch Burdick brought a brace of resolutions before the county board, getting phase one, two, or three engineering contracts negotiated and approved for four different projects. Negotiating a number of contracts together was more cost-effective and a more efficient use of his time, Burdick told the board, than it would be

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County Board Tables Zoning Items

By Alex Haglund There were numerous people present at the county board meeting held on Tuesday, June 13, to argue both for and against a pair of zoning map amendments, case 003-17, Bryan Kuder, and case 004-17, Caitlin Harting. Ultimately though, because of the filing of a petition to the county board urging them to

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City Planning To Crack Down On Unkempt Yards And Messy Properties

By Alex Haglund Those with messy, unkempt or unmowed properties in Nashville should get to work on cleaning them up, said Nashville Mayor Erik Rolf at the Nashville City Council meeting on Thursday, June 15. “We are going to be cracking down on properties that are not being maintained,” Rolf said at the council’s second

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Making a Splash

The St. Ann Church Picnic was held on the afternoon and evening of Saturday, June 17. TOP, NCHS coach and teacher Jason Alli is all wet in the dunk tank. BOTTOM, Rori Reagan, 7, of Pinckneyville gets to ride a horse. Visit the Nashville News Facebook page for a video of Managing Editor Alex Haglund’s

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Hornet Summer Baseball Sweeps Double Header

Todd Jahnke started the first game for Nashville, and picked up the win, as the Hornets took the game 7-4 The Nashville Hornets baseball team swept a doubleheader this past week by defeating Mt. Vernon 7-4, and 5-1. The summer baseball team for Nashville plays a 22 game schedule, which concludes in early July. In

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