Hornettes To Begin Postseason Play

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team finished up the regular season this past week as they held on for two Southern Illinois River to River Conference wins over Pinckneyville and DuQuoin. In each game, the Hornettes rushed out to a big lead early, and withstood late rallies to get the win. The

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#618Rocks, Brought to You By T–SJ

618 Rocks! is a community initiative designed to spread joy and encourage creativity. The goal is to cultivate kindness, plant joy, and harvest hope for a better tomorrow in the 618. Students from Trinity-St. John Lutheran School painted rocks as part of their National Lutheran School’s Week Celebration last week.  The rocks will be hidden

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NCHS Board Repays Loans, But More Likely To Be Needed Soon

By Alex Haglund The NCHS Board voted to repay several loans taken from the district’s working cash fund earlier in the year at their meeting held on Monday, January 23. “We have received about 90-percent of the taxes from Washington County,” NCHS Superintendent Ernie Fletcher told the board. The loans being repaid included: • $84,000

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Senior Trip To Chicago Discussed By Okawville School Board

By Jill Moon The West Washington County District #10 School Board met January 26. Members discussed the senior class trip to Chicago. Students will leave April 16 and return April 21 and will cost $1,200 per student. Two chaperones are going from the school and two male chaperones will be provided by the service. Superintendent

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