Agriculture

NCHS FFA Receives Donation From Nashville Animal Clinic And Zoetis

At the presentation of the donation from the Nashville Animal Clinic were, FROM LEFT, Dr. Jay Colbrook, Tabor Kozuszek, Carli Hoffman, Riley Bergmann and Dr. Angela Epplin. By Alex Johannes, NCHS FFA Chapter Reporter The Nashville Animal Clinic partnered with Zoetis to help provide support to the Nashville FFA Chapter. The donation was possible through

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Nashville News Freelance Reporter Celebrates Birthday

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, Nashville News freelance reporter and Nashville Community High School FFA Chapter Reporter Alex Johannes crept one year closer to adulthood, turning 17. Johannes enjoys cows, goats and dogs, reporting on Agriculture and Ag Education events, and mostly tolerating the full-time staff of The Nashville News editorial department. While we decided

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Herb And Garden Show Coming Up In Mt. Vernon

Chef Chad Howard. Herb And Garden Show Coming Up In Mt. Vernon Master Gardener Scoop – January 31, 2018 Majo Bates, Master Gardener Are you a little winter-weary?  Despite how hard I try, when it is as cold as it has been, I just get a bit tired of winter and all the coldness with

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Extension Advisory Council Meeting Scheduled For February 12

Extension Advisory Council Meeting Scheduled For February 12 The next regular meeting of the Illinois Extension Advisory Council serving Bond, Clinton, Jefferson, Marion and Washington counties will be on February 12. The council includes a panel of members from the five county area. They will meet at the Kaskaskia College Lifelong Learning Center at 7

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4-H Members Fighting Hunger

4-H Members Fighting Hunger 4-H members from Bond, Clinton, Jefferson, Marion and Washington counties will gather on February 10 for Illini Fighting Hunger. Illini Fighting Hunger is a meal packaging program that allows 4-H members and their families to help provide meals to their local food pantries. This is the third year in a row

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FFA Alumni Hold Annual Porksteak Dinner

The pork steak dinner was put on by the NCHS FFA Alumni on Saturday, January 27, with Dylan Wisely and Chris Stern flipping the steaks, ABOVE, the last batch towards 1,000 total that were cooked. Also assisting on the grill were Clark Wisely, Dan Whitener, Zach Kabat, Kevin Setzekorn and Tiffany Wisely. Indoors, things were

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Nashville FFA Wins 1st And 3rd Place At Farm Bureau Quizbowl

Nashville Team One members were, FROM LEFT, Alex Johannes, Callie McClay, Austin Schorfheide, Zach Williamson and Riley Bergmann. Nashville FFA Wins 1st And 3rd Place At Farm Bureau Quizbowl By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter On December 14, 2017, four FFA Chapters participated in the fourth annual “FFA Quiz Bowl” hosted at NCHS and sponsored by

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Farm Bureau Holds 91st Annual Meeting

Farm Bureau Holds 91st Annual Meeting By Alex Johannes The Washington County Farm Bureau (CFB) held their annual meeting on the evening of January 18 at the Community Club Building in Okawville. 211 guests were in attendance at the 91st Washington County Farm Bureau Meeting. During the business meeting, President Gale Koelling recognized Alfred Meyer

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NCHS FFA Alumni Pork Steak Dinner Coming Up January 27

NCHS FFA Alumni Pork Steak Dinner Coming Up January 27 The Nashville FFA Alumni are hosting their annual fundraiser for the FFA Chapter, the always-delicious pork steak dinner. The event is coming up on Saturday, January 27, from 3 to 7:30 p.m., and will be held in the NCHS Cafeteria. Tickets are $10 a person,

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91st Annual Washington County Farm Bureau Meeting To Be Held January 18

91st Annual Washington County Farm Bureau Meeting To Be Held January 18 The Washington County Farm Bureau will be hosting their 91st Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 18, at the Okawville Community Club Building. The evening begins with a meal at 6:30 P.M., followed by a brief business meeting and keynote speaker. Following the business

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