Community Calendar

Stone Soup Shakespeare Performs “Julius Caesar” In Nashville

“Et Tu, Brute?” Intrigue and murder in ancient Rome were the bread and butter (or perhaps, bread and circuses) of the actors of Stone Soup Shakespeare, when they performed “Julius Caesar” at Memorial Park in Nashville on Thursday, May 11. By Alex Haglund Stone Soup Shakespeare, a touring acting company that brings “Shakespeare in the

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What Does The Poppy Mean?

What does the poppy mean? The American Legion Auxiliary adopted the poppy as its memorial flower in 1921, and in 1924, instituted the National Poppy Program to protect the Memorial Poppy and ensuring that every Auxiliary Poppy is made by a disabled or hospitalized veteran. Each year, volunteers from the American Legion Auxiliary and from

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Let’s Paint Washington County Purple

The Washington Co. Relay for Life will be promoting the “Paint the County Purple” Campaign with the selling of purple bows again this year. These purple bows will be displayed in the town you request in Washington County the week prior of the relay.  For the event the bows will be moved to the Okawville

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Memorial Day Observances

Monday, May 29, is Memorial Day and businesses, banks and government offices will all be closed in observance of the holiday, set aside to recognize those fighting men and women who served this country and who are no longer with us. Nashville Observance In Nashville, there will be a Memorial Day ceremony held at the

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2nd Annual Okawville Soda Festival To Be Held At The Heritage Days

Come and taste 18 old-fashioned glass bottle sodas on Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days. Last year’s crowd top vote-getters, Excel Bottling Company of Breese’s Frostie Root Beer and Black Cherry will be going to battle against Fitz’s Cardinal Cream, Dang Butterscotch Root Beer, Green River,

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Community Calendar – May 24, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, May 25 Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Friday, May 26 Maifest at Nashville Memorial Park– softball tournament 7-11 p.m., Jr. Baseball Tournament, 6-10 p.m.; Live Music 8-11:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m., close of business, deadline for the May 31 edition of The Nashville News Saturday, May 27 Maifest at Nashville Memorial Park–

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2017 Relay For Life: Drink The Lemonade

By Rebecca Ruehl     I’ve been involved with Relay for Life since 1998, the year after our daughter was diagnosed with cancer. Through the years, I’ve seen lots of fundraisers. Raffles and bake sales and BBQ’s and silent auctions and shirts and flipflops and letter writing. Some have been successful. Others? Not so much.  When

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IDOT Road Surfacing In County Begins May 15

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction consisting of bituminous surface treatments of Stone Church Road, Raven Road, and Vermont Road, and asphalt overlay of the bridge approach roadways at Mud Creek, South Fork and Mud Creek, and Archie Creek began on Monday, May 15.  This work is expected to be completed by the

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Corrections – May 17, 2017

In the Community Calendar on Page A4 of the May 10, 2017 edition of The Nashville News, the NCHS Board meeting was listed as occurring on the evening of Monday, May 15. While NCHS board meeting’s are typically held on the third Monday of each month, the May meeting will be held on Monday, May

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NCHS Counselor’s Report – May 17, 2017

Nashville Community High School Phone: (618) 327.8286 Fax: (618) 327.4513 Web Address: Nashville-k12.org Tesha Maschhoff X250; Becky Luessenheide X381; Susan Boosinger X251 Boys State: Any boy who is finishing his junior year and is interested in attending Boys State should sign up in the Counseling Office.  At Boys State, students experience “learn by doing” training

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