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A Good Time…For Polka!

Dave Hylla And Good Time Polka Plays At Courthouse Dave Hylla and the Good Time Polka band performed a well-attended show on the evening of Thursday, June 7, on the east lawn of the Washington County Courthouse. This was the first concert to be held back at the venue since moving to the park while

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Monster Killing Time At NCHS

Demons, dwarves, elves, faeries, football players and cheerleaders…and a dungeon master. This weekend, the world of fantasy smashes headlong into the world of high school when the Nashville Community High School Drama Club presents “She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurer’s Edition”, by Qui Nguyen. Performances of the play will be on the NCHS Auditorium stage at

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So Far Away, Yet So Close…

NCHS Ukrainian exchange student Maksym Kuzhdin helps to facilitate a Skype conversation between his NCHS Classmates, TOP, and his classmates from school back home in Ukraine, BELOW. By Alex Haglund Despite a geographic gulf of thousands of miles, on the morning of Thursday, March 1, a group of students from NCHS and another from a

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Eagle’s Flight

Adele Moore and Rachael Heaton remove a bald eagle from a pet carrier. The eagle was being released back into the wild after being rehabilitated. By Alex Haglund The crowd at the ball fields in New Minden was not deterred by the gray, rainy weather on Saturday morning. Those present were out to see something

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Hopfinger Files Suit Against Fletcher, City

By Alex Haglund Former Nashville Police Department Lieutenant Greg Hopfinger has brought a civil case against his superior, Police Chief Brian Fletcher, and against the City of Nashville in a lawsuit filed in United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on February 12. Hopfinger was dismissed from the Police Department, along with

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NCHS Choir Performs At IMEC

The NCHS Mixed Choir, with soloist Amy Harriss, RIGHT, performed at the Illinois Music Educators Convention in Peoria on Saturday, January 26. Photo Courtesy of Carol Haley NCHS Choir Performs At IMEC By Steve Browne NCHS Music Department On January 26, 2018 the Nashville Community High School Mixed Choir performed, in my opinion, one of

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Chess Night At The Library – Strategy, Learning And Family Fun

Chess Night At The Library Strategy, Learning And Family Fun By Alex Haglund On Tuesday night, January 2, I played chess for the first time in perhaps 10 years against Rick Harris, a friend of mine who I’ve talked to for a number of different stories over the years. As Harris seems to have a

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State Police Seek Black Sedan In Fatal Hit-And-Run On I-64

Illinois State Police Seek Black Sedan In Fatal Hit-And-Run On I-64 Ervin Goeden, 93, Killed By Friday Crash Ervin Goeden, 93, of Omaha, Neb., was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Friday, January 5, on I-64 eastbound near the 47.5 mile marker, with the crash occurring at approximately 5:05 p.m. The preliminary release from District

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Sheriff’s Report – December 20, 2017

Sheriff’s Report – December 20, 2017 December 17 A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy took a vehicle crash report that occurred on December 16, 2017 on E. Second St. near the intersection of Main St. in New Minden. A vehicle owned by Brooke Rhodes of Okawville was parked when it was struck by an unknown vehicle.

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