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“The Heroin Project” Part I: A Call To Action

    Public defender Dennis Hatch, who previously served as both Judge and Prosecutor in Washington County, speaks to the audience at a screening of “The Heroin Project” on April 20 at the Nashville Community Center. By Alex Haglund     “The Heroin Project” is a film documenting the deadly effects of the abuse of heroin and

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Column: Seeking Solutions To The Heroin Problem

Dear Readers: There comes a time when a newspaper person, particularly those of us at small town papers, but really, anywhere, feels the need to abandon some of their impartiality and put their own voice into things. Usually it’s in a column, but in the opening of the article related to the heroin project (Here,

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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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May Is Motorcycle Awareness Month In Nashville

By Alex Haglund     Aside from swearing in new officials, saying farewell to outgoing ones, and assigning new committees and appointees, the Nashville City Council Meeting held on Thursday, May 4 was a relatively brief one. Mick Eddington, present at the meeting on behalf of ABATE was there for the signing of a proclamation declaring

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A Great Place For A Good Book – Sierra’s Little Library And New Children’s Section Unveiled At Nashville Public Library

By Alex Haglund     Friday, May 5, was the official unveiling celebration for the newly remodeled children’s section at the Nashville Public Library, “Sierra’s Little Ray Of Sunshine,” named for Sierra Wilder, whose name, BELOW, is embroidered on “the stump”, a cozy reading nook being used by Johnathan Bronke, ABOVE. More than just a quiet

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Fishing Derby Winners and Some Confusion

    ABOVE, the photo of the two girls who were not initially recognized as the winners of the fishing derby held on Sunday, May 7, Kylie Davis, 12, LEFT, who caught a 22 1/2″ catfish, and Hailey Kolweier, 10, RIGHT, who caught an 8 1/4″ bluegill. The winners trophies were presented to Mr. Szopinski and

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Fire Department Puts Out Smoking Car At Kroger Lot

  By Alex Haglund The Nashville Fire Protection District and other area emergency personnel responded to the Nashville Kroger parking lot for a car fire at approximately 10 a.m. Thursday, May 11. While the flames were extinguished before the firetruck arrived (other firefighters had already been at the scene), bystanders watched as steam billowed out

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Relay For Life 2017: Keep The Money Local

By Rebecca Ruehl     The Washington County Relay for Life is slated for Saturday, June 24 at the Okawville Community Center. Please visit www.relayforlife.org to register or to join a team. Our family has had a team since the first year of Relay (1998.) Our daughter was a new survivor and it was an easy

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