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Making Miracles

Thursday, July 27, was Miracle Treat Day at Nashville Dairy Queen, and proceeds of every Blizzard sold went to St. Louis Cardinal Glennon Hospital through the Children’s Miracle Network. Along with frozen treats, DQ also had balloons for kids, live music and face painting, or in the case of Konly Cruser, 6, ABOVE, arm painting,

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First Day Of Classes Happening Soon

By Alex Haglund It’s August, and that means that school days are nearly here again – classes are back in session with the first day of attendance on Monday, August 14 at both NCHS, District 99, and Nashville Primary/Middle School, District 49. St. Ann School and Trinity–St. John Lutheran School will have classes start the

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Dark Sun: August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse Over Washington County

The Eclipse’s totality, when the sun is completely blocked by the moon and only the solar corona is visible, should be able to be seen in southern Washington County at around 1:20 p.m., Monday, August 21. (Photo from Nasa.gov, Image S. Habbal, M. Druckmüller and P. Aniol) By Alex Haglund Imagine if you will, what

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Exchange Students Headed To Nashville From Ukraine, Thailand

By Alex Haglund Two students will be coming to Nashville and going to school at Nashville Community High School during the upcoming school year through the PAX Academic Exchange Program. Maksym Kuzhdin, 16, from Ukraine, is heading into the 11th grade. Kuzhdin is member of the Youth Journalist League in Ukraine and is a multi-instrument

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Trinity Lutheran Welcomes New Pastor

Trinity Lutheran’s new assistant pastor, Rev. James Miller Trinity Lutheran Church of Nashville has welcomed a new assistant pastor, Reverend James Miller. Miller hails from DeKalb and is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, where he majored in Jazz Music (playing upright bass). Following NIU, he attended Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, and was posted

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Community Calendar – August 2, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, August 3 Swanwick Picnic, Swanwick, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m. NCHS Chromebook Freshman Parents Meeting, 8 p.m. Critical Incident Stress Management Training, Carlyle Fire Protection District Firehouse, 431 Franklin St., Carlyle Friday, August 4 Sting 11U

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Column: Community Calendar, V.2

Dear Readers: If you’ve been seeing the ads in our paper, or if you’re a regular on The Nashville News Facebook or Twitter pages, then you may have seen our newly-designed website at www.nash-news.com. The site has been up for a couple of months already, and we’ve been learning about how to work with new

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1st Annual Amy Center 5K Run/Walk And Outdoor Yoga

The Amy Center’s 1st Annual 5K Run/Walk and Outdoor Yoga event will take place on August 5. The event will take place at Mt. Vernon Outland Airport in Mt. Vernon. Early registration for the 5K Run/Walk costs $25, and it costs $30 to register for the 5K Run/Walk the day of the event. The 5K

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2017 NCHS Registration and Parking Information

Registration Information for NCHS Students 2017   All Nashville Community High School students are asked to register for the 2017-18 school year on Tuesday, Aug. 8 starting at 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.   At registration, parents will complete required paperwork, provide proper documentation and pay student fees while some students will receive their class

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Nashville Library Wraps Up Summer Reading Program, Plans Eclipse Luncheon

Some of the Top Ten Readers from the 2017 Summer Reading Program. Nashville Public Library concluded Summer Reading with Abra-Kidabra on July 12. The theme was Read by Design and we designed buildings, ice cream, paper airplanes and art. We started off the Summer with Eric Spencer talking about architecture and how the library was

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