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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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ABATE Awards Scholarship To Barczewski

Kaskaskia Valley ABATE awarded a scholarship of $500 to Andrew “Drew” Barczewski, a 2017 graduate of NCHS, who is headed to the University of Illinois in the fall. Barczewski, along with numerous other students, wrote an essay on patriotism, with his being selected as this year’s winner. Barczewski is pictured with Kaskaskia Valley ABATE President

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Nashville Fire Department Golf Scramble Receives Donation

Shown presenting the check are FROM LEFT, Tim Kirchner, NFPD Chief Alan Holt, and Andy Kirchner. NOT PICTURED, David Kirchner Recently, the Kirchner Family of companies presented a check for $25,000 to the Nashville Fire Protection District. This check is presented in conjunction with the upcoming NFPD Golf Scramble scheduled to be held on August

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Threshermen Finish Summer Concert Series

Local Band The Threshermen played the last show of the 2017 Summer Concert series on Thursday evening, July 20. During the concert, Rick Harris, president of the Washington County Arts Council, who sponsors the series, took a few minutes to say that there would be more concerts next year, and that he hoped that they

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