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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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NCHS Hires Brad Turner As New Superintendent

The NCHS Board approved the hiring of Brad Turner as the new District Superintendent at their meeting on Monday, February 26. By Alex Haglund Brad Turner was hired as Nashville Community High School Superintendent by the school board at the end of their regular February meeting, held on Monday, February 26. “It seems like a

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“The Dulcimer Guy” To Play At Nashville Public Library

Mike Anderson, “The Dulcimer Guy” will be playing music and talking about The Civil War at the Nashville Public Library on Tuesday, February 27, at 6:30 p.m. Mike Anderson, “The Dulcimer Guy”, of Jacksonville, Ill., will be making an appearance at The Nashville Public Library at 6:30 p.m., on Tuesday, February 27. Anderson will be

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Busy Night At District 49

Thursday night, February 15 was a hopping evening at Nashville District 49. Along with student teacher conferences and a volleyball match against Trico, the school also hosted the Junior High Social Studies Fair, ABOVE, which included Geography projects by sixth graders and digital history projects by eighth graders, as well as trivia matches on Cahoots.

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Tom’s Grocery Store To Close In Nashville

Norrenberns Foods announced that they intend to shut down their Tom’s Grocery stores in Nashville and Freeburg. By Alex Haglund Norrenberns Foods announced last week that they mean to close their Tom’s grocery stores in both Nashville and Freeburg. Following news of the closure of the Freeburg store, the company madea s statement that the

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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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Little Nashville Armed Robbery Suspect Turns Self In

Jordan T. Macbeth, 18, of Virginia. By Alex Haglund A suspect, Jordan T. Macbeth, 18, of Virginia was charged with the armed robbery of the Little Nashville BP Station that occurred on the afternoon of January 31. MacBeth turned himself in to authorities in Madera County, California, after discovering that he was wanted. Macbeth is

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Little Nashville BP Robbed At Gunpoint

An image of the suspect from the Jan. 31 armed robbery which occurred at the Little Nashville BP Station. Little Nashville BP Station Robbed At Gunpoint By Alex Haglund An armed robbery occurred at approximately 3:55 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, at the Little Nashville BP gas station. A white male in his mid-to-late 20s

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City Seeks MFT Funds For Year

City Seeks MFT Funds For Year By Alex Haglund The Nashville City Council held their first regular meeting of February on the evening of Thursday, February 1. The council approved a resolution appropriating their motor fuel tax (MFT) funds for the upcoming year. “We’re going to appropriate funds for us to take care of our

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