Nashville Community High School Senior Tyler Williamson has been named as a semi-finalist in the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation program. Out of the 187,000 applications submitted, less than 2,000 high school students from around the United States were selected as Regional Semi-Finalists. As semifinalists, students must submit additional information that will be reviewed in February, 2017
“MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITIES” became a reality this Christmas for two local families. Staff, employees and Elves from South Central Transit’s Clinton and Marion County facilities participated in the BCMW and WJBD Radio Adopt-a-Family program. For fifteen consecutive years Elves from the SCT organization have adopted, donated, shopped and wrapped gifts for children
Emily Hooks of Nashville, has been named to the Southeast Missouri State University Dean’s List for academic achievement during the fall 2016 semester. Students named to the list earned at least a 3.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, completed at least 12 hours of standard graded credit, achieved no grade below a B
Master Gardeners Deanna Ratermann (Germantown), Kathy Kingsley (Centralia), and Linda Summers (Nashville) received Advanced Master Gardener Certification in Ecology at their recent holiday gathering. To receive advanced certification current Master Gardeners must complete an additional twenty hours of continuing education by certified instructors in the chosen subject matter. All three Master Gardeners completed the entire
Trinity Lutheran Ladies Aid/LWML of Hoyleton collected food and pantry items at their Christmas party to give to the Concordia Seminary Food Pantry in Clayton, MO. They were able to enhance their project and deliver additional supplies with the help of a grant from Thrivent Financial, a fraternal insurance company.
Nancy M. Newby, CEO of Washington County Hospital & Medical Group, has been elected to the Illinois Health and Hospital Association’s (IHA’s) 2017 Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees is the policymaking body for the Association, which represents more than 200 hospitals and nearly 50 health systems across Illinois. Newby, who has 47 years
Students from St. Ann Catholic School visited Friendship Manor, Village Senior Apartments, Washington County Hospital’s Long Term Care Unit and the Vocational Workshop on Monday, December 19 to sing songs for the residents, workers, and staff.
The Nashville Fire Protection District held its Christmas party Saturday, December 17. NFPD board of trustees presented years of service plaques to, FROM LEFT, Jim Harre, 25 years; David Bochantin, 30 years; and Chad Rhine, 15 years. Assistant Fire Chief David Bochantin passed away November 23. Bochantin’s sister, Carol Laxton, accepted his award on his
Mania over the Nashville American Legion’s progressive jackpot raffle, The Queen of Hearts, as the pot grew larger and larger as the weeks past and the word went out further and further. Week 49, with its drawing held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21, saw the total available to a winner who found the
Volunteering For Community Preparedness And Public Health With Medical Reserve Corps Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers, including Diane Maschhoff, Ruth Kellerman, Linda Drumwright and Cathy Sieving spent the evening of December 8 at BCMW in the Nashville Community Center, helping to move, organize and prepare toys and gifts donated as part of BCMW Christmas. The MRC