Milestones

NCHS Class Of ‘55 Celebrates 62nd Reunion

Eleven members of the Nashville Community High School Class of 1955 celebrated 62 years since graduation with a reception and dinner in Nashville July 15. The Class of 1955 was the first to graduate from the present NCHS campus. Attending were FROM LEFT, FRONT ROW, Kathyrn (Frieman) Todd, Bernice (Heseman) Hemminghaus, Judy (Henderson) Jones, Dorothy

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Muenter Celebrating 90th Birthday

Alma Muenter will be celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house on Sunday, July 23. Alma’s children, Mike and Shirley, Chris and Don, and Jim and Kathy are inviting family and friends to extend their greetings and well wishes to Alma at the Hoyleton Community Center Red Room, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. No

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Collins And DeMoss Wed

Jenna Collins and Michael DeMoss were married May 27, 2017 at the McGuire Chapel of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. The bride is the daughter of Ann and Rodney Collins of Sullivan. The groom is the son of Christina Leonard of Swansea, and William DeMoss of Nashville. The best man was longtime friend, Daniel Huge,

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144th Army Band Plays At Memorial Park

On the evening of Thursday, July 13, The 144th Army Band IL National Guard played at the pavilion across the creek at Memorial Park in Nashville. There was a brief downpour just before they started, but the band and crowd moved under the pavilion, which was fortunate, because after the show started, an even longer,

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Frankie’s On The Hill To Reopen

    Chef Mark Allen is planning a number of internationally-themed dishes to present to diners at Frankie’s On The Hill in Nashville, reopening Friday, July 7. By Alex Haglund     Frankie’s On The Hill, the upscale dining establishment owned by Frank Bartolotta, of Girolamo’s, will be reopening after an extended closure on Friday, July 7,

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Clarkes And Old Capitals Go Back To The 1860s

    A player for The Vandalia Old Capitols, complete with waxed handlebar moustache, “hurls” the ball in one of the team’s vintage base ball games, played against the Murphysboro Clarkes at Memorial Park in Nashville on Saturday, June 24. Vintage Base Ball was brought to Nashville thanks to the Washington County Historical Society who organized

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Youth to Washington Tour 2017

    From left to right: Sierra Wetmore, Brittaney Wynn, Congressman John Shimkus, Hannah Liske and Rachel Beckham. Rachel Beckham of Woodlawn, Hannah Liske of Okawville, Sierra Wetmore of Iuka and Brittaney Wynn of Alma represented Tri-County Electric Cooperative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 9-16. This event, sponsored by the

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Porter Honored For 28 Years As Pilot Knob Road Commissioner

    A retirement party was held at Oakdale Country Kitchen on Sunday, June 25, in honor of Dave Porter, who has served as the Pilot Knob Township Road Commissioner for 28 years. Pictured, FROM LEFT, are Harold Francis, Kristina Gill, Brad Ahlers, Leland Wells, Dave Porter, Kim Morris, Paul Ryterski and Joshua Ibendahl.

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