Milestones

Beckmeyers Celebrating 70 Years Of Marriage

Roland and Merle (Byars) Beckmeyer of Hoyleton will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, February 22. They were married at the First Baptist Church in Centralia by Reverend Louis W. Bean.  Phyllis (Maddox) Logan was Matron of Honor and Leonard Weber was best man. The couple met while attending Centralia High School.  Merle

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A Noisy Offering At Zion UCC Hoyleton For Second Mile Giving

When Gertie Holle and Janet Klie attended the Illinois South Conference of the United Church of Christ Annual Meeting last fall, they were concerned about the budget cuts to DuBois Center near DuBois and the Uni-Pres Kinder Cottage in East St. Louis. They and the members at Zion have a great passion for these two

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First Baptist Church Places 1st At Awana Bible Quizzing

Noah Frederking, 6th grader with the Nashville First Baptist Church Awana youth group, earned 1st place at the annual Awana Bible Quizzing event held at Fairview Heights First Baptist Church on 18 February 2017.  Noah competed against 12 other teams at his level.  He was the only participant to receive a perfect score.

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Dalman Earns Scholarship To SIU Carbondale

By Pete Rosenbery     Mark Dalman of DuBois is the recipient of a Dean’s Transfer Scholarship at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for the fall 2017 semester. Scholarships are based on academic merit and potential for superior achievement in college. Dalman is attending Kaskaskia College and is a May 2015 graduate of Nashville Community High School.

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Pries And Maschhoff To Wed

Rich and Tamra Maschhoff, and Mike and Shirlee Pries, all of Nashville, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Lindsie Maschhoff and Tanner Pries, and their plans for a wedding to be held on April 29, 2017. Lindsie is an NCHS graduate and was a member of the Stingers dance team. For college,

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Okawville High School Places First In Academic Challenge Competition

The Annual Academic Challenge was held at Kaskaskia College on February 6.  Fifteen district high schools were in competition in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics, English, Math, and Physics. The Okawville Team finished first in the small school competition. Individual students from Okawville who won awards were: Biology: first place –

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NCHS Places First In Academic Challenge Competition

The annual Academic Challenge was held at Kaskaskia College on February 6.  Fifteen district high schools were in competition in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics, English, Math, and Physics.  The Nashville team finished first in the medium school competition. Individual students from Nashville who won awards were: Biology: tie for second

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St. Ann Students Compete At Speech Meet In Herrin

Students from St. Ann Catholic School recently participated in a Speech Meet at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Herrin. The final speech meet of the year which includes schools from all over the Diocese of Belleville, will be held on Saturday, April 29 at St. Ann in Nashville.

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