Cole Herrmann, ABOVE, and Mason Niedbalski, BELOW, shown with NCHS FFA Advisor Julie Bond-Ledford, both received FFA State Proficiency Awards. By Alex Johannes, NCHS FFA Chapter Reporter Herrmann Cole Herrmann won the State Proficiency Award in Specialty Crop Production from his record books on the 9,000 mums he and his family grow at Country Kids
Upper grade students from Trinity Lutheran School in Hoyleton presented their projects at the science fair in the Activity Center on March 2. Each of the 16 students were also shown in a video in which they explained their hypothesis, procedures, and results. Class projects from classrooms kindergarten through grade 6 were also displayed.
Chief Meteorologist Steve Templeton quizzes the crowd during the KMOV Storm Mode Tour stop at Nashville Community High School on Thursday, February 23. Templeton’s connection to Nashville comes through his wife, Rebecca Templeton, formerly Miller, and her family. While speaking with the crowd, he even came across a man with the last name
An 85th birthday celebration is being held for Mrs. Esther Sprehe. Friends and guests are invited to attend the open house gathering on Sunday, March 12, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the New Minden Community Club Building. No gifts, please.
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
Ronald and Marilyn (Benedict) Braun of rural Hoyleton celebrated their 30th Wedding Anniversary on February 14, 2017. They were married February 14, 1987 at the First Baptist Church of Nashville by Rev. David Moreland.
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
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.
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.
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,