Milestones

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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Leadership Installation Service Held At Zion UCC-Hoyleton

Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com Service of Installation was conducted on Sunday, February 5 at Zion UCC. The following will serve: Mark Hake, President; Mark Beckemeyer, Vice-President; Kevin Meyer, Financial Treasurer; Priscilla Self, Secretary/Treasurer; Jean Fark, Nancy Fechtler, Donna Klie, and Laura Renth are Members-At-Large. Next Sunday is the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany Worship Service at Zion

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NCHS Athletic Trainer Becker Departs To Join Yankees Organization

By Brent Huelsmann Start spreading the news, after almost three years at the helm, Jon Becker, the athletic trainer for Nashville Community High School, will be leaving. Becker accepted a one year contract to be an athletic trainer in the New York Yankees organization. Becker will mainly be working with the Staten Island Yankees, the short-season

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Farmers And Merchants Presents Donations To Area Non-Profits

Farmers and Merchants Bank held their annual Non-Profit Christmas raffle, where the raffle winners are not-for-profit groups or organizations in the community’s served by FMB. This year’s winners each received a $250 donation from FMB. They are: RIGHT, Trinity–St. John Lutheran School, Karianne Schnitker, from the Nashville Branch presenting a donation to T–SJ Principal, Mrs.

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NCHS FBLA Students Participate In Regional Conference At KC

On Saturday, January 21, FBLA members from Nashville Community High School participated in the Southwestern Area Regional Conference at Kaskaskia College. Fourteen students will advance to the State Leadership Conference in March to compete against FBLA members state-wide. The NCHS Students that competed included, FIRST ROW, Sara Guetersloh (3rd, Business Ethics), Christine Garner (1st, Sports

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Cobbs Celebrate 50 Years Of Marriage

At 10am on January 21, 1967, Miss Joan Marie Driggers and USAF Major Richard “Rich” Leon Cobb were wed at Scott Air Force Base. They met in the Philippines, married in the United States, and lived for a number of years in Germany before Rich retired from the Air Force. They were blessed with four

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Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting At New Event Venue, The Studio

The Studio is open for business! The Nashville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting welcoming the Studio to Nashville. Cutting the ribbon was Nashville Mayor Ray Kolweier, accompanied by Chamber members and owners of The Studio Randy and Kathy Malawy of Edwardsville. The Studio is located at 153 S. Kaskaskia Street in Nashville, in

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Woker Retiring From Kroger After 48 Years

Glen Woker is hanging up his apron for the last time. After 48 years with the Kroger Company, Glen Woker will be retiring. Kroger invites those who wish to see Glen off to visit Nashville Kroger on Saturday, January 28, and pass on your best wishes. Congratulations to Glen!

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