Milestones

WCHCE Holds 71st Annual Meeting

The Washington County Home Community Education held its 71st annual meeting with the theme “Celebrations at the Crossroads” April 23 at the New Minden Schoolhouse, New Minden. President Nancy Russell welcomed the visitors and members. There was a buffet dinner and HCE members made desserts. Roll call showed 44 present. Memorials were made for Sue

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Nashville Kroger Holds Cookout For 50th Anniversary

Nashville’s Kroger supermarket opened in its current location in April, 1968. In honor of the anniversary, there was a cookout on Saturday, April 21, where Store Manager Nathan Earnhart and Valerie Littlefield grilled hot dogs (and ribs too), served soda, water and chips, and even had balloons and treats for kids who came by.

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Community Club Making Plans For This Year’s Hofbraufest

Deb and Connie Holle presented Chane Keller, President, of the Hofbrauhaus with a commemorative mug honoring the 50th Annual Hoyleton Hofbraufest. The mug will be given to paid entrants of the 5K Run and Walk when entered by June 1. The mugs are also for sale for $10 at Kretzer’s and directly from Deb (618-780-0357).

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Grupo Antolin Vice Chair Visits Nashville Factory

Maria Helena Antolin, Vice Chair of Grupo Antolin, visited the company’s Nashville factory on Thursday, April 19. Antolin was accompanied by Susana Portillo Rodrigo, Corporate Improvement Director, and Edson Pereira, Production System Manager, as well as Todd Bennington, Antolin Nashville General Manager, who explained the facility’s production process to her. The Nashville factory has 522 employees and

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Deb Auld To Join Washington County Hospital Medical Group

Deb Auld, PA-C, with WCH Medical Group Director Dr. Ginger Fewell. Washington County Hospital Board, Medical Staff, Administration, and Staff are pleased to announce that Deb Auld, PA-C has joined the Medical Group at Washington County Hospital (WCH). “I am thrilled that Deb decided to join our practice,” said Dr. Ginger Fewell, WCH Medical Group

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NCHS FFA Takes First In State For Dairy Judging

NCHS FFA Members who participated in the Illinois State Dairy Judging Competition were, FROM LEFT, Megan Smith, Carli Hoffmann, Kyle Lamczyk, Cade Hoffman and Cole Herrmann. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter Kaskaskia College recently hosted the State Dairy Judging CDE where FFA members from the entire state had the opportunity to judge seven classes of

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Washington County Right To Life Honors Essay Contest Finalists

Washington County Right To Life held their Essay Contest Award Night on April 9. Each student was presented a check after they read their essay. Those honored were, FROM LEFT, Caitlynn Pytlinski, 8th grade Trinity– St. John, 1st place; Savannah Downey, 7th grade T–SJ, 1st place; Lauren Rapp, 7th grade T–SJ, 1st place; Megan Rennegarbe,

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Opening In April (1968) – Nashville Kroger

Nashville Kroger Celebrates 50 Years At Current Location The Nashville Kroger grocery store first opened its doors on April 16, 1968, 50 years ago Monday. The photos came to us courtesy of Jon Hunter, who wrote, “These were taken a couple years before I was born. Sorry, I do not know who took them and

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St. Michael’s Radom First Communion

Lillian (Lily) Chesnek, Trace Kirgan and Daniel Ratermann received their First Holy Communion at the 10 a.m. mass at St. Michael’s Radom on April 15, 2018. Left to right front: Trace Kirgan, Lily Chesnek, Daniel Ratermann. Back row: Rosalie Kostecki, PSR instructor and Celebrant Fr. Oliver Nwachukwu, PH.D.

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