Milestones

Poem: Each Spring

Each Spring By Vi B. Chevalier When Spring arrives and blossoms burst With brilliant, breathless charm, When baby chicks and piglets, too, Arrive on Grandpa’s farm, When busy bees and butterflies Glide by with quiet grace And robins search with halting hops For worms, from place to place, When sunshine filters through the trees and

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Nashville Community High School Musicians Play At Park

    Members of the NCHS Choir sing out to a large crowd at Memorial Park in Nashville on the evening of Thursday, June 1, for this year’s first summer concert, put on by the Washington County Arts Council. This week, there will be another concert, same time (6 p.m., Thursday, June 8), same place (the

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2017 Relay For Life: More People Living With It Than Dying From It

By Rebecca Ruehl     I posted this question on Facebook a week or so ago.  “Friends. I need your help. If you or a family member is a cancer survivor, would you type their names in the comments section. It’s for a Relay article. And yes, I can use “first name last initial” for anonymity.”

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Washington County Hospital Hosts Spring Health Fair

    WCH Nurse Deb Holle takes a finger stick to test blood glucose at the Washington County Hospital spring health fair, held on Wednesday, May 10, all through the hospital. There were free tests like the one Holle was performing available, along with plenty of vendors present, and a selection of blood tests available as

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Washington County Hospital Honors Women’s Auxiliary

            Washington County Hospital Women’s Auxiliary members.     Washington County Hospital and Medical Group hosted an annual luncheon that honored the WCH Women’s Auxiliary members for their dedication and service to the hospital.     Thirty-six members were present for the luncheon.     Nancy Newby, CEO presented each member with a small gift. WCH

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Hats Off! – To Mothers, Daughters, And Friends

        “Hats Off!—to Mothers, Daughters, and Friends” was the theme for the evening at Trinity, Hoyleton, as we honored these important people that make our lives better.  Activities for the early May gathering of the Ladies Aid/LWML included a salad bar supper, a devotional program entitled “Keeping a Childlike Faith”, and games and prizes. 

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St. Paul UCC 2017 Confirmation Class

    The 2017 Confirmation Class at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Nashville includes, FRONT ROW, Amy Hicks, Nolan Heggemeier, Camden Ritzel, Trent Browne, Laura Lam, and Havalen Pierce. BACK ROW, Pastor Bev Kahle, Reagen Burke, Brooklyne Luessenheide, Ethan Oelze, Ben Reid, Emme Paszkiewicz, and Pam Kellerman, Christian Education Director.

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Nashville Middle School Fifth Graders Finish Adopt-A-Pilot Program

    On April 22, the Nashville Middle School 5th grade wrapped up their Adopt-a-Pilot class with a field trip to the Southern Illinois Airport and the SIUC Aviation facilities. The students toured the airport, looked at airplanes and got to fly a flight simulator. Southwest Pilot and SIU Alum John Hallock accompanied the students.

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Busy, Busy Band

    Steve Browne conducts NCHS Musicians through a medley of the songs of the various branches of the U.S. Armed services at the Nashville Memorial Day observances. NCHS Musicians will be back at the park on Thursday, June 1, to kick off the summer concert series there. By Alex Haglund     The NCHS Music Department

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