Milestones

Nashville FFA Earns Second Place at Farmyard Follies

Nashville FFA Earns Second Place at Farmyard Follies By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter The Nashville FFA Chapter kicked off its 2017-2018 year by attending the DuQuoin State Fair Farmyard Follies on August 28, 2017. At the event, members competed against members from other chapters across Southern Illinois. During the competition, the matchup featured eight events

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Harre Credits KC Ag Program For Start Of College Career

Kaskaskia College Graduate Nick Harre of Nashville was hoping for a great start to his college education when he enrolled in the Agriculture Program. After receiving the Board of Trustees Scholarship for being one of the top 10% in his 2008 high school class at Nashville, he soon realized that he would have a head

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Above And Beyond – Chamber Recognizes Ruehl

The Nashville Chamber recognized Rebecca Ruehl, ABOVE, LEFT, with Chamber President Tom Speedie, presenting her with the first of their “Above and Beyond” award, for her help in organizing the “Stock The Trailer For Texas” effort for Hurricane Harvey relief. There is a letter from Ruehl and her relief effort co-organizer, Colleen Callan, published on

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Customer Appreciation Day Winners

The Nashville News Customer Appreciation Day was held on Friday, September 15. Along with plenty to eat and drink, as well as sales and tours of the office, we held a drawing for a number of giveaways. The winners of these drawings were: Don Rybacki, folding camp chair; Steve Launius, $50 Meier’s Chevrolet Gift Card;

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Higgins Completes Basic Training At West Point

Cadet Tyler Jeffrey Higgins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Higgins of Highland, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Oley Bochantin of DuBois, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Higgins of Trenton, completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy. Higgins entered West Point on July 3 and has successfully completed six weeks of CBT. CBT

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Class Of 1954 Reunion

The Nashville High School Class of 1954, ABOVE, met for their 63rd class reunion at Little Nashville on Saturday, September 9. Those present included, FROM LEFT, FRONT ROW, Mary (Polczynski) Steinkamp, Collette (Kugler) Niermann, Alita (Frederking) Schorfheide, Mildred (HArre) Cramer, Rose Ann (Ruchaj) Hunter and Pat (Ksycki) Corzine. BACK ROW, George Engele, Dennis Niermann, Carol

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Tevis and Barczewski Announce Engagement

Oksana Tevis and Leo Dominic Barczewski are pleased to announce their engagement. Oksana is the daughter of Terry & Larisa Tevis of Lenexa, KS She is a graduate of Shawnee Mission West High School, Overland Park, KS. She obtained a B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from University of Kansas and a Masters in Anesthesia

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Skorczewski-Skorch-Skorcz Reunion Held August 6 In DuBois

On August 6, 2017 our 51th annual reunion was held at the Deering Hall in DuBois. Marge Epplin was celebrating her birthday, she was 89 and the oldest member present. Others attending: Marice and Marcia Krisby, Marge Epplin, Danny Bochantin, Shirley Martin-Bigham, Judy and Bill Sheriff, David and Andrea Banach and children, Adam, Emma, Dr.

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Critter Crawl Held In New Minden

The Critter Crawl 5K Run/walk, along with a half mile kids run was held in conjunction with the Carol Renth Memorial Co-Ed softball tournament, in New Minden. You may wonder why we call it the “Critter Crawl”- Any of you that were fortunate to know our mother knows that she had a love for animals,

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