Retiring Nashville Mayor Raymond Kolweier said a few words on the evening of Thursday, May 4, before handing off his gavel to newly sworn in Mayor Erik Rolf. Next to Kolweier are City Treasurer Rose Ann Hunter and City Clerk Joyce Sheridan. May 4 was both of their last meeting as well. By Alex
By Rebecca Ruehl The Washington County Relay for Life is slated for Saturday, June 24 at the Okawville Community Center. Please visit www.relayforlife.org to register or to join a team. Our family has had a team since the first year of Relay (1998.) Our daughter was a new survivor and it was an easy
At the Washington County Historical Society’s annual dinner, held on Thursday, April 27, at the Oakdale Country Kitchen, the Historical Society presented a plaque to St. Michael the Archangel Church in Radom, recognizing the church’s historical significance in the county. The plaque states that the parish was founded in 1873, the first church was built
This year’s “Walk With The Dogs” for Pancreatic Cancer will be held on June 3 The 12th Annual 5K “Walk With the Dogs” is in full swing planning mode to have one of the best years ever. With 45 Corporate and Individual Sponsors from across the country, it is building up to one
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.