Milestones

The Nashville News Receives Awards From Illinois Press Association

The Nashville News was recently recognized by the Illinois Press Association with awards in their 2017 “Best Of The Press” and “Best Of Advertising” contests. Awards to The Nashville News included: • PERSONALITY PORTRAIT Division A 3rd Place – The Nashville News, Alex Haglund. Farmers Market. “Great set-up. Good field of depth. Creatively includes the

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HCE Makes Donation For Hand Rail At NCHS Fields

ABOVE, Linda Kemper and Sue Mueller presenting the check to the NCHS Girls Softball Team, with Coach Shaun Renth. BOTTOM, the stairway with railing. Washington County Association for Home and Community Education (HCE) were happy to make a contribution towards the hand rail recently installed by the new steps at the Girls Softball field behind

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Hoyleton Dedicates Veterans Memorial

TOP, John Langenfeld and Michael Caplinger lay the Marines wreath, having saluted in respect of all Veterans. By Patricia Rensing Memorial Day brought us beautiful weather. More beautiful than that was the dedication to the Veteran’s Memorial Tribute in Hoyleton. The Veteran’s Tribute was brought off the ground by Ron and Deb (Michael) Holle.  Having a vision,

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Music Pops – Unverfehrt Piano Students Perform At Recital

    Piano students of Kathy Unverfehrt presented a recital on May 7th at Unverfehrt Farm Supply in Hoyleton with more than 80 people in attendance. Each student played one or two pieces on the piano. Participants include , FROM LEFT, FIRST ROW, Brianna Hemker, daughter of Brian Hemker and Tina; Addie Grote, daughter of Lucas

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Kozuszek Brings Prizes Home From Belleville Art Competition

NCHS student Mikala Kozuszek.     NCHS student Mikala Kozuszek was recognized for her artwork at the Art of the Square High School Competition in Belleville, held on May 19,20, and 21. Kozuszek is going to be a senior in the fall and has completed two years of art and plans to take a third year,

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2017 Nashville Businessman’s Scholarship Winners

    FROM LEFT, Bo Meyer of WNSV, Taylor Cook, Drew Barczewski, Ty Oelze, and Jennifer Maschhoff, NCHS dean of students.     The 35th annual Nashville Businessman’s Scholarship Awards were presented at Nashville High School on Thursday, May 25.  The awards go to the top graduating seniors based on grade point average.  Drew Barczewski, Taylor Cook,

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Gutzler Wilder Memorial Scholarship

    The Gutzler Wilder Memorial Scholarship is offered in loving memory of Marty, Kim, and Piper Gutzler and Sierra Wilder, cherished family members and dear friends, who passed away on January 2, 2015 in an aviation accident.  Marty graduated from NCHS in 1984 and loved flying, boating, and laughing with his family and friends. Kim

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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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