Milestones

NCHS Band Invited To Play Sugar Bowl

By Alex Haglund NCHS Music Department Head Steve Browne was present at the Nashville Community High School Board’s regular meeting for February, held on the evening of Monday, February 26, and shared the exciting news that the NCHS Marching Band had been invited to play at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans on New Year’s

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Church Council Members Elected At Zion United Church Of Christ

Members of Zion United Church of Christ in Hoyleton were recently installed as Church Council Members for 2018. Those pictured are from left to right: Church Pastor – Rev. Bill Causer, Mark Hake, Mark Beckmeyer, Kevin Meyer, Kim Restoff, Donna Klie, and Patti Causer. Those not pictured are: Nancy Fechtler, and Laura Renth. Immediately following

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Pille And Schlesinger Announce Marriage

Carl and Alice Pille, and Paul and Peggy Schlesinger, and Bella wish to announce the marriage of the kids, Mike and Dr. Christina. The reception will be at a later date after a honeymoon in Cancun and they return to their jobs, Mike as Global Safety Coordinator at Worldwide Technology, and Dr. Christina as Clinic

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Knights Of Columbus Drive

The Nashville Knights of Columbus Council 4384 presented checks for $1,215.04 to each Nashville Grade School and Nashville High School. The funds were collected at the Intellectually Disabled (Tootsie Roll) Drive last fall. From left to right: Leo Schmidt, general chairman of the drive, Mark Hostert of District 49, Jennifer Maschhoff of District 99, and

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Washington County HCE Members Russell And Helms Bound For Effingham Conference

Washington County Home and Community Education members, Nancy Russell and Jane Helms, will attend the 94th Annual Illinois Association for Home and Community Education Conference, being held at the Thelma Keller Convention Center, Effingham, IL, March 13-15, 2018. IAHCE continues to cross the boundaries when providing unique and inventive ideas for our lessons providing members

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Chamber Makes Donation To Ministerial Alliance

The Nashville Chamber of Commerce made a donation to the Washington County Ministerial Alliance for $205. The funds were the proceeds of a 50/50 drawing held at the Chamber’s annual Chicken and Beer Dance, held February 24. Presenting the check is Chamber President Tom Speedie, RIGHT, and accepting it is Ministerial Alliance Treasurer Fr. Andy

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NCHS Student Gallery “Grace In Murky Waters” By Olivia Anderson

This week, the art work for the NCHS Student Gallery is “Grace In Murky Waters” by Sophomore Olivia Anderson. An Art II student, Anderson created the piece as a 12X16-inch oil pastel drawing. It depicts a mother swan and her babies swimming on a pong. “I recently learned about the style of Impressionism in my

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St. Ann School Works Of Mercy: Visiting The Imprisoned

The Works of Mercy being undertaken by the students at St. Ann School in Mrs. Janice Gaubatz class take on a different theme each month. The works are either spiritual (caring for the spirit) or corporal (caring for people here in the physical world). The Works for January were corporal – “Visiting The Imprisoned”. Since

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Crowd Growing For Hoyleton Queen Of Hearts

Dustin Unverfehrt and Jim Muenter of the Hoyleton Community Club. Hoyleton – February 28, 2018 Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com The Queen of Hearts rolls over into its 5th week and the crowd is growing. The Hoyleton Community Club is sponsoring the Luck Lady drawing and tickets are for sale throughout the week at Kretzer’s Bar and

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Okawville High School Places First In Academic Challenge Competition

Pictured are the participating Okawville students. First row – Kathryn Lohman, Megan Hettenhausen, Emily Bening, Erin Klasing, Tiffany Thompson. Standing is Payton Riechmann, Daniel Jansen, Ashley Langenstein, Ethan Eckert, Ryan Bechtoldt, Russell Rodely, Audrey Jansen, Kole Jackson. The Annual Academic Challenge was held at Kaskaskia College on February 8. Fifteen district high schools were in

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