Milestones

A Noisy Offering At Zion UCC Hoyleton For Second Mile Giving

When Gertie Holle and Janet Klie attended the Illinois South Conference of the United Church of Christ Annual Meeting last fall, they were concerned about the budget cuts to DuBois Center near DuBois and the Uni-Pres Kinder Cottage in East St. Louis. They and the members at Zion have a great passion for these two

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First Baptist Church Places 1st At Awana Bible Quizzing

Noah Frederking, 6th grader with the Nashville First Baptist Church Awana youth group, earned 1st place at the annual Awana Bible Quizzing event held at Fairview Heights First Baptist Church on 18 February 2017.  Noah competed against 12 other teams at his level.  He was the only participant to receive a perfect score.

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Dalman Earns Scholarship To SIU Carbondale

By Pete Rosenbery     Mark Dalman of DuBois is the recipient of a Dean’s Transfer Scholarship at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for the fall 2017 semester. Scholarships are based on academic merit and potential for superior achievement in college. Dalman is attending Kaskaskia College and is a May 2015 graduate of Nashville Community High School.

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Pries And Maschhoff To Wed

Rich and Tamra Maschhoff, and Mike and Shirlee Pries, all of Nashville, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Lindsie Maschhoff and Tanner Pries, and their plans for a wedding to be held on April 29, 2017. Lindsie is an NCHS graduate and was a member of the Stingers dance team. For college,

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Okawville High School Places First In Academic Challenge Competition

The Annual Academic Challenge was held at Kaskaskia College on February 6.  Fifteen district high schools were in competition in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics, English, Math, and Physics. The Okawville Team finished first in the small school competition. Individual students from Okawville who won awards were: Biology: first place –

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NCHS Places First In Academic Challenge Competition

The annual Academic Challenge was held at Kaskaskia College on February 6.  Fifteen district high schools were in competition in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics, English, Math, and Physics.  The Nashville team finished first in the medium school competition. Individual students from Nashville who won awards were: Biology: tie for second

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St. Ann Students Compete At Speech Meet In Herrin

Students from St. Ann Catholic School recently participated in a Speech Meet at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Herrin. The final speech meet of the year which includes schools from all over the Diocese of Belleville, will be held on Saturday, April 29 at St. Ann in Nashville.

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Leadership Installation Service Held At Zion UCC-Hoyleton

Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com Service of Installation was conducted on Sunday, February 5 at Zion UCC. The following will serve: Mark Hake, President; Mark Beckemeyer, Vice-President; Kevin Meyer, Financial Treasurer; Priscilla Self, Secretary/Treasurer; Jean Fark, Nancy Fechtler, Donna Klie, and Laura Renth are Members-At-Large. Next Sunday is the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany Worship Service at Zion

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NCHS Athletic Trainer Becker Departs To Join Yankees Organization

By Brent Huelsmann Start spreading the news, after almost three years at the helm, Jon Becker, the athletic trainer for Nashville Community High School, will be leaving. Becker accepted a one year contract to be an athletic trainer in the New York Yankees organization. Becker will mainly be working with the Staten Island Yankees, the short-season

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