Milestones

Large, Unusual Sunflower Grown In DuBois

This unusual sunflower was grown by Helen Lamczyk in DuBois. Sunflowers generally only have one flower, but this one has many. It has grown to over ten feet tall. After this photo was submitted, The Nashville News was informed that the flower had unfortunately been knocked over by high winds.

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Riechmann Inducted Into 4-H Hall Of Fame

A Washington County volunteer was honored for her service as a 4-H volunteer. William Riechmann was one of 71 volunteers recognized by the Illinois 4-H Foundation as a 4-H Hall of Fame recipient during a ceremony Saturday, Aug. 12 at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. This year celebrated the 13-year anniversary of the award,

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Runge And Newman Announce Engagement

Brittany Newman and Jeremy Runge announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mike and Cheryl Newman of Nashville, and the parents of the future groom are Mike and Beth Runge of Jerseyville. Brittany is employed at Simmons Hanly Conroy law firm in Alton, and Jeremy is employed with Fox Racing Company. The happy

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Nashville FFA Members Attend Illinois FFA Leadership Camp

NCHS FFA members who attended the leadership camp were, FROM LEFT, Tabor Kozuszek, Carli Hoffman, Emily Stern, and Alex Johannes. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter Four members of the Nashville FFA Chapter attended the 2017 Illinois FFA Leadership Camp, held at Allerton Park near Monticello from July 25 – July 28. They were among the

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Richview Cemetery Association Quilt Won By Mary Newman

Richview Cemetery Association held their 12th annual fundraiser campaign. Top prize was a beautiful hand quilted queen size quilt. Winner was Mary Newman of Richview. Other prizes and winners were : $50 gift card Gladys Lambert; $25 gift cards were won by Randy Schnake of Irvington and Sue Cunningham of Effingham. All prizes were donated.

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Schorfheide And McClay Attend Washington Leadership Conference

Nashville FFA chapter members Austin Schorfheide and Callie McClay in Washington, D.C. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter Nashville FFA chapter members Austin Schorfheide and Callie McClay, attended the annual Washington Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. on June 25-July 2. FFA members from all across Illinois met in Springfield and Urbana to embark on their trip

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A Week In The Water For Young Richview Boy

Roston, a young 5 year old from Richview, deserved something just for him. He was diagnosed with a life-threatening seizure disorder at birth and frequently suffers from episodes. Through his treatment at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Roston was referred to Make-A-Wish. Although Roston is nonverbal, he is very expressive in other ways and it was

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Kujawas Celebrate 50th Anniversary

On August 19, 1967, Joseph and Mary Ann Kujawa, RIGHT, were wed. In honor of their 50th anniversary, they renewed their vows at St. Theresa’s in Maryville, surrounded by their family, ABOVE. FROM LEFT, FRONT ROW, Hunter, Holden and Hayden Evans; Christian, Annabelle, Piper and Parker Kujawa; BACK ROW, Wade and Monica Evans; Joe and

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St. John’s Lutheran Church Confirmation

St. John’s Lutheran Church, New Minden, celebrated the Rite of Confirmation on Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017. Pictured are (left to right), Pastor Tim Mueller, Corbin Willis, Caden Hoffman, and Logan Boester.

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Chris And Anna (Boelhorst) Frederking Family Reunion

The 31st Chris and Anna (Boelhorst) Frederking family reunion was held on Sunday, August 27th at Trinity Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, Nashville. A potluck meal with fried chicken was enjoyed by all those in attendance. It was noted that the very first Chris Frederking, Sr. family reunion was held forty years ago on July 31,

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