Milestones

2017 Relay For Life: More People Living With It Than Dying From It

By Rebecca Ruehl     I posted this question on Facebook a week or so ago.  “Friends. I need your help. If you or a family member is a cancer survivor, would you type their names in the comments section. It’s for a Relay article. And yes, I can use “first name last initial” for anonymity.”

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Washington County Hospital Hosts Spring Health Fair

    WCH Nurse Deb Holle takes a finger stick to test blood glucose at the Washington County Hospital spring health fair, held on Wednesday, May 10, all through the hospital. There were free tests like the one Holle was performing available, along with plenty of vendors present, and a selection of blood tests available as

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Washington County Hospital Honors Women’s Auxiliary

            Washington County Hospital Women’s Auxiliary members.     Washington County Hospital and Medical Group hosted an annual luncheon that honored the WCH Women’s Auxiliary members for their dedication and service to the hospital.     Thirty-six members were present for the luncheon.     Nancy Newby, CEO presented each member with a small gift. WCH

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Hats Off! – To Mothers, Daughters, And Friends

        “Hats Off!—to Mothers, Daughters, and Friends” was the theme for the evening at Trinity, Hoyleton, as we honored these important people that make our lives better.  Activities for the early May gathering of the Ladies Aid/LWML included a salad bar supper, a devotional program entitled “Keeping a Childlike Faith”, and games and prizes. 

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St. Paul UCC 2017 Confirmation Class

    The 2017 Confirmation Class at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Nashville includes, FRONT ROW, Amy Hicks, Nolan Heggemeier, Camden Ritzel, Trent Browne, Laura Lam, and Havalen Pierce. BACK ROW, Pastor Bev Kahle, Reagen Burke, Brooklyne Luessenheide, Ethan Oelze, Ben Reid, Emme Paszkiewicz, and Pam Kellerman, Christian Education Director.

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Nashville Middle School Fifth Graders Finish Adopt-A-Pilot Program

    On April 22, the Nashville Middle School 5th grade wrapped up their Adopt-a-Pilot class with a field trip to the Southern Illinois Airport and the SIUC Aviation facilities. The students toured the airport, looked at airplanes and got to fly a flight simulator. Southwest Pilot and SIU Alum John Hallock accompanied the students.

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Busy, Busy Band

    Steve Browne conducts NCHS Musicians through a medley of the songs of the various branches of the U.S. Armed services at the Nashville Memorial Day observances. NCHS Musicians will be back at the park on Thursday, June 1, to kick off the summer concert series there. By Alex Haglund     The NCHS Music Department

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Nashville FFA Chapter Succeeds At District Horticulture

    Members who participated were, BACK ROW, Alex Johannes, Austin Schorfheide, Tyler Jahnke, Tabor Kozuszek, Bailey Schorfheide, Holli Fullerton, and Emily Stern, and FRONT ROW, Emily Wisely, Danya Parrish, Mady Reichmann, Johnna Bergmann, Reighn Stofferahn, Karlie Voss, and Liz Biermann. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter     The Nashville FFA Horticulture team recently brought home some

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St. Ann School Hosts Speech Meet

    FROM LEFT, Reese Varel, Harrison Zgonina, and Tessa Kellerman.     The annual Diocesan Speech Meet was held on Saturday, April 29 at St. Ann Catholic School with over a dozen schools and several dozen students participating. Students, coaches, judges and parents from the metro east, southern Illinois and points west made the trek in

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