By Alex Haglund Aside from swearing in new officials, saying farewell to outgoing ones, and assigning new committees and appointees, the Nashville City Council Meeting held on Thursday, May 4 was a relatively brief one. Mick Eddington, present at the meeting on behalf of ABATE was there for the signing of a proclamation declaring
Retiring Nashville Mayor Raymond Kolweier said a few words on the evening of Thursday, May 4, before handing off his gavel to newly sworn in Mayor Erik Rolf. Next to Kolweier are City Treasurer Rose Ann Hunter and City Clerk Joyce Sheridan. May 4 was both of their last meeting as well. By Alex
On Friday April 28, 2017 Shane R. Lindsay, 22, of Okawville, was arrested by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Lindsay was jailed in connection to the January 1, 2017 death of Dakota Ellerbusch, 18, of Ashley. Lindsay appeared in Washington County Court on Monday May 1, 2017 and formally charged by the Washington County State’s
Outgoing Hornets Football Coach Tim Kuhn at the front of his squad following their 2015 playoff loss to Auburn. By Brent Huelsmann Five years after taking the helm of the Nashville Hornets football team, head coach Tim Kuhn has resigned. Kuhn will be taking over the reigns of the football team at Brentwood
NCHS Head Boys Basketball Coach Brad Weathers, LEFT, with members of his coaching staff including Jason Guest, Patrick Weathers, and Kelly Cruser. By Brent Huelsmann After 31 years on the bench, Brad Weathers is calling it a career. A coaching resume that featured with 571 victories, 180 of which came at Nashville Community High School.
Take Me Out To The (Vintage) Ball Game – Murphysboro Clarkes Bringing 1860’s Rules Baseball To Nashville
The Murphysboro Clarkes will take on the St. Louis Union in an 1860-rules base ball game on Saturday, April 29, at Memorial Park in Nashville. By Alex Haglund If you build it, they will come. Or in the case of the Washington Historical Society and the Murphysboro Clarkes, if you host it, they
Non-certified results for the Tuesday, April 4, 2017 consolidated elections in Washington County, Ill., will be posted here as they become available. Editor’s Note, 8:48 p.m.: All of the election results that have been posted by the Washington County Clerk’s Office have been posted here. I’ve noted all of the updates to this story as
By Alex Haglund The Washington County Board met at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 14, for their regular monthly meeting, a brief one, during which a switch to a new tax software system for the county was approved, as was a project to install a sound system into the county board room.
All Photos Special To The Nashville News, Courtesy of Steve Humphrey, Humphrey Photography. Images Copyright Humphrey Photography. Visit humphoto.com to purchase images or for more information. By Brent Huelsmann For the first time in 30 years, the Okawville Rockets boys basketball team brought home a trophy from the State Tournament. After beating