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District #49 Receives Science Assessments

District #49 Receives Science Assessments Nashville #49 Superintendent’s Notes By Michael Brink Nashville #49 Superintendent mbrink@nashville49.org I would like to take this opportunity to report on our district’s state assessment results in science for school years 2016 and 2017. The results of the assessments were late arriving to districts because the Illinois State Board of

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Little Nashville Armed Robbery Suspect Turns Self In

Jordan T. Macbeth, 18, of Virginia. By Alex Haglund A suspect, Jordan T. Macbeth, 18, of Virginia was charged with the armed robbery of the Little Nashville BP Station that occurred on the afternoon of January 31. MacBeth turned himself in to authorities in Madera County, California, after discovering that he was wanted. Macbeth is

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Okawville Math Teacher, Danford, Announces Intent To Retire

Okawville Math Teacher, Danford, Announces Intent To Retire By Alex Johannes The West Washington County Community Unit District #10 Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting on the evening of Thursday, January 25. Under Correspondence, Superintendent Scott Fuhrhop read a letter from Doris Danford regarding her intent to retire effective after the 2017-2018 school

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I64 closed down for 4 ½ hours following Semi Rollover

I64 closed down for 4 ½ hours following Semi Rollover A semi truck rolled over on I64 a few miles past the Nashville exit early on Thursday morning, blocking the road and sending Interstate traffic on a long detour around the site. According to the Illinois State Police’s preliminary report, a 2017 Freightliner truck tractor/semi-trailer

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Little Nashville BP Robbed At Gunpoint

An image of the suspect from the Jan. 31 armed robbery which occurred at the Little Nashville BP Station. Little Nashville BP Station Robbed At Gunpoint By Alex Haglund An armed robbery occurred at approximately 3:55 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, at the Little Nashville BP gas station. A white male in his mid-to-late 20s

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City Seeks MFT Funds For Year

City Seeks MFT Funds For Year By Alex Haglund The Nashville City Council held their first regular meeting of February on the evening of Thursday, February 1. The council approved a resolution appropriating their motor fuel tax (MFT) funds for the upcoming year. “We’re going to appropriate funds for us to take care of our

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Two Vehicle Accident In Washington County

A two vehicle accident occurred around 9 a.m. on IL15, just east of Nashville. According to the Illinois State Police of District 13, preliminary investigative details indicate  a 2016 Toyota Camry, driven by Holly Reinheimer, 28, of Freeburg, was eastbound and a 2017 Chevrolet Equinox, driven by Jane Pelczynski, 72, of Ashley, westbound, both on Illinois

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Nothing But A Wing Thing…

FROM LEFT, the wings were cleaned, breaded (or not, depending on the order), fried, sauced and packaged, with customers arriving to pick their orders up through the afternoon. Nothing But A Wing Thing… Sunday, February 4, Super Bowl Sunday, the kitchen at the Community Center of Nashville (CCN) was a flurry of activity. Volunteers came

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Notes From NCHS Board’s January Meeting

Notes From Nashville Community High School Board’s January Meeting By Alex Haglund The Nashville Community High School Board met for their regular January meeting on Monday, January 22. For the story covering Interim Superintendent Thomas Hawkins’ reports and new courses that will be offered next school year, please see the article from the January 31,

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The Life (And Death) Of An Opiate Addict

Washington County Judge Dan Emge speaks to the audience at a showing of “Chasing The Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict” at NCHS on Tuesday, January 30. Following the film, Emge participated in a panel discussion with Probation Officer Maggie Bradac, Dr. Ginger Fewell, States Attorney Dan Bronke and Public Defender Dennis Hatch. The

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