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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 Excels In District V Job Interview

    Contestants included, FROM LEFT, Mason Niedbalski, Carli Hoffman, Austin Schorfheide, and Callie McClay. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter     On April 26, members of the Nashville FFA Chapter attended the District V Job Interview Career Development Event held at the SIU College of Agriculture Sciences. This contest is designed to help members enhance their

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Nashville Optimist Club Announces Community Service, Essay Contest Winners

    ABOVE, NCHS Seniors Taylor Cook and Tyler Jahnke, who were the recipients of the Optimist Club Community Service Award Scholarships.     BELOW, NCHS senior Johnna Bergmann, who won the club level of the Optimist Essay contest.  A special thank you to the community members who served as judges:  Palma Stiegman, Danny Donato, and Macee

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Hats Off To The Nashville Community High School Class Of 2017

School’s Out! Seniors of the class of 2017 toss their hats at the end of graduation on Sunday, May 28.     The students of the Nashville Community High School said their final farewells to the school and Assembly Hall on the afternoon of Sunday, May 28 – graduation! For a look at these outgoing Hornet

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A Salute To The Departed

    Members of the Nashville American Legion ceremony team perform a 21-gun salute at the close of the observances on Memorial Day held at Memorial Park in Nashville at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29. By Alex Haglund     Bill Flanagan spoke about the approximately 1-million American servicemen and women who have given their lives

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Stephen Kozuszek Gets Hornets Football Head Coaching Gig

Stephen Kozuszek, Hornets Football Offensive Coordinator under former head coach Tim Kuhn, has been tapped to lead the gridiron squad beginning next season. By Brent Huelsmann     Just a few weeks removed from Tim Kuhn resigning as coach of the Nashville Hornets football team, Nashville has a new coach. The Hornets stayed in-house with the

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Harre To Coach Boys Basketball

Wayne Harre, longtime Hornets Girls Basketball Coach and former Hornets athletic director, has been tapped to lead the NCHS Boys Basketball team. By Brent Huelsmann     A few weeks after a loss in the Sectional Final to Alton Marquette, the Nashville Hornets basketball program was looking for a new coach. Brad Weathers, retired from coaching

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Manic May Monday For NCHS Board

Members of the NCHS Hornets Varsity Football Team came to the NCHS Board meeting held on Monday, May 22, in order to offer a statement of support for coach Stephen Kozuszek, who had not yet been hired at that point as the head football coach. Kozuszek’s hiring was announced by the board at a special

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Community Calendar – May 31, 2017

ACTIVITIES Thursday, June 1 First performance in Washington County Arts Council summer concert series, NCHS Music Department, Pavilion Across the Creek, Nashville Memorial Park, 6 p.m. Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m. Saturday, June 3 “Walk With The Dogs” for Pancreatic Cancer, 7:30 a.m., Memorial Park Wednesday, June 7 Recycling truck, behind Farm Bureau,

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Stone Soup Shakespeare Performs “Julius Caesar” In Nashville

“Et Tu, Brute?” Intrigue and murder in ancient Rome were the bread and butter (or perhaps, bread and circuses) of the actors of Stone Soup Shakespeare, when they performed “Julius Caesar” at Memorial Park in Nashville on Thursday, May 11. By Alex Haglund Stone Soup Shakespeare, a touring acting company that brings “Shakespeare in the

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