Workforce conditions improved in March 2017 throughout South Central Illinois compared to one year ago. All eighteen counties reported a decline in unemployment. The data is not seasonally adjusted. Washington County, which has some of the lowest unemployment in the state, saw a 1.1% decrease between March of 2016 and March of 2017, down from
Washington County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 0.9726, according to Constance Beard, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue. The property assessment equalization factor, often called the “multiplier”, is the method used to achieve uniform property assessments among counties, as required by law. This equalization is particularly important because some
Nashville Community High School will hold its Junior/Senior Prom on Saturday, May 6, at the Nashville Community Center. This year’s theme is titled “A Whole New World” and features an Arabian décor. The public is invited to view the decorations on Saturday, May 6 from 6-7pm.
On the evening of Sunday, April 23, The Harlem Wizards Basketball Squad took on the “Vintage Hornets” at NCHS’ Assembly Hall.
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.
Wayne Harre has resigned as Athletic Director at Nashville Community High School. Harre said “it’s just time for me to move on to something else.” Harre went on to say, “I could not devote the amount of time I thought the Athletic Director position required.”
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
Cole Herrmann, ABOVE, and Mason Niedbalski, BELOW, shown with NCHS FFA Advisor Julie Bond-Ledford, both received FFA State Proficiency Awards. By Alex Johannes, NCHS FFA Chapter Reporter Herrmann Cole Herrmann won the State Proficiency Award in Specialty Crop Production from his record books on the 9,000 mums he and his family grow at Country Kids
Steve Haertling, owner of Haertling’s Radio Shack, Nashville Volunteer Fire Department Member and organizer of the annual Nashville Fourth of July Fireworks spoke to the council at their meeting on Thursday, April 6, asking for a donation for this year’s display. By Alex Haglund There was no action taken on the biggest point of
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that IL 127 will be intermittently restricted to one lane in each direction beginning April 24, 2017, weather permitting. This work will take place weekdays between the hours of 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM. These closures are necessary to perform pavement maintenance as well as removal and replacement of