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21st Annual Feeder School Shootout

Area teams got on the floor of Assembly Hall for the 21st Annual Feeder School Shootout. Ashley, Hoyleton/Grand Prairie, Nashville, TSJ/ILS, Oakdale, and St. Ann all competed, as well as non-feeder schools Carlyle and Willow Grove. In the first matchup of the  night, Ashley defeated Hoyleton Grand Prairie 49-27. The second game of the night

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Community Center Holding Membership Drive

Community Center Holding Membership Drive By Alex Haglund Friday, November 10, was an exciting evening at the Community Center of Nashville, CCN, when they hosted their annual beer and wine tasting event, with the help of All-Mart of Nashville. As part of a push to help the Community Center stay afloat, the CCN Board announced

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Hornet Harriers Head To State

Hornet Harriers Head To State By Brent Huelsmann The NCHS fall sports season wrapped up this past week at the IHSA Class 1A State Cross Country Meet, held at Detweiller Park in Peoria. All of the runners battled tough conditions as rain made the course muddy and slick. The NCHS Girls Cross Country team, as

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Judges Emge, Rudolf Visit Nashville Middle School For Red Ribbon Week

Judges Emge, Rudolf Visit Nashville Middle School For Red Ribbon Week By Alex Haglund Every October, schools around the United States observe Red Ribbon Week, an effort to get American youth to avoid drugs, which was started in honor of murdered Drug Enforcement Agency agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena. On Monday, October 30, students at Nashville

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Trick Or Treat! Nashville News Halloween Photo Gallery

Trick Or Treat! Nashville News Halloween Photo Gallery On Trick-Or-Treat night in Nashville, Saturday, October 28, The Nashville News office was once again open and ready with both sweet treats and a camera to get pictures of Trick-Or-Treaters. In addition to Saturday night, we were also at the L&N Depot on Friday night for the

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“Shrek” Being Brought To Stage At NCHS

“Shrek” Being Brought To Stage At NCHS The NCHS Music Department is bringing “Shrek” to life on the school’s stage, with six planned performances planned – Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 3,4 and 5, and 10, 11 and 12. Friday and Saturday performances start at 7 p.m., and Sunday performances at 5 p.m. Tickets are

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NCHS Board Discusses Search For New Superintendent With IASB Rep

NCHS Board Discusses Search For New Superintendent With IASB Rep By Alex Haglund At their regular October meeting held on the evening of Monday, October 16, the NCHS School Board spoke with Jim Helton, a representative of the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB), who described the IASB’s executive search service that the board is

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Section Of U.S. 51 Rechristened In Honor Of Iubelt

Section Of U.S. 51 Rechristened In Honor Of Iubelt By Alex Haglund “The price of freedom is not free,” said Charlotte Loquasto, mother of PFC Tyler Iubelt, of Tamaroa, who was killed at the age of 20 in Afghanistan one November 12, 2016. Loquasto was speaking at a ceremony at the Tamaroa Community Center on

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St. Ann School Students Collect Shoes For Clean Drinking Water

St. Ann School Students Collect Shoes For Clean Drinking Water By Alex Haglund St. Ann School teacher Janice Gaubatz has been heading up the Works of Mercy efforts carried out by the school’s students. For September, the work of mercy that the students carried out was twofold – to clothe the naked and to give

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Washington County Board Presents Tentative Budget

Washington County Board Presents Tentative Budget By Alex Haglund The County Board presented a tentative budget for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year following their regular meeting for October, held on Tuesday, October 10. The budget is currently on public display at the office of Washington County Clerk Nancy Heseman and the board will vote to approve

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