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NCHS Students Receive Honors At Cedarhurst Scholastic Show

Mikala Kozuszek (NCHS Senior) received a Gold Key, American Visions Nominee award for a 18×24 inch graphite portrait drawing.  This award is a Best in Show and was given to only 5 artworks. NCHS Students Receive Honors At Cedarhurst Scholastic Show The Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, in Mt. Vernon, hosted the Scholastic Art Awards

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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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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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NCHS Choir Performs At IMEC

The NCHS Mixed Choir, with soloist Amy Harriss, RIGHT, performed at the Illinois Music Educators Convention in Peoria on Saturday, January 26. Photo Courtesy of Carol Haley NCHS Choir Performs At IMEC By Steve Browne NCHS Music Department On January 26, 2018 the Nashville Community High School Mixed Choir performed, in my opinion, one of

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“Chasing The Dragon” To Be Presented At NCHS On Jan. 30

The film “Chasing The Dragon: The Life Of An Opiate Addict” will be shown at NCHS on Tuesday, Jan. 30, and will be followed by an expert panel discussion. “Chasing The Dragon” To Be Presented At Nashville Community High School On January 30 By Alex Haglund The phrase “Chasing the Dragon” is used to describe

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Farm Bureau Holds 91st Annual Meeting

Farm Bureau Holds 91st Annual Meeting By Alex Johannes The Washington County Farm Bureau (CFB) held their annual meeting on the evening of January 18 at the Community Club Building in Okawville. 211 guests were in attendance at the 91st Washington County Farm Bureau Meeting. During the business meeting, President Gale Koelling recognized Alfred Meyer

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Tolkien Movie Series Continues At Library With “The Desolation Of Smaug”

Tolkien Movie Series Continues At Library With “The Desolation Of Smaug” All three movies from Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” trilogy are being shown on Thursdays in January. Playing this week is “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”, which will be played on Thursday, January 18, at 6:30 p.m. “Desolation” is rated PG-13 and has a

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Chess Night At The Library – Strategy, Learning And Family Fun

Chess Night At The Library Strategy, Learning And Family Fun By Alex Haglund On Tuesday night, January 2, I played chess for the first time in perhaps 10 years against Rick Harris, a friend of mine who I’ve talked to for a number of different stories over the years. As Harris seems to have a

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