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2017 Year-In-Review

2017 Year-In-Review January The Nashville FFA received a donation from the Kirchner family which was to help them to build their greenhouse. Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger gave his report for 2016 which detailed, among other informational items, that there were 111 natural deaths, 12 accidental deaths, four suicides, one death of undetermined cause, and

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The Washington County Barn Quilt Trail

The Washington County Barn Quilt Trail The Washington County 4H Barn Quilt SPIN Club was formed in 2016 with the intention of designing, painting and installing barn quilts throughout Washington County. The first Barn Quilt was installed on the Charlie Meier farm in Okawville in June, 2016. The 4H Club members involved in that barn

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The Best Christmas Lights In Town – 2017

The Best Christmas Lights In Town – 2017 The Nashville Lions Club annually holds a contest for the best lights in town. Judging for the lights took place beginning at 5 p.m., on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Lights on residences within one mile of Nashville City Limits were eligible for the prizes. This year, four

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NCHS Choir, Band Musicians Head To ILMEA Festival

NCHS Choir, Band Musicians Head To ILMEA Festival The district 6 ILMEA Band/Choir/Orchestra Festival was held on November 18 at Shryock Auditorium on the campus of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Students were chosen after auditioning for the opportunity in October. Chosen for the choir was Evan Anderson, Jake Haley, Amy Harris, Austin Schorfheide, and

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Hornet Musicians Play Christmas Concert

Hornet Musicians Play Christmas Concert The Nashville Community High School Music Department held their annual Christmas concert in Assembly Hall on the afternoon of Sunday, December 10. Several NCHS ensembles played during the performance, among the them the NCHS Concert Band, ABOVE, and the Mixed Choir, BELOW, which will be performing at the 2018 Illinois

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Trinity–St. John School Hosts Williamson For Concert

Trinity–St. John School Hosts Williamson For Concert Trinity–St. John School of Nashville hosted Jennie Williamson of Nashville, Tenn., who encouraged the crowd to get excited, saying, “we’re all from Nashville here!” Williamson played a concert at the school during the day on Friday, December 1, where students from St. Ann Catholic School, Immanuel Lutheran School

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Beginning Illinois’ Bicentennial

Beginning Illinois’ Bicentennial By Alex Haglund Illinois, The Land of Lincoln, was founded 199 years ago, December 3, 1818. Of course, it wasn’t actually called The Land of Lincoln then, because the future president was only nine years old and was still living in Kentucky at that point. Nevertheless, Illinois is coming up on 200

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Amy Center Satellite Office Opens In Nashville

Amy Center Satellite Office Opens In Nashville The Amy Schulz Child Advocacy Center was founded in 1990 by Dennis Schulz in memory of his daughter Amy. Amy was abducted, sexually assaulted and murdered. Since then, the center has provided children who are victims of abuse, both physical and sexual services that include case management, counseling

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