The soft maple tree in front of William Brammeier’s home on Oakdale Blacktop was planted in 1918 by his father, Theodore Brammeier. By Alex Haglund A century is a long time. A very long time for a person. For a tree? Not quite as long, but a tree still sees a lot in
All Photos Special To The Nashville News, Courtesy of Steve Humphrey, Humphrey Photography. Images Copyright Humphrey Photography. Visit humphoto.com to purchase images or for more information. By Brent Huelsmann For the first time in 30 years, the Okawville Rockets boys basketball team brought home a trophy from the State Tournament. After beating
Upper grade students from Trinity Lutheran School in Hoyleton presented their projects at the science fair in the Activity Center on March 2. Each of the 16 students were also shown in a video in which they explained their hypothesis, procedures, and results. Class projects from classrooms kindergarten through grade 6 were also displayed.
Melody Turner –– 314-0684 Sin-C Vapors locates at 171 N.W Railroad is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm. Stop by and check it out and register to win the March drawing. My and T Sale’s at 157 East Jackson is planning a HUGE Sale for March 17th and 18th from
Darlene Ostendorf – (618) 424-7779 Lenten Bible study 7 to 8 pm Wednesday night at Zion Church. Get well prayers for Janet Weeke who had major back surgery and for Missy Meentemeyer who had hip replacement surgery. Several members of Zion’s Women’s Guild attended guest night at St Peter’s UCC, Okawville last Thursday evening.
Ora Mae Droege 824-6326 St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy. Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor. 7:30 pm – Wednesday, March 8th, Lenten Services. 9:00 am – Sunday School. 10:00 am – Sunday Worship Service – Second Sunday in Lent: Genesis 12: 1 – 9; Romans 4: 1 – 8, 13 – 17; John 3: 1 –
Dear Readers: It’s an exciting time here. Spring is so close I can practically taste it (Yum…Hayfever!), and well, if we’re being honest, it’s still pretty chilly out, but it is March and this Monday was Casimir Pulaski Day so that means Sunday was…DuBois PolishFest! I have enjoyed PolishFest for a long time before I
By Jill Moon The Okawville Village Board held its monthly meeting on February 27. The board was pleased to swear in former part-time police officer Evan Ford as a full-time patrolman. They voted at their meeting last month to promote him to full-time. Patrolman Ford’s fiancee Kelsey Hovorka attended the swearing in. Mayor
Andy Kabat guides his tractor down the parade route at DuBois PolishFest, held on Sunday, March 5, in observance of Casimir Pulaski Day. The float that he was pulling was the Kabat family’s, and was in honor of his father, the late Butch Kabat, who organized the antique tractor display before the parade in years
Every year, the Sunday before Casimir Pulaski Day, the town of DuBois hosts its raucous PolishFest. This Sunday, March 5 was this year’s event, with the parade beginning at 1 p.m. Following that there was lots more food, fun, music, and of course, “piwa.” See someone you know in the gallery? Feel free to share