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Nashville Community High School Musicians Play At Park

    Members of the NCHS Choir sing out to a large crowd at Memorial Park in Nashville on the evening of Thursday, June 1, for this year’s first summer concert, put on by the Washington County Arts Council. This week, there will be another concert, same time (6 p.m., Thursday, June 8), same place (the

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Peace Keepers Scholarship

The Illinois Sheriff’s Association has announced that applicants are being sought for the 2017 Peace Keepers Scholarship. The scholarship is open to: • Dependents of active duty or retired law enforcement personnel, or of law enforcement personnel killed in the line of duty, or, dependents of active duty military personnel, active duty military reserve personnel,

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Nashville Middle School Fifth Graders Finish Adopt-A-Pilot Program

    On April 22, the Nashville Middle School 5th grade wrapped up their Adopt-a-Pilot class with a field trip to the Southern Illinois Airport and the SIUC Aviation facilities. The students toured the airport, looked at airplanes and got to fly a flight simulator. Southwest Pilot and SIU Alum John Hallock accompanied the students.

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Busy, Busy Band

    Steve Browne conducts NCHS Musicians through a medley of the songs of the various branches of the U.S. Armed services at the Nashville Memorial Day observances. NCHS Musicians will be back at the park on Thursday, June 1, to kick off the summer concert series there. By Alex Haglund     The NCHS Music Department

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Nashville FFA Chapter Succeeds At District Horticulture

    Members who participated were, BACK ROW, Alex Johannes, Austin Schorfheide, Tyler Jahnke, Tabor Kozuszek, Bailey Schorfheide, Holli Fullerton, and Emily Stern, and FRONT ROW, Emily Wisely, Danya Parrish, Mady Reichmann, Johnna Bergmann, Reighn Stofferahn, Karlie Voss, and Liz Biermann. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter     The Nashville FFA Horticulture team recently brought home some

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Okawville School Board Sets Goals For Upcoming School Year

By Alex Johannes     The West Washington County Community Unit District #10 Board of Education met for their regular monthly meeting on the evening of Wednesday, May 25. The board approved a variety of ways to improve their school district beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. The trickle down effects of the Illinois State Budget

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St. Ann School Hosts Speech Meet

    FROM LEFT, Reese Varel, Harrison Zgonina, and Tessa Kellerman.     The annual Diocesan Speech Meet was held on Saturday, April 29 at St. Ann Catholic School with over a dozen schools and several dozen students participating. Students, coaches, judges and parents from the metro east, southern Illinois and points west made the trek in

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Nashville FFA Excels In District V Job Interview

    Contestants included, FROM LEFT, Mason Niedbalski, Carli Hoffman, Austin Schorfheide, and Callie McClay. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter     On April 26, members of the Nashville FFA Chapter attended the District V Job Interview Career Development Event held at the SIU College of Agriculture Sciences. This contest is designed to help members enhance their

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Nashville Optimist Club Announces Community Service, Essay Contest Winners

    ABOVE, NCHS Seniors Taylor Cook and Tyler Jahnke, who were the recipients of the Optimist Club Community Service Award Scholarships.     BELOW, NCHS senior Johnna Bergmann, who won the club level of the Optimist Essay contest.  A special thank you to the community members who served as judges:  Palma Stiegman, Danny Donato, and Macee

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Openings Still Available For St. Ann Preschool

St. Ann Catholic School still has some openings for its 2017-2018 preschool. The school is offering the following options for three year olds: Half-day (MWF) 8:00-11:00 Full day (MWF) 8:00- 3:10 Full day (MTWTF) 8:00-3:10 Options for four year olds are as follows: Half-day (MTWTF) 8:00- 11:00 Full day (MTWTF) 8:00 – 3:10 St. Ann

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