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Washington County Retired Teachers Association Meeting June 12

The Washington County Retired Teachers Association will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, June 12 at Buretta’s in Nashville at 11:00 A.M.  Members attending will order from the menu. The program will be “A Salute to the Military” and will be given by John Lietz and wife Lori.  They will speak on their perspectives of

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A Salute To The Departed

    Members of the Nashville American Legion ceremony team perform a 21-gun salute at the close of the observances on Memorial Day held at Memorial Park in Nashville at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29. By Alex Haglund     Bill Flanagan spoke about the approximately 1-million American servicemen and women who have given their lives

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Hornettes Season Ends In Sectional Semi-Finals

Alli Liske looks to make contact during the Hornettes season ending loss to Pinckneyville in the Sectional Semi=Finals on May 23. By Brent Huelsmann An up and down season for the Nashville Hornettes softball team came to an end this past week with a 12-6 loss to the Pinckneyville Panthers in the IHSA Class 2A

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Stone Soup Shakespeare Performs “Julius Caesar” In Nashville

“Et Tu, Brute?” Intrigue and murder in ancient Rome were the bread and butter (or perhaps, bread and circuses) of the actors of Stone Soup Shakespeare, when they performed “Julius Caesar” at Memorial Park in Nashville on Thursday, May 11. By Alex Haglund Stone Soup Shakespeare, a touring acting company that brings “Shakespeare in the

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Harre Rewriting The Record Book

SIU Senior Shaye Harre  By Brent Huelsmann Four years removed from leading the Nashville Hornettes to a state championship in her senior season, Shaye Harre is breaking records at SIU-Carbondale. Harre has continued her great career as a Saluki and has already broken three records this season and is tied for another record. Harre is

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Tim Kuhn Resigns

    Outgoing Hornets Football Coach Tim Kuhn at the front of his squad following their 2015 playoff loss to Auburn. By Brent Huelsmann     Five years after taking the helm of the Nashville Hornets football team, head coach Tim Kuhn has resigned. Kuhn will be taking over the reigns of the football team at Brentwood

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Four Hornets To Play In All-Star Game

Four NCHS Seniors from the 2016 Varsity football season have been selected to play in the 2017 Southern Illinois All-Star Football Game. The record-setting duo of quarterback Andrew Kash and wide receiver Ethan Reid will join defensive ends Arturo Garcia and Cole Pedtke in this year’s game. The game features two teams from Southern Illinois

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It Happened Here – March 8, 2017

Eighty Years Ago (1937) A burglar alarm resulted in the arrest of two men inside the George Borcherding general merchandise store in Oakdale. Men’s suits were priced between $14.75 and $16.75 at Backs Department Store in Nashville. “The Plainsman” with Gary Cooper was the feature at the State Theater in Nashville. Deaths: Ruth Stewart, 39,

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Let’s Read – March 1, 2017

By Mary Barrett Love’s Faithful Promise (Courage to Dream Series #3) By Susan Anne Mason Published by Bethany House Publishers, 11400 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minnesota 55438 384 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1726-5 Deirdre O’Leary persuades Canadian physician Matthew Clayborne to come to Irish Meadows to treat her mother. Matthew has no intention of leaving

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