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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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It Happened Here – February 22, 2017

Eighty Years Ago (1937) Burglars entered the offices of the Huegely Elevator and Milling Company in Nashville. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Junge opened the Home Restaurant in the Hilderbrand building on East Main Street in Nashville. Two pounds of pure hog lard cost 29 cents and veal was 22 cents a pound. Deaths: Sarah Cunningham,

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Farmers And Merchants Presents Donations To Area Non-Profits

Farmers and Merchants Bank held their annual Non-Profit Christmas raffle, where the raffle winners are not-for-profit groups or organizations in the community’s served by FMB. This year’s winners each received a $250 donation from FMB. They are: RIGHT, Trinity–St. John Lutheran School, Karianne Schnitker, from the Nashville Branch presenting a donation to T–SJ Principal, Mrs.

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