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Golden Harvest

Posted June 22, 2016 at 6:41 pm

This year’s wheat harvest is well underway in Washington County. On the afternoon of Sunday, June 19 Tim Hanke ran the combine while Chandler Reid collected the wheat in the tractor next to him while harvesting this field on the north side of Nashville.

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    Stars And Stripes Forever

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    Flags lined St. Louis Street, Illinois 15, in Nashville in honor of Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14.

    Courthouse Ceremony June 26

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 6:42 pm

    By Brent Huelsmann

    Although a walkthrough has been held, and workers have settled in, the Washington County Courthouse will be rededicated on June 26 at 2 p.m.


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    Washington County Tentative Multiplier Announced

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 8:18 pm

    Washington County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 0.9748, according to Constance Beard, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

    The property assessment equalization factor, often called the “multiplier”, is the

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    Ribbon Cutting Held For Dental Center Of Nashville

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 8:03 pm

    The Nashville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Dental Center of Nashville, now open at a new location. Next to Mayor Raymond Kolweier as he cuts the ribbon

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    Hoyleton Ministries Names Brandi Garlich as Residential Clinical Supervisor

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 8:02 pm

    Hoyleton Ministries, through its broad spectrum of residential and community-based programming, enriches the lives of over 2,300 individuals each year. (http://www.hoyleton.org), announced the appointment of Brandi Garlich as Residential Clinical Supervisor.

    The Residential Clinical Supervisor provides

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    Notice To Junior Livestock Exhibitors At County Fair

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 8:02 pm

    Entries in the Junior Livestock Show must be in the Fair Office no later than June 27, 2016.

    All Junior Livestock Show exhibitors must abide the State of Illinois rules that mandate the animals must remain

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    NCHS Holds Girls Basketball Camps

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 7:48 pm

    The fourth through sixth graders participating were: Front Row from left to right: Anna Bauza, Ellie Bartling, Erica Kujawa, Tailer Pelczynsi, Peyton LIngle, Emma Alli, Keeghan Renth, and Kendall Donato. Middle Row

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    Dalman And Schultze Play In Shrine Game

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 7:48 pm

    Recent NCHS graduates Jaris Dalman and Hunter Schultze played in the Illinois High School All-Star Game on June 18.

    Two recent graduates of NCHS were back

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    Baseball And Softball All-South Teams Announced

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 7:47 pm

    The Southern Illinois Coaches Association announced their All-South teams this past week, for both baseball and softball. Five athletes from NCHS were selected for the All-South Team. Two Nashville Hornettes were selected as Deidra Holzhauer and Mackenzie McFeron were each selected. Three Nashville

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    Let’s Read – June 22, 2016

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 8:02 pm

    By Mary Barrett

    Murder at the Courthouse
    (A Hidden Springs Mystery Series #1)

    By A. H. Gabhart

    Published by Revell Books, a division

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    Pruning Perennials For Better Shape
    U of I Extension News – June 22, 2016

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    The time between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day is ideal for pruning many garden perennials, providing more branching and even more flowering in the fall. Overall, proper pruning can result in shapelier and more floriferous perennials with blooms

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