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Writing A Reality Check

Posted April 21, 2016 at 9:08 pm

By Alex Haglund

“Wow, I really feel bad for my parents when they take me out to eat,” one eighth grade student remarked when writing a check for his half-at-home, half-at-restaurants monthly food expense. Some variation of “I’m all out of money, what do I do now?” was uttered by countless students. Thursday, April 14 was The Nashville Chamber of Commerce’s “Reality Day” and as the name implies, the students there were certainly getting a dose of reality.

Reality Day is an annual event when eighth graders from Nashville Middle School, St. Ann School and Trinity–St. John School all converge on the Nashville Community Center, where volunteers from the Chamber and

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    Prairie State Hosts Public Forum

    Posted July 19, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    Norbert Zinck (right) of Plum Hill discusses the new monofill with Prairie State engineer Don McLean during a community meeting hosted by the power plant last week.

    By Travis Volz

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    Grass Fire Consumes Tractor, Hay Bales

    Posted July 19, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    Nashville firemen responded to a grass fire at the farm of Clarence Harre west of Nashville Friday. According the fireman Seth Dinkelman, burning trash was the cause of the fire. A tractor and 70 round bales of hay were lost

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    NCHS Board Approves Saturday Detentions

    Posted July 19, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    By Travis Volz

    Saturday detention was a topic of debate during the regular meeting of the Nashville Community High School Board Monday night.

    Principal Justin Elms sought board approval to include Saturday detention

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    Local Shriners to Sponsor Orthopedic Screening Clinic

    Posted April 22, 2016 at 5:00 pm

    The Ainad Shriners – Nuts “n” Bolts Parade Unit will be hosting a Screening clinic for orthopedic conditions – for Shriners Hospitals for Children, All children under the age of 18 are eligible.

    The event

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    2016 Relay For Life: Just 18 More Days

    Posted April 22, 2016 at 4:59 pm

    By Rebecca Ruehl

    Can you believe Relay for Life is just 18 days away? That’s right, we’re deep into Relay Season and here are some deadlines you need to be aware of.

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    Proud To Be An American…Lee Greenwood To Play Concert At KC

    Posted April 22, 2016 at 4:56 pm

    Kaskaskia College welcomes country music legend Lee Greenwood to the Jane Knight Auditorium on Saturday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. Greenwood will close out the College’s tenth year of the Guest Artists and Speakers Series which

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    NCHS Track Continues Strong Start

    Posted April 21, 2016 at 9:23 pm

    LEFT: Nashville freshman Kourtney Stroud finishes her shotput throw during the F/S meet held at Central High School on Saturday April 16. RIGHT: Brandon Schnitker

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    Hornettes Stay Perfect In Conference Play

    Posted April 21, 2016 at 9:22 pm

    Sophomore Mackenzie McFeron tries to slide in under the tag going into third base during Nashville’s 12-2 win over the Sparta Bulldogs.

    The Nashville Hornettes bounced

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    Hornets Pitching Leads The Way

    Posted April 21, 2016 at 9:20 pm

    Junior centerfielder Hayden Heggemeier slides in safely to third base in the first inning of the Hornets 7-2 win over Pinckneyville on April 13.

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    Boys Basketball Wraps Up Season With Banquet

    Posted April 21, 2016 at 9:19 pm

    The Nashville Hornets Boys
    Basketball team wrapped up
    another successful year with a banquet honoring the
    basketball players as well as the Cheerleading squad. This year’s

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    Let’s Read – April 20, 2016

    Posted April 22, 2016 at 4:58 pm

    By Mary Barrett

    With This Ring? – A Novella Collection of Proposals Gone Awry

    By Karen Witemeyer, Mary Connealy,
    Regina Jennings and Melissa

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    This Week’s Pet For Adoption – April 20, 2016

    Posted April 21, 2016 at 9:50 pm

    This week’s pet of the week is a two-year-old male retriever mix.

    Other pets looking for adoption include a two-year-old male brindle staffordshire terrier; a three-year-old

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    Community Calendar
    April 20, 2016

    Posted April 21, 2016 at 9:45 pm

    Community Calendar


    Thursday, April 21

    Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, 7:30 p.m.

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