milestones

100 Years Of Life In Washington County For Brammeier’s Tree

    The soft maple tree in front of William Brammeier’s home on Oakdale Blacktop was planted in 1918 by his father, Theodore Brammeier. By Alex Haglund     A century is a long time. A very long time for a person. For a tree? Not quite as long, but a tree still sees a lot in

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85th Birthday Celebration Planned For Esther Sprehe

    An 85th birthday celebration is being held for Mrs. Esther Sprehe.     Friends and guests are invited to attend the open house gathering on Sunday, March 12, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the New Minden Community Club Building.     No gifts, please.

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Beckmeyers Celebrating 70 Years Of Marriage

Roland and Merle (Byars) Beckmeyer of Hoyleton will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, February 22. They were married at the First Baptist Church in Centralia by Reverend Louis W. Bean.  Phyllis (Maddox) Logan was Matron of Honor and Leonard Weber was best man. The couple met while attending Centralia High School.  Merle

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First Baptist Church Places 1st At Awana Bible Quizzing

Noah Frederking, 6th grader with the Nashville First Baptist Church Awana youth group, earned 1st place at the annual Awana Bible Quizzing event held at Fairview Heights First Baptist Church on 18 February 2017.  Noah competed against 12 other teams at his level.  He was the only participant to receive a perfect score.

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Dalman Earns Scholarship To SIU Carbondale

By Pete Rosenbery     Mark Dalman of DuBois is the recipient of a Dean’s Transfer Scholarship at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for the fall 2017 semester. Scholarships are based on academic merit and potential for superior achievement in college. Dalman is attending Kaskaskia College and is a May 2015 graduate of Nashville Community High School.

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Pries And Maschhoff To Wed

Rich and Tamra Maschhoff, and Mike and Shirlee Pries, all of Nashville, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Lindsie Maschhoff and Tanner Pries, and their plans for a wedding to be held on April 29, 2017. Lindsie is an NCHS graduate and was a member of the Stingers dance team. For college,

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