Nashville News Features

Pack 127 Cub Scouts Get A Firefighting Lesson

The Cub Scouts of Nashville’s Pack 127 got a firefighting lesson on Tuesday evening, July 18. The night was their “water night”, and they had some special help from Nashville Fire Protection District Volunteer Firefighters Chris Frerker and Seth Dinkelman, who came to the Scout House at Memorial Park with a tanker/pumper truck freshly topped

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Long Meeting, No Public Comment From Teachers, Board At NCHS

By Alex Haglund     The Nashville Community High School Board met on the evening of Monday, June 26 for their last regular meeting of the fiscal year. At the meeting, members of the NCHS teachers’ union, the Nashville Education Association (NEA), were allowed a chance to speak to the board in closed session and air

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33AD, Restoration Band Bring Christian Rock To Summer Concert

    ABOVE, Christian rock act 33AD plays for the summer concert held on Thursday, June 8 at the Pavilion across the creek at Memorial Park in Nashville. The band included, FROM LEFT, Daryl Norton, bass, Aaron Jackson, drums,  Matt Sneed, vocals and guitar, and Ethan Patterson, electric guitar. BELOW, Norton shares testimony about his experience

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Hoyleton Dedicates Veterans Memorial

TOP, John Langenfeld and Michael Caplinger lay the Marines wreath, having saluted in respect of all Veterans. By Patricia Rensing Memorial Day brought us beautiful weather. More beautiful than that was the dedication to the Veteran’s Memorial Tribute in Hoyleton. The Veteran’s Tribute was brought off the ground by Ron and Deb (Michael) Holle.  Having a vision,

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Let’s Read – June 7, 2017

By Mary Barrett Sewn With Joy (The Pinecraft Pie Shop Series #3) By Tricia Goyer and Sherry Gore Published by Harvest House Publishers, 990 Owen Loop North, Eugene, Oregon 97402 352 pages, paperback, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7369-6134-9     Lovina’s bakery shop becomes so popular that Joy starts creating much-in-demand souvenirs. When the television crew hires her

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Faith Perspectives – May 31, 2017

By Rev. Beverly Kahle St. Paul UCC – Nashville     Terrorist act follows terrorist act. Prices of all the essentials seem to just keep rising, Pay checks seem to dwindle. Crime is on the rise. The government is in an uproar. Could it be another year without a state budget? These things affect not just

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Nashville Middle School Fifth Graders Finish Adopt-A-Pilot Program

    On April 22, the Nashville Middle School 5th grade wrapped up their Adopt-a-Pilot class with a field trip to the Southern Illinois Airport and the SIUC Aviation facilities. The students toured the airport, looked at airplanes and got to fly a flight simulator. Southwest Pilot and SIU Alum John Hallock accompanied the students.

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Riding The Rails With Hobo Dave

    Outgoing Washington County Historical Society President David Marshall or “Hobo Dave”, RIGHT, gave a presentation for the Historical Society’s annual banquet on the railroads of Washington County, assisted by real life railroader Bob Howard, LEFT. There were many more railroads and short lines in the county 100 or even 50 years ago and it

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