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Brad Weathers Resigns

Nashville High School has confirmed that Head Boys Basketball coach Brad Weathers has resigned. Superintendent Ernie Fowler said of the resignation, “Coach Weathers is a fine man, and he did a great job coaching the Nashville Hornets, and we wish him well in all of his future endeavors.” More information will be found in the

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Wayne Harre Resigns

Wayne Harre has resigned as Athletic Director at Nashville Community High School. Harre said “it’s just time for me to move on to something else.” Harre went on to say, “I could not devote the amount of time I thought the Athletic Director position required.”

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Council Talks Secure Email Server For Police Dept.

Steve Haertling, owner of Haertling’s Radio Shack, Nashville Volunteer Fire Department Member and organizer of the annual Nashville Fourth of July Fireworks spoke to the council at their meeting on Thursday, April 6, asking for a donation for this year’s display. By Alex Haglund     There was no action taken on the biggest point of

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Work On 127, Nashville Exit To Be Closed Starting April 24

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that IL 127 will be intermittently restricted to one lane in each direction beginning April 24, 2017, weather permitting. This work will take place weekdays between the hours of 6:00 AM and 8:00 PM.  These closures are necessary to perform pavement maintenance as well as removal and replacement of

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States Attorney Donates To Okawville Police Department

    States Attorney Daniel Bronke, RIGHT, made a donation of $3,147 to the Okawville Police Department, accepted by Okawville Police Chief Steve Millikin, LEFT, to go towards the purchase of three sets of “Stop sticks”, a digital camera and a battery and charger for a handheld LIDAR unit. By Jill Moon     States Attorney Daniel

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Nashville Fire District Rolls Out New Ladder Truck

    The Nashville Firefighters Association donation $35,000 to the Nashville Fire Protection District to help purchase the District’s new 109-foot aerial ladder truck, parked behind the firefighters. By Alex Haglund     A strange blue light was seen in the sky over Nashville on the evening of March 2. Raising more than 100-feet into the air,

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Moving With Country Heat

Country Heat Instructor Michelle Ferguson, along with members of her classes, at the DuBois Polishfest Parade. By Jill Moon If you’re looking for a different form of exercise to try there is something new being offered in the area. Michelle Ferguson of Ashley is teaching several classes of Country Heat, country dance moves set to

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Pitching Leads Hornets Into Conference Play

Austin Anderson throws to first after making the play at third during the Hornets 14-4 win over Carlyle on March 28. By Brent Huelsmann As the Nashville Hornets get set for conference play in the Southern Illinois River to River Conference, the Hornets picked up three non-conference wins this week as they defeated Woodlawn, Carlyle

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