Celebrating Winter Sports Seniors

This past Friday night, the senior basketball players, cheerleaders, Stingers and band members were honored during the Hornets’ last home game against Du Quoin. Here are some photos from that night.       Here is also a video of the band playing on Friday: BEST BAND EVER! #NCHS ❤️💙 pic.twitter.com/yUUjIJeygQ — Alicia Heggemeier (@NCHSAthleticsAD) February…

Washington County Historical Society Family Book Named Publisher’s Book Of The Year

By Leah Williams news@nashnews.net It took 18 months to collect, compile, proofread and finish but all that time and hard work helped one local organization take home a significant honor. The Washington County Historical Society received Book of the Year from its publisher for its “Washington County, Illinois: History And Families Bicentennial Edition 1818-2018.” The…

Nashville’s Jim Leonard Named Specialist Of The Year

By Leah Williams news@nashnews.net The city’s chief water department operator has received state wide recognition, earning operator of the year from the Illinois’ largest rural utility association. Jim Leonard of Nashville received the Illinois Rural Water Association’s 2020 Water System Operations Specialist Of The Year during the 38th annual Technical Conference in Effingham on Tuesday,…

Family Book Project Depicts Nashville Man’s Time In The Service

By Leah Williams news@nashnews.net A passion project meant to preserve personalized war experiences is something that one veteran says he feels a duty to help future generations learn about their loved ones who had served. “I know nothing,” said John M. Froidl of Fenton, MO. “Because I knew nothing, I wanted to get the world…

Hornets Throttle Indians on Senior Night

By: Garrett Krohne sports@nashnews.net Thirty seven days ago, the Hornets ventured down to DuQuoin for their first spar of the season with the Indians. In a tightly contested battle, the visiting Hornets were the team that came away with a 35 to 34 victory. Since the Jan. 17th game, we have seen two teams head…

Hornettes Escape Lady Bulldogs, Fall in Sectional Title Game

By: Garrett Krohne sports@nashnews.net Five days removed from securing their fourth straight Regional Championship, the Hornettes took the floor in the Carterville Sectional against Harrisburg last Tuesday. The Bulldogs came into the game with an impressive record of 29 wins to only 4 losses. The Hornettes, winners of their last three, entered the game with…

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February 26 - March 03
  • 26

    NCHS Blood Drive

    9:00 am-2:00 pm
    Nashville Community High School
    1300 S Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    NCHS is on a mission to help save lives by participating in the American Red Cross high school program! Through this program, our students have the chance to take part in a meaningful effort to give hope to hospital patients in need.

    NCHS will host a Red Cross drive on Wednesday, February 26 from 9 am to 2 pm at the NCHS North Gym. You can support and help make this blood drive a success! This is a community project that is both easy and rewarding! You can sign up at redcrossblood.org

    Sharing Grace Meal At Grace UMC

    5:30 pm-7:00 pm
    Grace United Methodist Church
    250 N Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Grace United Methodist Church will be serving its “Sharing Grace” meal on every other Wednesday in the church fellowship hall. A free light meal will be on hand

  • 27

    Open AA Meeting

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    First Presbyterian Church
    419 W St Louis St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Open AA Meeting, First Presbyterian Church Nashville

  • 28

    February Story Time

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    We are making a small change in story time this month. We are experimenting with a Monday night story time to see if it makes things easier for parents. Let us know if you like or dislike the change.


    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Kaskaskia College
    27210 College Rd, Centralia, IL 62801, USA

    Artrageous performance at Kaskaskia College Jane Knight Auditorium on Friday, February 28. 7:30 p.m.


    Artrageous is a Music & Arts Community based in the High Desert of New Mexico. They believe in bringing people together through the power and passion of the Arts. Their art works are in private and public collections around the world. For the first time on one stage – the Fine Arts meet the Performing arts.

  • 29

    Nashville Chamber of Commerce Chicken & Beer Dance

    7:00 pm-11:00 pm
    Nashville American Legion
    533 E Legion Dr, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Nashville Chamber of Commerce’s annual Chicken And Beer Dance will be held on February 29 at the Nashville American Legion. Music will be provided by One Night Stand. Chicken will be provided by Kretzers. Come on out for some good food and fun!

  • 01

    Irvington UCC Food Pantry

    12:00 am
    Irvington UCC
    303 South Third Street, Irvington, IL 62848

    Serving all Washington County Residents, the Irvington UCC Food Pantry is distributing USDA Commodities, a program of the Illinois Department of Human Services.

    Hours: First and Fourth Saturday of the month 9 a.m. 11 a.m.

    Second and Third Sunday of the month 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    303 South Third Street in Irvington.

    For more information, call (618) 249-8445

    DuBois 26th Annual PolishFest

    12:00 am
    75 W Broadway St, Du Bois, IL 62831, USA

    Festivities begin at 10 a.m. Parade is at 1 p.m.

    Chicken Supper

    4:00 pm-7:00 pm
    St Johns Lutheran Church New Minden
    15538 IL-127, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Annual chicken supper at St. John’s Lutheran Church in New Minden. 4 to 7 p.m.

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  • 03

    Winter Instrument Concert At Kaskaskia College

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Kaskaskia College
    27210 College Rd, Centralia, IL 62801, USA

    Winter Instrument Concert at Kaskaskia College Jane Knight Auditorium. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3

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