On To The Next One: Hornets To Play In Round Three

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Police Make Arrests In Library Donation Theft

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Four NCHS Alumni Competing at KC This Season

Nashville Resumes Its Recycling Program on Wednesday, November 13

  By Leah Williams Recycling has returned to the city and an annual fee will be put in place for residents who live outside the city limits, the Nashville City Council learned and decided during its regular meeting on Thursday, November 7. Street Superintendent Logan Gill said the previously purchased recycling trailer has arrived and…

Tarzan Opens This Weekend

The fall show “Tarzan: The Musical” swings into action this weekend, beginning this Friday, November 8. The show begins at 7 p.m. with additional performances on Saturday, November 9 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 10 at 4 p.m. “Tarzan” will also be per- formed next weekend on Friday and Saturday, November 15 and 16…

Veterans Day: Honoring Those Who Have Served

This week’s issue features the names and ranks of several service men and women from Washington County and its surrounding areas. We at the Nashville News thank everyone for their service. Pick up your copy today!

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November 13 - November 19
  • 13

    Veterans Day Program At Kaskaskia College

    7:30 am-11:00 am
    Nov-13-19
    Kaskaskia College
    27210 College Rd, Centralia, IL 62801, USA

    Kaskaskia College is proud to present its annual Veterans Day Program Enduring Freedom Celebration on Wednesday, November 13, at the KC Main Campus. A free breakfast will be served for veterans and their guest from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. The special program will begin at 9:45 a.m. and it will feature the Beckemeyer American Legion Honor Guard and a performance by the Kaskaskia College Concert Choir, among others. Public is invited to attend.

    Enduring Freedom Celebration

    7:30 am-10:00 am
    Nov-13-19
    Kaskaskia College
    27210 College Rd, Centralia, IL 62801, USA

    Kaskaskia College is pleased to host its 18th annual “Enduring Freedom” Veterans Day Celebration on Wednesday, November 13 on KC’s main campus.  Kaskaskia College is proud to honor the service of those men and women who have given their time and energy in the service of our country.

      The morning will feature a free biscuits and gravy breakfast in the College’s Student Center from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. for veterans and their guests.

      A special program will be held in the Jane Knight Auditorium starting at 9:45 a.m. that is open to the students and the public.  This year’s guest speaker will be retired Bond County Sheriff Jeff Brown of Greenville.  In addition to his law enforcement career, Brown served 13 years as a special agent in the United States Air Force’s Office of Special Investigations.  In that role he conducted counter intelligence investigations, conducted protective service operations for U.S. and foreign dignitaries and served as a security advisor to the US Air Force Chief of Staff, Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Pentagon.  He also coordinated arrivals and departures for the President, Vice President and First Lady with the US Secret Service.  Brown is also a retired member of the Illinois Army National Guard.  Brown retired after 23 years as Bond County Sheriff and currently serves as the Director of Public Safety for Kaskaskia College.

      The morning will also feature the presentation of colors by the Beckemeyer American Legion Post #1227, and the performance of the military service songs by the KC Blues under the direction of Lynda Marshall, Assistant Professor of Choral Music.

      The program is free and open to the public and for more information please call Travis Henson, KC Director of Marketing at 618-545-3177, or email thenson@kaskaskia.edu.

  • 14

    Story Time at the Library

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Nov-14-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    We are focusing on being thankful this month.

    We will be reading stories about Thanksgiving and learning how to cook things to help with the feast.

    All ages are welcome! If we have a crowd we may break into age groups for the activity and crafts.

    Hope to see you at the library soon!

    Tuesdays and Thursdays At The Library

    November 5: Reading “Turkey Trouble” and decorate chefs apron as a craft.

    November 7: Reading “The Little Red Hen” and decorate bread in a bag.

    November 12: Reading “More Pies” and decorate pot holders as a craft.

    November 14: Guest reading and mystery craft.

    November 19: Reading “The Apple Tree” and decorate Print With Apples craft.

    November 21: Family Reading Night.

    November 26: Reading “The Night Before Thanksgiving” and decorate placemats as a craft.

     

    Closed November 28 for Thanksgiving.

    Open AA Meeting

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Nov-14-19
    First Presbyterian Church
    419 W St Louis St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Open AA Meeting, First Presbyterian Church Nashville

  • 15

    A Tour of Sri Lanka

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Nov-15-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Come join us as Angela Bronke discusses her recent trip to Sri Lanka with pictures, commentary and more. Refreshments will be provided. The event is Friday, November 15, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Nashville Public Library.

    NCHS Music Department Presents: Tarzan The Musical

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Nov-15-19
    Nashville Community High School
    1300 S Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Tickets for the Nashville Community High School production of “Tarzan” are available for purchase in the main office. Admission prices are $9 in advance and $10 at the door.

    “Tarzan” will open on November 8 and will have additional showtimes on November 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17. Friday and Saturday shows are held at 7 p.m. and Sunday shows are at 4 p.m.

  • 16

    Irvington UCC Food Pantry

    All day
    Nov-16-19
    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

    Okawville FFA Alumni Dinner Auction

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Nov-16-19
    Addieville Community Club
    318 W 3rd St, Addieville, IL 62214, USA

    Join us for the Okawville FFA Alumni Dinner Auction on Saturday, November 16 at the Addieville Community Club. Tickets are $20. Doors open at 6 p.m. with meal served at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at Riechmann Brothers John Deere, Old Exchange Bank, First National Bank and by request from any FFA member.

    NCHS Music Department Presents: Tarzan The Musical

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Nov-16-19
    Nashville Community High School
    1300 S Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Tickets for the Nashville Community High School production of “Tarzan” are available for purchase in the main office. Admission prices are $9 in advance and $10 at the door.

    “Tarzan” will open on November 8 and will have additional showtimes on November 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17. Friday and Saturday shows are held at 7 p.m. and Sunday shows are at 4 p.m.

  • 17

    NCHS Music Presents: Tarzan the Musical

    4:00 pm-6:00 pm
    Nov-17-19
    Nashville Community High School
    1300 S Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Tickets for the Nashville Community High School production of “Tarzan”  are available for purchase in the main office. Admission prices are $9 in advance and $10 at the door.

    “Tarzan” will open on November 8 and will have additional showtimes on November 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17. Friday and Saturday shows are held at 7 p.m. and Sunday shows are at 4 p.m.

  • 18

    Washington County Grief Support Group

    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    Nov-18-19
    Washington County Hospital
    705 S Grand St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Washington County Grief Support Group – An adult grief support program offered for any adult who has experienced the death of a loved one. Facilitated by counselors from the Heartlinks Grief Center. Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month from 6:30 pm to 8 pm at Washington County Hospital – Lower Level Conference Room – 705 S Grand Street, Nashville, IL 62263. No pre-registration necessary. Donations accepted.

    Sponsored by Heartlinks

    Ashley Village Board

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Nov-18-19
    Ashley City Hall
    474 W Main St, Ashley, IL 62808, USA

    Monthly Meeting, Ashley Village Board. 7 p.m.

  • 19

    WCH Women's Auxiliary Annual Christmas Boutique And Bake Sale

    8:00 am-2:00 pm
    Nov-19-19
    Washington County Hospital
    705 S Grand St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    The Washington County Hospital Women’s Auxiliary is hosting their Annual Christmas Boutique and Bake Sale on Tuesday, November 19.  They will be in the front lobby of the Hospital from 8am – 2pm.  The Auxiliary will have numerous handmade crafts and items to purchase along with an exceptional homemade baked goods.  The Lattice Garden Gift shop will also be open during the Boutique and offer a wide selection of Melissa & Doug toys and gifts.  Tickets for the Quilt Raffle will also be sold during the event.  At 2 p.m. the auxiliary will draw the winner of the Quilt.  For more information about the WCH Women’s Auxiliary please contact current President, Melodie Wilkey at 618-314-0155.

    Like WCH on Facebook or visit our website at www.washingtoncountyhospital.org for latest updates and happenings at WCH.

    Story Time at the Library

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Nov-19-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    We are focusing on being thankful this month.

    We will be reading stories about Thanksgiving and learning how to cook things to help with the feast.

    All ages are welcome! If we have a crowd we may break into age groups for the activity and crafts.

    Hope to see you at the library soon!

    Tuesdays and Thursdays At The Library

    November 5: Reading “Turkey Trouble” and decorate chefs apron as a craft.

    November 7: Reading “The Little Red Hen” and decorate bread in a bag.

    November 12: Reading “More Pies” and decorate pot holders as a craft.

    November 14: Guest reading and mystery craft.

    November 19: Reading “The Apple Tree” and decorate Print With Apples craft.

    November 21: Family Reading Night.

    November 26: Reading “The Night Before Thanksgiving” and decorate placemats as a craft.

     

    Closed November 28 for Thanksgiving.

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