Special Commemorative Sports Issue

This week, we have a special sports section commemorating the football team’s historic season and the beginning of basketball action. Pick up your copy today! We also have a gallery of photos from the season. Great job, Hornets!        

Photos: House Fire On West Goodner Street

      Emergency personnel were dispatched to a house fire on West Goodner Street at approximately 3:50 p.m. Wednesday. The Nashville News will update this post as more information becomes available.    

Clarification on the “Van Carrying Nearly 100 Puppies Stopped In Okawville” Story

A story in the Dec. 4 issue of the Nashville News “Van Carrying Nearly 100 Puppies Stopped In Okawville” needed to include the following clarifying information. The puppies discovered in the van that was stopped on Nov. 22 all were in good health and came from general and reputable breeders from throughout the country but…

Hornets Finish Second At State

On Friday at Huskie Stadium, the Hornets looked to cap off their unforgettable post season run with a 2A State Championship. It was the first appearance at the big dance for the Hornets since 1998. The only thing standing in the way of Nashville and their first ever football championship were the Comets of Newman…

Hornettes Take Second At Thanksgiving Tournament

Less than a year removed from their crushing defeat in the Super-Sectional game against the Wooden Shoes, the Hornette’s basketball team began the new campaign Monday at their annual Thanksgiving tournament. Their first matchup of the season came against the Mascoutah Lady Indians. It was a very tightly contested first quarter, but the Hornettes’ were…

Nashville Hometown Christmas Grows In Second Year

The Nashville Hometown Christmas and Tree Lighting is quickly becoming a marquee community event, which attracted over 300 people in 2018, our inaugural year. This year the event has grown and will add more holiday cheer for the whole community, including a larger town Christmas Tree standing at 20 feet, a free Holiday Movie Matinee,…

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< 2019 >
December 08 - December 14
  • 08

    Christmas In Ashley

    All day
    Dec-08-19
    Ashley Community Buiilding
    Ashley Park (Ashley), Ashley, IL 62808, USA

    New Heart Fellowship Church will once again be hosting “Santa Land” on December 8, 2019, For years now, Santa Land has been a way to help families celebrate Christmas in Ashley and the surrounding area. Each year, the Ashley Community Building is decorated into a Winter Wonderland. The local community has been instrumental in making this happen.

    We have Santa there to greet the kids and have pictures taken with each child. The children also receive a gift from Santa along with a hat, mittens, scarf or socks, an ornament, small treat and a drink and a Bible to take home. Last year, we had 134 kids come through Santa Land. The parents are also able to enter drawings for gift baskets as well. All of these things are at no cost to the families.

    Irvington UCC Food Pantry

    All day
    Dec-08-19
    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

  • 09

    Richview Village Board

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Dec-09-19
    Richview
    138 E North 1st St, Richview, IL 62877, USA

    Monthly meeting, Richview Village Board.

  • 10
    No events
  • 11
    No events
  • 12

    Make And Take At Meyer's Greenhouse & Nursery

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Dec-12-19
    Meyer's Greenhouse & Nursery
    1471 W Main St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Make and Take your own winter pots at Meyer’s Greenhouse & Nursery! Call or stop by for details. Dates are November 30 at 5 p.m., December 2 at 5 or 7 p.m. and December 3 1 p.m.

    Kids of all ages can make and take a Grinch Tree on Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. and December 12 at 6 p.m.

    New Holiday Miniature Garden, $40 includes bow, greens and miniature accessories.

    Embellishments will be available for purchase to add your own special touches.

    Meet the Artists

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Dec-12-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Join the artists as they talk about the process of creating “Bootlegger,” the history involved in the story and meet some of the characters at the Nashville Public Library, on Thursday, December 12, at 7 p.m. Signed copies will be available for purchase.

     

    According to Words Matter Publishing, Brian L. Alvis grew up in Kell, IL, and he showed interest in the arts at an early age. He liked turning words into song lyrics and would join a successful touring band. He went to college, and writing became a constant in his life. He has been published in a local magazine and he later self-published teaming up with photographer Robbie Edwards. Partners in art and life, they live in Southern Illinois and continue to progress as artists together. The joint project “Bootlegger” came out last year.

    Bootlegger

    Bootlegger By Brian L. Alvis and photography by Robbie Edwards

     

    Open AA Meeting

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Dec-12-19
    First Presbyterian Church
    419 W St Louis St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Open AA Meeting, First Presbyterian Church Nashville

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    No events
  • 14

    Irvington UCC Food Pantry

    All day
    Dec-14-19
    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

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