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Lantern Pub makes over 1,000 pies for Nashville School District 49 fundraiser

November 29, 2023

By Todd Marver Lantern Pub Family Restaurant in Ashley recently made over 1,000 homemade pies for the Nashville School District 49 PSO fundraiser. Leslie Petrie, Lantern Pub owner, said the school district called and asked if Lantern Pub would do a fundraiser and she said “yes,” not even knowing really what they were getting…

Case involving Nashville female bicylist referred to Appellate Prosecutor

November 29, 2023

By Todd Marver The case involving a 73-year-old Nashville female bicyclist who died from being struck by a vehicle on Thursday, August 8 has been referred to the Appellate Prosecutor’s Office, said Illinois State Police Trooper Jayme Bufford. State’s Attorney Dan Janowski said this case was referred as a conflict case because the victim’s…

NCHS Board approves course and curriculum changes

November 29, 2023

By Todd Marver The NCHS Board approved course and curriculum changes at its Tuesday, November 21 meeting. Superintendent Brad Turner said this is done when changes are proposed and it is done at this time in the school year, so that when they start scheduling students after Christmas, they can have all of their…

Okawville graduate Martin speaks at Veterans Day celebration

November 15, 2023

By Todd Marver United States Coast Guard Petty Officer Second Class Cameron Martin was the guest speaker at the Veterans Day celebration at Okawville Junior/Senior High School on Thursday, November 9. Martin is an Okawville graduate. He said when he was in high school, he did not have a huge interest in being in…

November 1 was National Authors Day; Local Authors Recognized

November 8, 2023

By Todd Marver November 1 was National Authors Day and The Nashville News spoke with Carole Moeller and Deb Obermeier for the occasion. Moeller has written 12 children’s books. Nine of them are out and she’s working on the 10th, 11th and 12th books. She said the 10th and 11th books are about a…

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