Blast From the Past: 2015 State Champion Jr. Hornets Basketball Team

By: Garrett Krohne [email protected] As the level of uncertainty  regarding sports continues to loom large, we will take a look back on some of the best teams Washington County has had to offer. We start by traveling  roughly five years back in time to 2015. Jr. Hornet Head Coach Will Reinburg along with Assistant Coach Pat…

Additional District 49 Packet Pickup Times

If you were unable to pick up your child’s learning packet this week, we have added a couple of options for those of you who may need it.  The primary school doors will be open from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM tomorrow (Thursday) and from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM on Friday.  This would apply to students in grades…

NCHS Music Collaborate With Playlists, Mixes To Connect During Mandated School Closure

By Leah Williams [email protected] Music students at Nashville Community High School have been keeping connected with each other through online videos and shared song collaborations. One project announced on   St. Patrick’s Day, the same week where mandatory school shutdowns were put in place amid the coronavirus pandemic, includes an uploaded playlist on YouTube of…

Health Department Seeks Public Cooperation During Coronavirus Crisis

Experts Urge Those Who Have Traveled, Been Exposed To COVID-19 Areas To Watch Symptoms By Elizabeth Lehde Administrator WCHD Cases of COVID-19 are increasing exponentially nationwide and within our state. Following the “shelter-in-place” order is critical for controlling the spread of this virus and flattening the curve. By sheltering at home, people can reduce their…

Community Bear Hunts Emerge As A Creative Way To Pass Time Together

By Leah Williams [email protected] With so much uncertainty, one outdoor scavenger hunt activity is hoping to make things a little more bearable.   The Bear Hunt is a call to businesses and community members from around the city to place teddy bears in their windows. Those participating in the search then try to spot and…

Four NCHS Seniors Named All-South

  Above: Carson Parker and Terry Pelczynski with their All-Tournament plaques following the Mater Dei Tournament. Below: Rylee Luechtefeld and Sabrina Kollbaum receive All-Tournament medals after the NIT Tournament to begin the season.  All four seniors were named to the IBCA All-South Basketball teams for their efforts this season.

County Board Extends Disaster Declaration

In a special board meeting, the Washington County Board voted to extend the disaster declaration that was signed into practice last week. The disaster declaration, the first in the county, was implemented due to the growing health concerns surrounding the further outbreak of the coronavirus. The first declaration was put in place for seven days.…

Rep. Meier: Bars, Restaurants, and Hotels Impacted by COVID-19 Have Until April 1 to Apply for Grant Program

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) wants Illinois small businesses impacted by COVID-19 to know they could be eligible for state grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000. Applications are due by Wednesday, April 1. Eligible applicants will be placed into a lottery, and grant winners will be notified on April 4. According to Rep. Charlie Meier,…

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