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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October 25 - October 31
  • 25

    Hoyleton Trick-or-Treat

    5:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Oct-25-19
    Hoyleton
    10 E St Louis St, Hoyleton, IL 62803, USA

    Trick-or-treat times 5 to 8 p.m.

    Halloween Haunted Depot

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Oct-25-19
    L and N Depot
    101 E Railroad St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    The annual Halloween Haunted Depot comes back to scare at the old L and N Depot, located at the corner of North Kaskaskia and East First streets, on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26.

    Sponsored by the Washington County Historical Society, guests will be able to tour the depot and await the arrival of the ghost train. Admission is $3 per person or $5 per family.

    Haunted Depot

    A family waits for the ghost train at the L&N Depot in Nashville. The Washington County Historical Society presents the Haunted Deport this Friday and Saturday.

  • 26

    Halloween Haunted Depot

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Oct-26-19
    L and N Depot
    101 E Railroad St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    The annual Halloween Haunted Depot comes back to scare at the old L and N Depot, located at the corner of North Kaskaskia and East First streets, on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26.

    Sponsored by the Washington County Historical Society, guests will be able to tour the depot and await the arrival of the ghost train. Admission is $3 per person or $5 per family.

    Haunted Depot

    A family waits for the ghost train at the L&N Depot in Nashville. The Washington County Historical Society presents the Haunted Deport this Friday and Saturday.

    Washington County Campgrounds Trick-or-Treat

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Oct-26-19
    Washington County Campgrounds
    18500 Conservation Dr, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Trick-or-treat times 6 to 8 p.m.

    Tri-M Haunted House

    7:00 pm-11:00 pm
    Oct-26-19
    Community Center of Nashville
    455 S Washington St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    The Tri-M Haunted House is back this season with a cast of spooky and bewitching creatures (pictured above and at right). Those who may have missed the first outing this past Friday are welcomed to walk through an encore performance this Saturday, October 26, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Community Center of Nashville. It’s a frightful good time!

  • 27

    Halloween Carnival and Parade

    3:00 pm-5:00 pm
    Oct-27-19
    Community Center of Nashville
    455 S Washington St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    The Nashville Lions Club, The Nashville Community Center, and the Nashville Ecumenical Youth Steering Committee will be holding their annual Halloween Parade, Costume Contest, Carnival, and Trunk-Or-Treat beginning at 3 p.m. at the Nashville Community Center on Sunday, October 27, 2019.

    The event kicks off at 3 p.m., with the parade around the community center, followed by the costume contest, the carnival, and community trunk-or-treat. The contest is open to ages 12 and under.

    Those wishing to distribute treats (or show off their decorating skills) for the Trunk or Treat are asked to be in the parking lot by 2:45 p.m., or to wait until after 3:30 p.m., to avoid presenting any danger to the kids taking part in the parade. Please be ready for treat distribution by 3:45 p.m.

    For questions regarding the parade or costume contest, please contact Nashville Lion Victor Lopez at (618) 314-2383.

  • 28

    Meier's Trunk-or-Treat

    4:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Oct-28-19
    Meier Chevrolet Buick
    477 E St Louis St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Update! The event has been moved to Monday, October 28 due to weather.

     

    Come visit all your favorite local businesses at Meier Chevrolet Buick and fill your treat bags! Free Chili and Hot Dogs. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 26.

    Meier’s Trunk or Treat color for flyer

  • 29

    Into The Wilds: Preschool Program

    5:00 pm-6:00 pm
    Oct-29-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Explore the animal kingdom through our new Pre-K program! Children will learn about a new animal each week through stories, crafts, and games. This program will run on Tuesdays at 5pm through September and October.

    Ghost Stories

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Oct-29-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Do you believe in ghosts? We know some people do. Come talk about your ghostly encounters with others in the community!

    Wine Tasting

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Oct-29-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Come enjoy a sampling of wines from All Mart Wines & Spirits. Space is limited. Please call us at 618-327-3827 for more information. Tickets are $5/person.

  • 30

    Halloween Themed Movies At The Library

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Oct-30-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    This one will have free popcorn, cookies & chips. Soda is available to purchase for 50 cents. Don’t miss it!

    October 30th: Hocus Pocus

  • 31

    Farmer's Market

    7:00 am-11:00 am
    Oct-31-19
    Washington County Courthouse
    171 W Court St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Library Trick-or-Treat

    5:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Oct-31-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Stop by the Nashville Public Library for a free children’s book (while supplies last) and then join us for Halloween crafts in the children’s section. The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the library.

    Meet And Treat At Washington County Animal Control

    5:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Oct-31-19
    Washington County Animal Control
    9571 Idot Shed Rd, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    On Oct. 31, the shelter invites the public out to its second annual Meet and Treat night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. It’s our Howl-o-ween party where the dogs and cats dress up and not the humans! There will be treats for the kids and snacks for the adults. Random door prizes will be given away through out the night. Please come out and join us! We had a lot of fun last year, and we are expecting even more this year!

    The shelter is located on the north side of Nashville, at 17990 Richview Rd, Nashville, IL.

    Nashville Trick-or-Treat

    5:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Oct-31-19
    Nashville
    100 N Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Trick-or-treat hours for the city of Nashville are 5 to 8 p.m.

    Open AA Meeting

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Oct-31-19
    First Presbyterian Church
    419 W St Louis St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Open AA Meeting, First Presbyterian Church Nashville

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