Hornets Ranked In Number One Seed In Mater Dei Tournament

  The rankings have been released for the 2019 Mater Dei Holiday Tournament. Nashville takes the number one seed and will play Metro East Lutheran at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 26. Okawville is ranked seventh in the tournament and will start off  playing Mascoutah at 1 p.m.

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.    

Photo: Three Hornets Make Mascoutah All-Tourney Team

Gallery: Nashville Hometown Christmas

The Nashville Hometown Christmas celebrated its second annual event on Saturday, December 7 with an array of seasonal activities in the downtown area. The activities included an Ugly Sweater 5K race, a free holiday movie matinee at the State Theater, holiday crafts and food vendors, Candy Cane Lane children’s activities and horse carriage rides, among…

City Passes Ordinance To Opt Out Of Allowing Marijuana Businesses

By Leah Williams The Nashville City Council decided Thursday, December 5, to opt out of allowing marijuana-related businesses within the city limits when recreational weed becomes legal next year. The council passed the ordinance during its regular meeting, which prohibits businesses like cultivators, dispensaries and all other pot-related businesses to set up shop and operate…

Hornets Place First at Mascoutah Tournament

The Hornets continued play in the Mascoutah Tip-Off Classic Tuesday against the Waterloo Bulldogs. The Hornets only allowed the Bulldogs to score 19 points in route to a 42-19 victory. Carson Parker and Tristen Hercules both finished in double figures for the Hornets. Parker finished with 17, and Hercules finished with 13. Nolan Heggemeier hit…

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October 27 - November 02
  • 27

    Halloween Carnival and Parade

    3:00 pm-5:00 pm
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Washington County Courthouse
    171 W Court St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Library Trick-or-Treat

    5:00 pm-7:00 pm
    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
    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
    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
    First Presbyterian Church
    419 W St Louis St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Open AA Meeting, First Presbyterian Church Nashville

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