Photos: Dumpsters On Fire At Road Ranger In Okawville

  Emergency personnel were called to the Road Ranger truck stop in Okawville at approximately 5:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon for reports of two Dumpsters on fire. Okawville Fire Department Washington County Ambulance and Okawville Police Department responded. According to Southern Illinois Fire Incidents, the Okawville Police Department advised tanker semi close by. And dumpster is fully engulfed close…

Video: Buzz Ritzel’s Game Tying Shot To Force Overtime

In case you missed it last night, here is the shot from Hornet junior Buzz Ritzel to force overtime at Pinckneyville. The Hornets would end up losing a thriller in overtime, 44-42. Check out the video here:     The Ritzel (@BuzzRitzel) game tying three. pic.twitter.com/TfGbRGpREN — The Nashville News (@NashNews) February 16, 2020

Photo: Swearing In New Deputies

Hamilton To Swim at Milikin University

By: Garrett Krohne sports@nashnews.net On Wednesday evening, the Assembly Hall was the setting for another signing. This time, it was Nashville swimmer, Ana Hamilton, who signed on to swim at Millikin University in the fall of 2020. Hamilton kept it brief, but she was able to use one word to summarize her excitement, “Wow.” Hamilton…

Officials Investigate Death of Ashley Man

Updated with Sheriff Len Campbell’s comments and more details from the coroner, including victim’s name: Authorities are looking into the death of an Ashley resident whose body was found over the weekend. The body of 71-year-old David G. Woodrome was discovered by a friend who had come to visit him because he had not been seen…

Longtime Love: Couples At Friendship Manor Tell Their Epic Love Stories For Valentine’s Day

By Leah Williams news@nashnews.net In observance of Valentine’s Day this week, several residents at Friendship Manor in Nashville shared their love stories and how persistence during the rough times helped them achieve their happily ever afters. Richard Schwartzkopf met Betty while she was in high school. Richard stayed home and helped his family farm while…

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November
  • 05

    Blood Drive at Washington County Hospital

    12:00 pm-6:00 pm
    Nov-05-19
    Washington County Hospital
    705 S Grand St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Washington County Hospital is hosting a Blood Drive on Tuesday, November 5th, from 12 noon to 6 p.m.  The Blood Drive will be in the lower level conference rooms of the hospital.  The best entrance would be the Education Entrance on the South East corner of the hospital.  Please come and join us and help us reach our goal of 40 units donated.  Each pint donated can save up to 3 lives!  Like WCH on Facebook or visit our website at www.washingtoncountyhospital.org for the latest updates and happenings at WCH.

  • 05

    Story Time at the Library

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Nov-05-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    We are focusing on being thankful this month.

    We will be reading stories about Thanksgiving and learning how to cook things to help with the feast.

    All ages are welcome! If we have a crowd we may break into age groups for the activity and crafts.

    Hope to see you at the library soon!

    Tuesdays and Thursdays At The Library

    November 5: Reading “Turkey Trouble” and decorate chefs apron as a craft.

    November 7: Reading “The Little Red Hen” and decorate bread in a bag.

    November 12: Reading “More Pies” and decorate pot holders as a craft.

    November 14: Guest reading and mystery craft.

    November 19: Reading “The Apple Tree” and decorate Print With Apples craft.

    November 21: Family Reading Night.

    November 26: Reading “The Night Before Thanksgiving” and decorate placemats as a craft.

     

    Closed November 28 for Thanksgiving.

  • 06

    62nd Annual Wurst-Markt

    5:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Nov-06-19
    St. John UCC
    9971 Plum Hill Church Rd, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    St. John’s United Church of Christ in Plum Hill will be sponsoring a Wurst-Markt on Wednesday, November 6. Menu includes fried sausage, sauerkraut, peas, applesauce, mashed potatoes, dessert, apple butter and bread. Dine in and buffet style. Adults are $11 and children are $4. Serving begins at 5 p.m. Carry-outs available.

    Everyone is welcome. Proceeds will go toward the St. John’s UCC General and Mission Fund.

  • 07

    Open AA Meeting

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Nov-07-19
    First Presbyterian Church
    419 W St Louis St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Open AA Meeting, First Presbyterian Church Nashville

  • 07

    Story Time at the Library

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Nov-07-19
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    We are focusing on being thankful this month.

    We will be reading stories about Thanksgiving and learning how to cook things to help with the feast.

    All ages are welcome! If we have a crowd we may break into age groups for the activity and crafts.

    Hope to see you at the library soon!

    Tuesdays and Thursdays At The Library

    November 5: Reading “Turkey Trouble” and decorate chefs apron as a craft.

    November 7: Reading “The Little Red Hen” and decorate bread in a bag.

    November 12: Reading “More Pies” and decorate pot holders as a craft.

    November 14: Guest reading and mystery craft.

    November 19: Reading “The Apple Tree” and decorate Print With Apples craft.

    November 21: Family Reading Night.

    November 26: Reading “The Night Before Thanksgiving” and decorate placemats as a craft.

     

    Closed November 28 for Thanksgiving.

  • 08

    NCHS Music Department Presents: Tarzan The Musical

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Nov-08-19
    Nashville Community High School
    1300 S Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Tickets for the Nashville Community High School production of “Tarzan” are available for purchase in the main office. Admission prices are $9 in advance and $10 at the door.

    “Tarzan” will open on November 8 and will have additional showtimes on November 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17. Friday and Saturday shows are held at 7 p.m. and Sunday shows are at 4 p.m.

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