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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November 03 - November 09
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    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.

    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.

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    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.

    Sharing Grace Meal At Grace UMC

    5:30 pm-6:30 pm
    Nov-06-19
    Grace United Methodist Church
    250 N Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Grace United Methodist Church will be serving its “Sharing Grace” meal on every other Wednesday in the church fellowship hall. A free light meal will be on hand

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    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.

    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

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    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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    Veterans And First Responders Breakfast

    7:00 am-9:30 am
    Nov-09-19
    Nashville American Legion
    537 E Legion Dr, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    The Nashville Assembly of God will be hosting its 70th annual free breakfast for veterans and first responders on Saturday, November 9, from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at the American Legion Hall in Memorial Park. Breakfast is free of charge to veterans, first responders and ambulance personnel, law enforcement and their spouses and family. This also includes widows and widowers of those who served.

    Ashley Community Committee Fifth Annual Holiday Fair

    10:00 am-4:00 pm
    Nov-09-19
    Ashley Community Buiilding
    Ashley Park (Ashley), Ashley, IL 62808, USA

    Ashley Community Committee presents the Fifth Annual Holiday Fair on Saturday, November 9, 2019, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ashley City. There will be crafters, direct sale vendors, children’s crafts, chili cook-off and korn hole contest. For craft fair, contact Barb 618-731-1995 or Andrea 618-485-2533. For chili cook-off and korn hole info, contact Erin 618-599-0435.

    St. Ann Dinner Auction Presents: Escape To Paradise

    4:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Nov-09-19
    St. Ann Church
    675 S Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    St. Ann Dinner Auction Presents: Escape To Paradise on Saturday, November 9, at the St. Ann Parish Center. Event includes a dinner, a limited open bar and a good time! Mass begins at 4 p.m. with the doors opening up at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

    The meal will be catered by Buretta’s and will include orange marmalade pork chops, Jack Daniels chicken, loaded mashed potatoes, California medley, green bean casserole, side salad and dinner rolls. Tea and lemonade as drinks, and cookies and various fruit pies will also be available for drinks. The Island Oasis table will have grilled tilapia too.

    Tickets are $40 per person and $80 per couple. For more information contact Karrie Kujawa at (618) 559-1114 or Kara Linkey (618) 599-8987.

    Bill Forness: An Evening of Johnny Cash

    7:00 pm-10:00 pm
    Nov-09-19
    Nashville American Legion
    537 E Legion Dr, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Bill Forness presents an evening of Johnny Cash with Sharon Newell as June Carter on Saturday, November 9, at the Nashville American Legion. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the show at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for reserved seating and door price at $25. Tickets can been bought at the American Legion or by calling (314) 329-1299.

    NCHS Music Department Presents: Tarzan The Musical

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Nov-09-19
    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.

To submit an event for the calendar, click on the date or email the newsroom at news@nashnews.net.

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