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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    Veterans And First Responders Breakfast

    7:00 am-9:30 am
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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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