Blast From the Past: 2015 State Champion Jr. Hornets Basketball Team

By: Garrett Krohne [email protected] As the level of uncertainty  regarding sports continues to loom large, we will take a look back on some of the best teams Washington County has had to offer. We start by traveling  roughly five years back in time to 2015. Jr. Hornet Head Coach Will Reinburg along with Assistant Coach Pat…

Additional District 49 Packet Pickup Times

If you were unable to pick up your child’s learning packet this week, we have added a couple of options for those of you who may need it.  The primary school doors will be open from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM tomorrow (Thursday) and from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM on Friday.  This would apply to students in grades…

NCHS Music Collaborate With Playlists, Mixes To Connect During Mandated School Closure

By Leah Williams [email protected] Music students at Nashville Community High School have been keeping connected with each other through online videos and shared song collaborations. One project announced on   St. Patrick’s Day, the same week where mandatory school shutdowns were put in place amid the coronavirus pandemic, includes an uploaded playlist on YouTube of…

Health Department Seeks Public Cooperation During Coronavirus Crisis

Experts Urge Those Who Have Traveled, Been Exposed To COVID-19 Areas To Watch Symptoms By Elizabeth Lehde Administrator WCHD Cases of COVID-19 are increasing exponentially nationwide and within our state. Following the “shelter-in-place” order is critical for controlling the spread of this virus and flattening the curve. By sheltering at home, people can reduce their…

Community Bear Hunts Emerge As A Creative Way To Pass Time Together

By Leah Williams [email protected] With so much uncertainty, one outdoor scavenger hunt activity is hoping to make things a little more bearable.   The Bear Hunt is a call to businesses and community members from around the city to place teddy bears in their windows. Those participating in the search then try to spot and…

Four NCHS Seniors Named All-South

  Above: Carson Parker and Terry Pelczynski with their All-Tournament plaques following the Mater Dei Tournament. Below: Rylee Luechtefeld and Sabrina Kollbaum receive All-Tournament medals after the NIT Tournament to begin the season.  All four seniors were named to the IBCA All-South Basketball teams for their efforts this season.

County Board Extends Disaster Declaration

In a special board meeting, the Washington County Board voted to extend the disaster declaration that was signed into practice last week. The disaster declaration, the first in the county, was implemented due to the growing health concerns surrounding the further outbreak of the coronavirus. The first declaration was put in place for seven days.…

Rep. Meier: Bars, Restaurants, and Hotels Impacted by COVID-19 Have Until April 1 to Apply for Grant Program

State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) wants Illinois small businesses impacted by COVID-19 to know they could be eligible for state grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000. Applications are due by Wednesday, April 1. Eligible applicants will be placed into a lottery, and grant winners will be notified on April 4. According to Rep. Charlie Meier,…

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< 2020 >
April 02 - April 08
  • 02

    Taste Of Hope Fundraisers

    12:00 am
    100 N Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    2o percent of the proceeds will be donated to The Washington County Relay For Life. Times are 5 to close unless differently stated.

    Thursday, March 5

    Bakery Nook in Nashville 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Buretta’s Bar & Grill in Nashville

    Subway in Okawville

    Gutzler’s Donuts in Nashville – All Day!

    Oakdale Country Kitchen 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.


    Thursday, March 12

    Little Nashville in Nashville

    Dairy Queen in Okawville

    White House Barbecue in DuBois

    Subway in Nashville

    Blue Room in New Minden


    Thursday, March 19

    El Indio in Nashville

    Kretzer’s Grill & Bar in Hoyleton

    Hardees in Nashville – All Day!

    China Inn in Nashville – All Day!

    Bunkers Bar & Grill at the Okawville Golf Course


    Thursday, March 26

    B&B Quik Mart in Oakdale – All Day!

    Dairy Queen in Nashville

    Original Springs in Okawville

    Fuzzy Duck’s Saloon Pizza in Nashville


    Thursday, April 2

    Frederking’s Eagles Nest in Addieville (changed from photo)


    Imagine Your Storytime At The Nashville Library

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

    Join us each week as we read a small portion of a chapter book, a picture book, and complete a craft.

    All children in kindergarten through fourth grade are welcome.



    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

  • 03

    Fish Fries At St. Ann's School

    4:30 pm-7:00 pm
    St. Ann Church
    675 S Mill St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    The Nashville Knights of Columbus is holding fish fries at St. Ann’s School every Friday beginning March 6 and continuing through April 10. Serving will be from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Adults $9 Children ages 5 to 12 are $5

    Menu includes Pollock, potato salad, french fries, baked beans, slaw, hush puppies, lemonade and coffee. Sodas and desserts are extra cost. Beer is served after 5:30 p.m.

    Dine-in or carry out.


  • 04

    Irvington UCC Food Pantry

    All day
    Irvington UCC
    303 South Third Street, Irvington, IL 62848

    Serving all Washington County Residents, the Irvington UCC Food Pantry is distributing USDA Commodities, a program of the Illinois Department of Human Services.

    Hours: First and Fourth Saturday of the month 9 a.m. 11 a.m.

    Second and Third Sunday of the month 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    303 South Third Street in Irvington.

    For more information, call (618) 249-8445

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