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Illinois Family Institute to make Presentation at State Theater

At 7:00 p.m. on May 2nd at The State Theater, there will be a presentation regarding why parents should consider homeschooling or faith based schools for your children. The presentation will be given by Tom Burrows, who is a Field Director for the Illinois Family Institute. Prior to the start of his career at the…

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NCHS School Board Meets Last Tuesday

The Nashville Community High School school board met last Tuesday night for their regularly scheduled meeting. The board began by reviewing the issuance of working cash fund bonds. The purpose of the bonds is to increase the working cash fund for the district. The cycle is up after every three years, and it is time…

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Montgomery Jane Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

Although the doors opened in January of this year, on Tuesday, Rachel Hagene officially christened her new business with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Montgomery Jane the store was inspired by another Montgomery Jane, Hagene’s young daughter. Hagene explained Montgomery has always loved taggies and jean jackets, which then inspired her to begin her business. While…

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Charles Benedict Wagner

It is with profound sadness that the family of Charles Benedict Wagner announces his peaceful passing on January 8, 2022 at the age of 83 years old. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Wanda Wagner, of 36 years and children:  Glen (Donna) Wagner, Cheryl (Jason) Presswood, Krystal (Kevin) Marlow, Kathy (Chris) Payton, Paula…

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Albert E. “Bert” Kujawa

Mr. Albert E. “Bert” Kujawa of Nashville, IL departed this life at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon, IL on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at 1:10 A.M.  He had attained the age of 87 years, 9 months, and 28 days. Mr. Kujawa was born on June 7, 1934, in Blissville Township, Ashley, IL the…

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Judy Kay Hoffman

  Judy Kay Hoffman, 75, of Du Bois, passed away at 7:10 A.M., Monday, March 28, 2022 at the Washington County Hospital in Nashville, IL. Judy was a retired laborer and had worked at factories for many years. She was the salutatorian for her high school and then went on to beauty school to become…

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Shirley M. (Fischer) Buhrmester

Shirley M. (Fischer) Buhrmester, 85, of Du Quoin, passed away at 11:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at her residence. Shirley had worked as a haul truck driver at Freeman United Coal Company. She had also worked as custodian at Grace United Methodist Church in Nashville, IL. Shirley and her husband Don had owned a…

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Stacy L. Gale

        Stacy L. Gale, 51, of St. Libory, IL, born July 5, 1970, in Belleville, IL died Monday, March 28, 2022.    Stacy was the manager of Dave’s West End in St. Libory, IL. Stacy was raised in Lively Grove and attended St. Anthony Catholic Church until relocating. She owned and operated…

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Robert Jarden

    Robert Jarden of Okawville, IL departed this life in Okawville on Sunday, March 27, 2022. He had attained the age of 38 years 6 months and 7 days. Robert was born in the Washington County Hospital at Nashville, IL on September 20, 1983, the son of Lewis and Debra (nee Hart) Jarden.  He…

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Hornets Win Class 2A State Championship

The Hornets continued their dream season on Thursday at the place where they had hoped it would end from the start of the campaign. State Farm Center in Champaign-Urbana was the setting for the 2022 IHSA State Championship series. Prior to this season, it was previously held at Carver Arena in Peoria, Illinois. The format…

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