‘Charlotte’s Web’ Opens This Weekend At NCHS

The Nashville High School Drama Club will be presenting a production of Charlotte’s Web.  The production is based off of the classic children’s novel by E.B. White, with adaptation written by Joseph Robinette.  It features a spider who writes words in her web describing her friend, Wilbur, a runt of a pig, who was saved…

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Volunteer Of The Year: Dr. Jay Colbrook

The Nashville Chamber of Commerce selected longtime veterinarian and philanthropist Dr. Jay Colbrook as its 2019 Volunteer Of The Year. “It was an unexpected honor,” Colbrook said about the distinction. Colbrook will be honored at the annual Volunteer Of The Year banquet, roast and auction on Monday, March 25, at the American Legion in Nashville.…

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Hornettes Hold End Of Season Banquet

The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team closed the book on their 2018-19 season this past weekend with their awards banquet. The Hornettes enjoyed a successful season in which they won more than 20 games, won the Nashville Invitational Tournament, won a Regional Championship, and a Sectional Championship. The Hornettes were one of the final eight…

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Hornets Sweep Past Rockford Lutheran

The Nashville Hornets baseball team kicked off the season with back to back wins over the Rockford Lutheran Crusaders this past weekend. The Hornets cruised past Rockford Lutheran 14-2 on Friday, before winning 6-5 on a walk-off Saturday afternoon. The Nashville Hornets needed just five innings to pick up their first win of the 2019…

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Hornets Break School Record For Wins

The Nashville Hornets boys basketball team has been around for over 100 years, and has compiled over 1,700 wins to this day. The 2018-19 Nashville Hornets put their name in the NCHS history books. The Hornets finished the year at 35-3. The 35 wins broke the NCHS School record of wins in a season, which…

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City OKs Demolition Bids For Bryan Street Mobile Home

After the city received no bids for a mobile home, the Nashville City County agreed on Thursday, March 7, to begin accepting demolition bids for the property. While the approval is the next logical step in the process is removal, any interested person can make an offer on the home – even at a heavily…

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Hornets Finish Second At State

The winningest boys basketball team in NCHS history came back with some hardware from the IHSA Class 2A State Tournament. The Hornets was the runner-up, as Chicago Orr won their third straight State Championship.

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Hornets Cap Off Great Season

A season to remember for sure for the Nashville Hornets boys basketball team. The season began by winning the Wesclin/Mascoutah Tip-Off Classic, and finished with a runner-up finish in Class 2A in the state of Illinois. Along the way the Hornets won 35 games, a new NCHS school record, the previous record being 33 wins…

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Hornets Win Sectional Championship

Sectionals had not been kind to the Nashville Hornets over the past couple of years, but that all changed this past week as the Nashville Hornets captured the IHSA Class 2A DuQuoin Sectional Championship. The Hornets defeated top-five ranked Alton Marquette 37-22 in front of a standing room only crowd on March 1 to clinch…

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Letters: Suggestions To ‘Build That Wall’

Dear Readers, We are at a point in this country where even a quiet news day is a crazy day.  One of the hottest topics is the discussion of illegal immigration and the pros and cons of a border wall construction. Several reports indicate that the U.S. spent between$134-150 billion in health, education, and social…

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