Clemens L. Novak

Clemens Leo Novak, age 96 of Carlyle, passed away at his daughter’s home in Somerville, Alabama on Friday, November 9, 2018. Mr. Novak was born on June 3, 1922, in Radom, Illinois, to Walter and Rosalie Novak.  He married Rose (Wiese) Novak on May 7, 1949, at St. Ann Church in Nashville, IL and she…

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Shelbi Nichole McKnight

Shelbi Nichole McKnight, 12 of New Minden, passed away at 1:42 a.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018 at her residence. She was born on October 2, 2006 in Breese, the daughter of Josh and Kerry Krupp McKnight.  She is survived by her parents.  A brother; Gaige McKnight and a sister Addie McKnight both at home. …

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LeRoy L. Lange

LeRoy L. Lange, 81 of Nashville, passed away at 11:13 a.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at Washington County Hospital in Nashville. He was born on January 27, 1937 in Clinton County, the son of Fred and Leona Lueking Lange.  He married Dorothy G. Krueger on May 31, 1958 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton.…

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2018 Election Results

It was a close race for Washington County Sheriff as Len Campbell defeated Greg Hopfinger, according to unofficial election results. With all 21 precincts reporting, the Republican candidate garnered 53.66 percent to Hopfinger’s 46.34 percent. In other election results, Republicans Gary Suedmeyer and Eugene Lamczyk Jr. will represent District 1 on the Washington County Board,…

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Evelyn P. Borrenpohl Luehrs

Evelyn P. Borrenpohl Luehrs, nee Zerbst, 88, of Venedy, IL, born April 17, 1930 in Jacob, IL, died Sunday, November 4, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL. She was an Interior Decorator and homemaker. Evelyn was a member of St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy, IL; very active in the Lutheran Women Missionary League; and…

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Trick-or-Treat 2018 Photo Gallery

On Halloween night, we were treated with more than 60 trick-or-treaters at our office. Check out our photo gallery of ghouls, goblins, superheroes and more during Halloween night! It was a spectacular sight to see all the local costumes.  

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Lions Club Halloween Parade and Costume Contest Gallery

The Lion’s Club hosted its annual Halloween parade and costume contest on Sunday, October 28, at the Community Center of Nashville. Many superheroes, princesses, sharks and other costumed creatures attended the event and took to the streets in their attire. Check out our photo gallery of the event, with spooktacular costume winners. Happy Halloween and…

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Halloween Happenings

The end of October provides ample opportunity to enjoy many autumn activities, and the most ghoulish time of year presents an opportunity for tricksters, treat getters and candy lovers to get out and fill the bags with as much sugary snacks as possible. Here is an extensive list of some of the activities in the…

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