Joan Hastings

Joan Hastings, 83 of Nashville, formerly of Mattoon, passed away at 10:29 a.m. on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Washington County Hospital in Nashville.  She was born on April 1, 1936 in Decatur, the daughter of Carl T. And Evon Siddens Craft.  She married her high school sweetheart Jerry L. Hastings on June 25, 1955…

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Gallery: Nashville Hometown Christmas

The Nashville Hometown Christmas celebrated its second annual event on Saturday, December 7 with an array of seasonal activities in the downtown area. The activities included an Ugly Sweater 5K race, a free holiday movie matinee at the State Theater, holiday crafts and food vendors, Candy Cane Lane children’s activities and horse carriage rides, among…

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City Passes Ordinance To Opt Out Of Allowing Marijuana Businesses

By Leah Williams The Nashville City Council decided Thursday, December 5, to opt out of allowing marijuana-related businesses within the city limits when recreational weed becomes legal next year. The council passed the ordinance during its regular meeting, which prohibits businesses like cultivators, dispensaries and all other pot-related businesses to set up shop and operate…

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Hornets Place First at Mascoutah Tournament

The Hornets continued play in the Mascoutah Tip-Off Classic Tuesday against the Waterloo Bulldogs. The Hornets only allowed the Bulldogs to score 19 points in route to a 42-19 victory. Carson Parker and Tristen Hercules both finished in double figures for the Hornets. Parker finished with 17, and Hercules finished with 13. Nolan Heggemeier hit…

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Hornettes Win Three

After a 3-1 second place finish in their tournament to open the season, the Hornette basketball team took the floor again Tuesday against the Anna-Jonesboro Lady Comets. At the end of the first quarter, the Lady Comets held a slight advantage over the Hornettes. Going into the second quarter the Hornettes were looking at a…

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Coletta L. Campbell

Coletta L. Campbell Coletta L. Campbell, 93, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at 8:36 p.m., Sunday December 8, 2019 at Washington County Hospital, Nashville, Illinois. She was born to the late Frank and Caroline (nee Rick) Clemens on October 13, 1926 in Tilden, Illinois. Coletta married Harold T. Campbell on October 19, 1946 in Sparta,…

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George W. Meyer

George W. Meyer, age 81 of Breese and formerly of Carlyle, passed away at Aviston Countryside Manor on Friday, December 6, 2019. Mr. Meyer was born on July 5, 1938, in Breese, a son of Warren and Frances (Hartmann) Meyer.  He married Wanda Beckemeyer on September 12, 1959, and she survives in Breese. In addition…

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George F. Reinhardt, M.D

George F. Reinhardt, M.D. Dr. George Reinhardt, a retired surgeon, died peacefully on December 1, 2019 in Naples, Florida, at the age of 81. George was the oldest son of the late Dr. Edgar and Bernice Reinhardt of Nashville. George attended Valparaiso University and graduated from Washington University and then the Washington University School of…

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Henry L. Bergmann

Henry L. Bergmann Mr. Henry L. Bergmann of Nashville, IL, departed this life at the Washington County Hospital in Nashville, IL on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:03 AM.  He had attained the age of 85 years, 9 months and 26 days. Henry was born on February 11, 1934 at Plum Hill Township, IL the…

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