Nearly 100 Year Old Quilt To Be Displayed At Washington County Courthouse

The Washington County Board agreed at its meeting on Tuesday, December 11, that a nearly century old quilt will be put on display at the county courthouse building. Washington County State’s Attorney Dan Bronke spoke on behalf of the Washington County Historical Society about a donation the organization had received recently. The quilt was made…

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Hornettes Shock Carterville

The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team had an up and down week this past week. Tuesday night at Assembly Hall, the Hornettes came back from being down double digits to shock the Carterville Lady Lions 46-43. The Hornettes next contest would not go as well as the Hornettes could not find a rhythm offensively in…

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Hornets Stay Undefeated

The Nashville Hornets boys basketball team continued their hot start to the season with three wins this season. The Hornets picked up road wins against Chester and Benton, as well as a conference win at home over Sparta. Nashville has a record of 10-0 this season. The Hornets have one more game before Christmas as…

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Lions Club 2018 Residential Christmas Lighting Winners

The Lion’s Club announced its winners for the 2018 Residential Christmas Lighting contest. On Dec. 16, judges went around town to find the best illuminated displays for the season. The winners include clockwise from top left: David and Donna Haertling on West Heathwood Drive; Kelly and Joyce Sheridan on West Elm Street; Rick and Kimberly…

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Allan Castleberry

Allan L. Castleberry, 90, of Pell City, Alabama passed away at 10:33 A.M. December 14, 2018 at St. Martin in the Pines in Birmingham, Alabama. He was born February 28, 1928 in Kentucky to the late Albert Lester and Mary Lillian (Edrington) Castleberry. He was married to Imogene Ann Dycus and she precede him in…

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Curtis Kuhlengel

Mr. Curtis R. Kuhlengel of Hoyleton, IL, departed this life at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, IL on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 4:48 PM. He had attained the age of 76 years and 17 days. Curt was born on November 24, 1942 in Centralia, IL, the son of Rufus and Flora (nee…

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Santa Sightings And Other Holiday Events

  With Christmas now just two weeks away, many people are looking to fill their calendars with festive activities. Here is a list of things to do this weekend to get you and your family ready for the season: Alfeldt’s Christmas Tree Farm, Oakdale, will be holding its final Santa Claus weekend on Saturday, December…

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Heck Signs To Play For Wabash Valley College

  Another NCHS athlete has signed to continue athletics at the college level. NCHS senior Sophie Heck will continue her softball career at Wabash Valley College after graduation. Heck was the primary center fielder for the Hornettes last season, and will enter this season as one of the big bats in the Nashville lineup. Heck…

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Billie “Bill” Martin

Billie “Bill” Martin, 81 of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 11:50 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Christian Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born September 17, 1937 in Beaucoup. Illinois, a son of the late Dan E. and Bertha (Polovish) Martin.  He married Bernardine D. (Lamczyk) Martin on February 10, 1964…

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Retiring Treasurer Reflects On Nearly 50 Years As A County Employee

When Darlene Ostendorf reflects on her more than four decades as a Washington County employee, she re- marks that the time went by in a hurry. Ostendorf retired on Fri- day, November 30, as Washington County treasurer, a position she held the last two years. She had worked at the Washington County Courthouse for a…

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