Volleyball And Cross Country All-South Announced

The Southern Illinois Coaches Association released their SICA All-South teams this past week for Cross Country and Volleyball. The Nashville Hornettes volleyball team finished up an unbelievable season this year, which ended with the first state trophy in Nashville history. The team was rewarded this past week as the Southern Illinois Coaches Association released the…

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Hornets Win Wesclin Tip-Off Classic

Four games in a five day span was not a problem for the Hornets as Nashville is still unbeaten five games into the 2018-19 season. The Hornets defeated Columbia, Wesclin, and Mascoutah to win the Wesclin Tip-Off Classic, before defeating Metro-East Lutheran in the First Annual Scott Credit Union Shootout, held at Edwardsville High School.…

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Nashville Hometown Christmas

  Several events over the weekend welcomed the winter festivities of the season. Nashville held its rst Home- town Christmas on the Town Square near City Hall on the evening of Friday, November 30. A large crowd attended the inaugural event, which included a visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, who arrived on a…

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Richard S. Mamell

Mr. Richard S. Mamell, age 74, passed away peacefully at his home in Ashley, IL surrounded by his family on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 2:30 AM. Richard was born July 27, 1944 in Chicago, IL to Oscar and Rose (Szopinski) Mamell.  He was united in marriage to Diane (Nikrant) Mamell on November 14, 1964…

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Elaine Niermann

Elaine Olivia Niermann, 93 of Hoyleton, passed away at 2:45 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2018 at St. Louis University Hospital. She was born on March 8, 1925 in Oshkosh, WI, the daughter of Rev. Paul and Olivia Berger Stange.  She was baptized and confirmed by her father and on August 1, 1948 he performed…

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James Champion

Mr. James H. Champion, of Nashville, IL, departed this life at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville, IL on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 2:33 PM.  He had attained the age of 89 years, 2 months and 15 days. Mr. Champion was born on September 13, 1929 at Cleveland, OH, the son of Roady and…

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Hometown Christmas Tree Lighting Is Friday

The inaugural Nashville Hometown Christmas and Tree Lighting is planned for Friday, November 30, starting at 6 p.m. with the tree lighting at 7 p.m. This is the first time the town has gathered for such an event and it seems the community is more than ready. “It was just a crazy spark of an…

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Hornets Pick Up Win Over Waterloo

After beginning last season with a disappointing overtime loss to Waterloo, the Hornets had no trouble this year. Nashville took the lead in the first quarter and never looked back as they picked up a 56-18 win over the Bulldogs to begin the Wesclin Tip-Off Classic. Nashville trailed just once in the game as Jake…

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Hornettes Win Thanksgiving Tournament

For the sixth time in tournament history, and the first time since the 2016-17 season, the Nashville Hornettes have won the Nashville Girls Thanksgiving Tournament. The sixth tournament title is the most all-time in the tournament’s history. The Hornettes went through the tournament with a perfect 4-0 record. Nashville defeated Mascoutah, Benton, and Mt. Vernon…

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Kenneth Boester

Kenneth E. Boester, 81 of New Minden, passed away at 7:45 a.m. on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Washington County Hospital in Nashville.  He was born on July 1, 1937 in Covington, the son of Walter and Emilie Wernicke Boester.  He married Joyce Harmening on October 29, 1960 in New Minden and she passed away…

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