Roland A. H. Beckmeyer

Roland A. H. Beckmeyer Roland August Henry Beckmeyer, 93, of Hoyleton, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia surrounded by his family. He was born December 13, 1925 in Hoyleton, son of Alvin William Beckmeyer and Louise Marie Lydia (Nierman) Beckmeyer. He married Merle Marie Byars on February…

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Violet G. Launius

Violet G. Launius Violet “Vi” G. Launius, 88, of Troy, IL, born Thursday, April 24, 1930 in Nashville, IL, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at St. Louis University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO. Vi, was born and raised on the family farm in rural Nashville, IL, attended grade school in a one room…

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Letter: Help Needed For School Project

  To the editor: I am in fifth grade at Greenville Elementary in Greenville, Pennsylvania. I have adopted your state as a class project. I will be doing a report and other projects to learn more about your state. It would be helpful if you could print this letter in your newspaper. I could use…

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District 49 Call Home 2/20

Thanks so much for your continued support of our Book Fair, History Fair, and the Athletic Department’s Spaghetti Supper! All were a huge success thanks to you! With cold and flu season upon us here is a reminder of our attendance policies from our handbook. Thanks for your cooperation in getting notes from the Doctor’s office…

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Letters To The Editor: Basic Facts on the Illegal Immigration Crisis

Illegal aliens are breaking our border laws, which are under federal jurisdiction. Many want to bring their dreams of Socialism into our country–many have no intention of assimilating into our country. Many elected officials are lawbreakers, enabling and abetting illegal aliens–even though they took an oath to uphold and defend the laws. Not enforcing our…

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Irma Wittemeyer

Irma Wittemeyer Irma Wittemeyer, 91, of Centralia, passed away February 12, 2019 at Friendship Manor in Nashville, IL. She was born March 15, 1927 in Furth, Germany the daughter of Johann and Margarette (Donnaver) Kohler. She married Elmer Wittemeyer on June 26, 1948 in Nashville, IL, and he preceded her in death on December 30, 2012.…

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Senior Night At NCHS

  Before the start of the Hornets game against Pinckneyville on February 9, the seniors from the Hornet basketball team, as well as the NCHS Cheerleading squad. Pictured: Tanner Bergmann, son of Mike and Susan Bergmann, Bryson Bultman, son of Jeremy and Sherrie Bultman; Kelton Harre, son of Jeff Harre and Kim Harre; Jacob Maschhoff,…

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Hornettes Win Regional Championship

Once again the Nashville Hornettes came away with a Regional Championship. The Hornettes cruised through their two games at the IHSA Class 2A Trico Regional to win their third consecutive Regional Championship. The Hornettes defeated Sparta on February 5, before defeating Pinckneyville on February 7. It was the third time this season that Nashville defeated…

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City Purchases Upgrade To Police Dept. Software

By Leah Williams The Nashville City Council approved the purchase of software improvements to its lawman software services during its regular meeting on Thursday, February 7. Police Chief Brian Fletcher informed the council members that the report logging system is being used by both the police department and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. He said…

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Welcome To America: More Than 60 Become US Citizens During Ceremony At KC

CENTRALIA – There were a lot of smiles and cheers as dozens of new citizens were sworn in during a naturalization ceremony held at the Lifelong Learning Center on the Kaskaskia College campus Friday morning. U.S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel presided over the ceremony, adding that each of the new citizens should be proud of…

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