Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party Held At Memorial Park

By Leah Williams Memorial Park became a haven for younger readers this Monday, June 10, when the Nashville Public Library held its annual kickoff party for the summer reading program. Several area children played games and jumped on bounce houses during the carnival event while also getting their materials for the beginning of the program.…

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City Terminates K-9 Agreement

By Leah Williams The Nashville City Council voted to terminate its agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police at its meeting on Thursday, June 6, Nashville Police Officer Jared Wilke addressed the council during the public comment section of the meeting. Wilke said he and the dog finished training earlier this year and have been…

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Albert J. Czajkowski

Albert J. Czajkowski Mr. Albert J. Czajkowski of Edwardsville, IL departed this life in Parc Provence in Creve Coeur, MO on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 9:05 A.M. He had attained the age of 77 years and 2 months. Albert was born in St. Louis, MO on April 10, 1942 the son of Edward and…

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Boys Track Team Hands Out Awards

A season in which the Hornets won a Sectional Championship as well as the Jared Morris Invitational was capped off this past week as the Hornets boys track team handed out awards. Five members of the team received individual awards for their contributions during the season. Gavyn Lietz received two individual awards. Lietz was named…

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Local Companies Express Concern Over Driver Shortage

By Leah Williams The books may have been put away for another year, the last routes have been run, but the summer months have many concerned about local school transportation in the coming school year. Representatives from local bus companies say they are experiencing a “crisis” in gaining new interest in fulfilling their regular routes.…

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Heritage Days Returns To Okawville This Weekend

“Come join us” on June 8th and 9th in celebrating 37 years of this annual event. Heritage Days, hosted by the Heritage House Museum Association of Okawville, Illinois, will be sure to take you back to a quieter time and give visitors a glimpse of the past. This family event will delight folks of all…

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Letter To The Editor: CILA And The King Property

Dear Editor, Could please include this survey in your next weekly newspaper? Yesterday there was a court hearing about how the new Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA) owned by Community Link in Breese, IL was asking for tax exempt on the newly donated home, formerly owned by Jerry King. I understand that the Nashville Community…

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Maschhoff And Fox Named NCHS Cheerleading Coaches

The NCHS Cheerleading squad has two new coaches at the helm. The NCHS School Board hired Kailie Maschhoff and Morgan Fox as the new Cheerleading Coaches. Former NCHS Cheerleading coach Emily Kuberski resigned in April after one year in charge. Maschhoff is a 2015 graduate of NCHS, while Fox graduated from Nashville in 2017. Both…

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Hornets Fall To Harrisburg In Sectional Championship

A few feet was the difference between the Nashville Hornets continuing their season, and seeing their season come to a screeching halt. A would be game tying home run was caught just in front of the wall as the Hornets fell to Harrisburg 7-5 in the Sectional Championship game. The Hornets ended their season with…

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