Genevieve M. Gill

Genevieve M. Gill Mrs. Genevieve “Genny” M. Gill of Oakdale, IL, departed this life at her residence on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 9:05 AM.  She had attained the age of 72 years, 11 months and 4 days. Mrs. Gill was born on September 15, 1946 at Scheller, IL, the daughter of Frank and Tillie…

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Gene D. Haege

Gene D. Haege Gene D. Haege, 88, of Mascoutah, IL born May 17, 1931 in New Memphis Station, IL, died Wednesday August 14, 2019, at Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Nashville, IL.   Gene worked in construction and construction management.  He was a former member of the Mascoutah City Council and the Mascoutah Fire Department…

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NCHS Placed On Lockdown Wednesday Morning

Nashville Community High School was placed on lockdown for fifteen minutes on Wednesday, August 14, while school officials and authorities look into a possible threat on campus. Superintendent Brad Turner said information was brought to the administration’s attention shortly before school started where a student felt that a few messages were thought to be possibly threatening.…

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Joan C. Giger

Joan C. Giger Mrs. Joan C. Giger of Nashville, IL, departed this life at Trenton Village in Trenton on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 1:10 AM.  She had attained the age of 76 years, 3 months and 13 days. Mrs. Giger was born on April 29, 1943 at Highland, IL, the daughter of Adolph and…

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Roger Kottmeyer

Roger Kottmeyer Roger Kottmeyer, age 71 of Boulder, passed away at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis on Sunday, August 11, 2019. Mr. Kottmeyer was born in Centralia, Illinois on September 30, 1947, a son of Arthur F. and Elda C. (Reinkensmeier) Kottmeyer.  He married Georgine Behrman on September 6, 1969, at St. Ann Church in…

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Daniel J. Krawiecki Sr.

Daniel J. Krawiecki Sr. Daniel John Krawiecki, Sr. 90 of Nashville, passed away at 8:55 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Carlyle Healthcare Center in Carlyle. He was born on November 30, 1928 in St. Louis, MO, the son of John and Florence Stansky Krawiecki.  He married Virginia Povolish on July 21, 1951 and…

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Gertrude “Gertie” Holle

Gertrude “Gertie” Holle Gertrude “Gertie” Holle, 94 of Hoyleton, passed away at 3:55 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Washington County Hospital in Nashville.  She was born on March 7, 1925 in Hoyleton, the daughter of Gus and Regina Kleiboeker Spenner.  She married Norman in Colorado Springs, CO and he passed away on February…

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Southern Illinois Wins Colt World Series

The Southern Illinois team captured the 2019 Colt World Series Championships. The Southern Illinois team defeated Brownsville, Texas to become the first host team to win the tournament in the 66 years of the Colt World Series. Southern Illinois defeated Tijuana, Mexico in the opening round, and then defeated Okinawa, Japan twice in a row…

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SIRR Preview Tournament Schedule Released

The Southern Illinois River to River Conference released the schedule for the 2019 SIRR Preview Tournament this past week. The tournament will be held at Carterville High School on August 31. Admission for the tournament is $5. Concessions will be available throughout the tournament. The start of the tournament is scheduled for 9 am. The…

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Back To School At NCHS, NMS

Students returned to the halls of Nashville Community High and Nashville Grade schools on Monday for part of the welcoming ceremonies to usher in the 2019-2020 year. NCHS held its first ever Freshman Academy, where incoming students toured the campus with other student mentors. The day also included presentations on the school fight song, a…

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