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Beards And Bodices?

New Events Planned For Fall Festival This year’s Fall Festival has two new events planned – a beard contest for men and a period dress contest for women. Both contests are being set up in honor of the 200th anniversary of Washington County and the State of Illinois, and both will be happening at midday…

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Threshermen Play Final Show Of 2018 Summer Concert Series

The Threshermen, ABOVE, including FROM LEFT, Steve Hicks, Sean Clark, Mike Pirtle and Nathan Rittenhouse, played the final show of the 2018 Summer Concert Series, which was moved to the pavilion across the creek when rain threatened in the forecast (the weather stayed nice though). The Summer Concerts are held every Thursday evening at 6…

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Moeller Installed As Nashville Lions Club President

ABOVE, Past Nashville Lions President Doug Holzhauer passed the gavel to Lion Gary Moeller, newly elected president for 2018-19. Lion Moeller becomes the 80th president of the Nashville club. There has never been a repeat chair throughout the history of this club. Lion Holzhauer is holding a plaque commemorating his term as president. Other officers…

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July Meeting First For New Superintendent Brad Turner At NCHS

Brad Turner, CENTER, shown with school board members Tom Speedie and John Hallock, speaks at the meeting of the NCHS Board on Tuesday, July 17, his first as school Superintendent. New Fiscal Year Begins With Turner Taking Reins At District 99 By Alex Haglund The meeting of the Nashville Community High School Board on Tuesday,…

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Police Officer Promoted, Chamber Donation Approved

By Alex Haglund The Nashville City council approved promoting a police officer, Johnathon Stambaugh, from part time to full time at their second meeting of the month, held on the evening of Thursday, July 19 at City Hall. Stambaugh is replacing Officer Jeff Heinzl. Heinzl’s switch to part-time status was approved by the council at…

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Auxiliary Makes Donation For WCH Lobby Renovation

The Washington County Hospital is grateful for the donation from the WCH Women’s Auxiliary for the renovation of the Front Lobby. They donated all the money required for this renovation which included new furniture and decor, along with new flooring and updating all the walls with fresh paint. The lobby also has brand new lighting…

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