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NMS Music Department Succeeds Despite Covid

 Nashville – NMS Music Room has been quite busy the past couple months as they prepared for their Spring Concert, Pep Band Games and Organizational Contest! NAfME (National Association for Music Education) recognizes the month of March as, “Music in Our Schools Month.”  NMS students represented music in our schools very well this past month! NMS…

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State Pausing Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – On advice of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Illinois will pause distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson. The federal agencies made that recommendation Tuesday morning after reporting rare and severe blood clots in six…

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Two Thefts in Nashville

The Nashville Police Department had a busy few weeks. First, on the 25th, there was a robbery at Meyer’s Greenhouse & Nursery, LLC. Police report that $2,626 worth of merchandise including yard art, decorations, tree saplings, etc., were taken from the property over night. Police have since arrested Tara King for the theft, and the…

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None Injured In March 30th Crash

A traffic accident on Tuesday, March 30th resulted in slight delays and redirections at the intersection of E St Louis St and Mill Street near the stoplight. Two vehicles were involved in the accident, and there were no injuries reported according to police. Police report that a vehicle crossed over into the other lane and…

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Nashville Football Wins Big

By: Michael Trotter      The Hornets opened their football season with a home game against Sparta on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs were no match for Nashville, who took control of the contest from the very beginning and shut out Sparta 64-0.      Nashville scored touchdowns on each of their first three possessions and also recovered a Sparta…

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Metro East GOP Lawmakers Reveal Plan to ‘Reimagine Illinois’

By: Chris Guy Metro East Zoom…On Monday Illinois State Representatives Charlie Meier (R-Okawville), Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg), and David Friess (R-Red Bud) revealed their House Republican caucus’ new comprehensive platform called Reimagine Illinois. A four-point plan to end the culture of corruption, restore responsible fiscal leadership, grow jobs and opportunity, and ensure public safety in the State…

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Pritzker Announces “Bridge Phase” In Reopening Illinois

‘Bridge’ phase raising capacity limits will take effect when 70% of seniors vaccinated By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – All Illinoisans 16 years of age and older outside of Chicago will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations beginning April 12, and the state announced a “metric-based” phase-in to greater reopening Thursday. The so-called…

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Hornettes Win On Senior Night

By Michael Trotter   Before the varsity girls basketball game last Wednesday between Nashville and Chester, the Hornettes held a Senior Night ceremony. Congratulations to Ashlyn Frazier and Karmen Reynolds for their accomplishments at Nashville High School.   Nashville finished their season strong with a 52-29 win over Chester. The Yellowjackets briefly led 8-5 in…

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