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City Council Takes Personnel Action

The Nashville City Council handled a number of personnel-related items at their first meeting for June. By Alex Haglund The Nashville City Council made a number of motions related to city employees at their meeting on the evening of Thursday, June 7. The streets Department had been given authority to seek two new employees, one…

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Father's Day

Faith Perspectives – June 6, 2018 By Rev. Beverly Kahle St. Paul UCC- Nashville This Sunday we celebrate Father’s Day. Did you know that originally Father’s Day was celebrated on Pentecost? I don’t know why – maybe to remind us of the deep connection each father has to our Heavenly Father, the God Almighty who…

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School Honors And Scholarship – June 13, 2018

Nashville High School Second Semester Honor Roll Freshmen: High Honor Roll (3.75-4.0): Madison Draege, Samantha Edwards, Mark Ellis, Autumn Evans, Katlyn Eversgerd, Logan Eversgerd, Ashlyn Frazier, Hanah Grzegorek, Courtney Hallock, Trent Harris, Kiley Heidel, Joshua Hemker, Jada Jablonski, Katelyn Kessler, Gabriel Kreid, Cayla Krueger, Lydia Kurtz, Maryjane Laws, Breanne Liggett, Abigail Maschhoff, Ethan Oelze, Grant…

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A Good Time…For Polka!

Dave Hylla And Good Time Polka Plays At Courthouse Dave Hylla and the Good Time Polka band performed a well-attended show on the evening of Thursday, June 7, on the east lawn of the Washington County Courthouse. This was the first concert to be held back at the venue since moving to the park while…

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Bringing Magic To The Kingdom

Hornet Musicians Head To Disney By Alex Haglund It’s already called “The Magic Kingdom”, but Disney World in Orlando, Fla., got just a bit more magical last week when scores of NCHS Hornets brought a little bit of their own magic – the musical kind! There were four performances played by the Hornet Musicians in…

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Letter: Search For Details Of The WCH–SSM Agreement

As much as Nashville and surrounding communities seem to want the Washington County Hospital to not become like many small rural hospital casualties which are facing closure, the hospital’s destiny seems to be in the hands of a small Board of Directors who have decided that public awareness of the board’s decisions is not in…

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Kaskaskia River Brass Starts Off Summer Concert Series

Concerts’ Return To Courthouse Lawn Will Have To Wait Concert Moved To Grace United Methodist Church Due To Storms Earlier In Day And Forecast For More Kaskaskia River Brass, a horn ensemble with a drummer, led by Len Campbell of Nashville, kicked off the 2018 Summer Concert Series on the evening of Thursday, May 31.…

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Kirchner And Brink Discuss Band Practice Field With NCHS Board

Jennifer Brink and David Kirchner talked to the NCHS Board about Kirchner Family Company plans for a music practice field. By Alex Haglund David Kirchner and Jennifer Brink spoke to the board of Nashville Community High School at their regular meeting for May, held on Monday, May 21, giving them some details about a proposed…

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Memorial Day Observances Held At Park

Honoring Those Who Gave Everything… Annual Memorial Day observances were held at Memorial Park in Nashville on the morning of Monday, May 28. The ceremony included an invocation by Pastor Timothy Mueller of St. John’s Lutheran Church, New Minden, music by the NCHS Band, laying of wreaths, playing of taps and a 21-gun salute by…

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