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Jr. Hornettes Moving on to State

  The Nashville Jr. Hornettes went into Friday evening looking to cap off a tremendous regular season. Going into the Regional as the number one seed, the team stood tall at 21-1. They also had the luxury of playing within the comfort of their home gym throughout the regional round. On Wednesday, the group began…

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Police Arrest Four on Drug Related Charges

A series of drug related arrests took place last Thursday in Nashville. On Thursday, Jan. 13 at approximately 7:24 p.m. police conducted a traffic stop near 1-64 eastbound ramp on State Route 127. Police asked a 37 year old female driver from Hoffman to exit the vehicle. While exiting the vehicle, methamphetamine fell from the…

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Washington County Board

The Washington County Board met on Tuesday, Dec. 14 for their final meeting of 2021. The meeting was kicked off with a presentation by the University of Illinois Extension. Representing the extension were Jordee Koehler, the county director serving Bond, Jefferson, and Marion Alongside her was Chris Lueking, who is the Horticulture Extension Educator, and…

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Country Mart to Remain Open Until March 2022

For three years, Country Mart has been a source for groceries for the Nashville community and surrounding areas. On Nov. 30, the 29 employees were informed by their owner, Admiral Parkway Owner and President Joe Koeppis, they would have to close at the end of December due to income, issues with their refrigeration units, and…

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NCHS School Board Meets For Final Time in 2021

The NCHS School Board met last Thursday for their last meeting of the year. The board began the meeting by approving the consented agenda including a) minutes of the regular meeting held on Nov. 16th, b) minutes of the closed session held on Nov. 16th, c) December bills, and d) December payroll.  Superintendent Brad Turner…

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Nashville City Council Meets Thursday For Final Meeting of Year

The Nashville City Council met last Thursday, Dec. 16 for their last meeting of 2021. Along with Clerk Terri Kurwicki; Councilwoman Jennifer Szopinski, Councilwoman Sue Finke, Councilmen Shawn Kabat, Doug Hargan, Kelly Sheridan, and Gary Moeller were present. City Attorney William DeMoss, Utility Superintendent Blaine Middelton, Street Superintendent Logan Gill, Nashville Chief of Police Brian…

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Nashville City Council Meets Last Thursday

By: Garrett Krohne The Nashville City Council met last Thursday for their first of two meetings for the month of December. Council members that were present were Gary Moeller, Jennifer Szopinski, Sue Finke, Shawn Kabat, Doug Hargan, and Kelly Sheridan. Also in attendance were City Attorney Bill DeMoss, Utility Superintendent Blaine Middleton, and Street Superintendent…

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Hornets Earn State Runner Up

On Friday, the Hornets (12-2) found themselves in a familiar setting, one where you want to be at season’s end- Huskie Stadium in DeKalb. Nashville was tasked with the Wilmington Wildcats, who came into the contest with an undefeated record of 13-0. The Hornets, winners of 11 straight, had not lost since week two at…

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Wild Finish Sends Hornets to State Title Game

Well Hornet fans, it’s time to book your hotels and fuel up your vehicles, because the boys in blue are heading back to Huskie Stadium at Northern Illinois University for the State Championship game. It is their second trip to the title game in as many seasons. Oddly enough, it was a similar road as…

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Regional Champs!

By Michael Trotter   in the semifinals of last week’s Red Bud Volleyball Regional Nashville defeated Sparta 25-17, 25-13.  The Hornettes jumped out to an early 8-1 lead in the first set. Sparta came back to within two points a few times but Nashville held on. Set two was easier as the Hornettes led by…

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