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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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Washington County Hospital Introduces New ER Staffing Model

Washington County Hospital (WCH) has begun implementation of a new emergency medicine staffing model. WCH is transitioning from on-site physicians to providing certified trauma-trained nurse practitioners in its emergency room (ER), with physician oversight. In addition to staffing the ER with highly-trained advanced nurse practitioners, WCH will utilize telemedicine technology connections to consult with ER…

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New Election Judges Approved, More Still Needed

By Alex Haglund County Clerk Nancy Heseman gave her regular report to the Washington County Board at their regular July meeting on Tuesday, July 10, when she also presented a list of new election judges to the board for approval. Heseman presented new election judges to the board, they gave their approval. The judges were…

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District 49 Superintendent’s Report – August, 2018

By Mike Brink District 49 Superintendent mbrink@nashville49.org We hope that everyone is having a great summer break and preparing for the start of the 2018-2019 school year. As we quickly approach the start of school, I wanted to take this opportunity to report on some reminders and updates. If you have any questions, please contact…

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NCHS Board Receives Media Center Annual Report

NCHS Selected As Recipient Of $5,000 Grant By Alex Haglund Nashville Community High School Librarian and Media Center Director Leigh Ann Cloud came before the school board at their last regular meeting for the 2017-2018 school year, held on June 25, and gave them her annual report. In addition to the report helping to keep…

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City To Seek Credit Cards

By Alex Haglund The first meeting of the Nashville City Council for July, held on the evening of Thursday, July 5, was a very brief one. The Council approved applying for credit cards for the city, which had previously been discussed at the first June meeting. “The one that was best for us, I think,…

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NCHS Registration August 7, New Student Orientation August 9

All Nashville Community High School students are asked to register for the 2018-19 school year on Tuesday, Aug. 7 starting at 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. At registration, parents will complete required paperwork, provide proper documentation and pay student fees while some students will receive their class schedule and Chromebook, and have their yearbook and…

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FFA Chapter Annual Report Presented To Board

Ag Department And FFA Chapter Accomplishments Detailed For School Board By Alex Haglund The NCHS Board received an annual report from the Agriculture Department and FFA Chapter at their final meeting of the school year, held the evening of June 25. The report was presented to the board in paper form, by Principal Mark Begando.…

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Bluegrass, Black Skies

George Portz And Bluegrass Friends, Arts Council Volunteers Soldier On Through Downpour The Summer Concert held on the evening of Thursday, June 28 was a wet one. Ominous weather reports moved the show from the courthouse lawn to the Pavilion Across the Creek at Memorial Park. The pavilion’s roof provided some cover as the rain…

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