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On The Hook

The Cedarhurst Gallery in Mt. Vernon hosted a kids day along with WSIU on Saturday, April 14, when the SIU Theater Department put on “Pinkalicious: The Musical” Doing a little fishing in the art gallery’s kids’ room (they were all kids’ rooms that day!) before the show began were FROM LEFT, Damon McKinstry, Ava Donato…

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Spring Has Sprung At Happy Days Preschool

What a great preschool Sunday we had April 8! Nineteen children were able to join us as Miss Rhonda led us through songs we have learned in chapel. We have been busy! We have had presentations from Carlyle lake park rangers for spring, getting our spring pictures taken, learning bike safety so we can bring…

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When Feet Meet Street – WCH Holds Third Annual 5K

Washington County Hospital held their third annual 5K and Fun Run this Saturday, April 14, at Washington County State Lake. Despite wet and chilly weather, the runners came out, starting out at approximately 8 a.m. Proceeds from the event go to benefit Washington County Relay For Life.

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Get Ready To Paint The County Purple

It’s time to turn Washington County into a “Sea of Purple”. Purple ribbons are now for sale throughout the county – they can be purchased for $10 each and bear the name of your loved one – a survivor or someone claimed by cancer. Names and numbers for Washington County Relay For Life representatives in…

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Three NCHS FFA Members Win State Proficiency Awards

By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter The Nashville Community High School FFA Chapter recently returned from their state proficiency contest, held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on March 24. Nine members of the chapter competed at the state level competition (Look HERE For More), and three members, Austin Schorfheide, Zach Williamson and Cole Herrmann,…

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The Hunt Is On!

Nashville Lions Club Hosts Annual Easter Egg Hunt The Nashville Lions Club held their annual Easter Egg hunt at Memorial Park on a brisk Saturday, March 31, the day before Easter. Cold and somewhat weather did little to deter the hunters though, much like in the case of the Oakdale Eggstravaganza, or the Hoyleton Lions…

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Oakdale Eggstravaganza 2018 Photo Gallery

They’re small, it’s cold and wet and they couldn’t care less. It was a cold and rainy Eggstravaganza, held on the afternoon of Saturday, March 24. The children who came out for the hunt weren’t letting the weather slow them down though. Saturday, March 24, 2018 marks the 25th year that Oakdale has hosted its…

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One Month Later – NCHS Students, Faculty Respond To School Violence

NCHS Students attended a morning prayer session put on by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) on Wednesday, March 14, one month following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shootings in February. On Valentine’s Day, Wednesday February 14, a mass shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. A month after that tragedy,…

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Cast And Counted – Primary Election Held Tuesday

A sign directing prospective voters inside was placed near the Community Center of Nashville on the morning of Tuesday, March 20. CCN is the polling place for a number of election precincts. The Primary election prior to the November, 2018 general election was held on Tuesday, March 20. There are numerous regional and state offices’…

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