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Five Hornettes Named All-Conference

The Nashville Hornettes softball team finished the season with a 16-13 record on the season. Nashville started the year slow with a 5-9 record but got hot late winning 11 of their final 15 games. Nashville finished with five SIRR Mississippi Division All-Conference players this season. The five players named All-Conference was the second most…

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Area Easter Egg Hunts Gallery

The annual Nashville Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt was held at Memorial Park on Saturday, April 20. The event included a petting zoo, visits and pictures with the Easter Bunny and a hunt for more than 3,000 eggs that were donated by the Brown Brothers. Also during the hunt special prizes were awarded to participants…

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Hornets And Hornettes Host First Home Meet

The NCHS Boys and Girls track teams kicked off their season with a home meet on March 21. The teams competed against Mater Dei, Okawville, Christ Our Rock Lutheran, Murphysboro and Carlyle. No team scores were kept for the meet. On the girls side, the Hornettes won eleven different events. In field events, Carli Hoffman…

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Paul H. Oexeman

Mr. Paul H. Oexeman of Nashville, IL, departed this life at the Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 10 PM.  He had attained the age of 92 years, 8 months and 9 days. Paul was born in Cordes, IL on May 25, 1926.  His parents were Albert C. Oexeman…

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NCHS Performs With Other High School Bands In Sugar Bowl Halftime

The NCHS Marching Hornets participated in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Marching Band Competition over the weekend, which ended in performing with other high school bands at the halftime show. To view the performance, check out the video below. There is also a photo gallery available here.     Here is another video:  

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Nearly 100 Year Old Quilt To Be Displayed At Washington County Courthouse

The Washington County Board agreed at its meeting on Tuesday, December 11, that a nearly century old quilt will be put on display at the county courthouse building. Washington County State’s Attorney Dan Bronke spoke on behalf of the Washington County Historical Society about a donation the organization had received recently. The quilt was made…

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Hornets Stay Undefeated

The Nashville Hornets boys basketball team continued their hot start to the season with three wins this season. The Hornets picked up road wins against Chester and Benton, as well as a conference win at home over Sparta. Nashville has a record of 10-0 this season. The Hornets have one more game before Christmas as…

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“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” opens Friday

The Nashville Community High School will present a classic tale of chills and thrills with its upcoming fall play. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” opens on Friday, October 19 at 7 p.m. in the NCHS Auditorium with additional performances on Saturday,, October 20 and Sunday, October 21 at 3 p.m. Admission is $5. The story…

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Lincoln Reproduction Portrait Arrives At Washington County Judicial Center

A familiar famous face will now be hung at the Washington County Judicial Center. Several justices, officeholders and members of the community were present during an unveiling ceremony of a high quality reproduction of President Abraham Lincoln Friday afternoon. The portrait was donated as part of a joint effort from the Illinois Bar Association, the…

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