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Eugene Edward “Gene” Restoff

  Eugene Edward “Gene” Restoff, 77, of Scheller, passed away at 10:43 A.M., Saturday, October 1, 2022 at his residence. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for Consolidated Coal Co. Burning Star. Gene was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Du Bois and the UMWA. He was an avid coon hunter, enjoyed…

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Judy Kay Hoffman

  Judy Kay Hoffman, 75, of Du Bois, passed away at 7:10 A.M., Monday, March 28, 2022 at the Washington County Hospital in Nashville, IL. Judy was a retired laborer and had worked at factories for many years. She was the salutatorian for her high school and then went on to beauty school to become…

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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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Huge Week for Hornettes

By: Michael Trotter Nashville’s volleyball squad has spent the early part of this season ranked number one in the Deep South Volleyball Coaches Poll. That shouldn’t change after a week that saw the Hornettes defeat two other top 10 teams in regular season action and five teams in the Rangerette Classic.   On Wednesday Nashville…

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Susan G. McTall

Susan G. McTall, of Irvington, Illinois passed away peacefully in her childhood home on the morning of July 3, 2021, exactly one week before her 78th birthday, from her 27-year battle with cancer. Susan is survived by her six loving children, Roger Wolff and wife LuAnn, Randy Wolff and wife Jodi, Rhonda Rumer and husband…

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Roman Rojek

  Roman Rojek, 88, of Tamaroa, passed away at 3:26 P.M., Saturday, July 3, 2021 at his residence. Roman had been a farmer. He was also a coal miner and had worked at Burning Star #2 mine. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War. Roman was a member of the Immaculate…

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Lady Hornettes Track Team Becomes Sectional Champs

By Michael Trotter   Last Tuesday the Hornettes track team competed in the girls sectional meet held at Belleville Althoff. It was a two-team battle for the championship as Nashville finished with 145 points while the host squad took second with 134 points. Alton Marquette was the best of the other 11 teams but finished…

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Urban L. Greten

Urban L. Greten Urban L. Greten, 92, of St. Libory, IL, born April 26, 1928 in Lively Grove, IL died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020 at Coulterville Rehab and Health Care Center, Coulterville, IL. Urban was a retired grain farmer. He was a member of St. Liborius Catholic Church and the American Legion Post 683 in…

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Greenville University Honors Allyson Grabowski With Sand Volleyball Court

By: Garrett Krohne sports@nashnews.net Greenville University continues to carry on the legacy of the late former volleyball player Allyson Grabowski. After several gestures of remembrance throughout the season, the university decided to construct a brand new sand volleyball court in her honor. The court will will be named “Allyson Grabowski Memorial Court.”  Grabowski played three seasons…

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NMS Looking At Possible Options For Next School Year

Nashville Grade School Principal Chuck Fairbanks addressed the elementary committee on Wednesday afternoon, outlining potential scenarios for the 2020-21 school year. The Remote Learning Committee, Fairbanks said in a live tweet, has discussed numerous options including a normal start to the next school year with all students able to attend, a partial start with some of…

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