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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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This Friday: Chili Inferno!

This Friday marks one of my very favorite events of the entire year – as the weather gets cooler (any day now, right?), it can only mean one thing – it’s time for the Optimist Club Chili Cookoff! The cookoff will be held before the Senior Night football game against DuQuoin at NCHS. Since resigning…

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Craziers Speak At Zion UCC

Hoyleton – June 27, 2018 By Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com July 1, Zion UCC will celebrate Holy Communion at the 10:00 am. Worship Service. The theme is “Healing Powers” and based on Scriptures from 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27, Psalm 130 and Mark 5:21-43. Minette Cramer is the Pianist. We thank Lynn and Dori Cazier for telling…

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Class Of 1958 Holds Reunion

FRONT ROW, FROM LEFT, Violet(Engelman)Sisney, Esther(Grote)Grattendick, Donna(Wilkey)Spenner, Kay(Moss)Cook, Shirley(Cress)Schnitker and Fern(Klingenberg)Turpin. BACK ROW,Waldo Klingenberg, Willy Spenner, Dennis Luessenheide, Larry House, Charles Mattingly and Don Warnsing. NOT PICTURED, Earl Schnitker and Clinton Braly. The Class of 1958 celebrated their 60th reunion on June 8-10, at a casual dinner and visit to the State Theater on Friday…

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Okawville Village Board Sets Road Closures for Heritage Days

By Alex Johannes The Village of Okawville Board met on the evening of Tuesday, May 29 for their regular monthly meeting. To begin the meeting, the board approved Ordinance #552 regarding the Annual General Fund Appropriation and Ordinance #553 regarding the Annual Operations and Maintenance Fund Appropriation. In regards to Heritage Days, the board approved…

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