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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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Birth – Beckmann

Hurley Nicole Beckmann, daughter of Nathan and Jennifer Beckmann of Hoyleton, was born at 8:55am on March 13, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese. She weighed 9 lbs, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed home by her big brother, Dade Beckmann 3 years old. Grandparents are Larry and Kathy Unverfehrt…

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NCHS Prom 2018: A Night To Shine….

Nashville High School Junior-Senior Prom will be held this Saturday, May 5, at the Nashville American Legion. This year’s theme “A Night to Shine” will feature black, white & red decorations with added crystals & sparkle. The public is invited to view the decorations on Saturday from 6-7 pm only.

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Hornets Win Pinckneyville Open Meet

The Nashville Hornets boys track team won the Pinckneyville Open meet on April 30. Seven teams competed at the meet. The Hornets have two meets this week as they compete in the Chuck Oyler Invitational on May 2 at 4 p.m. in Benton and at the DuQuoin Invite on May 4 at 4 p.m. The…

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Du Bois – April 18, 2018

Barb Rabbitt 787-7305 The date has been set. The Mule Barn will host a “Meet and Greet” with Noah Elliott on Sunday, May 6. Noah was part of Team USA in the Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang 2018. He won gold and bronze medals in snowboarding events. Noah watched the 2014 Paralympics from his hospital…

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