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Schools In Illinois To Be Closed For Two Weeks

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced at a press conference Friday afternoon the closing of Illinois schools beginning Tuesday, March 17, until the end of the month. The two-week closure is an effort to curb the further spread of the corona virus. To date, there have been 32 confirmed cases in Illinois, and more than 1,600 cases in the…

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Pinckneyville Man Arrested In Elkville For Animal Torture, Abuse

Jordan Anheuser has been arrested and charged with animal torture stemming from a viral video that circulated on social media. Perry County Sheriff Steve Bareis said Anheuser, 20, was taken into custody on Friday, January 24. He was apprehended at his grandparents’ home. An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for a 20-year-old Pinckneyville man stemming…

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It Happened Here

Eighty-Five Years Ago (1935) An electrical wire that dropped into the coal seam caused a fire at the old workings of the Clarkson Coal Mining Co. in Nashville. Workmen labored 10 hours to build stoppings to seal the fire. No injuries were reported. Henry Holzhauer announced that he was a Republican candidate for re-election as…

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District 49 Call Home

If you couldn’t attend the Halloween Parade Friday, check it out on our Primary School Website! http://nashville49.org   Our First Quarter Newsletter is available. Check it out at http://nashville49.org!   Any parent who wishes to volunteer at school has to sign up on the Raptor system as a volunteer, the link is on the school…

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Gallery: Nashville Fall Festival

  The 39th Annual Nashville Fall Festival was held on Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28. Hundreds flocked to the courthouse downtown to participate in an array of family friendly activities. Among those festivities were live performances, craft and vendor fair shopping, pet parade, food, superhero and princess parades and much more. Click here…

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held For China Inn

A longtime Nashville restaurant recently came under new ownership. Andy Chen and Kitty Weng took over the China Inn on West St. Louis Street from Andy’s cousin Jason. The new ownershp began about three weeks ago, and the Chinese restaurant includes a lunch buffet as well as carry out orders. “We heard that [Nashville] was…

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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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