NCHS Placed On Lockdown Wednesday Morning


Nashville Community High School was placed on lockdown for fifteen minutes on Wednesday, August 14, while school officials and authorities look into a possible threat on campus. Superintendent Brad Turner said information was brought to the administration’s attention shortly before school started where a student felt that a few messages were thought to be possibly threatening.…

Southern Illinois Wins Colt World Series


The Southern Illinois team captured the 2019 Colt World Series Championships. The Southern Illinois team defeated Brownsville, Texas to become the first host team to win the tournament in the 66 years of the Colt World Series. Southern Illinois defeated Tijuana, Mexico in the opening round, and then defeated Okinawa, Japan twice in a row…

SIRR Preview Tournament Schedule Released


The Southern Illinois River to River Conference released the schedule for the 2019 SIRR Preview Tournament this past week. The tournament will be held at Carterville High School on August 31. Admission for the tournament is $5. Concessions will be available throughout the tournament. The start of the tournament is scheduled for 9 am. The…

Back To School At NCHS, NMS


Students returned to the halls of Nashville Community High and Nashville Grade schools on Monday for part of the welcoming ceremonies to usher in the 2019-2020 year. NCHS held its first ever Freshman Academy, where incoming students toured the campus with other student mentors. The day also included presentations on the school fight song, a…

Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies For Darren’s Premium Auto Detaling, McKay NAPA


The Nashville Chamber of Commerce held a couple of ribbon cutting ceremonies on Friday. Darren’s Premium Auto Detailing on West Maple is owned by Darren Meyer. He has been in business for over a year, and after detailing his own cars for years, he decided to take a leap of faith after several people asked…

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