Breaking: Person Of Interest Identified In Woodrome Murder

A Missouri man in custody has been identified as a person of interest in the homicide of an Ashley man killed this past February. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office announced on Tuesday morning that a 31-year-old male is being held without bond in the Scott County Jail on unrelated charges. A multi-state, multi-agency investigation has…

Honoring Essential Workers

In the April 29 issue of the Nashville News, there are several photos, names and columns dedicated to the healthcare workers, first responders and other essential workers who are on the frontline  everyday. We have a column from Cathy Combs about the many healthcare professionals in Oakdale and also a column from Managing Editor Leah…

NCHS Board Discusses Virtual Option For Upcoming Senior Graduation

By Leah Williams [email protected] The Nashville Community High School Board heard ideas on Tuesday, April 21, about a possible graduation ceremony to cap off the end of the year. Superintendent Brad Turner explained that the school improvement team had discussed the concept of a “virtual ceremony,” where the Class of 2020 graduates would be filmed…

2019-2020 Hornet Basketball Team Pays Tribute to Season With Awards

By: Garrett Krohne [email protected] Although the ailment has put a stoppage on the school year and all spring activities, the Hornet basketball team still found a way to celebrate their 2019-20 season. Even with the banquet being canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions, the team still managed to hand out their annual awards. The Hornets began…

Two In Four: The 2015 State Champion Hornette Softball Team

By: Garrett Krohne [email protected] Coming off a 2014 season where the team finished with 35 wins and only 3 losses, there were some question marks heading into the 2015 year. The Hornette softball team was at the mercy of High School graduation, and the team had to say goodbye to an accomplished senior class. The…

Photos: Class Of 2020 Signs Posted Around Nashville

Washington County Reports More Negative Tests, No New COVID-19 Cases

The Washington County Health Department said Friday that there have been no additional positive COVID-19 cases. To date, there have been 119 negative coronavirus test results for residents. According to Administrator Elizabeth Lehde, the department also stated that two residents who had previously tested positive have completed their quarantine and were released from isolation this…

Master Gardener: Earth Day 2020 Just not another day on Planet Earth

Will Summers Master Gardener April 22, 2020, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, was started in the spring of 1970 by Wisconsin senator Gaylord Nelson.  This is an unofficial holiday meant for young and old, rich or poor, city people or country folks. Let’s face it – the Earth has had a long period of…

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