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Man Hiking Across America Passes Through Washington County

ABOVE, Sebastien Jacques heads west on IL-15, just past Ashley on his way to Nashville on the afternoon of Thursday, June 8. Jacques is hiking from Virginia Beach through to Santa Monica, Calif. Jacques suffered through a long illness which turned out to be related to a benign tumor in his pineal gland. He will…

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Relay For Life 2017: Keep The Money Local

By Rebecca Ruehl     The Washington County Relay for Life is slated for Saturday, June 24 at the Okawville Community Center. Please visit to register or to join a team. Our family has had a team since the first year of Relay (1998.) Our daughter was a new survivor and it was an easy…

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Million Dollar Students – NCHS Seniors Bring Home Big Scholarship Money

Nashville Community High School reported that its seniors were awarded approximately $996,000 in academic scholarships to the various colleges they are headed to in the fall. By Alex Haglund     If education is an investment, that investment is showing returns for a group of 26 seniors at Nashville Community High School. Those seniors have, collectively,…

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Alicia Heggemeier Named Hornets Athletic Director

    Alicia Heggemeier. By Alex Haglund and Brent Huelsmann     The Nashville Community High School Board held their reorganizational meeting on the evening of Monday, May 1, and in addition to the regular business of an initial meeting of a new board the board also went into closed session for personnel issues, and upon returning…

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NCHS Board Hears Proposals For Field From Kuhn, Gajewski

The Nashville Community High School Board heard two proposals for reconditioning the NCHS football field at their regular monthly meeting held on Monday, March 20. While the proposals did differ significantly, both plans acknowledged the current poor condition of the field. Work to aerate, reseed and recondition the field will begin, hopefully in time to…

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