Klein signs with KC

One of the leading runners for the Nashville Hornets will continue his career at the college level. Caleb Klein signed his letter of intent last week to run for the Kaskaskia College Blue Devil cross country team.  “It’s pretty exciting,” Klein said. “I have always known I wanted to continue running after high school. ToContinue reading “Klein signs with KC”

Mutual aid requested for house fire outside of Pinckneyville.

Emergency personnel were called to a fully involved house fire on Wood Duck Road in rural Pinckneyville on Friday morning. Agencies on the scene included first responders from Pinckneyville, Du Quoin and Nashville. An ARCH helicopter was also on scene. The Standard will update this post as more information becomes available.

What to do this weekend: March 25-28

Thursday, March 25: NCHS Hornette Softball fundraiser at Dairy Queen 5-9 p.m. Culinary Arts Warrior Showcase, Rend Lake College, 6 p.m. (reservations required) Friday, March 26: Addieville Community Club Fish Fry, 5-7 p.m. Okawville American Legion Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 27: Easter Bunny visit at Nashville Chamber of Commerce office, 9 a.m. toContinue reading “What to do this weekend: March 25-28”

State police search for suspect Harrisburg teen’s murder

The Illinois State Police has issued an alert looking for a suspect following the murder of a 19-year-old Harrisburg woman earlier this week. According to the state police, the Division of Criminal investigation – Zone 8 has identified Alexander McWilliams, 36, of Harrisburg as a suspect in the shooting death of Mishealia M. Meredith. McWilliamContinue reading “State police search for suspect Harrisburg teen’s murder”

NCHS names 2021 Posi-Teens

Nashville Community High School has named its 2021 Posi-Teen members. Posi-Teen was created in the early nineties as a way to celebrate students who “stand out as role models in our school. “ The 2021 Posi- Teen Award winners are: Reagen Burke, Madison Draege, Katlyn Eversgerd, Logan Eversgerd, Cayla Krueger, Kaityln May, Grant Pedtke, CamdenContinue reading “NCHS names 2021 Posi-Teens”