VISITOR FROM AUSTRALIA. The Prairie Association of Moultrie-Douglas Home and Community Education welcomed a special visitor from Australia to Arthur on Saturday, March 17. Sara Kenny of Badgingarra, Western Australia, is staying in central and east central Illinois for several weeks with different host families in the Extension District. The group enjoyed lunch at Jo’s…

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ARTHUR HOME DONATES. The Arthur Home recently donated items to the new Knights’ Table food bank being set up at Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond High School. Eberhardt Communities administrator Tom Stephenson presented faculty coordinators Kathy Frye (center) and Ginger Voegel 144 tooth brushes and 120 tubes of tooth paste. The Arthur Home also donated 120…

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ROTARY DONATES. Arthur Rotary Club presented a check for $800 to the Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond National Honor Society to assist with their Hurricane Relief Project. The students have adopted a high school in Texas to help students there who continue to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Donations of school supplies, personal hygiene…

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People urged to be more pro-active to protect themselves at House of Worship Security Training Program

Ron Coventry of Decatur is shown presenting a Shooter School Weapons Training Program at the United Church of Atwood on March 14. By Doris Elmore Staff Writer Ron Coventry of Decatur, President and Security Consultant for Shooter School Weapons Training, gave an interesting program at the United Church of Atwood on Wednesday, March 14, to…

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Village meets to discuss the future of policing in Cerro Gordo

Piatt County Sheriff David Hunt speaking to the crowd at the meeting held recently in Cerro Gordo to discuss the future of policing in the Village. By Christy Jankowski Staff Writer Monday evening, the village board held a meeting to discuss the future possibilities of Cerro Gordo Policing. The meeting’s purpose was to inform the…

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The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond FFA Alumni Chapter held their annual Celebrate Agriculture Breakfast on Saturday, March 17 at the United Church of Atwood. An overflow crowd enjoyed a delicious meal of scrambled eggs, sausage as well as biscuits and gravy. Several FFA members were there helping as was ALAH Ag Education Instructor, Wendy Ochs.…

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Arthur Rotary Club President Tanya Walker (center) presented a check in the amount of $600 from the organization to Kathy Frye (ALAH HS food bank coordinator). Ginger Voegel (left) is also a faculty coordinator for the program. The donation will cover the initial cost of stocking the food bank for the first time. The Knights’…

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Gun violence in local schools held in commemorative manner

Around fifty Bement High School students participated in a Walk of Remembrance on Wednesday, March 14. The BHS Student Council organized the student-led event. which was held to commemorate the seventeen lives lost in the high school shooting which occurred in Parkland, Florida on February 14. The event in Bement was somber and respectful. It…

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