CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPS.

CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPS. Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond Eighth grade volleyball team won the Junior High Okaw Conference Tournament championship on Thursday, February 15. The Knights defeated Tuscola in two games 25-13 and 25-19 to take home the first-place trophy. First row: Cassandra Diener, Sarah Rafferty, Ryli Kauffman, Kaiya Schrock, Destiny Bradley, Makayla Harshbarger. Second row:…

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Gunny Sack Revue Anniversary

TWELFTH ANNIVERSARY. The Gunny Sack Revue celebrated their 12th anniversary on Thursday, February 15, with special cake and ice cream served during their performance on Wednesday, February 14, at Penn Station. Band members above include David Cornwell, Larry Price, Philo Schrock, Davy Schrock, Mike Sutherland, Konnie Crist, and Denny Long, plus guests. The band performs…

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Cerro Gordo Civic Center hosts blood drive for Warren Family

Beth Sawyer, Stacie Warren’s sister, is pictured donating blood at the February 17 blood drive held in Cerro Gordo.Photo submitted. By Christy Jankowski Staff Writer Saturday, February 17, the Boy Scouts in Cerro Gordo hosted a blood drive from 7am-12pm with the Red Cross in honor of the Warren family. Both Stacie Warren and Jessie…

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Piatt County Spelling Bee Winners

The Piatt County Spelling Bee was held on Thursday, February 15 at Atwood-Hammond Grade School. Students from Atwood-Hammond, Bement, Cerro Gordo, Deland-Weldon and Monticello participated in the annual affair. Pictured are the top two finishers in the competition. Second place went to Hannah Copeland of Cerro Gordo Elementary School and the Spelling Bee champion for…

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Piatt County Spelling Bee

Atwood-Hammond Grade School hosted this year’s Piatt County Spelling Bee on Thursday, February 15. Participating in the Bee from A-HGS were: Anna Rawlins (4th grade), Tanner Beckmier (7th grade), Melyne Sherwood (8th grade), Ashlynn Gingerich (6th grade) and Savannah Fagan (5th grade). Photo Kent A. Stock

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Piatt County Spelling Bee

Five students from Bement Grade School/Middle School participated in the Piatt County Spelling Bee on Thursday, February 15 held at Atwood-Hammond Grade School. Participating in the Bee from Bement were: Gabby Block (5th grade), Cade Flavin (8th grade), Quinn Flavin (6th grade), Ella Corum (4th grade) and Kade Alumbaugh (7th grade). Photo Kent A. Stock

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Piatt County Spelling Bee

Five students from Cerro Gordo Grade School/Junior High School participated in the Piatt County Spelling Bee on Thursday, February 15 held at Atwood-Hammond Grade School. Participating in the Bee from Cerro Gordo were:Hannah Copeland (5th grade, 2nd place overall); Samantha Sterling (4th grade), Daemien Taylor (6th grade), Kylie Brunner (7th grade) and Sarina Larrick (8th…

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CGB Senior Night for Band

Cerro Gordo-Bement celebrated Senior Night on Tuesday, February 13 between the JV and Varsity basketball games. Class of 2018 band members from both high schools honored were: Michael Barnes (son of Melissa and Dewayne Barnes); Ashlan Busmann (daughter of January and Joseph Busmann); Samantha Cullison (daughter of Andrea and Matt Cullison); Kimberly Fikan (daughter of…

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CGB Senior Night Boys Basketball, Cheerleaders

Cerro Gordo-Bement celebrated Senior Night on Tuesday, February 13 between the JV and Varsity games. Class o 2018 basketball players, dance team and cheerleaders were honored. Pictured here are: Aaliyah Ballard (daughter of Tiffany and Rob Ballard); Hailey Foran (daughter of Debbie and Dana Foran); Hannah Foran (daughter of Debbie and Dana Foran); Ainsley McDonald…

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Knights win two in final week of regulars season play

Austin Romine (left) of the Knights and Peter Lee of the Conquering Riders scramble for a loose ball during last Tuesday’s contest at Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond High School. While it was a close game throughout ALAH was able to break free in the end and defeat AOCS by a final score of 61 –…

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