Kitchen Seed Company holds annual meeting for customers

Around 80 customers attended the annual Winter Forage Meeting of Kitchen Seed Company on February 13 at Yoder’s Kitchen. Photo was submitted. Kitchen Seed Company held their annual Winter Forage Meeting on Wednesday, February 13, at Yoder’s Restaurant. “We had an excellent turn out of guests, with around 80 people attending,” said Zack Kingery. The…

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The senior members of the Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond High School pep band were honored on Tuesday, February 12 prior to the Varsity Knights home basketball game. Pictured are band members: Aaron Williams (Jami Johnson and Ryan Williams); Meredith Schrock (Melissa and Kenny Schrock); Daniel Reedy (Cindy and Edward Reedy); Taylor Nichols (Amy and Josh…

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The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond basketball seniors and cheer seniors were honored prior to the Varsity game on Friday, February 15. Pictured here are players with their parents: Austin Romine (Ryan and Nikki Romine); Adam Hingson (Alan and Paula Hingson); Macy Wilkins (Tyrone and Katrina Wilkins); Madison Thompson (Christy Arney, James Dean, Steve and Tara…

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The Cerro Gordo Bement band, basketball and cheer seniors were honored prior to the Varsity game on Friday, February 15. Pictured with their parents are (Front row) Mia Brandenburg, daughter of Trent and Jenny Brandenburg; Hunter White, son of Joshua Rodgers and Alisha White; Vanessa Gower, daughter of Steve and Jennifer Larimore and Daniel and…

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The Knights pep band was rockin’ it last Friday night during Senior Night festivities. The high school pep band was joined by eighth grade band members from Arthur Grade School, Lovington Grade School and Atwood-Hammond Grade School. The eighty member strong band put on quite a performance for the packed gym at ALAH HS. Ryan…

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Bement Zoning Board Recommends to Leave Land Zoned Agriculture

Patrick Moone, engineer representing Dollar General presents Dollar General’s intentions to the Zoning Board of Appeals. By CHRISTY JANKOWSKI Staff Writer It was a unanimous 6-0 vote from the Bement Zoning Board to not rezone the land Dollar General would like to occupy from agriculture to commercial. Over 35 people came out to voice their…

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Bement Village Votes 5-1 in Favor Of ZBA Dollar General Decision

Jimmy Fritz, owner of JTA Foods, raises his concerns of possibly losing business if Dollar General comes to town during the Bement Village Board Meeting. Vote was 5-1 in favor of keeping the land zoned Agriculture. By CHRISTY JANKOWSKI Staff Writer After Monday’s Zoning Board of Appeals Decision, many from the village showed up to…

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Anna Rawlins is A-H Grade School Champion Speller

Champion speller in the A-H Spelling Bee was fifth grade student Anna Rawlins. Congratulations Anna! By Doris Elmore Staff Writer Atwood-Hammond Grade School has some pretty impressive spellers. Ten students ranging from 4th to 8th grades showed their skills in the school spelling bee on Wednesday morning, February 13, in the cafeteria. The champion speller…

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These five A-H Grade School students will participate in the Piatt County Spelling Bee on Wednesday, February 20, in Bement: Billy Lieb, Gabe Bawden, Anna Rawlins, Emma Baillez and Molly Appleby.

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Students participating in the A-H Spelling Bee were as follows: Anna Rawlins, 5th, Ruby Burton, 5th, Owen Herring, 4th, Billy Lieb, 4th, Gabe Bawden, 6th. Second row, Molly Appleby, 8th, Emma Baillez, 7th, Savannah Fagan, 6th, Reva Mulholland, 8th and Marcelo Chavez, 7th.

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