Rotary to mark World Polio Day on October 24

October 21, 2020

Rotary Welcomes Assistant Governor. Mike Martin of Mattoon, Assistant Governor of Area 11, was guest speaker at the October 15 meeting of the Arthur Rotary Club. Martin talked to the club regarding the upcoming 2020 World Polio Awareness Day on October 24 and Rotary’s dedication to end this disease forever making it their number one…

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Mid-State Tank Keeps On Giving

October 21, 2020

Mid-State Tank Keeps On Giving. The Arthur Fire Department was treated to dinner on Wednesday evening at Yoder’s Kitchen compliments of Mid-State Tank of Sullivan and the Arthur facility as well. The entire department was very appreciative as they were hungry, dirty and tired from fighting not one but two field fires that afternoon within…

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Arthur-Atwood Lions Club

October 21, 2020

ARTHUR/ATWOOD LIONS CLUB. Shannon Cheek, Superintendent of Arthur CUSD #305, was the guest speaker at the October 15 Lions Club meeting. He told about his background, the state of the district, and how everyone has stepped up during this time with continuing changes. He is pictured with Jim Fleming, left, the evening’s program chair.Arthur-Atwood

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Arthur Rotary Program

October 21, 2020

At the September 24 Rotary meeting, Shannon Cheek, ALAH Superintendent, introduced the club to Nathan Seal. Mr. Seal is the Assistant Principal and Athletic Director and at the ALAH High School. He spoke of his life before coming to Arthur and how he looks forward to being a part of the community. He told us…

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Lifetime Achievement Awarded To Paul Espy.

October 21, 2020

Lifetime Achievement Awarded To Paul Espy. The Cerro Gordo American Legion Post #117 presented Chaplain Paul Espy with a Lifetime Achievement plaque on Thursday, October 15 prior to their meeting. Marking a milestone in the Posts history, the engraved memento read in part honoring Espy for “Demonstrating a Lifetime Commitment and Service to God and…

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Just A Small Spark Is All It Takes.

October 21, 2020

Just A Small Spark Is All It Takes. The excessive winds combined with extremely dry weather and low humidity have caused major problems for local fire departments lately. Within the last two weeks there has been a field fire somewhere in our rural farming communities and sometimes multiple ones leaving them spread thin. Fire departments…

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Scary Field Fire Near Pierson

October 21, 2020

Scary Field Fire Near Pierson. Low humidity, extremely dry weather and high winds have caused major problems for local fire departments lately. There aren’t many days that have passed without a field fire somewhere. Fire departments from Arthur, Atwood, Bement and Hammond were called to a large field fire near Pierson Saturday, Oct. 17. In…

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Bement Middle School wins cross country sectional

October 21, 2020

Bement wins the IESA Sectional. Pictured are, front row, Collin Kendall, Will Fuson, Brayden Strack, Cole Somers, Addie Roberts. Back row, Joe Schum, Brody Somers, Cliff Strack, John Paul Brewer, Tyce Alumbaugh, Gabby Block, Cassie Block. Bement middle school hosted the IESA Sectional on Tuesday, October 13. Bement 7th grader Will Fuson won the boys…

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70th anniversary

October 21, 2020

70th anniversary. Bill and Edie Brandenburg enjoyed a surprise belated 70th anniversary gift on Wednesday, Oct. 14 when their pastor, Mike Drake of the United Church of Atwood, serenaded them with guitar music and singing at their home. Their actual anniversary was Sunday, Oct. 11. Congratulations Bill & Edie on this special occasion.

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Upside Down On Vine Street.

October 13, 2020

Upside Down On Vine Street. This is definitely not your typical scene in downtown Arthur however on Saturday, October 10, this actually took place around 2:57pm. Melanie Adcock of Hammond, according to the preliminary police report, had some type of a suspension break on her Ford Escape that caused her to sideswipe a parked truck…

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