Final Pass for Harry and Mary Bell.

On Friday, February 7 the Arthur Grade School students lined up with 400 American flags, donated by the Arthur American Legion Auxiliary, to pay their respects as Harry and Mary Bell’s funeral procession passed by for the final time en route to the Arthur Cemetery. Harry served as Principal at AGS from 1981 to 2003.…

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Central IL. Outdoor + Health & Wellness Expo

Central IL. Outdoor + Health & Wellness Expo’s held this past weekend. The Ninth Central IL. Outdoor Expo was held Friday and Saturday, February 7 and 8 at the Otto Center. Organizers were excited to add the Health & Wellness Expo along with the Outdoor Expo which gave attendees 2 Expo’s under one roof and…

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On Saturday, February 1, Heather Miller, branch operations supervisor, from the State Bank of Arthur shared information about identity theft and fraud and how to combat different scams. She advised to check your credit report at least once a year and don’t hesitate to call your bank if you are concerned about a call or…

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Krutsinger, Houser work on Lions Club Rose Bowl Parade Float

Lions Club Rose Bowl Parade Float. Pictured with the Lions Club Rose Bowl Parade Float in Pasadena, California, are from left, Mark, Anita, Kimberly and Ryan Krutsinger; Stacey and Tyler Houser and their granddaughter Mackenzie Matthias (in front). Anita Krutsinger, owner of the Arthur Flower Shop, and her sister Stacy Houser had the distinct honor…

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Deer Scoring

Deer Scoring was a new event added to this years Outdoor + Health & Wellness Expo. Dale Good of Georgetown is pictured here scoring two of the 30 deer that were entered into the contest held this weekend at the Otto Center. Scoring is based on the symmetry between the left and the right sides.…

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DAR/SAR Good Citizens Luncheon held on Saturday

From Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond High School, SAR recipient Audrianna Kauffman, with her parents Rick and Juanita Kauffman, and DAR recipient Kaylee Yeakel, with her parents Jason and Tiffany Yeakel. This year’s American History Essay Award winner is Ava Sherwood, a 7th grade student at Atwood Hammond Elementary School. Ava is pictured with her parents…

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Espy Honored.

Espy Honored. Paul Espy is pictured with Cerro Fire Department Chief Delbert Powell as he was honored Thursday, February 6 with a certificate and a cake for his 50 years of service as a volunteer on the Cerro Gordo Fire Department. He joined in April of 1970 and has also been Past Commander of Cerro…

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Nall Signs With McKendree

Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond Senior Will Nall signed to continue his education and play football at McKendree College in Lebanon, Illinois for the 2020-2021 school year. Pictured here with Will are: standing his grandparents, Terry and Vickie Clark and seated his mom, Kristin; Will; his dad, Mike and his sister Emmalee. Many coaches, teammates, friends,…

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ALAH Girls Host Senior Night

The five senior girls’ basketball players wait to be announced during starting lineups on Senior Night. From left to right; Shae Slabaugh, Maddie Snyder, Abby Abercrombie, Annie Snyder, and Kirsten Corum. By JACK MARTIN Sports Writer In the annual game commemorating the years of dedication and hard work, the five senior girls and the rest…

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Senior members of the ALAH Pep Band

The Senior members of the ALAH Pep Band were honored between games last Friday, February 7 at the game vs. Villa Grove Heritage. Seniors introduced with their parents included: Andrew Abercrombie, son of Sara and Dan Abercrombie; Caleb Branch, son of Bradley and Ashley Rexroad; Nicholas Harris, son of Chris and Cheryl Harris; Megan Harshbarger,…

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