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Second Place in the State of Illinois for his Poppy Poster

Bradley Taylor, who will be a junior at Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond High School this fall, was awarded second place in the state of Illinois for his poppy poster. Bradley was competing in the developmentally disabled division and is one of the school’s most successful Special Olympians. Bradley’s parents are Michael and Katrina Taylor. The…

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STATE AG DIRECTOR VISITS FAIR. Raymond Poe, State of Illinois Agriculture Director, attended the Sponsor’s Dinner and 4-H Auction Wednesday, July 11, at the Moultrie-Douglas County Fair. Director Poe talked about the positive economic impact over 2 million county fairgoers have throughout the state. He also mentioned improvement plans for the Illinois State Fairgrounds in…

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FAIR ROYALTY. Ashley Mattingly and Bentley Parsons were crowned the new 2018 Miss Moultrie-Douglas County Fair Queen and Little Miss Moultrie-Douglas. The 2018 Miss Moultrie-Douglas County Fair Queen Pageant was held on Tuesday, July 10. Twenty-nine contestants vied for their respective titles. Winners include 2018 Junior Miss Moultrie-Douglas Andrea Dehart, Atwood; Caylen Moyer, Tuscola, 4th…

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JFL SIGN-UPS. The first of two ALAH Knights JFL sign-up rounds took place on Saturday, July 14, at Arthur Fire House. Brad Edwards, above, fills out paperwork for his daughter, Jaidyn Edwards, and Chris Allen completes the necessary forms for his son, Mason Allen, to play this year when the season kicks-off in August. The…

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FAMILY MEETS CHI EMPLOYEES. CHI Overhead Doors in Arthur has supported a program called Homes For Our Troops since 2015. Products from the Arthur plant, which has over 700 employees and is the largest employer in Douglas County, have been used in dozens of homes nationally that are custom made for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans.…

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BABY PAGEANT WINNERS. The 2018 Moultrie-Douglas County Fair Baby Pageant was held Saturday, July 14, at the fairgrounds in Arthur. Winners include Brinley Burns, daughter of Brian and Wittney Burns of Bethany, Under One-Year-Old Girl category; Gentry Lane, son of Kyler and Nacy Lane of Sullivan, Under One-Year-Old Boy category; Paisley Yoder, daughter of Harold…

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