EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT

Ryan Krutsinger presented his Eagle Scout Project, which has been built at Brad O’ Clen, on Monday, August 12 at the regular monthly meeting of the Arthur Park Board. He was joined by fellow Scouts of Troop #74, family and friends. The project has three parts a bridge area, a bench and flagpole are plus…

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District #305 Education Foundation continues mini-grant program for schools

By KENT A. STOCK Staff Writer Since February 2019 the District #305 Education Foundation has issued $5,747.96 in mini-grants to teachers and activity sponsors supporting a wide variety of activities throughout all the campuses which make up District #305. Here are some of the following classroom projects and activities for which the Foundation has approved…

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Lillian Brown

Lillian Brown, 94, of Charleston, passed away at 12:10 A.M. on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Mattoon Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the Charleston First Baptist Church, 2800 University Drive, Charleston. Rev. Pat Murphy and Rev. Tom Skinner will officiate. Burial…

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Marylin Mae Joergens

Marylin Mae Joergens, 84, of Arcola, passed away at 4:00 A.M. on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Arcola Health Care Center. Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, August 19, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 600 East Northline Road, Tuscola. Rev. Jason Braaten officiated. Burial followed in the St. Matthews Cemetery in Eberle.…

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Bluegrass Festival To Be Held At The Great Pumpkin Patch, Arthur

The 7th annual Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass Festival will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019, at The Great Pumpkin Patch in rural Arthur, Illinois. Scheduled to perform are Seldom Scene, Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, Art Stevenson & High Water, Jack Shannon Band and host band, Mackville. The combination of talent from award-winning international and nationally…

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Atwood Apple Dumpling Festival 26th Year is in the Books

This bright and happy apple welcomed everyone to this year’s 26th Atwood Apple Dumpling Festival in the annual American Heritage Parade. This little apple may not dance, but he is happy to smile to festival goers to let them know the Atwood Chamber of Commerce is pleased to have your attendance. Mother Nature cooperated with…

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