Conquering Riders fall 46-32 to LaSalette in Bravium Cup rivalry game

In the final regular season basketball game of the season, Arthur Okaw Christian fell 46-32 to La Salette Academy Saturday night at La Salette. It was the annual Bravium Cup rivalry game. The Conquering Riders move on to the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) MidAmerica Tournament hosted this week by Grace Christian Academy in…

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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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SIHF Healthcare opens new facility

SIHF Healthcare announced the opening its new health center location in Arthur. On Monday, February 18, 2019, SIHF Healthcare on February 18 opened the doors of its new facility located at 1710 State Route 133 in Arthur. At Arthur location, SIHF Healthcare provides family medicine, women’s health, pediatrics, as well as adult health and geriatric…

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Gloria Berkheimer-Blagg

Gloria Berkheimer-Blagg, 90, of Mattoon passed away at 11:57 a.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at Mattoon Rehab and Health Care Center. A celebration of Gloria’s life was held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, February 16, with a service conducted by Jeff Pence at the Walk Way, 1501 Lakeland Boulevard in Mattoon. Burial will…

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ALAH PEP BAND SENIORS HONORED

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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ALAH BASKETBALL AND CHEER SENIORS HONORED

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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CGB SENIOR NIGHT

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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ALAH KNIGHTS PEP BAND

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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Attention Atwood Residents

Service on the water softeners for the Village of Atwood will begin on Monday, February 25 and continue approximately 4 weeks. During that time the water will be hard, with no softening in progress. Contact the Water Department if you have questions.

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