Staff, board members, and media tour the new Cerro Gordo school additions

Touring Cerro Gordo School addition. Superintendent Brett Robinson leads staff, media, and school board members on a tour of the new addition and renovations highlighting the new gymnasium and STEAM classroom at Cerro Gordo Schools on Monday, March 11. The gymnasium was open for student use on March 12, 2019. By CHRISTY JANKOWSKI Staff Writer…

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February Student of the Month. Luke Dobson, son of TJ and Amy Dobson, has been chosen as the February Student of the Month at Cerro Gordo High School. Keila LeHew, Sr. Vice President at State Bank of Cerro Gordo, presented Luke with an American Eagle silver dollar. Luke is a sophomore. He participates in basketball,…

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Hall, Romine lead ALAH at Charleston Indoor Invite

Knights senior George Anderson competes in the 400 Meter Dash during Saturday’s Charleston Boys Indoor Track and Field Invitational held at Eastern Illinois University. Anderson finished the race with a time of 1:01.65. Anderson also was on the ALAH 4X800 Meter Relay team comprised of River Kanitz, Justin Miller and Quentin Morgan. Photo Sally McCarthy…

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Knights girls track and field open season with big win

The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond HS girls 4 X 200 meter relay team ran a great race at the Charleston High School Girls Indoor Invite on Saturday, March 9 at EIU. Shae Slabaugh (#20) is pictured running the third leg of the race. Shaylie Miller, Jordan Pratt and Alexa Miller were the other members on…

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ALAH baseball splits first two games of 2019 campaign

By Kent A. Stock Staff Writer With most high school baseball fields and pretty much everything in east central Illinois looking more like a bog than a field, Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond baseball also found a place to get their season underway on Friday. The mighty Knights traveled to the turf in Jacksonville for two…

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CGB baseball and softball hope to get seasons underway

By Kent A. Stock Staff Writer Once again, we seem to be stuck with another late arriving spring with cold and very wet weather. Field conditions at baseball and softball diamonds throughout the area are not yet ready for ballgames but hopefully some dry and warm weather will allow the Broncos seasons to get underway.…

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ALAH Fine Arts Dessert Theater set for Saturday, April 6

By Kent A. Stock Staff Writer The ALAH Fine Arts Boosters will be hosting the annual dessert theater on Saturday, April 6 with the program starting at 6:00 pm. This year the evening at ALAH HS will be expanded to include all three campuses in District #305 showcasing the talent of the Fine Arts Department…

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Mary Bridget Hayes Allman

Mary Bridget Hayes Allman, 101, of Monticello, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello. Visitation will be on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 10:00-11:00 a.m.at the St. Philomena Catholic Church in Monticello. Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 21, 2019 at St. Philomena Catholic Church in…

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Donald Wayne “Goody” Goodwin

Donald Wayne “Goody” Goodwin, 88, of Paris, formerly of Tuscola, passed away at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 11, 2019 at his residence in Paris. Visitation was held from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the Edwards Funeral Home in Arcola. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday…

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Robbie Wayne Kemp

Robbie Wayne Kemp, 62, of Charleston, died at 6:03 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Carle Hospital in Urbana. Robbie was born September 6, 1956 in Carlinville, the son of Jack E. and Carol J. Arnett Kemp. He is survived by his father, Jack Kemp of Charleston; 2 sisters, Peggy Kemp and Jodi (Jerry) Brimner…

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