Area News - Arthur Graphic-Clarion

City approves permits for temporary signs, development grant

By ROGER W. BONHAM Managing Editor Arthur Village Board on Monday, April 15, granted the Moultrie-Douglas County Fair and Agricultural Association a temporary liquor license. The action allows the fair association to operate a beer tent at this year’s fair which will be held July 7-13 at the fairgrounds (Jurgens Park). Stephanie Alexander is the…

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Mahomet principal hired to be District 305 superintendent

Arthur Community Unit School District 305 Board of Education hired Shannon Cheek of Mahomet to take over as district superintendent on July 1. With the new superintendent, above, are his daughter, Raegan, and his wife, Kim. Photo by Roger W. Bonham By ROGER W. BONHAM Managing Editor Shannon Cheek of Mahomet, formerly of Bement, will…

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HELPING A NEIGHBOR

HELPING A NEIGHBOR. A large crowd kept the food line and tables full on Saturday, April 13, during the Larry and Ruby Schrock Family benefit held at the Arthur Christian School. The event had many activities to offer for all ages and interests including face painting, cake/pie walk, free throw competition, music courtesy of The…

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Pork Producers name Pauly’s BBQ winner of ‘Pulled Pork Madness’

Left to right: John Titus with baby Phillip, Pat and Phil Titus, and owners of Pauly’s BBQ, Sarah and Paul Kuhns and their daughter, Meghan Kuhns. Photo was submitted. Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) launched a new contest on Facebook to bring awareness to the best pulled pork sandwiches in the state. Much like the…

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Simply Arthur to host annual meeting on April 30 at Yoder’s

By Kent A. Stock Staff Writer Yoder’s Kitchen is the site for the annual meeting of Simply Arthur (formerly known as Arthur Area Economic Development Corporation and Arthur Area Tourism Council) on Tuesday, April 30. There certainly will be many new things to discuss at the gathering about moving forward and developing plans to assist…

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