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New Security Camera System Now in Place at Jurgens Park

Park District employee JJ Carter reported there are now 14 cameras placed in strategic places in Jurgens Park at the regular meeting of the Arthur Community Park District on Monday, November 14. This new system will be beneficial to everyone. Numerous other projects for the new year were discussed but no motions could be passed…

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Coach Farmer Honored At Final Home Game

END OF AN ERA. Coach Lynn Farmer pictured with ALAH Athletic Director Nathan Seal as he was honored during his final home game of his career. Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond Junior High girls’ basketball program will undergo a leadership change as 25-year veteran head coach Lynn Farmer will retire from coaching as the 2022 season…

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THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES

THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES. Coach Farmer sits in the middle surrounded by several former players from ALAH and even a few from Shelbyville in attendance at last Tuesday night’s final home game as he will retire at the end of this season.

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100 People Who Care holds first meeting of the year

Carol Smith shares information about 100 People Who Care with the group. On Wednesday, November 9, 100 People Who Care, a fundraising arm of the District #305 Education Foundation, held their first meeting of the year at Los Gallos restaurant in downtown Arthur. On hand were two teachers who were recipients of grants given by…

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Air conditioning systems to be installed at AGS and upgraded at LGS this summer

Tentative Tax Levy approved By ARIANA R. CHERRY Staff Writer The Arthur School Board of Education’s most recent meeting held on Wednesday November 16 was held at the Atwood-Hammond Grade School. Superintendent Shannon Cheek discussed the HVAC Bids that the district received for both Arthur Grade School and Lovington Grade School. The bids were for…

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ALAH 8th GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL NIGHT

ALAH 8th GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL NIGHT. The eighth grade girls basketball players and their parents were introduced at the last regular home game on Tuesday, November 15. Pictured are Leighton Poulos, daughter of Heath Poulos and Haley and David McGrath; Brynlee Moore, daughter of Jenny Moore and Jake Moore; McKenna Blaudow, daughter of Cara and…

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Eldorado Street to close at railroad crossing

DECATUR – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that U.S. 36 (Eldorado Street) at the railroad tracks just east of the Decatur Civic Center will be closed from Monday, Nov. 14, to Friday, Nov. 18. The closure is necessary to replace the crossing surface. A detour will be posted utilizing U.S. 51 (Main, Water and…

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Tales and Tunes with Trudy

Tales and Tunes with Trudy. New Story Time at the Arthur Public Library. Thursday afternoons at 3:45, the children in Arthur have been given the opportunity to go to the Arthur Public Library for a new story time program called “Tales and Tunes with Trudy”. It is a fun and engaging time time filled with…

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Lovington Grade School Veterans Day Breakfast

A short assembly will be held honoring our Veterans on Friday, November 11, at 8:15am. A light breakfast will be provided for the Veterans, starting at 7:45am. Parents and relatives of our students are invited to attend including those who have served in the Armed Forces.

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Arthur Grade School Veterans Day Activities

Veterans Day 2022 will be celebrated at Arthur Grade School gymnasium on November 11 at 10:15 a.m. This will be a ceremony to honor the lives, the fight and the service of veterans. Principal Andrew Peralta will deliver the welcoming message. Members of the ALAH High School FFA will present the colors. The National Anthem…

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