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Arthur Grade School Spelling Bee

Arthur Grade School Spelling Bee. Pictured are, Left to Right, Winner 6th grader Ella Oye, second place 5th grader Payton Tinkle, third place 8th grader Kaden Herschberger, and alternate 7th grader Eme Greathouse (pictured on the computer). Top three will compete in the Douglas County Bee on January 26 at Yoder’s Restaurant. Other AGS students…

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Harris guest at Arthur Rotary Club meeting

Stan Harris Stan Harris, Arthur Rotarian and 2022 Potentate Ansar Shrine, presented a program about the Shriners Childrens Hospital during the January 13 Arthur Rotary Club meeting. His power point presentation gave a wonderful look into this wonderful Hospital. Founded in 1922, a network of 24 healthcare facilities provide compassionate, high-quality, family-centered pediatric medical and…

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KNIGHTS TAKE 2ND PLACE AT LPC TOURNAMENT.

KNIGHTS TAKE 2ND PLACE AT LPC TOURNAMENT. The Arthur Loving Atwood Hammond girls basketball team brought home the 2nd place trophy Saturday evening from the Lincoln Prairie Conference tournament held in Cerro Gordo. The Knights defeated Villa Grove on Monday night 56-16 and defeated Cerro Gordo-Bement on Thursday night 50-26 to advance to the championship…

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ALAH 8TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL NIGHT

ALAH 8TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL NIGHT. The eighth grade boys basketball players were recognized between games at the last home game of the season on January 18. Lovington Grade School Principal Marla Graham introduced the players and their parents. They were Payton Warrior, son of Tammy Warrior and Leon Plank; Manager Kamden Morfey, son of…

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Atwood American Legion Auxiliary begins Meat Bundle Fundraiser

by Doris Elmore Staff Writer Everyone can use a meat bundle, and the Atwood American Legion Auxiliary Unit #770 is giving you the opportunity to win a fantastic bundle of meat, and help their unit make money at the same time. This is a two in one bargain. Purchase your tickets today (only $5.00 each)…

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MTZ Swingsations hosted 40th Midwest Invitational

By Blake Faith Staff Writer The Mt. Zion Midwest Invitational celebrated its 40th year last weekend as one of the top competitions in the Midwest. Hosted by the Mt. Zion Swingsations, this event draws show choirs from across the country each year. Competing groups had the opportunity to perform in the high school’s 1500 seat…

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Insurance to cover most equipment on new squad car

by Doris Elmore Staff Writer The Atwood Village Board approved moving forward with purchase of the new squad car equipment at the regular meeting of the board on Monday, January 10. Trustee Scott Harris conducted the meeting in the absence of President Bill Fleming. Trustees Chris Stoltz and Ron Wallace were also absent, all due…

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MCHD announces changes in COVID-19 contact tracing

Beginning Thursday, January 13, 2022, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will be responsible for contacting ALL newly diagnosed Covid-19 cases in Illinois. If you have recently tested for Covid-19 at a testing site and you receive a text message from IDPH, please review the message and follow the guidance. These text messages are…

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