Area News - Mt. Zion Region News

ALAH KNIGHTS SOFTBALL STATE TOURNAMENT

ALAH to Softball State Finals Details Who: ALAH HS Girls Softball What:   IHSA Softball State Finals When: Wednesday, June 16th Game at 10 am and again at either 1:30 pm or 2 pm Where: Louisville Slugger Sports Complex 8400 N. Orange Prairie Road, Peoria, IL Tickets: Purchase online through GoFan Tickets are $10 per person, per game. No ticket…

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$50,000 Powerball® Prizes Won In Northlake and Tuscola

Big Wins Bring More Bucks to Illinois Players CHICAGO — Two $50,000 winning Powerball tickets were sold in Illinois in the Wednesday, April 28 game drawing.  One $50,000 winning ticket was sold at Graham’s BP gas station at 5 W. North Avenue in Northlake and the other $50,000 winning ticket was sold at Casey’s General…

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Bills call for modernizing FOID, CCL systems

Gun safety advocates say legislation wouldn’t go far enough By Peter Hancock Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – A bipartisan group of lawmakers are backing legislation that seeks to modernize the way the Illinois State Police processes and issues Firearm Owners Identification cards and Concealed Carry Licenses, a change that supporters say would speed up…

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Mt. Zion Region News merges with Southern Piatt Record-Herald

We are pleased to announce an exciting change that is happening with our newspapers starting this week. To better serve our loyal readers we are merging the Mt. Zion Region News with the Southern Piatt Record-Herald and effectively expanding your weekly paper to make room for the additional content. This combined paper will be called…

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Mt. Zion Odd Fellows 12 Days of Christmas Raffle Winners

The Mt Zion Odd Fellows wrapped up their 12 Days of Christmas Raffle on January 5, 2021. The winners of the raffle were: December 31 – Juanita Saucedo of Decatur; January 1 – Chuck McPeak of Mt Zion; January 2 – Jeremy Current of Mt Zion (not available for picture and donated half of his…

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Jesse White Extends Closure of Driver Services Facilities until Jan. 4, 2021

Driver’s licenses and ID card expirations are extended until June 1, 2021 Online renewals have been expanded to reduce facility visits for in-person services Select facilities open to serve new drivers and CDL applicants only Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is announcing that Driver Services facilities statewide will remain closed for in-person transactions until…

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Illinois State Police Investigates Fatal Traffic Crash

ISP INVESTIGATES FATAL TRAFFIC CRASH The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 10 WHAT:                      Single Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash WHERE:                   Interstate 72 westbound at Milepost 164, just west of Monticello, Piatt County. WHEN:                      Dec. 3, 2020 9:45 P.M. VEHICLE:                Unit 1- Red 1999 Chevrolet Suburban DRIVER:                   Unit 1 –…

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Mt. Zion’s Ethan Parker Awarded the Outstanding Young Philanthropist Award

By EDEN CROTHERS, Editor Ethan was awarded the Outstanding Young Philanthropist Award from the Macon County Community Foundation for 2020. They recognized his work with his foundation, The 217WBCLassic.  The Outstanding Young Philanthropist Award recognizes service by an individual under age 40 who demonstrates outstanding commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of…

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