040517 SPRH banner

Shelter In Place Activities

Read More

ALAH Schools closed, but work continues behind the scenes

The kitchen staff at Atwood-Hammond Grade School has prepared and distributed over 2,000 meals the past two weeks. Pictured are Diane Czerwonka, Paula Bialeschki, Jorena Hammel and Judy Daugherty. Photo courtesy of Principal Kristin Nall By Doris Elmore Staff Writer The halls of the ALAH Schools are extremely quiet now, and the children aren’t playing…

Read More

Atwood First Baptist Church Food Pantry Volunteers Prepares Food Boxes

The Atwood First Baptist Church food pantry volunteers worked diligently to fill boxes for needy families in the area. Pictured, left to right, are: Val Nelson, Leo Walker, Emma Bailliez, Kristina Moody, Shana Bailliez holding Hannah, and Hope Walker. Photo submitted By Doris Elmore Staff Writer Volunteers from the Atwood First Baptist Church were busy…

Read More

Cerro Gordo Spreads Positivity Throughout the Community

Shelley, Zach, and Finley Braden pictured delivering meals. Submitted photo By CHRISTY JANKOWSKI Staff Writer Since Schools were forced closed after March 16 in Illinois, and will more than likely remain closed for a while, the Cerro Gordo School district and community have gathered together to spread positivity throughout the community. While a majority of…

Read More

Atwood Auxiliary Blood Drive Best Ever

It was a full house at the Atwood American Legion Red Cross Blood Bank on Thursday, March 26. A total of 44 pints of blood were donated. By Doris Elmore Staff Writer Edie Brandenburg, chairperson of the Atwood American Legion Auxiliary Red Cross Blood Drive, was overjoyed with the number of people who braved the…

Read More

ALAH Hosts Winter Sports Banquet

The Most Valuable Player for ALAH’s boys’ basketball team, Jamison Rocke and the Most Valuable Player for ALAH’s girls’ basketball team, Mackenzi Bowles hold their trophies of which their names will be engraved for the 2019-2020 season. Listed from left to right in accordance with award earned: Shae Slabaugh, Coaches Award; Kirsten Corum, Coaches Award;…

Read More

A Parade of Love and Caring

By Doris Elmore Staff Writer Kristin Nall, A-H Grade School/Jr. High Principal, organized a parade of teachers, school employees, Atwood Police Chief Rob Bross & Don Gerkin, bus driver, to drive around Atwood and Hammond on Monday. The signs on the cars, the waves and honking…plus the police siren, let the students and townspeople know…

Read More

Arthur Christian School girls continue strong basketball legacy

On Tuesday, February 11, Peter Lee, the father of three boys that are part of the ACS family, died in a tragic accident in Oakland. His youngest son, James, is a seventh grader at ACS. His middle son, Peter, played basketball for ACS before graduating from high school last year. Peter was homeschooled. Arthur Christian…

Read More

Kuhns making fabric hospital masks to donate to local hospitals

Colie Kuhns of Arthur, owner of Mint Mountain Creations, is making fabric hospital masks to donate to our local hospitals in the area. Colie Kuhns of Arthur, owner of Mint Mountain Creations, is making fabric hospital masks to donate to our local hospitals in the area. Kuhns says she knows for certain Carle, HSHS St.…

Read More


JV team: Front row, left to right: Payton Rawlins, Maleah Roberts, Katelyn Ahrendt, Ana Russell, Mackenzie Wright, Jordan Quertermous. Back row, left to right: Mrs. Piper, coach; Miah Malin, Cassidee Pantier, Makayla Custer, Zack Woodard, Rachel Kinney, Preston Arnett. Varsity team: Front row, left to right: Audri Kauffman, Emma Lee, Kaylee Yeakel, Miss Harshman, coach.…

Read More

Southern Piatt Record-Herald E-Edition

Take Our Poll

Do you think the State of Illinois should make Daylight Saving Time (beginning March 8) permanent?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Featured Video