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Free Testing Clinic in Monticello Dec. 5

November 24, 2020

Free drive-through and walkup COVID-19 testing will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 at the DeWitt /Piatt Bi-County Health Department, 1020 S. Market St. in Monticello. Health Administrator David Remmert stated the effort is partially aimed at limiting the spread of cases after this week’s Thanksgiving holiday.  You don’t have…

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Hall Commits to Indiana State University

November 24, 2020

Congratulations Layton!  See next week’s Arthur Graphic-Clarion for more on this story.

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Bement Public Library Bids Farewell to Director Melinda Glover and Welcomes Donna Techau

November 23, 2020

New Bement Public Library Director Donna Techau and retiring director Melinda Glover. By Doris Elmore Staff Writer Melinda Glover is leaving her dream job after being Director of the Bement Pubic Library for 10 years. She started her position on November 8, 1990. Melinda has a BS in Education from the University of Illinois with…

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Holiday Open Houses

November 23, 2020

Santa from the North Pole sent one of his helpers to the downtown Holiday Open Houses in Atwood on Friday & Saturday, November 20 & 21. Ruth Ann Drake of Quackers Emporium enjoyed visiting with Santa. Watch this paper for more open house pictures and drawing winners in the near future.

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RAJAH PARK PAVERS DELIVERED.

November 23, 2020

Marsha Burgener, Rajah Park committee member, proudly accepted the Rajah Park brick pavers on Tuesday, Nov. 17. There were 325 pavers in the load, 70 of them for the veterans. Provisions are being made for the pavers to be put in place in Rajah Park in 2021. Orders are still being accepted for pavers. Contact…

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Covid-19 Update from the Douglas County Museum: Closed til further notice

November 20, 2020

In response to COVID-19 Tier 3 mitigations announced by Governor Pritzker’s Office, all Illinois Museums are set to close beginning November 20th. As a result, the Douglas County Museum will be closed until further notice. Sadly, we will not be able to host our upcoming Motorcycle Exhibit or Breakfast with Santa this year. We will…

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Bryant Cottage To Close Indefinitely

November 20, 2020

Due to Tier 3 COVID-19 mitigations Bryant Cottage State Historic Site will be closed indefinitely effective 11/20/2020. Thank you for your understanding and support. Keep an eye on their Facebook page, as they will continue to share fun and informational posts

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Entire State Moves To Tier 3 Mitigations

November 20, 2020

Tier three resurgence mitigations to take effect statewide today following sharp increase in COVID-19 cases. Learn more: https://coronavirus.illinois.gov

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State Issues Stricter Mitigations Amid Hospitalization Surge

November 18, 2020

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker announced the entire state would enter Tier 3 of his mitigation plan starting Friday as he noted the best way for Illinoisans to avoid another stay-at-home order was by staying home. “Tier 3 boils down to this: if you don’t need to do it, don’t,” Gov. JB Pritzker said of…

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Dreams Do Come True….Brown Signs With Division-1 Tulsa.

November 17, 2020

Dreams Do Come True….Brown Signs With Division-1 Tulsa. ALAH Senior softball standout Makenzie Brown made it official on Friday, November 13 signing her National Letter of Intent to the University of Tulsa in front of a large group of family, friends, teammates, coaches, classmates and administration. Brown has always aspired to play D-1 softball and…

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