Area Obituaries

MOST VALUABLE.

April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

MOST VALUABLE. Junior Knight Alexa Miller was selected the 2021 Most Valuable Player for the girls basketball team at the awards night held last week. This award is voted on by team members.

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GIRLS LINCOLN PRAIRIE ALL-CONFERENCE

April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

GIRLS LINCOLN PRAIRIE ALL-CONFERENCE. At the ALAH athletic awards night held last Thursday, the Knights had three players selected for post-season honors by the coaches of the Lincoln Prairie Conference. Pictured are Makenzie Brown, 1st Team honor; Alexa Miller, 1st Team honor; and Charley Condill, 2nd Team honor.

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KNIGHTS GIRLS BASKETBALL SPECIAL AWARDS

April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

KNIGHTS GIRLS BASKETBALL SPECIAL AWARDS. Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond High School held their 2021 girls athletic awards night on Thursday, April 15 in the high school gym. Receiving plaques were Claire Seal, Co-Coaches Award; Charley Condill, Hardest Working Knight Award; Makenzie Brown, Co-Coaches Award; and Alexa Miller, MVP and Defensive Player of the Year. Not…

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Douglas County Search and Rescue Team Exemplifies Skill

April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Douglas County Search & Rescue Team: Front Row, left to right: Brooke Ray, DCEMA Director Chana Ray, Tammy Bennett, Jim Hilgenberg, Coles County EMA Director. Hilgenberg is not with the Douglas County team, but was there for the search. Back Row, left to right, Terri Condarco, Tito Condarco, Melea Fombelle, Tracy Anderson. Not pictured: Tammy…

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Arthur Community VBS Committee announces upcoming 2021 VBS

April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Arthur Community VBS Committee is excited to announce the upcoming 2021 VBS set for Monday, June 14 – Saturday, June 19 from 9am-noon each day at the Arthur Mennonite Church. Children are invited to suit up and spend a day learning how to put on the armor of God. This year’s theme, Knights of…

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Bement graduation plan finalized, Scott retained as board president

April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Bement High School graduation will be held in-person this year following a decision by the administration and presented to the school board at their regular meeting on Wednesday, April 14. High school graduation will take place at 7:00 pm on Friday, May 28. Each student will be given 15-20 tickets and the ceremony will last…

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CERRO GORDO KING AND QUEEN CANDIDATES.

April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

KING AND QUEEN CANDIDATES. The 2021 Cerro Gordo High School Homecoming king and queen candidates have been announced. Candidates pictured are Shianne Lange and Jakob Fogerson; Macalynn Gant and Luke Dobson; Riley Brandenburg and JD Benson; and Haven Daly and Brogun Davis. Homecoming will be held this Friday, April 23 with a parade beginning at…

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SISTERS LEMONADE STAND for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

These girls would like to invite you on May 1 to their Annual SISTERS LEMONADE STAND for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Milannah (Age 9) and Georgia (Age 6) will be set-up outside Del’s Popcorn Shop, located at 100 West Debby Drive in Mt. Zion, to serve you on May 1 from 9AM to Noon…

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Atwood Village Board Authorizes Repairs to Atwood Ball Diamonds

April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Doris Elmore Staff Writer The Atwood Village Board met on Thursday, April 1, for a special meeting to discuss purchasing materials to complete the ball diamonds for the A-H Youth League. Following discussion, the board voted on the following: $1,875 for crushed brick at $75 per ton for 25 ton. $500 for delivery $600…

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DEA Announces 20th Take Back Day; Event will be held at the Atwood Police Department on April 24

April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Atwood, IL – With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration announces its 20th Take Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 24th. At its last Take Back Day in October, DEA collected a record-high amount of expired, unwanted, and unused prescription medications, with the public turning in close to 500…

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Bement to hire interim superintendent

April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

In a press release issued on Friday, the Bement school district will hire an interim superintendent for the 2021-22 school year. “The Bement board of education recently conducted a search for a new superintendent/prekindergarten-12 assistant principal. After receiving applications, screening applicants and conducting interviews, the board has determined that the best course of action is…

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Knights Football Earns Road Win Against the Sangamon Valley Storm

April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Junior running back, Max Allen #28 carries the ball into the end zone for the first touchdown of the game last Friday night at Niantic. #50 Jack Martin and #53 Rene Juarez Cuevas were helping to block for Allen on the play. The Knights would defeat the Storm by a score of 34-0 and are…

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