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ASC WINS ECIC CHAMPIONSHIP

October 26, 2021 |

ASC WINS ECIC CHAMPIONSHIP. The Arthur Christian School girls volleyball team won the ECIC tournament on Saturday, October 23 hosted by Judah Christian. The defeated both Calvary Baptist and Cornerstone Christian in two games to advance to the championship game and defeated Judah Christian 25-18 and 29-27 for the victory. Pictured with their 1st place…

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Trustee Justin Ray resigns from Arthur Village Board

October 26, 2021 |

Village President Rod Randall presented Justin Ray with a token of appreciation for his committment as a public servant to Arthur. Todd Dukeman approved as new board trustee By ARIANA R. CHERRY Staff Writer Prior to the Village Board meeting on Monday, October 18, members took a tour of the new Wastewater Treatment Plant building…

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Fluffy Bubbles Laundry Services to have grand reopening October 29, 30

October 26, 2021 |

Fluffy Bubbles Laundry Service owner Jeff Marner stands next to the new machines. The grand reopening will be held October 29 and 30. Closed for renovations October 26-28 for renovations and machine change over By ARIANA R. CHERRY Staff Writer Arthur’s local laundromat has been known by a few different names over the years. A…

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Knights Volleyball team and Sports Boosters to raise funds for Breast Cancer Research

October 26, 2021 |

This week the leadership class has been hosting events and raising money along with the Knights Volleyball team and Sports Boosters to raise funds for Breast Cancer Research. Tonight the leadership class presented donations from the ALAH student body for a total of over $850 to the Kara Kuhns Student Support Fund. Accepting the donations…

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SINGING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM

October 26, 2021 |

Kaylee Schrock, junior volleyball player and her dad, Matt sang the National Anthem prior to the varsity match last Thursday night. They did an outstanding job!!! Kaylee has been unable to play this season due to an injury suffered in last spring’s volleyball season but she has found other ways to contribute to the team…

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BENEFIT AUCTION RAISES OVER $200,000 FOR HAITI MISSIONS.

October 26, 2021 |

BENEFIT AUCTION RAISES OVER $200,000 FOR HAITI MISSIONS. The 28th annual Illinois Haiti Benefit Auction held Friday night and Saturday at the Otto Center grossed $285,000 according to one of the organizers. The proceeds go to responsible missions working in Haiti. An estimated 1,374 catfish/chicken meals were served Friday evening and another 749 breakfasts were…

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Arthur High School Class of 1981

October 26, 2021 |

The Arthur High School Class of 1981 celebrated their 40th reunion on Saturday, October 23 at Kaskaskia Country Club. Classmates traveled from Florida, Iowa, Arizona, Kansas, Indiana, Missouri and different parts of Illinois. Twenty-two alumni attended out of a class of 44. All had a great time and, as often happens, picked up right where…

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BEMENT HIGH SCHOOL CORONATION

October 26, 2021 |

BEMENT HIGH SCHOOL CORONATION. The 2021 Bement High School Homecoming Coronation was held outside on Saturday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. The court was introduced followed by the announcement of the 2021 Homecoming king and queen. Pictured is this years court (front row) Emma Fuqua, Addie Fritz, kindergarten attendant Lincoln Mills, 2021 Homecoming Queen Trinity…

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Fendley, Wright, Rittenhouse, and Tracy 2020, 2021 Bement Hall of Fame Inductees

October 26, 2021 |

BEMENT HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES. Joining the list of BHS Hall of Fame members this year were four alumni who were honored and presented plaques by school board member Denise Strack during halftime of the homecoming football game on Friday evening October 23. Pictured are 2020 inductees James Fendley and Peggy Wright Wells along with…

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Beware of Halloween, the “Fun” Goblins will Hit You Unaware

October 26, 2021 |

The Halloween goblins were out on Friday, Oct. 22, and a “work of art” was created to the Appleby home on Main Street, Atwood By Doris Elmore Staff Writer The Halloween goblins were out on Friday, Oct. 22, and a “work of art” was created to the Appleby home on Main Street, Atwood. Andy &…

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MTZ Village Board approves broadband expansion

October 26, 2021 |

By BLAKE FAITH Staff Writer The Mt. Zion Village Board met on October 18 and approved two motions. One was to extend comcast service in the Village of Mt. Zion and the other was an engineering agreement between the village of Mt. Zion and Farnsworth Group. Village staff has worked on what they could use…

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ALAH SENIOR CHEERLEADERS

October 26, 2021 |

Before the football game on Friday, October 22 the ALAH Senior cheerleaders and their parents were honored and introduced to the crowd. Thanks and best wishes were extended to the two Senior cheerleaders. Pictured here are Layna Kapp, daughter of Jenn and Nic Riley, and Eric and Jess Kapp; and Brook Tucker, daughter of Ashley…

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