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Masks are now optional for children in the Hillsboro School District after a temporary restraining order granted Friday afternoon, Sept. 17, in Montgomery County Circuit Court in a suit filed against … more
The ribbon was cut in front of St. Francis Way Clinic, a new behavioral health and substance use treatment center in Litchfield on Wednesday morning, Sept. 15, in effort to address the ongoing needs … more
Hillsboro’s city council faced a long agenda when Mayor Don Downs called the group to order Tuesday evening, Sept. 14; all council members were present. After the standard opening agenda … more
The budget for the coming year as well as employee health insurance changes were the focus of the Montgomery County Board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at the Historic Courthouse in … more
On Sept. 15, 1961, the Hillsboro High School football team began its season on the road in Mt. Olive.  Little did they know that was the first step toward history. The 1961-62 Hiltoppers … more
The Hillsboro School Board tabled enforcement of state-required COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing for school employees during their meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at the unit office. The … more
Montgomery County is averaging 19.7 new COVID-19 cases per day in September, according to numbers furnished by the local health department. After a high of 41 new positive tests on Friday, Sept. 10, … more
This Christmas season will bring a change for many local families. The Marine Corps League Detachment #1385 Past Jr. Commandant and Toys for Tots Coordinator Chris Guiterrez has announced that after … more
“The United States Constitution has proven itself the most marvelously elastic compilation of rules of government ever written,” said President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1955, … more
Party in the Park will return to downtown Litchfield this weekend, Friday, Sept. 17, and Saturday, Sept. 18. This marks the 40th year for the long-held tradition which is sure to provide fun for all … more
Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced a new $50 million capital program designed to bring forward investments to revitalize commercial … more
The Orpheum Theater was packed with people anxious to find out what Hillsboro’s “big announcement” was on Wednesday, Sept. 8. Community and Economic Planner Jonathan Weyer … more
After averaging 13.4 new COVID-19 cases per day in August, Montgomery County is averaging 17.5 new cases per day during the first week of September. As of Monday, Sept. 6, the local health … more
The past Litchfield Veiled Non-Profit group is looking for its newest member, to be unveiled at the 2021 Chamber of Commerce Halloween Parade in Litchfield. Nominations for the honoree will be … more
The families enrolled in the ROE (Regional Office of Education) #3’s Learning Express program enjoyed a special Meet the Machines family night on Thursday, Sept. 2, at the ROE #3 office in … more
The 130th Annual Montgomery County Farmer’s Institute will be open on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the University of Illinois Extension Office in Hillsboro. Entries for the Farmer’s … more
The Montgomery County Health Department reported another COVID-19 death last week, the 75th in Montgomery County since the pandemic began. The death was reported on Thursday, Sept. 2, and was the … more
A judge granted a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order in Montgomery County Circuit Court on Friday, Sept. 3, allowing a Hillsboro School District student who had allegedly been … more
The volunteer firefighters that make up the Shoal Creek Fire Protection District (FPD), serving Sorento, Panama, Donnellson and Walshville, and their families gathered for their annual awards … more
VFW Post #6628 will pull out their big black kettles this weekend for the 75th annual Panama Mulligan, beginning at noon on Sunday, Sept. 5.  The stew is simmered over an open flame and will … more
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