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Her motto was simple, “to live better, not bitter.” Her dream was to create a support group for women who have battled breast cancer. And before she passed away in October 2018, … more
“God can take the ashes and bring about such good things,” said breast cancer survivor Kim Reynolds of Litchfield. Reynolds, who works as a nurse for Dr. Phil Johnson at Litchfield … more
The Montgomery County Health Department reported another coronavirus-related death on Monday, Oct. 18, the fifth so far this month. Transmission-wise, however, the spread of the virus has slowed … more
The Nokomis School Board met at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 19 in its regular meeting. Superintendent Dr. Scott Doerr’s report covered the latest budget picture and updated the board on  Regional … more
Eight of the nine Hillsboro Planning Commission members attended their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 19. Also in attendance were Mayor Don Downs, City Engineer Jeremy Connor, Code Enforcement … more
It was a fairly routine night for members of the Litchfield School Board who unanimously approved the yearly audit as well as a co-op with Mt. Olive High School for wrestling. Board member Valerie … more
After serving in the office for 12 years, Montgomery County Circuit Clerk Holly Lemons has resigned her position, effective at the end of the day on Friday, Nov. 5. “Words cannot express how … more
A fixture of the Hillsboro Halloween scene is going to have to wait one more year to make its triumphant return. The Jeffers family has been scaring the daylights out of their community for ten … more
Seven former Major League Baseball players are among the eight people to be honored by Nokomis’ Bottomley-Ruffing-Schalk Baseball Museum during its Induction Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. … more
The Montgomery County Health Department reported another coronavirus-related death on Friday, Oct. 15–the fourth this month and the 80th since the pandemic began. For the period of Oct. … more
It may come as a surprise that, with all of the guidebooks written about Route 66, not one author has focused on sports - until now. With “A Sports Fan’s Guide to Route 66”, veteran … more
Members of the Stamp Out Cancer team donated $70,000 to the Montgomery County Cancer Association on Sunday morning, Oct. 17, proceeds from the tenth annual Stamp Out Cancer festivities, which were … more
Evidence of the damage garage sale signs can inflict on city property was presented by Hillsboro Mayor Don Downs shortly after the city council meeting began on Tuesday evening, Oct. 12. Downs showed … more
Whether or not the Hillsboro School District will follow the state executive order to daily test employees for COVID who are not vaccinated was the primary topic of discussion for the audience and … more
Members of the Montgomery County Board unanimously approved a 30-day review of the budget for fiscal year 2022 as part of their monthly meeting, held Tuesday evening, Oct. 12, at the Historic … more
Local youth joined thousands of other students nationwide meeting at football fields across the country for the annual Fields of Faith event. Students met on Sawyer Field at Hillsboro High School … more
Progress continues at Hillsboro Area Public Library’s future home on Main Street. Walls are in place defining the old bank into its new form, which will include a conference room, study rooms … more
The number of new daily coronavirus cases in Montgomery County continues to drop in October, but the Montgomery County Health Department announced the second COVID death in the county on Tuesday, … more
The Litchfield City Council approved emergency repairs to the rotors at the city’s wastewater treatment plant during their meeting on Thursday, Oct. 7, but more preventative maintenance is on … more
The Montgomery County Bicentennial committee wants to remind all of the municipalities, organizations, and residents of the county that it is not too late to prepare your contribution to the … more
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