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Finance Commissioner Patrick Ward had words of advice for his fellow Hillsboro City Council members as he presented the October bills to be paid in November at the council meeting held Nov. 15. First … more
In a special meeting on Thursday evening, Nov. 10, members of the Litchfield City Council voted to hire Austin H. Edmonson, Jr. of Morganfield, KY, as interim city administrator. Edmondson will … more
Members of the Litchfield Fire Department spent the weekend battling a blaze in a vacant downtown building on Friday, Nov. 11. It took firefighters from Litchfield, Carlinville, Mt. Olive, Witt, … more
Members of the Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Department have finalized plans for their 65th annual Christmas Basket Program. The volunteers will again be collecting canned goods, such as vegetables, … more
Members of the Nokomis Chamber of Commerce held their regular meeting on Thursday morning, Nov. 10, at Demi’s Diner in Nokomis. Those present for the meeting included President Judy Rupert, … more
Sold! Volunteers with the Hillsboro Area Health Foundation announced nearly $19,000 was raised at this year’s 17th annual “It’s in the Bag” purse auction, held Thursday … more
“This is the ideal time to get ready for snow, ice and brutal cold because Illinois weather can be pleasant one day, and a winter storm the next day,” said Illinois Emergency Management … more
“Today, our nation remembers and pays tribute to the 19 million U.S. veterans who are still with us today and the millions who have preceded them since the American Revolution,” said Bob … more
United States Air Force veteran Jim Allen reminded Americans to do everything they can to support veterans during services in their honor at the Litchfield VFW on Veterans Day Friday, Nov. … more
The students at Nokomis High School (NHS) took time to remember the country’s veterans on Thursday morning, Nov. 10. The American Legion opened the Veterans Day assembly with the … more
Students at Litchfield High School gathered for the annual Veterans Day assembly held on Thursday morning, Nov. 10, in the high school gym. Local veterans were invited to participate. The program … more
The names of the ten Litchfield High School students who are finalists in the 75th annual Voice of Democracy essay contest were announced Wednesday, Nov. 9. Finalists are Johnathan Conlee, Emma … more
In honor of October being AVM (arteriovenous malformation) Awareness Month, the Deb Sarsany Team from Real Estate Group, Inc., hosted a music trivia and Halloween costume contest on Saturday, Oct. … more
Voters in the Hillsboro School District overwhelmingly passed a bond referendum intended to replace the old main building on the high school campus and connect the remaining buildings with a new … more
Members of the Hillsboro School Board reviewed report cards from the state at their Tuesday, Nov. 8, meeting, which started at 4 p.m. at the unit office.   The report cards concluded with all … more
The Raymond Village Board met for its regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 7, at the village hall. Before addressing the agenda, a motion was made by Trustee Dan Hough and seconded by Trustee Kendall … more
Litchfield VFW Post #3912 will hold a Veterans Day celebration at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the VFW Post, located at 215 W. Ryder Street. Litchfield Mayor Steve Dougherty and representatives of … more
“It just amazes me how one person or event touches another person, and that person touches the next person, and so continues to touch many lives,” said Patty Holshouser of … more
Strong winds did not deter early morning walkers from participating in Cross Over Ministries “Out of Darkness” sunrise walk, an annual event held to foster grief support and suicide … more
“Always volunteer.” That’s the message on the sign dedicating the playground in Butler to the memory of a man who spent his life in volunteer work for his community. More than … more
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