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City Halloween plans approved

By Kelly Costa During Monday night’s city council meeting, the council approved Trick-or-Treat days and hours in Staunton on Oct. 30 and 31 from dusk to 9 p.m. on both nights. The council also...

St. Michael's Dinner and Country Store

St. Michael’s parish in Staunton will host their Chicken Dinner and Country Store from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parish gymnasium, 419 E. Main Street in Staunton on Sunday, Oct. 2. The dinner menu...

New city park being planned

The city of Staunton is in the early planning stages of developing a new community park on East Mill Street. The 50-foot by 119-foot lot is the...

SHS shows spirit during Homecoming activities

The parade was part of a week of Homecoming festivi- ties that began with the play and crowning of SHS Homecoming Queen Samantha Schnefke and...

Litchfield Zion rummage sale

Zion Lutheran Church, 1301 N. State Street in Litchfield, will have their rummage sale on Friday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. A $3 bag sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 8 to 11 a.m....

Still time to register for diabetes workshop

A limited number of spots are still available for the Take Charge of Your Diabetes Workshop that will begin at the Ralph and Josephine Oltmann Community Center in Staunton on Thursday, Sept. 29....

Pork steak dinner in Livingston

Livingston/Williamson Fire Department will be holding their annual pork steak dinner on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (while supplies last). You are invited to come on out to the...

Local businesses and church make donation

Heritage Health Staunton thanks the businesses and church that made a huge donation to the nursing home. They brought in stuffed animals, shampoos,...

Nutrition Center

Reservations for Benld Nutrition Center must be made by 1 p.m. on the day prior to the day you wish to eat. If you have made reservations and cannot attend, please notify the center. To register for...

Five ways someone will tell you they are contemplating suicide

Nearly 800,000 people die by suicide every year, which is one person every 40 seconds, according to the World Health Organization. In addition, for each completed suicide, there are more than 20...

Bulldogs soccer struggles to score; goes 1-3 in busy week

The Staunton boys' soccer team had another busy week this week with four games in six days. The first two were at home against Pleasant Plains and...

School Calendar

Sept. 30 - School Improvement Day (12:30 .m. dismissal) Oct. 10 - No School, Columbus Day Oct. 14 - End of First Quarter Nov. 8 - No School - Election Day Nov. 9 & 10 - 2 p.m. Dismissal - District...

Bulldogs Homecoming game

Staunton lost their Homecoming game to Carlinville 34 - 21 Friday night, Sept. 23. But - the Bulldogs gave their fans an exciting come back game...

Volleyball girls win at Vandalia

After a loss to Breese Mater Dei on Sept. 13, the Lady Bulldogs got back on their winning streak, winning at Pana and at Vandalia. Staunton defeated the Pana Panthers 2-0 in sets of 25-12 and 25-13...

SCC Women's Thursday League

The Staunton Country Club Women's Thursday League had a beautiful fall day for golfing. We will continue our league through Thursday, Oct. 12. The low gross was the team of Sue Stiegemeier and...

Bowling

Concordia Tuesday Night Men R & B's 21 JM Power Washing Svcs 10 Split Happens 6 The Finishers 5 Tim Copeland, 256, 246, 211 & 713; R &B's, 932 & 2720; Dillon Bertels, 246 & 620; Darren Ott, 208 &...

Golf teams win Senior Night game

The boys and girls golf teams both won their Senior Night games on Monday, Sept. 19, at Timber Lakes. There are still games left on their schedule, however this was the last home game for the...

Homecoming Pep Rally

SHS cheerleaders The SHS football cheerleaders served up the pep as they made their way along the...

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, Oct. 25, 1990 -- Firemen To Host New Years Dance -- The Staunton Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a New Years Eve Dance and Party. Music for dancing will be provided by...

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Looking Back Photo

Our Looking Back photo this week is a Staunton High School football team from sometime in the 1930s, taken by Pierce...

From Our Files

Issue of Sept. 25, 1997 Tom and JoLynn Trettenero celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Sept. 23. A son was born to Jeff and Leslie (Henehan) Gusewelle on Sept. 15. Henry “Hank” Michael...

Schuster

Reinhard John Schuster,79, Staunton, Ill., died Thursday, Sept. 22, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. He was born on July 16, 1943, in Romania, the son of the late Johann and Susanna... Full story

McKechan

Helen Irene McKechan, 96, of Gillespie, Ill., died in St. Peters, Mo., on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. She was born March 8, 1926, in Benld to Sylvester and Julia (Onesky) Koschak. She married John B.... Full story

Bertagnolli

Dorothy M. Bertagnolli, nee Bahn, 96, of Highland, Ind., formerly of Staunton, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Gertrude Bahn of Staunton. She married... Full story

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