Holiday Walk and Snack with Santa are this weekend

The planning that started months ago along with all the follow-up work to make it happen comes together this Friday, Dec. 3. The tree lighting events in Staunton are officially open from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Businesses are being asked to stay open...

SHS Post Prom Grinch 5k and 1-mile Fun Walk

Get in the holiday spirit this year with the Grinch 5k and 1-mile Fun Walk for Staunton High School Post Prom on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 8 a.m. The race starts on Main Street in front of Rooster’s Pub. With your $30 registration fee you will receive...

FFA Stuff-A-Bus toy and food drive

The Staunton High School FFA will be sponsoring their annual Stuff-A-Bus toy and food drive on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. You are asked to bring non-perishable food items or unwrapped toys to Duda Ace Hardware and help stuff a...

Get your Christmas Passport stamped

Staunton Chamber of Commerce members will run their Christmas Passport program on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the Snack with Santa event and the Main Street Craft Fair in Staunton. Please note that banks will only be open during...

Register for the Home for the Holidays contest

The Staunton Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a “Home for the Holidays, 2021” decorating contest. Registration to be a part of this competition is open until Dec. 12 and the rules are simple. 1. The home must be within the 62088 zip code to be...

Community Christmas Concert

The Community Christmas Concert will be held this year on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5, at 3 p.m. at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 225 S. Laurel Street in Staunton. This year's concert will feature the Community Choir, the St. Paul U.C.C. Handbell...

Don't forget to vote for your favorite tree at Zion

Just for fun – on Saturday, Dec. 4, everyone in Staunton, resident or visitor, is invited to Zion Lutheran School’s gymnasium to vote for their favorite Christmas tree on display there. Zion invited participants in the contest to decorate an...

SHS Lady Bulldogs win three of four

The Staunton High School girls basketball team competed in the Litchfield Invitational last week. In their first round on Nov. 22, the Lady Bulldogs defeated Southwestern 49-29. They returned on Nov....

Spartans edge Whizz Kidds in Turkey Bowl

Wilsonville 0 - 3 - 3 - 0 = 6 Sawyerville ... 7 - 0 - 0 - 0 = 7 With a strong cold north wind and temps in the low 40s, the 53rd Turkey Bowl started. The game moved to Gillespie in 2001 from Benld. The Sawyerville Spartans beat the Wilsonville...

Bowling

Concordia Tuesday Night Men Jim Power Washing Svcs 46 R & B's 38 Luketich Arms 31 GPaMoose and the Boys 25 Greg Stein, 244 & 223 670 series; JM Power Washing Svcs, 979 & 2698; Jeff Harbison, 225 & 583 Wednesday Night League R & Z Boat Lifts & Docks...

School Calendar

Dec. 1 - School Improvement Day (12:30 p.m. Dismissal) Dec.12 - Winter Band Concert, 7 p.m. in Main Gym Dec. 14 - K-4 Holiday Music Program in Main Gym, 5 p.m. Dec. 19 - Grades 5-12 Holiday Choir Concert, 7 p.m. in Auditorium Dec. 22 - End of First...

Basketball Bulldogs in Weslin Tourney

The Staunton High School boys basketball team opened their 2021-22 season by competing in the Weslin Tournament. On Monday, Nov. 22, they lost their first game to Nashville. Staunton 2 - 8 - 6 - 2 =...

Days Gone By In Staunton

Stories from the files of the Staunton Star-Times in years gone by. Thursday, September 1, 1966 -- GOING UP -- The new steeple which is part of the remodeling project at the First Methodist church in Staunton was hoisted into place Monday, the work...

Reducing the conflicts of that relationship with your boss

If you're in a work situation where you have a strong, positive relationship with that supervisor or boss above you, congratulations. While it definitely does happen, this is not always the case for...

From Our Files

Issue of Nov. 28, 1996 The road names for Macoupin County were posted in the post office that will take effect with the implementation of 911. A Staunton woman, Kelly N. Ellis, hit a patch of ice while driving on I-70 and crashed on Nov. 25. She...

Slices of Life

By: Jill Pertler A year ago today I woke up being someone’s wife and went to bed a widow. My life changed forever that day. And, I guess it’s been changing ever since. I honestly never contemplated being a widow. I don’t think many of us do....

Looking Back

This week's Looking Back photo is the Livingston School built in 1907 and later enlarged in 1912. Problems with overcrowding in 1916 and 1917 caused the school to operate on half days. More...

Hoehn

Rita J. Hoehn, 66, of Mt. Olive, Ill., died at her residence on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. She was born Sept. 12, 1955, in Granite City to Kingsley Gobble and Norma (Wilkinson) Fritzsche. She was a homemaker. Rita loved spending time with her...

Bahn

Bahn Sharon Scholl began her life and grew up in West Virginia. She obtained her teaching degree from West Virginia University. In 1950 Sharon met the love of her life, Joe Bahn of Staunton, Illinois. At that time, she was working for KMOX radio in...

Hulsey

Joseph Lee Hulsey, 32, of Staunton, Ill., and formerly of Sullivan, Mo., died unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at Community Hospital of Staunton. He was born on July 27, 1989, in Jefferson...

Niemeyer

Marsha Niemeyer, 64, of Gillespie, Ill., died in Wilsonville, on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. She was born May 2, 1957, in Alton, to Robert H. and Josie M. (Wadlington) Manus. She married George Niemeyer. He preceded her in death on Oct. 18, 2000. She...

Novack

Macey Novack, 55, of Wilsonville, Ill., died at her residence on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. She was born Sept. 29, 1966, in Alton, to Robert H. and Josie M. (Wadlington) Manus. She was a clerk. She is survived by her life partner, Dean McClain of...

Dragovich

Sandra Dragovich, 85, died on Thursday, Nov. 25, at 7:30 a.m. at her home in Gillespie, Ill. Sandra was born on May 30, 1936, in Litchfield, to Michael John and Julia Holesko. She married Charles...

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