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Staunton actresses

Staunton residents are performing in the musical Peter Pan running at Blackburn Auditorium July 21-24 and 28-31. Pictured are (front row) Emily...

 

GCS donates to Staunton Helping Hands Center

GCS Credit Union employees joined together to raise $815 in the month of June to benefit Staunton Helping Hands Center through their Don't Stop...

 

Over 1,500 Confirmation notices mailed

The Macoupin County Clerk’s office is making routine and legally required updates to the Macoupin voter file in order to ensure that the county has the most up-to-date voter information....

 

Final two Heritage Band concerts July 21 and 28

The historic municipal band of Staunton has started its 159th season of outdoor concerts. The final two concerts of the season will take place on Thursdays, July 21 and July 28, at 7:30 p.m. The...

 

Pritzker pushes for assault weapons ban, federal action

–Capitol News Illinois In the wake of a July 4 mass shooting in Highland Park that left seven people dead and dozens more injured, Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling for a ban at both the state and...

 

SHHC collection for Kids Summer Food Program

The Staunton Helping Hands Center Kids Summer Food Program will be doing a drive-up donation collection this Saturday, July 23, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Staunton Helping Hands Center, 219 W. Main...

 

Goshen Campus services now open

The Anderson Healthcare Goshen Campus unveiled its newest addition on June 30 to a small group of VIPs including Anderson Healthcare staff, board...

 

SCC Ladies League results

The week before last, the Staunton Country Club Ladies Golf League had a rain out. Got some golfing in before the downpour and had to quit. This week it was a lovely hot summer day. Good golfing by...

 

Bee party at Bremer Sanctuary

A bee party will take place at Bremer Sanctuary on Wednesday, July 20, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Learn about bees, take a wildflower walk through the sanctuary and taste different varieties of honey. It...

 

Cookout costs climb 17%

The grocery bill for a summer cookout will cost U.S. consumers 17 percent more than last year, according to a new American Farm Bureau Federation market basket survey. The survey focuses on food...

 

SCC Ladies League results

The week before last, the Staunton Country Club Ladies Golf League had a rain out. Got some golfing in before the downpour and had to quit. This week it was a lovely hot summer day. Good golfing by...

 

Macoupin County Courthouse News

Persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. In criminal actions, the person has been charged by a law enforcement agency but is entitled to a hearing or trial to argue his innocence....

 

Staunton Police Blotter

July 10, 2022: Amy S. Odle; In-State Warrant July 12, 2022: Juvenile; Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Battery, Resist, Obstruct a Peace Officer, Firefighter, Threatening Public Officials July 13,...

 

L&C spring honors lists

Lewis and Clark Community College has released the lists of full- and part-time honors students for the spring 2022 semester. Students earning a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher out...

 

Summer prairie wildflower walk

Bremer Sanctuary in Hillsboro will be holding a summer prairie wildflower walk and potluck on Saturday, July 23, from 4 to 7 p.m. A guided tour through Bremer's prairie trails will leave the barn...

 

Girard Man sentenced in school van theft

Macoupin County State’s Attorney Jordan J. Garrison has announced that Gregory A. Bolino has been sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for his role in the theft of a...

 

Carlinville man pleads guilty to first degree murder in 2021 stabbing case

Macoupin County State's Attorney Jordan J. Garrison announced last Tuesday that Dalton M.K. Obermark pled guilty to first degree murder in the Feb. 1, 2021, stabbing of John W. Rennie of Virden....

 

Fun Run entry deadline is July 29

The Tori Carroll Memorial 5K/1-Mile Fun Run will be run on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Staunton High School beginning at 8 a.m. You must pre-register to be included in the event and the deadline to...

 

Class of '72 reunion planned

The class of ’72 needs help celebrating their 50-year reunion. Anyone from ’70 through ’74 is invited to attend. Nothing is planned other than a get together at Roosters on Staunton's Main...

 

Looking Back

This 1955 photo at the corner of Union and W. Pearl Streets shows young Walt Haase in his 1951 Studebaker Commander and Streamliner No. 301 built...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, June 28, 1990 --council commits $80,000 to community building -- Dwight Brackman, a representative from the Chamber of Commerce, addressed the Staunton City Council at the meeting on June...

 

From Our Files

Issue of July 17, 1997 There were 336 bicyclists that took part in Tour de Donut on Saturday. During the month of June the DAV van stationed in Staunton had a record number of 75 patients that were...

 

Mary Safford was Illinois battlefield angel in Civil War

Issue of July 17, 1997 There were 336 bicyclists that took part in Tour de Donut on Saturday. During the month of June the DAV van stationed in Staunton had a record number of 75 patients that were...

 
 By Jill Pertler    Opinion    July 20, 2022

Slices of Life

“Life is a lousy spectator sport.” –John R. Powers When it comes to thrill-seeking, I’ve always embraced being one of the wimpiest of the wimpy. Why ride a roller coaster when you can watch al...

 

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