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Baseball team made donations to food pantry

Coaches Ben Waters and Chris Cozad along with the Storm 8U baseball team collected items for the SHHC during a Home Run Derby in July. In addition...

 

Staunton man dies in boating accident

A boating accident at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri claimed the life of Staunton resident Timothy Ridens, age 41. Ridens was boating on the lake with three friends as pas- sengers aboard Ridens's...

 

Fire training

Livingston-Williamson Fire Department Captain Gene Coe was in charge of a training session for fire fighters in late July. They did a live burn out...

 

August will be busy month in Staunton

August promises to be a busy month with a variety of entertainment choices as Staunton hosts the Balloon Glow and Ribfest. The Balloon Glow has been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 20, at Firemen's Park...

 
 By John M. Galer    News    August 3, 2022

Williams honored at U.S. Capitol

by John M. Galer The last Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, Herschel "Woody" Williams, lay in honor at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda Thursday,...

 

Helping Hands Center report for July

Summer is typically a slow month for donations at the Staunton Helping Hands Center (SHHC) but July has been a great month with a lot of community...

 

Will distribute free backpacks and supplies

The Staunton Clergy Association will distribute free backpacks and school supplies for kindergarten through 8th grade students in need within Staunton schools. Pick-up is this Friday, Aug. 5, from 1...

 

MCPHD immunization and physical clinic at Staunton school health office

Macoupin County Public Health Department (MCPHD) is returning to the Staunton School District this year to provide immunizations, sports physicals, and school physicals. If your child still needs...

 

SHS freshmen orientation week

Staunton High School freshman orientation is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, in the multi-purpose gym. Important information about the transition into high school will be...

 

Enrollment going on for Head Start

Head Start is now enrolling for the 2022-2023 school year. Head start services are provided free of charge to children birth to age 5 whose family meet the income guidelines for the program. This is...

 

Senior Day at the State Fair

Adults aged 60 and older will receive free admission to the Illinois State Fair on Monday, Aug. 15, with special events for seniors and their families taking place in the Illinois Building throughout...

 

Memorials to SEF

The Staunton Education Foundation would like to thank the following for their memorials and donations: Memorials were made by the following: Myron Hoffstetter in memory of Roger and all Veterans In...

 

Memorial Fun Run is Aug. 20

The Annual Tori Carroll Memorial 5K/1 Mile Fun Run will be held on Saturday Aug. 20, starting at 8 a.m. The event will take place on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Staunton High School. This annual...

 

Ridens

Timothy "Tim" Ridens, 41, of Staunton, Ill., died unexpectedly on July 30, 2022, on the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. Tim was born on Aug. 13, 1980,... Full story

 

Stiegemeier

Delbert W. Stiegemeier, 98, of Staunton, Ill., son of Ernst and Emma Stiegemeier, passed from this life on July 25, 2022, at 4:44 p.m. He was born on... Full story

 

Allen

Helen Marie Allen, 92, of Bunker Hill, Ill., died at Carlinville Rehab & Health Care Center in Carlinville on Friday, July 22, 2022. She was born July 9, 1930, in Shipman to William and Catherine... Full story

 

Holubasch

Mark Christian Holubasch, 52, of Livingston, Ill., formerly of Belleville, died Monday, July 25, 2022, at Community Hospital of Staunton. He was born Dec. 22, 1969, to George Joseph and Roberta Leona... Full story

 

Looking Back Photo

Football season will be opening in just a few weeks and that means halftime shows by the Marching Bulldogs. Perhaps readers with a good eye/memory...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, July 12, 1990 -- AT BERLIN WALL -- Specialist Kelly Pieper, son of Dean and Evelyn Pieper of Staunton. attended the historic New Year's eve celebration of the tearing down of the Berlin...

 

From Our Files

Issue of July 31, 1997 A contract was signed between the city of Staunton and We Care Recycling for We Care Recycling to operate the Staunton recycling site. Jacob and Laura (Ludwig) Favre of...

 

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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the editor: I have over the decades watched many congressional hearings. The hearings about the Americans held in Iran, the McCarthy-era hearings, the Watergate hearings, and others. All...

 

Slices of Life

By: Jill Pertler “Tell them you love them over and over again. Tell them too much, and never too little, for the time we have is short, but the love we have is endless.” - Dane Thomas This week...

 

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 28, 2022: Adam R. Guild; Suspend Revoked Drivers License July 28, 2022: Leslie A. Shaw; Operating Uninsured Motor Vehicle; Expired Registration Sticker July 28, 2022: Danelle P. Garner; City...

 

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