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Staunton's first Strassenfest

People gathered on Staunton's Main Street to enjoy the food, drinks and music of Strassenfest....

 

SHS King and Queen

King Joseph Best and Queen Samantha Schnefke were crowned in the ceremony on Sunday afternoon...

 

It's time to register for chili cook-off

The Staunton Chamber of Commerce has been busy preparing for their chili cook-off to be held at Duda Park on Saturday, Oct. 22. The cook-off is open to anyone who thinks their chili recipe is the...

 

Staunton Fire Dept. asking for entries for anniversary logo

The Staunton Fire Department will be turning 100 years in 2023 and they need a new logo. They would like to use the new logo next year for stickers, T-shirts, truck decals, etc. Anyone in the...

 

Vehicles needed for Trunk or Treat in Livingston

The Livingston Park As- sociation (LPA) is looking for businesses, organizations and individuals to participate in its upcoming Trunk or Treat. The event will take place from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct....

 

Streeb indicted for first-degree murder

Blake Kevin Streeb, 30, formerly of Mt. Olive but who had been living in Granite City, was indicted on Thursday on two counts of first degree murder by a Madison County Grand Jury. Streeb had been...

 

Petition packets available

Petition packets are now available for the upcoming Consolidated Election, which will be held April 4, 2023. Interested candidates may pick up the packets at the city clerk’s office, 101 W. Pearl...

 

Memorials made to SEF

The Staunton Education Foundation would like to thank the following for their memorials: In memory of Doyle Heim and Claudette Warren made by Dolores & Wayne Brooke; In memory of Roger Hoffstetter...

 

Lovejoy

Bernean R. Lovejoy, 97, of Staunton, Ill., died on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at Heritage Health of Gillespie. She was born on May 19, 1925, in... Full story

 

Brawley

Terry Jean Brawley, 64, of Gillespie, Ill., died at her residence on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. She was born Oct. 26, 1957, in Granite City to Jesse Junior and Joan Courtney Martin. She married Kerry... Full story

 

Satterlee

Dennis R. Satterlee, 80, of Gillespie, Ill., died at his residence on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. He was born March 8, 1942, in Litchfield to Charles and Lois McPherson Satterlee. He married Carole... Full story

 

Cox

James L. Cox, Jr., 70, of Mt. Olive, Ill., died at his residence on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. He was born Sept. 27, 1951, in Litchfield to James Sr. and Helen Conlee Cox. He married Donna Morelan on Sep... Full story

 

Bomkamp

William B. Bomkamp, 92, of Gillespie, Ill., died at his residence on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. He was born Oct. 19, 1929, in Carlinville, to Joseph and Regina (Schaefer) Bomkamp. He married Maxine... Full story

 

Elvers

Larry William Elvers, 79, of Litchfield, Ill., died at St. John's Hospital in Springfield on Thursday, Sept. 15. He was born Aug. 21, 1943, in Litchfield to William and Betty (Elam) Elvers. He... Full story

 

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. Marriage...

 

Mobile drivers unit in Benld

Secretary of State Jesse White’s Mobile Drivers Unit will be at the Benld Public Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4. They will be offering the following services: Driver’s license...

 

Staunton Police Blotter

Sept. 14, 2022: Brandi L. Defrates; Burning after hours. Sept. 18, 2022: Joshua A. Rucker; City Ordinance Dogs (Restraint/Leash)...

 

Build an emergency kit for National Preparedness Month

“If you want to be fully prepared for a disaster, you need an emergency kit.” That’s the message this September for National Preparedness Month. Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)...

 

Looking Back Photo

This week's Looking Back photo is the property of Mike Pintar. It shows his father, Emil Pintar, at his post in the DeCamp Tower that sat alongside...

 

From Our Files

Issue of Sept. 18, 1997 The Staunton Ministerial Alliance announced that they would be opening a thrift store at 705 West Pearl St. A baby was born to Shawn and Courtney Johnson of Titusville, Fla.,...

 

Letters to the Editor

Appreciates city's work We finally got our streets oiled last week. We have been living with bumpy and dusty roads for the past several years. It took a lot of time and hard work for the City of...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, Oct. 25, 1990 -- RASH OF BURGLARIES REPORTED LAST WEEKEND -- Five burglaries and one attempted burglary last weekend in the City of Staunton is "very, very unusual," according to Tom Stipcak...

 

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