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Two dead in Route 4 crash

Illinois State Police reported that two people were killed in a crash that occurred at the intersection of State Route 4 and State Route 140 in rural Worden on Wednesday, Oct. 5. This is the intersect...

 

Pork steak dinner

The pork steak dinner sponsored by the Livingston/Williamson Fire Department took place on Saturday at the Livingston firehouse with fire department...

 

Local Boy Scouts held lunch

The Boy Scouts of Troop 34 were selling sandwiches for lunch at the Ace Hardware parking lot on Saturday. Pictured are (L to R) Turner Fravell,...

 

City to sell property on Union Street

by Kelly Costa The first reading was given of an ordinance declaring real property on Union Street as surplus property during the Staunton City Council meeting on Monday night. The property is near...

 

Donation from Tori Carroll Memorial 5K

The Tori Carroll Memorial 5K raised $15,000 this year to be donated to the Staunton Community Unit School District. The last two years the money...

 

Yard waste burning/disposal

The city of Staunton is reminding residents that daily fall yard waste burning hours will be in effect Oct. 15 through Dec. 15 from sunrise to sunset. The city asks that residents follow these rules:...

 

Trunk or Treat in Livingston Sunday

There will be plenty of fun on hand for the little ghouls and goblins at the community trunk or treat scheduled for 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Veterans Memorial Park in Livingston. The event is spon...

 

Winners at fire dept. pork steak dinner

The following people all won a free carbon monoxide detector at the Livingston/Williamson Fire Department pork steak dinner on Saturday: Steve Anderson,Michael Lovsey, Merry Meyer, Bill Augustine,...

 

Library Crawl

Staunton Public Library is participating in the 4th annual Library Crawl. Here is how to play – Stop by the library and pick up your passport. Make sure it is stamped with Staunton’s cool sticker...

 

M.J.M. Electric line personnel compete in Lineworker's Safety Rodeo

Line personnel from M.J.M. Electric Cooperative participated in the annual Lineworker's Safety Rodeo coordinated by the Association of Illinois...

 

American Legion brat cookout

Brats on the grill and happy customers added up to a successful brat cookout for the Staunton American Legion on Saturday....

 

Nutrition Center

Wednesday, Oct. 12 - Grilled Chicken, Whole Grain Rice, Japanese Vegetables, Peaches, Brownie Thursday, Oct. 13 - Chicken Alfredo, Garlic Bread*, Broccoli, Oranges, Jello with Fruit Friday, Oct. 14 -...

 

Post Prom Holiday Hustle 5K and 1-mile Fun Run

The Staunton High School Post Prom Committee will be holding its annual Holiday Hustle 5K and 1-mile Fun Run on Saturday, Dec. 3, in Staunton. For more information on the race or to sign up to...

 

Adopt-A-Pet Trivia Night returns Nov. 5

“They’re baaack.” That’s the famous line from what ghostly movie? It’s also the plan for Adopt-A-Pet Trivia Night 2022. After three long years without a chance to show your trivia...

 
 By Gary Naglich    News    October 12, 2022

October events at Worden Public Library

The Worden Public Library District has something for everyone in October. We will again be part of the annual Illinois Heartland Library System Crawl. People who participate in the Crawl go to as...

 

Last chance to enter Chili Cook-off

You have just a few days left to enter the Staunton Chamber of Commerce Chili-Cook-off that will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22. The event will be held at Duda Park on North Union Street. All...

 

Worden couple faces charges

Two people in Worden are facing methamphetamine charges brought by the Illinois State Police in Madison County. Brett A. Foster, 37, and Heather N. Lara, 44, both living at the same address, are...

 

Completed training

Congratulations to Brianna Hainaut, a 2022 graduate of Staunton High School. She has completed Boot Camp training at Parris Island, S.C., in the...

 

Staunton Police Blotter

Oct. 4, 2022: Caidy L. Tuetken; Speeding (Radar) Oct. 5, 2022: Andrew J. Zenner; Possession of Methamphetamine Oct. 5, 2022: Marcus W. Kampmann; Possession of Methamphetamine Oct. 5 2022: Brandon J....

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, Nov. 22, 1990 -- Gingerbread Village at First Assembly -- Saturday, Dec. 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., you will step into a Christmas wonderland at The Annual Gingerbread House Craft &...

 

Looking Back Photo

This week's Looking Back photo shows a group of people waiting for the arrival of Santa in 1990. Staunton's Main Street looks much different in this...

 

From Our Files

Issue of Oct. 9, 1997 Meaghan Calcari was chosen as SHS Homecoming Queen. Students at Staunton High School performed the Homecoming Play, “Dressed to Kill.” Ervin Henry Gerdes (87) of Walshville...

 

Bruhn

Robert D. Bruhn, 71, of rural Bunker Hill, Ill., died on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, at his residence. He was born July 25, 1951, in Litchfield, the son... Full story

 

Schrumpf

Melissa Ann Schrumpf, 55, of New Douglas, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, at her residence. She was born on Feb. 16, 1967, in Taylorville, a daughte... Full story

 

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