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Articles from the October 19, 2022 edition

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Trunk or Treat in Livingston

Besides going from trunk to trunk to collect treats, kids had the opportunity to play lots of fun games and win prizes at the Trunk or Treat event...

 

Thriving GED program in Staunton

Three area agencies are working together to bring a thriving GED program to Staunton. The Staunton Helping Hands Center hosts the space and helps prov...

 

John Galer is new National Newspaper Assn. chairman

John M. Galer, owner of The Staunton Star-Times and several other publications in central Illinois, was installed as chairman of the National...

 

Chili Cook-off this Saturday at Duda Park

The Staunton Chamber of Commerce has been busy making plans and organizing their first ever Chili Cook-off. And it all happens this Saturday, Oct. 22, at Duda Park in Staunton. The park will be open...

 

Staunton woman to serve 9 years

Macoupin County State’s Attorney Jordan J. Garrison announced on Friday, Oct. 14, that Stormy L. Ray, age 36, was sentenced by the Honorable Joshua A. Meyer to nine years in the Illinois Department...

 

Manea

Arthur L. Manea, 77 of Staunton, Ill., died Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, at Community Hospital of Staunton. Born Aug. 24, 1945, in Litchfield, he was a son of the late Arthur and Amelia (Masinelli) Manea.... Full story

 

Cox

Kelsey Lee Cox, 27, of Litchfield, Ill., died at St. John's Hospital in Springfield on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. She was born Feb. 16, 1995, in Springfield, to Christopher Cox and Dena Allen. She is... Full story

 

Langford

Linda Louise Langford, 75, of Mt. Olive, Ill., died at her residence on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. She was born July 18, 1947, in Carlinville, to James Leslie Cox Sr. and Helen (Conlee) Cox. She was... Full story

 

Boden

Lisa K. Boden, 62, of Litchfield, Ill., died at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. She was born Nov. 21, 1959, in Litchfield, to William and Audrey (Vaughn) Boden. She was... Full story

 

Dey

Charles L. Dey, 83, of Bunker Hill, Ill., died at his residence on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. He was born May 19, 1939, in Carlinville, to Orville Clinton "O. Clinton" Dey and Kathryn (Kahl) Dey. He... Full story

 

Klopmeier

Leland Arthur Klopmeier, 86, died on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, with family by his side. He was born on February 25, 1936 in Moro, Ill., to the late Arthur and Alma (Bertels) Klopmeier. He married Marvi... Full story

 

Library Crawl continues

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...

 

Elbon Shrine thank you

Elbon Shrine Club would like to thank the local and surrounding community for their continued support through 2022 and years past. Mr. T’s Bar recently held a celebrity bartending event with Jim...

 

Trinity Lutheran Sausage Supper set for Oct. 30

Trinity Lutheran Church in Worden will host their 72nd annual sausage supper on Sunday, Oct. 30. Serving begins at noon inside the parish hall in Worden and continues until 6 p.m. This year you have...

 

Macoupin County HCE Celebrates 92nd Anniversary

Macoupin County HCE (Home, Community and Education) will be celebrating their 92nd Anniversary in October. Since 1924, members of the HCE have been promoting social and economic well-being in...

 

Staunton Helping Hands Center prepares for the holidays

The SHHC is appreciative of the ongoing community support from donors and volunteers. Gears are shifting toward holiday preparedness. The Adopt a...

 

Halloween Parade

The Staunton Lions Club annual Halloween Parade will be Sunday, Oct. 30. Participants should meet at the Staunton band shelter in back of the Staunton Public Library beginning at 5:40 p.m. The parade...

 

Family reading night in Benld

The Benld Public Library and South Macoupin Head Start will hold a family reading night on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The night will feature fun Pete the Cat Halloween stories beginning at 5 p.m. at the...

 

Nutrition Center

Reservations for Benld Nutrition Center must be made by 1 p.m. on the day prior to the day you wish to eat. If you have made reservations and cannot attend, please notify the center. To register for o...

 

Staunton Police Blotter

Oct.11, 2022: Derek M. Wiggins; In-State Warrant Oct. 12, 2022: Brandon S. Schehl; Aggravated Battery Oct. 12, 2022: Julius A. Mahone; Illegal Transportation of Alcohol Liquor Oct. 12, 2022: Stacie...

 

Social Security announces 8.7 percent benefit increase for 2023

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 8.7 percent in 2023, the Social Security Administration announced last week. On...

 

Lewis and Clark scholarship applications open

Lewis and Clark Community College’s scholarship application is now available for students planning to attend in 2023-2024. Apply today at www.lc.edu/scholarships. The entire application process is o...

 

Looking Back Photo

This newspaper clipping from the Springfield State Journal was sent in by Kathy Legendre. It shows the 1923 Staunton football team. Since this is the...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, Dec. 13, 1990 -- Future Lake Expansion Unclear -- Staunton's City Engineer Deborah Ramsey recently told the City Council that "they needed to take steps if they were interested" in the...

 

From Our Files

Issue of Oct. 16, 1997 Leah Pace and Kevin Klein, formerly of Staunton, were married Aug. 9 in Hartford City, Ind. A daughter was born to Walter and Michelle (Masinelli) Blotevogel of Troy on Sept....

 

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