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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....

 

Midterm elections brought larger power swings in past

By Tom Emery With the nation sharply divided, Congressional majorities have been slim in recent years. The power struggle helps lead to the overkill of attack ads that we’re all tired of....

 

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...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, Nov. 15, 1990 -- Food Pantry Operates Year round -- Besides receiving food donations from the American Red Cross and through Boy Scout collections, the Staunton Food pantry, which provides...

 

From Our Files

Issue of Oct. 2, 1997 SHS Homecoming Queen candidates were Meaghan Calcari, Kim Meyer, Kiersten Popovich and Becky Roddick. The ministerial alliance of Staunton thrift store opens this week. A Junior...

 

Looking Back Photo

This German Day parade took place in Staunton in 1908 and shows the north side of Main Street. Much of Staunton's population was German in those days...

 

German heritage prevalent in Illinois

By Tom Emery German-American Day is observed every October 6, and in Illinois, there is plenty of reason to celebrate. German ancestry remains prevalent in Illinois, as it has for a century and a...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, Oct. 25, 1990 -- Firemen To Host New Years Dance -- The Staunton Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a New Years Eve Dance and Party. Music for dancing will be provided by Pair-A-Dice...

 

Looking Back Photo

Our Looking Back photo this week is a Staunton High School football team from sometime in the 1930s, taken by Pierce Studios in Staunton. We have no...

 

From Our Files

Issue of Sept. 25, 1997 Tom and JoLynn Trettenero celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Sept. 23. A son was born to Jeff and Leslie (Henehan) Gusewelle on Sept. 15. Henry “Hank” Michael...

 

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...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Thursday, Oct. 11, 1990 -- Sewer job Nearing Completion -- A few blocks of excavating and laying pipe, completing the lift station, and a lot of clean-up remain to be done on the Staunton sewer...

 

From Our Files

Issue of Sept. 4, 1997 Fred and Charlotte (Gurley) Striegel of Highland will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 26. Roy C. Fleming Sr. (76) of Staunton died Aug. 29 at Community...

 

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