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Litchfield Reunion Draws Over 400

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:31:59 CDT
The city of Litchfield hosted their all-year class reunion at the Community Center on Saturday evening. Litchfield Tourism Coordinator Sarah Waggoner says that there was a very good turnout of alumni from all over the country. 474 people in total attended the event, representing 53 different classes.  Read more...


Litchfield School Board Addresses Personnel Matters

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:24:30 CDT
The Litchfield School Board hed their monthly meeting on Thursday, September 22nd. After returning from executive session, the board addressed personnel matters in the district. A couple of volunteers were hired to assist with sports teams in the district.  Read more...


St. Francis Auxiliary to Host Home Tour

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:13:54 CDT
The H.S.H.S. St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary will be showcasing homes in Litchfield this weekend as part of a fundraiser to benefit a scholarship program for students pursuing degrees in the healthcare field. Six homes will be showcased on Sunday, September 25th during a tour that will take place from 12:30 to 4:30pm.  Read more...


Bourne Advisory Committees

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:51:58 CDT
State Representative Avery Bourne has been meeting with advisory committees throughout the month of September. The groups meet twice a year and are comprised of experts and concerned citizens from throughout the ninety-fifth district. The five committees include agriculture, education, healthcare, millennials, and veterans.  Read more...


Voter Registration Day Open House

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 09:28:17 CDT
National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, September 27th, and the Montgomery County Clerk's office is inviting the public to the early voting center for an open house.  Read more...


Bank & Trust Robbery Suspect in Custody

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:30:40 CDT
The suspect believed to be responsible for robbing Bank and Trust in Raymond last Tuesday is now in police custody. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, James Williams, 34, turned himself in at the Alton Police Department on Saturday.  Read more...


Bank & Trust Robbery Suspect in Custody

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:23:47 CDT
The suspect believed to be responsible for robbing Bank and Trust in Raymond last Tuesday is now in police custody. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, James Williams, 34, turned himself in at the Alton Police Department on Saturday.  Read more...


Raymond Bank & Trust Robbed

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:30:29 CDT
A person of interest has been named in the robbery that occurred at Bank and Trust in Raymond Tuesday. According to the Macoupin/Montgomery County Crimestoppers, James Williams, 34, has been named as the person of interest. Williams is said to be from the Springfield, Illinois area.  Read more...


Hit and Run Near Staunton

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:28:06 CDT
New information has been obtained concerning a hit and run north of Staunton on Sunday. According to Macoupin County Sheriff Shawn Kahl, a 55 year old man from St. Louis was riding a bike south on Rt.  Read more...


Litchfield Woman Sentenced For Aggravated Meth Participation

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 08:21:47 CDT
A Litchfield woman has been sentenced to nine years in prison for aggravated participation of methamphetamine. Sierra Strahan, 20, was sentenced to nine years incarceration in the Illinois Department of Corrections on Thursday by Judge James Roberts for the Class X felony.  Read more...


Litchfield Woman Sentenced for Unlawful Meth Delivery

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 11:00:31 CDT
A Litchfield woman has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for the delivery of methamphetamine. Elizabeth Krech, 39, was sentenced to four years and six months incarceration on Tuesday by Judge James Roberts for the Class 2 felony offense of unlawful delivery of methamphetamine.  Read more...


7th Annual Litchfield TriathLou to be Held Sunday

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 08:12:02 CDT
The City of Litchfield will host the 7th annual Litchfield TriathLou on Sunday, beginning at Lake Lou Yaeger's Marina 1. During the event, the city will welcome runners from across the country competing in sprint and Olympic distance races.  Read more...


2 Accidents Separated by 1 Mile on I-55 Monday

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:15:52 CDT
The Illinois State Police responded to a couple of accidents that occurred separately on Interstate 55 Monday morning. According to the state police, a motorcycle driven by Joseph Bravo, 57, was traveling north on I-55 when it began to slow due to a flat rear tire.  Read more...


Mental Health First Aid

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 09:54:57 CDT
On September 27 and 29, a Mental Health First Aid Training program will be offered to teach individuals how to help a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis including substance abuse disorders.  Read more...


Volunteers needed at Montgomery County Food Pantry

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 08:34:53 CDT
One in four children in Montgomery County lives in poverty. To help counteract this problem, volunteers are needed at the C.E.F.S. Montgomery County Food Pantry. Duties that volunteers would be helping perform include stocking, cleaning, sorting and packing.  Read more...


Bourne on Mapping Political Districts

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 09:43:23 CDT
With the general election in November approaching fast, concern over the way political maps are drawn continues to grow among voters. Some citizens of Illinois have come together and attempted to change the way districts are drawn.  Read more...


Phone Scam in Litchfield

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:57:10 CDT
The Litchfield Police Department has received complaints of a telephone scam in which individuals are claiming to be associated with the Publisher's Clearing House Prize Patrol.  Read more...


Ramsey Woman Killed in Accident near Indian Springs

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:46:00 CDT
One person was killed and another was injured in a two vehicle accident that occurred on Route 185 at Indian Springs Golf Course in Fillmore Saturday afternoon.  Read more...


Ramsey Woman Killed in Accident Saturday

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:39:52 CDT
One person was killed and another was injured in a two vehicle accident that occurred on Route 185 at Indian Springs Golf Course in Fillmore Saturday afternoon.  Read more...


Invasive Plant Workshop in Hillsboro

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:13:42 CDT
Invasive plants are a major threat to biodiversity and native plant habitats. To help teach more about invasive plants, the University of Illinois Montgomery County Extension office will host a workshop on Monday, September 12th. It will cover identification, reporting, mapping, control methods, and native plant alternatives.  Read more...


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