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The Litchfield Chamber of Commerce will recognize several businesses and individuals at its 73rd annual dinner to be held Thursday, March 26, at the Litchfield Community Center. Cost per person is … more
The city of Witt has a decision to make about the future of its water operation, and the city council wants residents to have input before the decision is made. In short, the council needs to … more
Registration for All Illinois Extension Master Gardeners All Gardener’s Day is now open. The half-day event will be held on Saturday, March 14, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic … more
Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) is seeking 20 additional students for the Open Door Workforce Equity Initiative program, which provides free career training in highly skilled, in demand … more
“I’m happy to be here and I’m ready to move forward and make Raymond a safer community,” said Ben Jackson as he received his new badge Tuesday, Feb. 4, as the Raymond Chief of … more
The Taylor Springs Police Department is asking residents to keep their vehicle locked after a string of break-ins reported on Monday, Feb. 17. The first occurred at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. … more
Hillsboro merchants have a day-full of fun planned with their first #ShopHillsboro Mardi Gras Spree, planned for Saturday, Feb. 22. The event is promoted by The Journal-News in cooperation with … more
“A body in motion, stays in motion,” and for Sue Irvin of Hillsboro, this statement rings true. Irvin is an active mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, who enjoys volunteering and … more
“No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.” Mary Guinn of Litchfield has made it her life’s mission to “lighten the burden of … more
Montgomery County will  receive $917,689 from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) grant to expand rural broadband in 107 locations. The funding will go toward connecting homes and … more
It was a busy night for members of the Montgomery County Board, who heard a housing update, tabled a vote to lease recycling equipment, approved a change in the coal mine contract and approved a … more
Three people face felony charges after a drug bust by the Litchfield Police Department on Friday evening, Feb. 7. Thomas W. Srygler, 36 of Litchfield, was charged with possession with intent to … more
At their meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 11, members of the Hillsboro School Board unanimously voted to transition Coffeen School from an elementary school to a school solely for pre-K beginning next school … more
Much of the business conducted at the Feb. 11 Hillsboro City Council meeting dealt with infrastructure planning. As Mayor Brian Sullivan said, “Plans are approved in the winter so work can be … more
During their monthly board meeting held Monday evening, Feb. 10, members of the Schram City Village Board made a motion to prohibit cannabis sales inside the village  in a 4-1 vote; Trustee … more
Four Litchfield firefighters and one Staunton firefighter were honored prior to the start of the Litchfield City Council meeting on Thursday, Feb. 6, for their work during the emergency flooding in … more
The Hillsboro Area Health Foundation continued its mission to boost healthcare in the community with one of its signature events–the 21st annual Valentine Gala–Saturday, Feb. 8, at The … more
The popularity of Brittain’s Princess Parties (BPP) has proven that no one is ever too old for princesses. The Litchfield-based, entertainment company was founded by Brittain Osborne in March … more
A man who rammed a Hillsboro police car during a chase that began at the Montgomery County Jail was ultimately arrested in Litchfield on Thursday night, Feb. 6. Christopher A. Smith, 44, of … more
Cara Noyes announced plans to bring a shared co-working space, The Hilltop Co-op, to Hillsboro at Imagine Hillsboro Technology Committee's most recent Tech Night on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the Opera … more
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