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A Staunton man is dead, killed in a house fire southeast of Walshville early Tuesday morning, March 31, while helping someone else escape the blaze. Jeffrey D. Dunkirk, 32, of Staunton, was … more
A second case of COVID-19 coronavirus was announced in Montgomery County on Monday, Governor JB Pritzker extended the stay at home order and suspended on-site learning in K-12 schools through the … more
“I feel like so many times  the elderly in our nursing homes get forgotten,” said Kyle Cameron of her Smiles for Seniors effort amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “I knew the kids … more
The concern over the Covid-19 pandemic in Montgomery County is high, and as of Sunday, March 29 the health department has reported 40 tests administered with one positive case, as well as 29 … more
Coffeen Elementary School teachers and staff are planning an April Fool’s Day parade to see students on Wednesday, April 1. Staff members plan to travel in their own vehicles for the parade, … more
Montgomery County has the its first confirmed case of the COVID-19 coronavirus, health department officials were notified on Saturday morning, March 28. “This individual has been quarantined … more
A second Christian County resident has tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus, Christian-Montgomery County EMA Director Greg Nimmo announced during a press conference at noon on Thursday, March … more
When there’s a need, Montgomery County always finds a way to come together. Maybe it’s fundraising for playground equipment at a school or bringing meals to a family fighting a medical … more
Montgomery County still has no confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus, the Montgomery County Health Department reported as of Wednesday afternoon, March 25. The health department reported 18 … more
To help raise the spirits of students in the Litchfield School District, teachers have planned a special parade this Thursday, March 26, beginning at 11 a.m. throughout Litchfield. “Truly … more
Nearly 15,000 Illinois residents have been tested this month for the COVID-19 virus with nearly 1,900 confirmed cases and 19 deaths. The numbers in Montgomery County aren’t as staggering … more
Even though Bremer Sanctuary in Hillsboro has cancelled its April events–the Spring Bird Walk scheduled for April 18 and the Earth Day Celebration and Woodland Wildflower Walk set for April … more
 As COVID-19 cases spike throughout Illinois, nine central Illinois hospitals with HSHS Illinois system and Memorial Health System will no longer allow visitors–with some exceptions, … more
A piece of Hillsboro’s history will once again see new life. After more than a decade of idleness the former Beach House, located on Old Lake Hillsboro, has been renovated. No longer a … more
It was a short meeting for members of the Litchfield School Board, who met only 18 minutes for their regular monthly meeting on Thursday afternoon, March 19, at Sihler School in Litchfield. Board … more
For five generations, Heinz Furniture and Flooring in Carlinville has been serving Macoupin and Montgomery counties and the surrounding area, but now that service includes the work of a professional … more
Friday afternoon Gov. JB Pritzker issued a statewide “stay at home” executive order, effective beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 21. In addition to the stay at home provisions, it … more
Three more people in Illinois died with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Thursday, March 19, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), including a 71-year-old Florida woman who … more
Montgomery County Democrats joined their partisan counterparts throughout the state in selecting Joe Biden as their nominee for President, while county Republicans had a few more local races to … more
“We invented school this weekend and are rolling it out tomorrow,” Panhandle Superintendent Aaron Hopper said to members of the school board, who met on Monday, March 16, the day before … more
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