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Litchfield Receives Grant For Warning Sirens

Fri, 29 Oct 2010 13:46:02 CDT
(Litchfield)--The City of Litchfield was a recipient of a twenty one thousand dollar grant to help cover costs associated with two early warning sirens. The grant came through the U.S.D.A. Rural Development Community and Facility Grant program.  Read more...


Hillsboro Man Killed In A Semi Accident Near Fillmore

Thu, 28 Oct 2010 15:09:07 CDT
(Hillsboro)--A 56 year old Hillsboro man was killed in a semi accident Wednesday afternoon near Fillmore. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff‘s Office, around 5pm the Sheriff‘s Office received a call regarding a semi truck that had overturned.  Read more...


Hillsboro Moose Lodge To Reorganize and Remain Open

Tue, 26 Oct 2010 13:53:15 CDT
(Hillsboro)--Members of the Hillsboro Moose Lodge approved Sunday afternoon to keep the lodge open with plans for reorganization. Members in attendance appointed John Ostermann to fill the vacant position as Administrator, and Tobin Ott to fill the vacant position of Governor during the process.  Read more...


Hillsboro Moose Lodge To Discuss Options Sunday

Fri, 22 Oct 2010 14:48:33 CDT
(Hillsboro)--The Hillsboro Moose Lodge will be holding a special meeting on Sunday to discuss the future of the lodge. A letter was recently mailed to three hundred good standing members. The meeting will inform members of the financial state of the lodge, and to fill vacant officers.  Read more...


Litchfield Police Report

Wed, 20 Oct 2010 13:47:49 CDT
According to the Litchfield Police Department, on Tuesday (Oct 19th) : * 18 year old Kayla Schmidt of Mt. Olive was arrested and charged with retail theft. * 20 year old Amber Lavender of Litchfield was arrested and charged with retail theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of cannabis less than 2.5 grams.  Read more...


Bond, Fayette, Effingham Women Teachers Dinner

Tue, 19 Oct 2010 12:16:21 CDT
The annual Bond, Fayette, Effingham Women Teachers Dinner will be held at the Vandalia Junior High School on Monday November 1st at 6:30 pm. Retired teachers need to make advanced reservations no later than October 26th, by calling the Regional Office of Education in the county they reside in.  Read more...


Litchfield School District Implements Mentoring Program

Tue, 19 Oct 2010 12:12:38 CDT
Litchfield CUSD #12 has announced the implementation of a district-wide mentoring program. The district is seeking community members who will volunteer to become mentors to students in the district. A mentor is a guide, a coach and a listener.  Read more...


Litchfield School District Implements Mentoring Program

Tue, 19 Oct 2010 12:07:33 CDT
Litchfield CUSD #12 has announced the implementation of a district-wide mentoring program. The district is seeking community members who will volunteer to become mentors to students in the district. A mentor is a guide, a coach and a listener.  Read more...


According to Litchfield Police

Mon, 18 Oct 2010 15:29:40 CDT
According to Litchfield Police: * 48 year Jay Bramel of Litchfield was arrested on a Montgomery County Warrant. * 21 ear old Bradley Estell was arrested on a Montgomery County Warrant and charged with possession of cannabis of less than 2.5 grams. * 33 year old Nolan Gerl was arrested on a Macoupin County Warrant.  Read more...


Burglaries in Sangamon and Christian Counties

Fri, 15 Oct 2010 13:18:33 CDT
Montgomery County Under Sheriff Rick Robbins recently spoke with WSMI about a string of burglaries in Sangamon and Christian Counties. Robbins explains Robbins says to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity. That again was Montgomery County Under Sheriff Rick Robbins.  Read more...


Macoupin - Montgomery County Crimestoppers

Fri, 15 Oct 2010 13:00:35 CDT
At Wednesday nights monthly meeting Macoupin / Montgomery County Crimestoppers authorized a pay out of $100.00 to a individual. This individual provided information on the whereabouts of a Gillespie woman wanted on a Montgomery County warrant for deceptive practive.  Read more...


Two Injured Near Bunker Hill

Wed, 13 Oct 2010 10:33:34 CDT
Two people were injured in a single vehicle accident Sunday west of Bunker Hill. According to information released by the Macoupin County Sheriff‘s Office, 17 year old Calli Johnson of Bunker Hill was driving a 2003 Ford Ranger east on the Brighton-Bunker Hill Road when she lost control of the vehicle at 9:36am.  Read more...


Litchfield Health Care Center To Close

Fri, 08 Oct 2010 9:02:08 CDT
(Litchfield)--Litchfield Health Care Center will be closing effective at the end of the year. According to a letter released by Mid Illinois Management, LLC., Mariner Health Care, the license holder for the health care facility, has hired Mid Illinois Management, LLC. to oversee the closing of Litchfield Health Care Center.  Read more...


Crimestoppers Seeking Information Regarding Thefts In Donnellson

Tue, 05 Oct 2010 8:02:51 CDT
(Donnellson)--The Macoupin Montgomery County Crimestoppers is seeking information regarding thefts in Donnellson. According to Crimestoppers, sometime Monday the Shade Tree Service Company reported that someone cut padlocks from equipment boxes on their trucks.  Read more...


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