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Tuscola School Board- Levy up 5.4 percent

By Dominik Stallings Tuscola School Board approved a tentative 5.4 percent tax levy increase during the Nov. 27 meeting. Since the increase is over 5 percent, a truth-in-taxation hearing is scheduled for Dec. 18. Read the rest of this story in the E-edition by subscribing to the County Chronicle.

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Arthur through my eyes

I was so blessed to sit down and visit with Arthur native June Bissonett of “Froggy’s Nook” — located just across the tracks on the east side of Vine Street as you’re traveling north. She and her husband Dale share the space where the resale shop “Lil’ Nugget” is also located. Months ago, I wrote…

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Arthur School Board– Communications plan reviewed

By Ariana R. Cherry A group of energetic and bright first graders helped open the Arthur CUSD #305 School Board meeting at the Atwood-Hammond Grade School Wednesday, Oct. 18. They lead the Pledge of Allegiance before the meeting began. Some of their parents were also in attendance and the kids received a room full of…

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Arcola — Arcola plays host to undefeated Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond

By Mike Monahan After seven weeks of the Illinois hIgh School Association football season  in the Lincoln Prairie Conference there are only two undefeated teams left one of them is Sullivan and the other is Arcola’s opponent Friday, Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond. The Purple Riders are 3-4 and have to win to remain in contention…

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Senior Cerro Gordo-Bement Bronco standout Connor Brown was honored with a special presentation prior to the start of the varsity home basketball on December 28. Brown actually scored his 1,000 point on the road at Fisher on Tuesday, December 21. He is the 15th player in Cerro Gordo School history to accomplish this feat, and…

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The Arthur Christian School girls varsity basketball team took 2nd place at the 17th Annual ACS Holiday Classic held December 28-30.  They defeated Calumet Christian on Tuesday by a score of 61-43, went on to beat Christian Liberty Academy 39-22 on Wednesday, and lost in the championship game Thursday afternoon to Illinois CRU Homeschool 22-53. …

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