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Meritorious Service Award in Education

CONGRATULATIONS Mrs. Stephanie Leinard! The Illinois State Board of Education has recognized Mrs. Stephanie Leinard with the Meritorious Service Award in Education. This award is given to educators who frequently employ their talents and passions into their chosen content area. These educators strive to be of service to others and seek out opportunities to be…

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Bement CUSD 5 Spelling Bee 2024

Bement CUSD 5 Spelling Bee 2024 was held February 13. The overal winner was Laurel Conlin (5th grade) and runner up was Emerson Larson (7th grade). The winning word was cupboard.

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Mt. Zion basketball player Denver Anderson celebrates her 2000 career points

Mt. Zion basketball player Denver Anderson celebrates her 2000 career points. The Lady Braves won back to back regional championships for the first time since 2003 defeating Champaign Central 67-48. Complete article is on Page 7.

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Ron Wallace Appointed to Zoning Board of Appeals

Atwood Village Board and Employees: seated, left to right, Allen Kilber, Scott Harris, Mikie Stirrett, Village President Bill Fleming, Justin Rosenbery, Stacy Welch and Diane Eagan. Standing, left to right: Jeff Mercer, Public Works Superintendent; Roy Elmore, Building Inspector, Atwood Village Clerk Amanda Barbee, Police Chief Joe Duncan and Part-time Police Officer Josh Ekiss. Not…

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ALAH boys cruise by Unity Christian, fall to Villa Grove to close out regular season

ALAH junior Sara Herschberger puts up a 3 pointer in the fourth quarter of the IHSA Regional against Sullivan on Monday, Feb. 12. Sara scored 5 points in the game and ended the season as the third highest score for the Knights on the season behind senior standout Claire Seal and freshman Sophie Monts. By…

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ALAH 7th Grade – Jr. High Okaw Conference Tournament Runners-Up

The ALAH seventh grade volleyball team played Sullivan in the championship match of the annual Jr. High Okaw Conference Tournament on Thursday, Feb. 15. They lost in two hard fought games 23-25 and 17-25 to earn second place. Shown here with their second place plaque are in front: Abby Franklin, Payton Tinkle, Zoe Mendoza, Kyndrie…

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CGB volleyball team 2nd place in the JHOC tourney

The Cerro Gordo Bement Bulldogs eighth grade volleyball team played Sullivan in the championship match of the Jr. High Okaw Conference tournament on Feb. 15. CGB lost in two close games 25-22 and 25-20 to earn the second place plaque. Pictured here with their plaque are kneeling: Brielle Puckett, Brooklyn Dupont, Mya Durbin, Madisen Callaway,…

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MTZ girls basketball wins back-to-back regional championships, Anderson gets 2000 career points

BACK TO BACK REGIONAL CHAMPS.  The 2023-2024 Mt. Zion Girls Basketball team holding their regional plaque after winning back-to-back regional championships for the first time since 2003 defeating Champaign Central 67-48. Front row, Serenity Marvel, Nayomi Marvel, Liv Daniels, Ella Fink, Avery Kyburz, Miya Means, Addy Rotz, Chloe Williams and Shoni Anderson. Back row, Head…

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MTZ boys basketball gets record breaking 30th win of season

Jc Anderson goes up for tipofff against Sean Lee in a 62-48 win against MacArthur at Mt. Zion. By BLAKE FAITH Staff Writer A double-double from Grant McAtee (15 points and 11 rebounds) and Jc Anderson (13 points and 12 rebounds), second half-three point shooting and the Braves’ tenacious defense helped secure a 62-48 win…

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MTZ sends three wrestlers to Boys State final

Keller Stocks, Vinny Fiore and Remington Hiser pose after competing in the IHSA 1A Boys Wrestlinf State Final at the State Farm Center in Champaign. By BLAKE FAITH Staff Writer The Mt. Zion boys wrestling team sent three state qualifiers to the IHSA 1A State Wrestling Final last week: Vinny Fiore, Keller Stocks and Remington…

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