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Duckworth, Salvi face off at media editors forum

By Jake Griffin Little middle ground found among U.S. Senate candidates The two candidates for Illinois’ U.S. Senate seat — both suburban women — challenged each other’s records on women’s rights, abortion access, guns and a bevy of other issues in a candidate forum Monday where little middle ground was found. In the forum organized…

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Good Growing – September 28, 2022

Insects on the move – dragonfly migration As we approach fall, the days are getting shorter, and the temperatures are starting to cool off. As this happens, we can start seeing changes in the landscape. Many of our landscape plants are starting to look a little ragged this time of year. While others, like goldenrod…

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Carrollton to offer Trunk or Treat this year

By Carmen Ensinger Greene Prairie Press In an effort to hold a family-friendly event this year, the city of Carrollton is sponsoring Trunk or Treat around the Carrollton Square on Sunday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. “Our goal is to have a family friendly event for the town and let everyone who wants…

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North Greene discusses insurance options

By Carmen Ensinger To opt out or not to opt out – that is the question. To be a little more specific – the North Greene School District is facing the dilemma of choosing to remain with Egyptian Trust to manage their health insurance or opting out of the trust and going out on their…

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Carrollton 2022 Homecoming Royalty

The Carrollton Class of 2022 chose King and Queen Mr. Willie Gilmore and Miss Sophie Pohlman as their Homecoming royalty. They were given their appropriate attire during halftime of the Friday night football game. The entire Homecoming court was presented to the crowd prior to the crowning. (Carmen Ensinger/Greene Prairie Press)

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Roodhouse Rez Haunted Hayride opens Friday

By Carmen Ensinger Roodhouse has often been called a scary place, but at Halloween they take that as a compliment. In fact, they work harder every year to make sure they live up to that title and with now two major haunting attractions to boast about – they just might be the Scare Capital of…

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Homecoming Parade Marshals

Carrollton chose none other than former long-time head football coach Nick Flowers and his wife, Nikki, to be this year’s Homecoming Parade Marshals. It was a cold and rainy day Friday during the parade, but the couple kept up the smile during the long trek of the parade. (Carmen Ensinger/Greene Prairie Press)

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Let’s Cook! – September 28, 2022

I want to start this week’s column with a correction to a recipe I printed the first week of September. The recipe for Pot Roast with Creamy Mushroom Sauce has a mistake. The original recipe calls for a 2 1/2 lb boneless beef chuck roast, and somehow in getting the recipe ready to print, it…

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