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JCMS media center to receive furniture updates

By Carissa Sitki The Jersey Community Unit School District 100 held their monthly Board of Education meeting on Thursday evening, May 18, where the purchase of new furniture for the middle school media center in the amount of $65,000 was approved. Jersey Community Middle School (JCMS) Principal Thomas Leslie said he would like to bring…

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Schetter presents $5,000 check to Chief Spanton

By Austin Andre The Grafton City Council held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 16. The meeting began with the Jersey County Circuit Clerk Daniel Schetter addressing the council. Schetter spoke about using several grants for modernizations and the use of $75,000 of Peterson Equipment with no taxpayer money. Schetter presented Grafton Police Chief Eric…

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Jerseyville is ‘Loving Life’

By Carissa Sitki Loving Life’s fifth annual Special Needs Dinner Dance brought some excitement to Jerseyville on Friday, May 19. The dance this year had a 1950s/1960s theme. Each year the organization crowns a king and queen of the dance. This year, Michelle Spurlock was crowned queen and Jerseyville’s own Colten Skinner was crowned king.…

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Jersey County observes Memorial Day

Jersey County is prepared to commemorate Memorial Day this weekend with ceremonies taking place in Jerseyville and Grafton. Veterans of Foreign Wars 4528 will be hosting this year’s Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29, at 9 a.m. through Jerseyville. The parade will begin lining up on West Prairie Street between Wells Norris Tire and…

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Grafton Chamber holds 6th annual Mississippi Masters Golf Tournament

By Carissa Sitki A little rain didn’t stop the sixth annual Grafton Chamber Mississippi Masters Golf Tournament at Lockhaven Golf Club in Godfrey on Friday afternoon, with organizers saying the event gathered a great turnout. Peter Allen, owner of Loading Dock and the Bloody Bucket, headed up the event along with Jamie Clayton and Andrew…

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Jersey Community Hospital breaks ground for upgrades

By Steven Spencer Jersey County Journal Jersey Community Hospital has announced the beginning of a new $1.2 million infrastructure upgrade project aimed at enhancing facilities for the benefit of patients, employees and the community. Some aspects of the project included a new entrance on Wock Lane, new employee parking and a JCH Memorial Walking Trail.…

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