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CALHOUN – Adopt a Resident

By Cynthia Haggitt There’s no need to wait to get into the holiday spirit — seniors and staff at Calhoun Nursing and Rehab (CNR) are already to celebrate. Do you want to make a huge difference in a person’s life? Then, take advantage of programs such as Calhoun Nursing and Rehab (CNR) Adopt A Resident…

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Barrow Baptist Church news – November 24, 2021

Hello from Barrow Baptist Church and Pastor Mancel Day. Our service times are 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, followed by 10:30 a.m. morning worship. We are handicap accessible and everyone is invited to either or both services. On Sunday, Nov. 14 we had 19 attending Sunday school and 30 attending morning worship.

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PeeWee Lady Hawks give their all

The Carrollton PeeWee Lady Hawks Basketball Hawks sixth grade team obtained their first win Monday night with a 14-11 victory over the Pleasant Hill Wolves. The Lady Hawks are a young team – literally. The PeeWee girls are supposed to be fifth and sixth grade girls, but because of a lack of sixth grade girls,…

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Outdoor Truths – October 6, 2021

Living through a fog look for guidance to clear it away One of the conditions that hunters must face this time of year is the fog. Sometimes it lingers seemingly all day, making it difficult to see especially when hunting with firearms. And then there’s the drive to the hunt. Just seeing each turn can…

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Lady Spartans in comeback win over Bunker Hill

By Carmen Ensinger The North Greene Lady Spartans volleyball team played host to Bunker Hill last week and gave the fans their money’s worth. The JV team won their match in straight sets, the varsity, however, would keep the fans on the edge of their seats. The Varsity girls got off to a good start,…

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GCHD releases numbers of those testing positive after vaccination

By Carmen Ensinger Greene Prairie Press The Greene County Health Department has released detailed COVID-19 numbers for the month of August regarding the number of individuals who not only tested positive for the virus, but also for those who tested positive after vaccination. According to the numbers, there were a total of 281 cases of…

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Point News – September 29, 2021

Congratulations to Taylor Held and Samantha Rynders who were married on Saturday afternoon at Immaculate Conception of Dardenne Chapel in O’Fallon, MO.  A reception and dance followed at the Water’s Edge in St. Peters, MO.  Taylor is the son of Scott and Theresa Held of Lake St. Louis, the grandson of Jim and Sharon Held…

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SCNC celebrates 50th anniversary

Scott County Nursing Center has completed its fiftieth year of operation, and looking for a typical but less traditional way of celebrating without having to relocate the celebration or relive 2020. “The obvious will be a great difference in past celebrations, when community and family members joined in and honored residents with elegant tables of…

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Local Woman Wins National Award for Commitment to Service

Alexandra Blockton, a student of Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, Illinois, has been nationally recognized for her outstanding leadership through service. Blockton, 33, was selected from thousands of members across the country to receive one of four awards given out by YouthBuild USA and AmeriCorps for their annual Spirit of Service Awards. The…

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Looking Back – August 18, 2021

25 years ago August 21, 1996 In a ceremony held on Kaskaskia Island at the Church of the Immaculate Conception (founded by Pere Marquette in the 1670s), Jacques Andreani, French Ambassador to the United States, presented a medal to William Cappel of Cappelville, Calhoun County. Cappal, whose Indian name is Pirushi Makwa (the Far Off…

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