Wednesday, August 26, 2015 • Vol. 138, No. 12

Surrounded by Books

Photo by Judy Beaird

Jennifer Willard Jennifer Willard

On July 28, Jennifer Willard (still known as Mrs. Rodgers by most school-age kids) became the library director at Astoria Public Library … (more)


K.K. Stevens Publishing to Close for Labor Day

K.K. Stevens Publishing will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day. Deadline for the Sept. 9 issue of the South Fulton Argus will be Friday, Sept. 4, at noon.


Ipava Homecoming/Camp Ellis Days Ipava Homecoming Update   Ipava Homecoming/Camp Ellis Days
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Astoria Homecoming Astoria Homecoming Update   Astoria Homecoming
Click HERE for an update on this year's plans.
 

 
Veteran's Memorial Vermont Veterans Memorial   Ground Breaking Held for Vermont Veterans Memorial
The ground breaking for Vermont Veterans Memorial was held July 31. The memorial is to be dedicated Saturday, Oct. 3 … (more)
 

 
New Faces at Astoria New Faces at Astoria Schools   Meet the New Faces of Astoria Schools
The 2015-16 school year is in session, and there are several new faces at Astoria Schools … (more)
 

 
Slaw Dawgs Cruise-In Slaw Dawgs Cruise-In   Slaw Dawgs 10th Annual Cruise-In a Success
Slaw Dawgs 50/60s Diner’s 10th annual Cruise-In was held Saturday, Aug. 15. The evening event was a huge success with 73 entries, including four motorcycles … (more)
 

 
Linda Porter Linda Porter   Linda Porter Inducted Into 4-H Hall of Fame

The Illinois 4-H Foundation established the Illinois 4-H Hall of Fame in 2005 to honor and celebrate extraordinary 4-H alumni, volunteers and former 4-H staff … (more)
 

 
Junior Duck Stamp Winners Junior Duck Stamp Winners   2015 Junior Duck Stamp Winners at Astoria Grade School
Awards were presented Friday, Aug. 21, to several Astoria Grade School students who participated in the 2015 Junior Duck Stamp drawing contest … (more)
 

 
Dollar General Ribbon Cutting Dollar General Ribbon Cutting   Astoria Area Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Business
Astoria Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at the new Dollar General store in Astoria on Thursday, Aug. 13 … (more)
 

 
New Faces at VIT New Faces at VIT   New Faces at VIT Schools
The 2015-16 school year is underway at VIT Elementary and VIT Junior/Senior High School, with a few new faces … (more)
 

 
Astoria Town Board Astoria Town Board  

Astoria Town Board Meets
Astoria Town Board met Monday, July 13, for the regular monthly meeting …  (more)

 

 
Astoria School Board Astoria School Board   Astoria School Board Holds Special Meeting Aug. 11
Astoria Community Unit District Board of Education held a special meeting at noon Tuesday, Aug. 11, in the District Library … (more)