Wednesday, November 30, 2016 • Vol. 139, No. 26

Peters Has Successful NBHA Season

Photo by Carlyon Photography

Keiarra Peters Keiarra Peters

Keiarra Peters, daughter of Jake and Bobbi Peters, had a successful 2016 season in the National Barrel Horse Association … (more)

Christmas Recipes  

Attention Argus Readers
The Christmas holiday is quickly approaching. The Astoria South Fulton Argus would like to share our readers’ favorite holiday recipes in the December issues. Mail to Argus Recipes, PO Box 590, Astoria, IL 61501; e-mail to with Argus Recipes in the subject line; or drop by the office, 100 N. Pearl St., Astoria. Be sure to include your name, hometown and phone number (in case we may have questions).


VIT Library VIT Library   VIT Library Receives $3,500 Grant

TABLE GROVE, NOV. 21 — James Patterson, a nationally recognized author, announced back in March he would donate $1.75 million to save school libraries nationwide, and VIT was chosen as one of those beneficiaries … (more)

Astoria Library Astoria Library   Family Reading Night Held at Astoria Public Library
During Family Reading Night on Thursday Nov. 17, several children enjoyed reading to Officer Twidwell and his K-9 dog OSU … (more)

new license plates new Illinois plates   Passenger License Plate Replacement Program to be Launched in 2017
Secretary of State Jesse White announced his office will launch a cost-efficient passenger license plate replacement program beginning in January to replace the oldest license plates with newly designed plates at no additional cost … (more)

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