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Lebanon football keeps on rolling, blanks Hanover

HANOVER — Lebanon football coach Chris Childs had a feeling it might be a special night for Jackson Stone when he took the first snap of the game. The senior quarterback ran around the left side of the line and galloped 68 yards for a touchdown, the start of a big night for both Stone and the Raiders. Stone rushed for 217 yards and four touchdowns as Lebanon (7-0) eased to a 42-0 win over Hanover (5-3) in a game that went to a running clock in the fourth quarter.
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Super 7: Same trio keeps the chains moving for Niagara Wheatfield

SANBORN, N.Y. (WKBW) — Ask a football coach the key to running an offense, and they'll tell you "keep moving the chains." For Niagara Wheatfield's varsity team, the same trio has been moving the chains for decades. "I thought it was going to be a part time thing, and then...
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Barges will use old sawmill dock while ramp under repair

A lifeline for food and supplies needs fixing - one of the flotation tanks beneath Wrangell's barge ramp has a hole. Port Director Steve Miller said harbor staff at the end of August noticed the ramp wasn't raising high enough. There are two buoyancy tanks below the ramp. By adding...

Too many Smiths in St. Clair Twp?

A proposal to change the name of one of two Sombra thoroughfares named ‘Smith’ was shot down by St. Clair Township council during their Oct. 18 meeting. The request came from a Sombra resident who wrote to council saying he was concerned that confusion could arise from the fact that Sombra had both a Smith Street as well as a Smith Line within the municipality.

Judge sets trial for Dillon Company owner

A Buchanan County judge set a trial date for the owner of the Dillon Company after a lawsuit was filed. The Dillon Company has faced multiple allegations of unfinished work from customers, and its showroom Downtown has been sold to another business. The Dillon Company is owned by Christopher Bennett.
Cecil Daily

Rising Sun election was easy win for mayor, commissioners

RISING SUN — Not even the turnout was a surprise in the election held Monday that returned Mayor Travis Marion and Commissioners Joe Shephard and Dave Warnick to their respective seats. Little more than a dozen of Rising Sun’s 1,713 registered voters came to the polls to participate in the...
Jacksonville Journal Courier

Lincoln museum to host blues concert

Two of Chicago’s top blues musicians, Brother John Kattke and Dave Specter, will be in concert Thursday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield. The free concert continues the museum’s celebration of Illinois music centered on its “The State of Sound: A World of Music from Illinois”...
Alliance Review

Volleyball | Coaches perplexed by travel, start times for Northeast Ohio tournaments

The sectional schedule of the 2021 OHSAA volleyball tournament will be different than in previous seasons, affecting several Northeast Ohio schools. The Northeast District Athletic Board, citing a shortage of officials, scheduled double- and triple-headers at sites in the tournament's first and second rounds. For example, West Branch will host...
Canton Repository

Getting to know Lake Township Trustee Steve Miller

Steve Miller has spent his entire life in Lake Township outside of the years when he went away to college. He has been married to his wife, Holly, for 21 years. They have four children: Cierra 21, Koby 18, Taelor 16 and Braidon, 15. The family has two German shepherds, Braxton and Griffin, and a cat named Scarlet.
The Eagle Times

John G. Nichols

John G. Nichols NEWPORT — John G. Nichols, 80, passed away peacefully at DHMC in Lebanon, New Hampshire, on Oct. 11, 2021. He was born in 1941 in Rochester, New Hampshire. He loved hunting, fishing and all wildlife shows. After many years of service, he retired from Joy Foundry. He enjoyed his grandkids and family immensely. He was predeceased by his parents, Beatrice Lord and Gembert Nichols, and his stepdad, Cliff Lord. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Patricia (Santti) Nichols, of Newport; sons, John W. Nichols and Bradley Nichols, of Newport; daughter, Shelley Moulton and husband Chris Moulton, of Hillsboro; daughter, Debbie Miller and husband Steve Miller, of Sunapee; many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A private service will be held at a later date.
Santa Cruz Sentinel

Photo | Mural unveiling set for Saturday in Watsonville

Steve Miller, Daryl Wise, Mardeen Gordon and Morgan Miller install a mural honoring and celebrating those with disabilities at Ramsay Park in Watsonville this week. The public is invited to come to the park at 2 p.m. Saturday as Shared Adventures will host an unveiling and dedication ceremony for two new murals at the site. Watsonville Mayor Jimmy Dutra will make an official proclamation and Shared Adventures founder Foster Andersen and community representatives will speak about the fight for disability rights and awareness. The murals were partially paid for by a grant from the Santa Cruz Arts Council, with Shared Adventures coordinating the project and underwriting a majority of the costs for the two murals. One of the two murals features internationally recognized Santa Cruz County athletes with disabilities, skier Monica Boscio, surfer Claudio Morales, table tennis player Sebastian DeFrancesca, and basketball star Trooper Johnson. The panels of the murals were designed and printed by Mardeen Gordon of SignAge & ArtWorks. (Shmuel Thaler/Santa Cruz Sentinel)

Woodrow football covered in national broadcast

A national newscast came to Dallas last weekend. Adrienne Bankert, the host of NewsNation’s “Morning in America,” spoke with Woodrow community members for a segment on the show. She interviewed coach Anthony Benedetto about the return to an in-person experience. “So now that we’re back, and you want them to...

Trevor Gordon Hall: Live From the Clayton Opera House

“Trevor Gordon Hall: Live at the Clayton Opera House” will be broadcast on WPBS-TV on Friday, October 22 at 10 pm and will repeat Sunday, October 24 at 1 pm. It will be available to watch online at for two weeks free of charge, starting October 24. WPBS members can also watch anytime on WPBS Passport.
Journal Gazette and Times Courier

Effingham enlists help finding next fire chief

The city of Effingham has agreed to receive assistance from the Illinois Fire Chiefs' Association in finding its next fire chief. The city council voted unanimously this week to accept a proposal from the IFCA's Assessment and Consulting Services to help with promoting the fire chief vacancy across the state. IFCA will craft an ad to be placed in a variety of different spots, from IFCA's website and Facebook page to the daily dispatch of the International Association of Fire Chiefs' Great Lakes Division. The ad will also be posted on forums for female, African-American and Hispanic firefighters, in addition to a posting for 30 days on the Illinois Municipal League's website.