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High winds do damage across area

By JEFF LAMPE Weekly Post Staff Writer Winds gusting over 60 mph on Tuesday brought down tree limbs and power lines across the area and…

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Brimfield board OKs several items

By JOHN A. BALLENTINE For The Weekly Post BRIMFIELD – Brimfield’s school board acted on several items at its Nov. 11 meeting. The board approved…

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Elmwood schools OK slight cut to tax rate

By BILL KNIGHT For The Weekly Post ELMWOOD – The Board of Education on Monday formally approved the 2020 tax levy (for the 2021-22 school…

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Of hard work, tax cuts & sad Sundays

Rambling through central Illinois, pondering flying cars. Work hard and good things will happen has always struck me as a good motto. The longer I…

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The Weekly Post public record for 11-26-20

NOTE: Charges are merely an accusation. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Police reports • FARMINGTON – According…

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Of early shutdowns, dentists & roosters

By Jeff Lampe Rambling through central Illinois, pondering which sniffle is a symptom and which is not. As a resident of a flyover state dominated…

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Hoops underway, sort of

Only Elmwood teams opened basketball practice Monday By JEFF LAMPE Weekly Post Staff Writer High school basketball practice started Monday at some Illinois schools. Sort…

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Stark County Board budget is balanced

By John A. Ballentine TOULON – County auditor Ron Hilton presented the proposed budget for the upcoming year to the Stark County Board of Supervisors…

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The Weekly Post public record for 11-12-20

NOTE: Charges are merely an accusation. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Police reports • ELMWOOD – A…

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The Prairie News public record for 11-13-20

Traffic citations & Ordinance violations 11-4-20 – Matthew T. Hooks – Driving 15-20 mph above limit. 11-4-20 – Jerry L. Walton – Driving 15-20 mph…

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Schools may expand Mid-County sports coop

By Jeff Lampe WILLIAMSFIELD – The Mid-County sports cooperative agreement may be expanding. That was the word Monday at the Williamsfield School Board meeting. Currently,…

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