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Members show projects, animals at annual 4-H show

Gordon Woods / Journal Rabbits were on the schedule for judging on Saturday during the annual DeWitt-Macon-Piatt 4-H Fair, held Friday-Sunday at the DeWitt County 4-H Fairgrounds.   More …
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The Clinton City Council met for its regular meeting July 2 in the Revere Room of Vespasian Warner Public Library.  Elevator issues at the city hall has forced a temporary relocation of the meetings.
Gordon Woods / Journal The Clinton CIty Council met for its regular meeting July 2 in the Revere Room of Vespasian Warner Public Library. Elevator issues at the city hall has forced a temporary relocation of the meetings. Roger Cyrulik not shown in the above photo.
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Animal shelter project at issue

CLINTON — Some work at the animal shelter will have to be corrected after officials cited insufficiencies in a project there.   The county’s public safety committee covered the topic …

School registration info for 2024-25 school year

NEWS RELEASE   Clinton Community Unit Schools 1210 State Route 54 West Clinton, Illinois 61727 Additional …

County prepares to question Enel about turbine curtailment issue

CLINTON — Members of the county board’s land use committee met Monday and began preparation for the full board’s meeting in August with representatives of Enel Green Energy. At …

School district reports solid budget with some improvements

CLINTON — School district business manager Drew Goebel gave the school board some details about the fiscal year 2024 budget during the recent board meeting. “The very first thing …

Gilmore’s ready to treat Clinton

Gilmore’s Treats & More marks its ribbon cutting June 28 with help from the Clinton Chamber of Commerce and DeWitt County Development Council (DCDC).   Left to right, in front is …
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Area students graduate from Millikin university
DECATUR — Millikin University honored more than 270 graduates from the Class of 2024 with two Commencement ceremonies in the Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Sunday, May 19, 2024. Students …
A variety of 4-H members’ projects in annual General and Livestock shows July 11-14
CLINTON —   The DeWitt County Fairgrounds will be bustling with activity from July 11 through July 14 during the DeWitt, Macon, and Piatt 4-H General Projects and Livestock Show. This …
Workmans celebrate 60th wedding anniversary
CLINTON – John and Mary Jane (Glenn) Workman recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a surprise dinner hosted by their family.
Clinton Community Educational Foundation awards scholarships during Gold Star Awards night
CLINTON — The Clinton Community Educational Foundation presented several CHS seniors with scholarship awards at Gold Star Awards Night on Tuesday, May 14. Endowments and legacies processed …
Left to right, Melinda Decker, Kristin McGlasson, Ramey, Burton, Kiersten Goff and Carol Hanafin.
LaTeaDa tea room marks 20 years as a Clinton destination
CLINTON — When the pandemic lockdown started in 2020, eating establishment owners had to scramble to figure out how they would continue to do business.
Sports

Hoffman IESA State Champion

CJHS athlete Jenna Hoffman won 1st place in the 8th grade pole vault at the Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) State championships, held in East Peoria.   See others on A9.

CHS Maroons vs St. Teresa Bulldogs

Josh Bass (13) at bat during Monday’s Maroons’ home non-conference game against St. Teresa.

Agility, tenacity carry Maroons to 61-55 win over bigger Hornets

HEYWORTH — The Hornets boys team hosted the Maroons the Maroons during the News Year’s break  This would prove to be a full-game, all-out battle. 
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Columns

Which kind of stealing is worse?

I don’t know which is worse, stealing millions of dollars from the VA or stealing pain drugs from patients. In one case, a pair of holistic health care center co-owners submitted claims …

Defending against scammers who target your Social Security benefits

    Scammers are always finding new ways to steal your money and personal information. The best way to defeat scammers is to know how to identify scams and to ignore suspicious …
Opinion

72 HOURS. That is all the time it took for the nation to experience a Presidential assassination attempt until that person was nominated for President at the RNC. Truth is indeed stranger than …

  • Here we go again

    I’m not the only one who has opted, once again, to stay home. Both the rec center and the senior …

  • The great divide

    My liberal friends suggest I am addicted to Fox News, but in all honesty, I often tune in to MSNBC …

  • Year’s end

    The United States appears to have diminished in world standing over the past year. There was a time …

  • Thankful and grateful

    It is the end of the year. Christmas is here and a New Year is only a week away. Now is a good time …

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Netflix cancels cheapest plan as subscribers have to choose

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