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Samantha K. LaPradd, 23  thejournal-news.net

Samantha Kate LaPradd, 23, of Hillsboro, formerly of Litchfield, died Thursday, May 16, 2019. Visitation will be held Sunday, May 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Hough ...



Litchfield Board Hires New Superintendent  thejournal-news.net

In a very brief special meeting on Friday evening, March 1, members of the Litchfield School Board unanimously voted to hire Dr. Greggory Fuerstenau as the ...



Litchfield Votes To Reinstate Principal Hoster  thejournal-news.net

'I'm just happy to be going back to work on Oct. 31,' said Litchfield High School Principal Doug Hoster, who was unanimously reinstated following a seven and a ...



Litchfield High School Principal Out On Leave  thejournal-news.net

Litchfield High School Principal Doug Hoster has officially been out of the district on administrative leave since Thursday morning, Sept. 13, following allegations ...



Litchfield Board Extends Hearing For LHS Principal  thejournal-news.net

After meeting for more than five hours, mostly in closed session, members of the Litchfield School Board have extended a pre-termination hearing for Litchfield ...



Litchfield District Racks Up Legal Fees  thejournal-news.net

In the wake of a pre-termination hearing for Litchfield High School Principal Doug Hoster and the mutual separation agreement for Superintendent Debbie ...



Litchfield School Board Hires Two Administrators  thejournal-news.net

Five of the seven members of the Litchfield School Board voted unanimously to hire two new administrators for the coming school year at their regular monthly ...



Large Crowd For Special Litchfield Board Meeting  thejournal-news.net

About 100 local residents, including a large contingent of teachers in the Litchfield Education Association, attended a special meeting of the Litchfield School ...



Farmersville Teen Killed In Car Crash Thursday  thejournal-news.net

A Farmersville teenager was killed Thursday evening, May 9, in a traffic accident in Taylorville. Austin A. Krager, 18, of Farmersville, was pronounced dead at ...



'Bye Bye Birdie' Opens Tonight In Litchfield  thejournal-news.net

Will teen fan Kim MacAfee get one last kiss from pop sensation Conrad Birdie before he's off to the military? That's the question that will be answered when the ...



Ammunition found inside Litchfield school, prompting lockdown  KMOV.com

LITCHFIELD, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- Two pieces of ammunition were found inside the bathroom of Litchfield High School Wednesday, prompting a lockdown. A news ...



Litchfield Board Accepts Poffinbarger's Resignation  thejournal-news.net

Members of the Litchfield School Board unanimously accepted the resignation of Superintendent Debbie Poffinbarger at a special meeting, held Thursday ...



Litchfield decides to play its varsity football schedule this season  The State Journal-Register

LITCHFIELD -- Litchfield High School has announced it will go forward in playing its varsity football schedule this season, even though the Purple Panthers ...



Litchfield School Board Agrees To Feasibility Study  thejournal-news.net

Following a presentation from Dr. Bob Mulch of Hillsboro, members of the Litchfield School Board approved participation in a county feasibility study, during their ...



U.S. News Best High Schools: Heres How 163 CT Schools Ranked  Darien, IL Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. NewS - Darien, CT - You may be surprised to see what CT schools rank among the nation's best. We also have CT's best.



Litchfield Approves New Officer, Fire Chief  thejournal-news.net

Two new additions were officially made to the City of Litchfield's employment roster during the city council meeting on Thursday, Feb. 21. Following a short eight ...



Two pieces of ammunition found at Litchfield High, Middle School  FOX Illinois

UPDATE:Two pieces of ammunition were confirmed to be found inside of the Litchfield High School men's bathroom.Some students were able to leave the ...



Litchfield Superintendent Resigns Her Post Monday  thejournal-news.net

Litchfield Superintendent Debbie Poffinbarger has resigned her position with the district, effective Monday, Oct. 29, according to Litchfield School Board ...



Litchfield School Board Holds Special Meeting  thejournal-news.net

Members of the Litchfield School Board met for a special meeting on Wednesday evening, Sept. 12, at Litchfield High School. After the meeting was called to ...



Litchfield School Board candidates discuss issues | Election  Crow River Media

Editor's note: Litchfield Chamber of Commerce sent questionnaires to Litchfield School Board candidates. Responses from candidates Darrin Anderson, Dan ...



Zion Lutheran Opens Expansion In Litchfield  thejournal-news.net

'We thank the Lord that things went smoothly, we were able to start moving in before Christmas break, and that we're done,' said Zion Lutheran School Principal ...



Litchfield Wrestling Hosts Super Duals  thejournal-news.net

After starting the season on the road with a pair of victories over Shelbyville and Cumberland, the Litchfield High School wrestling team was at home for the first ...



George A. Westhoff, 95  thejournal-news.net

George Allen Westhoff, 95, of Tempe, AZ, died on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. A memorial *service* for family and friends will be scheduled at a later date.



Litchfield Standout's Senior Season A Work Of Art  thejournal-news.net

It's only fitting that a player with the last name of 'Painter' comes up with a masterpiece in his final year of prep hoops, but for Litchfield senior Sam Painter, the ...



Youngsters On The Hunt For Eggs In Litchfield  thejournal-news.net

Dozens of local children raced across the lawn on the hunt for eggs during the annual Easter Egg Hunt held Saturday afternoon, April 13, at the Litchfield ...



Litchfield Planning For New Rec Center  thejournal-news.net

In November 2018, Litchfield Unlimited Corporation (LUC) was formed as a non-profit to look at the community and address one specific need, a space where ...



David L. Vega, 70  thejournal-news.net

David 'Dave' L. Vega, 70, of Litchfield, died on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, with his family by his side in his home of 47 years. A Celebration of Life will be held ...



Long Closed Session For Litchfield School Board  thejournal-news.net

It was a long and unusual night for members of the Litchfield School Board, who met for nearly five hours as part of their regular monthly meeting on Thursday ...



Litchfield School Board Tables Decision On TIF  thejournal-news.net

After lengthy discussion, members of the Litchfield School Board tabled an agenda item to approve a letter of support for the city of Litchfield in their efforts to ...



Litchfield Council Votes Rate Increase  thejournal-news.net

The big question going into the Litchfield City Council meeting on Thursday, April 4, was what rate increase–if any–could Litchfield residents be expecting on the ...



Challenge coins available to benefit Litchfield firefighter with cancer  The State Journal-Register

LITCHFIELD — The latest in a series of fundraisers for a Litchfield Fire Department firefighter who was recently diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia will offer ...



Litchfield Chamber To Recognize Four  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield Chamber of Commerce will recognize several businesses and individuals at its 72nd annual Dinner. The Chamber of Commerce Dinner will be ...



Litchfield man cited following last weeks fatal crash  The State Journal-Register

A Litchfield man was cited for operating an uninsured vehicle following a crash last week that killed a Lincoln Land Community College employee, Illinois State ...



YOUTH WRESTLING: Sectional success  AdVantageNEWS.com

The Roxana Junior High wrestling team poses with its sectional plaque after winning the Class A Sectional D tournament on Saturday at Litchfield High School.



Gwendolyn Davis, 71  thejournal-news.net

Gwendolyn Naomi (Moffat) Davis, 'Mom Gwen,' 71, of Litchfield, died Monday, April 8, 2019, at 3:41 p.m. at HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Private burial ...



Carlyle, Staunton Get Tourney Wins  thejournal-news.net

Carlyle and Staunton were both winners in round two of the Litchfield High School Girls Basketball Round Robin played Monday evening, Nov. 19, in Simmons ...



Blackburn Named Director At LLCC Litchfield Campus  thejournal-news.net

Jessie Blackburn has been named director of Lincoln Land Community College, located at 1 Lincoln Land Drive in Litchfield. Blackburn, who began her duties ...



Tomorrow Is The Day For Voters To Make Their Marks  thejournal-news.net

Voters in Montgomery County will fill seats on school boards, at city hall, in park and library districts, and regional school boards at the consolidated election on ...



Ronald E. Niehaus, 68  thejournal-news.net

Ronald Eugene Niehaus, 68, of Litchfield, died on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at 6:21 p.m. at HSHS St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield. Visitation will be held ...



Litchfield Urgent Care To Open On West Side  thejournal-news.net

After months of construction, the new Litchfield Urgent Care clinic is expected to open its doors to patients later this fall. 'We've been working on this for about a ...



David P. Simpson, 80  thejournal-news.net

David “Dave” Paul Simpson of Decatur, 80, died on Saturday, March 23, 2019, surrounded by his family. Raised in Litchfield, Mr. Simpson graduated from ...



Wrestling coach Brian Lee leaving Litchfield for Warrensburg-Latham  The State Journal-Register

Brian Lee, who has overseen one of The State Journal-Register area's top small-school wrestling programs at Litchfield High School the past 16 years, said over ...



Litchfield Board Accepts Resignations From Lees  thejournal-news.net

Following a special meeting on Thursday evening, May 3, members of the Litchfield School Board accepted the resignations of husband and wife educators ...



Litchfield Fire Dinner Dance Will Now Benefit Law Family  thejournal-news.net

The goal may have shifted slightly, but the Litchfield Fire Department Dinner Dance scheduled for March 9 is still focused on those who have served their ...



Johnson Controls Visits Litchfield Board  thejournal-news.net

After about 45 minutes of discussion, members of the Litchfield School Board approved an annual premium contract with Johnson Controls for $30480 for ...



Voters To Elect Five For Litchfield School Board  thejournal-news.net

This April, Litchfield area voters will have a chance to seat five of the seven members of the Litchfield School Board. On the ballot for the April 2 consolidated ...



Litchfield Sports Boosters Host Senior Athlete Banquet  thejournal-news.net

It was a night to celebrate not only the accomplishments of the last ten months, but also the growth of dozens of young men and women at Litchfield High School ...



Litchfield Chamber Plans Annual Christmas Events  thejournal-news.net

The theme of the 2018 Litchfield Chamber of Commerce Christmas event is Christmas Movies and the Litchfield Chamber has plenty of holiday outings planned ...



It's Party In The Park Weekend In Litchfield  thejournal-news.net

Litchfield's Party in the Park–the new September version–kicks off this weekend on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21-22, downtown surrounding scenic Library Park ...



Litchfield Students Take Rachel's Challenge  thejournal-news.net

'You are not alone,' said Cody Hodges. 'There are people who do understand.' Presenter Cody Hodges of Rachel's Challenge led an assembly for the students ...



Christmas Comes To Litchfield This Weekend  thejournal-news.net

The theme of the 2018 Litchfield Chamber of Commerce Christmas event is Christmas Movies and the Litchfield Chamber has plenty of holiday outings planned ...



Jerry D. Huffman, 76  thejournal-news.net

Jerry D. Huffman, 76, of Litchfield, died Monday, March 11, 2019, at his residence. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 23, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Zion ...



Panthers Start Strong, Take Third  thejournal-news.net

Thanksgiving basketball tournaments are always a good early test for high school basketball teams. Most coaches enter these tournaments with goals and a list ...



Litchfield Soccer Splits To Open 2019 Season  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield Lady Panthers soccer season kicked off Monday, March 18, against Civic Memorial. The Eagles are a Class 2A team that bowed out of the state ...



Litchfield Native Wins Emmy Award  thejournal-news.net

Litchfield native Abby Schneider took home an Emmy Award this year for her work with Game Creek Video on coverage of the 2018 Super Bowl for the NFL ...



St. Francis Foundation Hosts Family Farm Event In Litchfield  thejournal-news.net

The annual Farm Family Event was held Wednesday, March 20, in the auditorium at Lincoln Land Community College Litchfield campus. During the event, Anita ...



Support System Lifts Beckham To Next Level  thejournal-news.net

It may take a village to raise a child, but if that child wants to play a sport at a high level? A village might not be enough. Time after time you hear about elite ...



New Rec Center In The Works In Litchfield  thejournal-news.net

A motion approved by the Litchfield City Council on Thursday, March 7, provided the next step in the building of a recreational center in the city in the near future.



Winners Honored By Litchfield Chamber  thejournal-news.net

'Tonight is all about celebrating our award winners and chamber members,' said Litchfield Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Maggie Sinclair. 'Thank ...



Cimarron L. Gutierrez, 21  thejournal-news.net

Cimarron Levi Gutierrez, 21, of Hillsboro, died on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at 4:35 p.m., near Greenville. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m., on Monday, March 4 ...



Litchfield Cross Country Is Off And Running  thejournal-news.net

In the Panthers' opening meet in Carlinville, which was pushed back a day due to weather, Madison Throne started her senior season off with a bang as she ...



Litchfield Softball Scores First Win  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield Lady Panthers picked up their first win of the 2019 season on Tuesday, March 19, with a 10-6 victory in Taylorville.



Powell, Carver Bring Medals Back From IESA State Meet  thejournal-news.net

Two Litchfield Middle School wrestlers ended their seasons on the state medalist podium on Saturday, March 9, at the IESA State Wrestling Tournament at the ...



Four Panther Cubs Advance To IESA State Tourney  thejournal-news.net

It's been a productive postseason so far for the Litchfield Middle School wrestling team, but the Panther Cubs are hoping for even more success this weekend.



YOUTH WRESTLING: Roxana wins first regional title  AdVantageNEWS.com

The Roxana Junior High wrestling team poses with its regional championship trophy on Saturday after winning the regional tournament at Auburn Junior High.



Litchfield Superintendent Presents Vision  thejournal-news.net

About 150 parents, teachers and local officials filled the Litchfield Middle School cafeteria for a presentation on the school district's goals and visions by ...



Low Voter Turnout For Spring Election  thejournal-news.net

Just under a quarter of the registered voters in Montgomery County selected who will represent them on school boards, in city and village halls, and for other ...



April Will Herald Opening Weekend At The Skyview  thejournal-news.net

The Skyview Drive-In Theater, just off of Historic Route 66 in Litchfield, is getting ready to open for its 69th season. Opening weekend will kick off on Friday, April ...



St. Francis Planning Free Farm Family Health Event  thejournal-news.net

HSHS St. Francis Foundation and its agriculture committee will host a Farm Family event on Wednesday, March 20, at Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) ...



Contact us  thejournal-news.net

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Slammed By Multiple Tornadoes  thejournal-news.net

Montgomery County is cleaning up after tornadoes caused havoc in central Illinois late Saturday afternoon, Dec. 1. The National Weather *Service* has yet to ...



Plans Continue For West Side Expansion  thejournal-news.net

The city of Litchfield's hopes for economic development growth on the west side took another step forward on Thursday, Nov. 1, as the city council approved ...



Local Students Represent At Boys IHSA Swim Sectionals  thejournal-news.net

Four local high school students represented Montgomery County high schools at the 2019 Boys IHSA Swim Sectionals on Saturday, Feb. 16. Shaw Riggs, 16, of ...



Hoster Reflects On First Year At LHS  thejournal-news.net

It's been a year since northern Illinois native Doug Hoster took the reigns at Litchfield High School, and the one thing that has impressed him the most this past ...



Litchfield Board Looks At Elementary School Addition  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield School Board looked into the possibility of building a brand new elementary school on the current middle school and high school campus, as part ...



Agencies Train For Shooter Scenarios  thejournal-news.net

Several local law enforcement and first responding agencies were involved in the active shooter training simulation held at Litchfield High School on ...



Auburn handles Litchfields Painter late in win  The State Journal-Register

AUBURN -- Sam Painter pulled Litchfield High School back into the basketball game in the third quarter Tuesday night. But the Auburn defense took Painter and ...



LLCC Director Dies In Pedestrian Accident  thejournal-news.net

A Litchfield woman died after she was hit by a vehicle while walking her dog Thursday evening, Nov. 8.Lorie McDonald, 46, was transported to HSHS St. Francis ...



Litchfield Man Charged With Arson After Tuesday's Fire  thejournal-news.net

A Litchfield man was charged with arson after a fire early Tuesday, June 26, in the 1500 block of North State Street in Litchfield. Donald 'Scott' Willis, 43, ...



Litchfield Pickers Fifth Season Will Begin On Sunday  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield Tourism Office and Prairie Pickers are preparing a huge kickoff for the fifth season of the Litchfield Pickers Market. The return of the Litchfield ...



Weather Picture Perfect For Painter  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield Relays have been plagued by poor weather since the event was created, but on Friday, March 22, the weather was nearly perfect for this year's ...



Litchfield Buys Back Land Sold To Compass Ventures  thejournal-news.net

The city of Litchfield reacquired a piece of property in the Route 66 Industrial Park during the city council meeting on Thursday, Oct. 4, but not at the price the ...



Debbie Poffinbarger To Lead Litchfield School District  thejournal-news.net

'We just feel like we're at home here,' said Debbie Poffinbarger, who officially started as the superintendent of the Litchfield School District on Jan. 1.



Litchfield Production Will Open Tonight  thejournal-news.net

Opening night is Thursday for the Litchfield High School production of 'Once Upon A Mattress,' running April 26-28 in Simmons Gym at the high school. Curtain ...



Lancers Remain Unbeaten In 2018  thejournal-news.net

A solid showing on a hot day kept Lincolnwood undefeated on the season thus far as the Lancers took the top spot in a four-team match at the Litchfield Country ...



Litchfield Board Suspends Teacher Pending Hearing  thejournal-news.net

Members of the Litchfield School Board held a special meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Litchfield High School. Following a half an hour in closed session, the ...



Gausmann Couple Bring Vintage Mall To Litchfield  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield Vintage Mall got its official start on Monday, June 4, after Ted and Janie Gausmann invested a lot of time and energy into the building that once ...



Two Pronounced Dead In Litchfield Over Weekend  thejournal-news.net

The Montgomery County Coroner's Office and Litchfield Police Department are investigating two unrelated deaths, both from self-inflicted means, over the ...



Robert V. Edwards, 80  thejournal-news.net

Robert "Bob" Verner Edwards, 80, of Henderson, NV, died Saturday, April 6, 2019, from complications due to cancer. No funeral services are planned at this time ...



Hillsboro, Litchfield Land Two On South Central All-Conference  thejournal-news.net

Four Montgomery County seniors were among the 15 players on this year's South Central Conference all-conference boys basketball teams, as selected by the ...



Litchfield Foursome Earns 3 Records, 3 State Berths  thejournal-news.net

Four athletes, three relays, three records. Any way you slice it, that was the story for the Litchfield boys track team on Thursday, May 17. Oh, and one trip to ...



Litchfield Airport To Host Remote Control Jet Rally  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield Airport Authority and Roger Shipley's Route 66 Jets RC Club are again sponsoring a Remote Control (RC) Jet Rally from Friday, Sept. 7, through ...



Shirley M. Baugh, 86  thejournal-news.net

Shirley Maxine Baugh, 86, of Litchfield, died Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at 4:25 p.m. at Hillsboro Area Hospital. Visitation will be held Saturday, April 20, from 10 ...



Poffinbarger Hired As Litchfield Superintendent  thejournal-news.net

Members of the Litchfield School Board voted six to one to hire current Assistant Superintendent Debbie Poffinbarger to replace Jeff Strieker as superintendent, ...



New Owners Take Over Ariston Cafe  thejournal-news.net

For more than 50 years, Nick and Demi Adam have greeted not only diners from all over the world, but they have also fed their community members, and a host ...



Litchfield Board Asks For Increase In Levy  thejournal-news.net

Following quite a bit of mixed discussion, members of the Litchfield School Board approved a preliminary tax levy at the regular monthly meeting, held Tuesday ...



Plans Made To Restore Litchfield Water Tower  thejournal-news.net

Ted LaBelle of Crawford, Murphy and Tilly Engineering presented members of the Litchfield City Council with an option to restore the city's water tower during ...



DAR Chapter Recognizes Local Good Citizens Winners  thejournal-news.net

The Christiana Tillson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a brunch on Saturday, March 2, at the Free Methodist Church in Hillsboro to ...



Lady Panthers Slip Past Nokomis  thejournal-news.net

What better way to begin the season than to capture a road win at the varsity level and that is exactly what the Litchfield Lady Panthers did last Thursday evening ...



Hillsboro High School Grad Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash  thejournal-news.net

A single-vehicle crash between Donnellson and Greenville in Bond County took the life of a Hillsboro High School graduate on Saturday, Nov. 10. Gavin Twitty ...



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