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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 ...



Ammunition found inside Litchfield school, prompting lockdown | News Headlines  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 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 ...



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 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 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 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 ...



Low numbers leave Litchfield football season in doubt  The State Journal-Register

LITCHFIELD — The status of Litchfield High School's varsity football season, which is in doubt due to a low number of players, is expected to be decided on ...



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 ...



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 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.



Prep Scoops: Kassebaum named Litchfield athletic director  The State Journal-Register

LITCHFIELD ATHLETICS. Kassebaum named. Litchfield athletic director. Andy Kassebaum, who spent 25 years as a teacher and coach at Litchfield High ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



2018 Litchfield Baseball Senior Night  thejournal-news.net

Seven members of the Litchfield High School baseball team were honored on Friday, May 4, as a part of the Panthers' senior night festivities. From the left are ...



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 ...



Litchfield Board Hears About Music And Art  thejournal-news.net

Members of the Litchfield School Board enjoyed a special presentation as part of the regular monthly meeting, held Thursday evening, April 20, in the Radius ...



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 ...



Boys basketball roundup: Litchfield rolls at Todt Shootout  The State Journal-Register

CARLINVILLE — Litchfield High School used a strong first half and propelled itself to a 50-36 victory over Raymond Lincolnwood Saturday at the Terry Todt ...



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 ...



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 ...



Panthers To Send Two Teams, Quarton To Class 1A State Meet  thejournal-news.net

Thursday may have been the last time Andrea Priddle would compete at sectionals, but the lone senior member of the Litchfield High School track team isn't ...



Litchfield pizzeria honors memory of Faith Marie Hartzell  The State Journal-Register

LITCHFIELD — A Litchfield pizzeria will honor the memory of a 9-year-old who died of complications related to cancer treatment nearly three years ago by ...



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 ...



2018 Princeton Invitational Tournament - Litchfield Wrestling  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield High School wrestling team finished sixth out of 33 of the best Class 1A teams in the state at this year's Princeton Invitational Tournament, held Jan ...



Miners Pounce On Purple Panthers  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield High School football team took a moment to honor America's fighting men and women before their game against Gillespie on Friday, Sept. 28.



Panther Track Shakes Off Rust At Illinois College  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield High School track team opened up their season on Saturday, March 3, in Jacksonville as they competed in the Jacksonville High School indoor ...



Panthers Score, But Fall To Comets  thejournal-news.net

In a year of big defeats, it's the small victories that will be remembered by the Litchfield High School football team.



CEO Class Presents Businesses To Community  thejournal-news.net

Thirteen of Montgomery County's high school seniors presented their first businesses during this year's CEO Marketplace event held Tuesday evening, May 8, ...



Toppers Give Zimmerman Win 100  thejournal-news.net

In addition to the regular vitriol of a rivalry game and a conference match-up, the Hillsboro and Litchfield volleyball teams had some extra incentive to win going ...



Lady Toppers Sneak Past Panthers  thejournal-news.net

If you were late to Tuesday's softball game between Hillsboro and Litchfield, you may have had some trouble telling who was who.



Panthers Celebrate Success Of Senior Class  thejournal-news.net

Seven Litchfield High School wrestlers and one senior statistician were honored on Thursday, Jan. 25, as the Panthers closed out their dual meet season ...



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, ...



Assisted Living Facility Coming To Litchfield  thejournal-news.net

The members of the Litchfield City Council met for just 15 minutes in open session and less than a half an hour total as they met for the first time in the month of ...



Litchfield Board Approves Priddle To Coach Football  thejournal-news.net

Members of the Litchfield School Board met for a special meeting on Thursday evening, June 1, at Litchfield High School with all board members present.



Attitude Key For New Look Lady Panthers  thejournal-news.net

"Sport a winning attitude" has been the battle cry of the Illinois High School Association for the past several years and Litchfield volleyball's second year head ...



Litchfield SADD Hosts Mock Car Crash  thejournal-news.net

The students of Litchfield High School gathered in the parking lot of the National Guard Armory to see the face of tragedy first hand as the Litchfield High School ...



2017 South Central Conference All-Conference Soccer - Litchfield Purple Panthers  thejournal-news.net

Four members of the Litchfield High School boys soccer team were awarded by the coaches of the South Central Conference with all-conference honors for the ...



Litchfield Board Approves Tuition Waiver For Staff  thejournal-news.net

In a 6-1 vote, members of the Litchfield School Board approved a tuition waiver, allowing students of district staff members who do not live in the Litchfield School ...



VFW Honors Young Patriots  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield VFW honored the best high school and middle school patriotic essayist and artist Saturday night, Dec. 2, at their annual Voice of Democracy ...



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 ...



Litchfield Board Approves Changes To Fogleman Scholarship  thejournal-news.net

Members of the Litchfield School Board, which also serves as the board of trustees for the Fogleman Farms trust and scholarship program, voted to make some ...



Litchfield Chamber Plans Party In The Park  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield Chamber of Commerce has planned a fun weekend ahead for the 37th annual Party in the Park celebration Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22, ...



2017 Litchfield Wrestling Senior Night  thejournal-news.net

Three members of the Litchfield High School wrestling team were honored, along with their parents, during senior night on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Simmons ...



Sara Zumwalt Unveiled As Litchfield Non-Profit  thejournal-news.net

Litchfield Librarian Sara Zumwalt of Litchfield was named this year's Veiled Non-Profit award recipient on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 28, in downtown Litchfield.



Lady Panthers Fifth At SCC Meet  thejournal-news.net

A solid overall effort and two conference champions helped Litchfield to a fifth place finish at the South Central Conference track meet on the Lady Panthers' ...



Litchfield Snags 11 Sectional Spots  thejournal-news.net

Eleven Litchfield High School wrestlers punched their tickets to next weekend's sectional in Vandalia after finishing in the top three at the Belleville Althoff ...



Auburn, Grace Big Winners At Montgomery County Invite  thejournal-news.net

It was a bit of deja vu at the 2018 Montgomery County Invitational volleyball tournament on Sept. 7-8, as the "Grace Filled Tourney" saw a repeat champion ...



Hall of Fame-bound  AdVantageNEWS.com

Former EHS standout Amber Shelton-Allan selected to IBCA Hall of Fame.



Litchfield District Makes Tough Call  thejournal-news.net

It was a long night of tough decisions as the Litchfield School Board met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday evening, March 13, at Litchfield High ...



Litchfield Board Hires New Superintendent  thejournal-news.net

Members of the Litchfield School Board hired John E. Mullett as the district's new superintendent of schools during their regular monthly meeting on Thursday ...



Rain Can't Stop Litchfield Route 66 Half Marathon  thejournal-news.net

Running a half marathon is enough of a challenge, but throw in a torrential downpour just before the start? That adds a whole new level of difficulty for the ...



Toppers, Panthers Land Four Each On All-SCC  thejournal-news.net

Eight Montgomery County athletes were among the 36 selected for the 2018 South Central Conference all-conference softball teams, which were released after ...



Ex-Crimsons Visit With Purple Panthers  thejournal-news.net

A chance meeting at a Walmart in Jacksonville ended up turning into a unique learning experience for the Litchfield High School football team on Tuesday, July ...



Litchfield's Lentz Is Blackburn Bound  thejournal-news.net

Opportunity is key when it comes to carrying out your dreams. That's the case with Litchfield senior Bailey Lentz, who had the opportunity to pursue her love of ...



Lorie McDonald Is Now Director At Lincoln Land  thejournal-news.net

The start of a new school year last August also meant the start of a new position for Lorie McDonald as she took over as the director of the Lincoln Land ...



Panthers 4th At South Central Meet  thejournal-news.net

Led by a potent group in the relays, the Litchfield boys track team finished fourth overall at the South Central Conference track meet at Lloyd Hill Field in ...



Hiltoppers Handle Lincolnwood In Rematch  thejournal-news.net

The inaugural Shoal Creek Shootout between the Lincolnwood and Hillsboro soccer teams would be just that on Monday, Sept. 17, as the two teams combined ...



2017 Senior Night - Litchfield Girls Soccer  thejournal-news.net

Seven Litchfield High School seniors were honored prior to the start of the final home game for the Lady Panthers on Friday, May 5, against Jerseyville. In front ...



Litchfield Teachers Honors Retirees At Annual Dinner  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield Education Association hosted its annual retirement and recognition dinner on Sunday, May 3, at the Litchfield Community Center with a dinner, ...



Strieker Joins Staff In Litchfield District  thejournal-news.net

"I certainly like it here, and the people I have the chance to work with each and every day," said Jeff Strieker, who joined the Litchfield School District as ...



Strieker Takes Job In Breese District  thejournal-news.net

Following a lengthy meeting, members of the Litchfield School Board accepted the resignation of Superintendent Jeff Strieker on Thursday evening, Oct. 20, ...



Litchfield School Board Passes Balanced Budget  thejournal-news.net

Following a brief budget hearing, members of the Litchfield School Board passed a balanced budget for the first time in several years.



Litchfield Wrestling at PORTA Invite - Dec. 9, 2017  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield High School wrestling team picked up its first Rex Avery PORTA Invitational championship since 2012 on Saturday, Dec. 9, in Petersburg, beating ...



BOYS’ SOCCER: Maryville Christian picking up wins in first season  The Edwardsville Intelligencer

MARYVILLE — The boys' soccer program at Maryville Christian School is in its first year, but it's already proving it can win. The team finished the season with a ...



Panthers Tops At Southwestern Invite  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield High School boys cross country team picked up a team title at the seventh annual Southwestern High School Cross Country Invitational on ...



Lady Vandals Knock Off Purple Panthers  thejournal-news.net

On Monday night, Oct. 27, the Litchfield High School volleyball team played their first round of regionals against the Vandalia Vandals. The regionals were ...



Softball Added To Bullets' Banner  thejournal-news.net

In the five years since the Litchfield Bullets baseball program began, dozens of young baseball players have had the opportunity to hone their skills and play the ...



McGraw Family Opens Nancy's Pizza  thejournal-news.net

The McGraw family is bringing a taste of the big city home to Litchfield this fall as Nancy's Pizza is set to officially open around Thanksgiving.



Logan Joins Former Coach In Blackburn Hall Of Fame  thejournal-news.net

For most of the year, particularly from November until March, Litchfield High School boys basketball coach Drew Logan's focus is on the present. But on Saturday ...



Former doctor shuns the rocking chair  The Edwardsville Intelligencer

It is Monday afternoon and retired surgeon Dennis Billiter is standing outside the cooler behind the produce section of the Walmart in Glen Carbon.



Sports Boosters Honor Litchfield Senior Athletes  thejournal-news.net

Litchfield High School senior athletes and their families were honored at the annual senior athlete banquet, held Monday evening, May 21, at the Firemen's ...



Carlinville Holiday Boys Basketball Tournament: Litchfield, Lincolnwood Win Opening Games  thejournal-news.net

Play at this year's Carlinville Holiday Boys Basketball Tournament opened up on Wednesday, Dec. 26, with Litchfield and Lincolnwood each winning their ...



Litchfield Native Appears On 'The Bachelor'  thejournal-news.net

Fans of the popular ABC television series, "The Bachelor" may have noticed a familiar face when they tuned into this year's season, which aired in January and ...



Litchfield School Board Honors Rick Hazelwood  thejournal-news.net

Members of the Litchfield School Board honored a longtime employee as part of their regular monthly meeting on Thursday evening, Jan. 21, in the conference ...



College Signing: Reece and Karsyn Kulick  thejournal-news.net

Surrounded by family, friends and coaches, Litchfield High School senior siblings Reece and Karsyn Kulick made their intentions to continue their athletic ...



Blackburn A Surprise Pick For Frerichs  thejournal-news.net

At the start of her senior year, Abby Frerichs figured that by this point, her time as a student-athlete would be done, or at least close to it depending on how the ...



Walch -- Gursh  Herald-Whig

Claire Gursh and Jon Walch, both of Barry, Ill., were married at 4 p.m. June 3 at the Quincy Country Club by the Rev. Joey Phillips, uncle of the bridegroom.



Panthers Fall To 0-4  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield High School football team entered Friday night's game in search of a win and answers. They would leave the field with neither.



Litchfield Too Much For Lady Toppers  thejournal-news.net

The Hillsboro High School girls soccer team closed out their regular season on a sour note Tuesday afternoon as they hosted the arch rival Litchfield Lady ...



Litchfield Announces Fall Sports Awards  thejournal-news.net

Litchfield High School recently released the award winners from the 2013 fall sports season.



Litchfield Boys Cross Country at Shelbyville Regional - October 21, 2017  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield High School boys cross country team advanced to sectionals as a team for the first time since 2012 on Saturday, Oct. 21, by finishing seventh in ...



Lady Panthers Clip Lincolnwood  thejournal-news.net

September 4 at Raymond. Litchfield (3-0) 25 25. Lincolnwood (4-3) 23 19. *Service* Points: Litchfield - Kari Walch 9, Kati Hampton 6, Rachel Helgen 5; ...



Panthers Host Lone Home Meet  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield High School cross country team would have their first and only home meet of the season on Tuesday, Sept. 27, as the Panthers welcomed ...



Prep Girls Golf: Lady Lancers Still Perfect; Toppers Edge Purple Panthers  thejournal-news.net

The Lincolnwood girls golf team is still undefeated on the season, while the Hillsboro girls edged Litchfield at the Litchfield Country Club on Tuesday, Sept. 13.



Quarton To Run For University Of Illinois-Springfield  thejournal-news.net

While her family's list of running accolades is long and distinguished, Litchfield High School senior Alexandria Quarton has successfully blazed her own trail ...



Lady Panthers Continue To Make Strides  thejournal-news.net

It was another double digit win season for the Litchfield High School volleyball team as the Lady Panthers continue to build up a program that hasn't had the best ...



For Sonya Jones, Losing Is Only The Beginning  thejournal-news.net

The bright lights of Hollywood may be behind her, but that has not slowed down Biggest Loser alum and Litchfield native Sonya Jones from continuing down her ...



County Fair Crowns Royalty On Wednesday  thejournal-news.net

Just before being crowned the 2017 Miss Montgomery County Fair Queen Robin Randle of Litchfield told the crowd that when she grows up, she wants to be an ...



Litchfield Board Approves Annual Audit  thejournal-news.net

Members of the Litchfield School Board unanimously approved the annual audit report as part of the regular monthly meeting, held Tuesday evening, Nov.



Lancers Dig Up Win In Dig For A Cure Game  thejournal-news.net

Simmons Gymnasium at Litchfield High School was a sea of pink on Monday, Sept. 28, as the Lady Panthers squared off against Lincolnwood for their annual ...



Lady Panthers Break 23-Year-Old School Mark  thejournal-news.net

Whether it was a personal best or a school record, Tuesday night was a night to raise the bar for the Litchfield girls track team.



Litchfield Girls Close Out Fourth Straight Win  thejournal-news.net

The Litchfield High School softball team upped their record to 4-1 on the year with a 7-5 victory over Roxana on Thursday.



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