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AREA FAIRS

June 2011 — Volume 4 - Issue 6

Sangamon County Fair New Berlin June 15 - 19 Schuyler County Fair Rushville June 29 - July 4

Morgan County Fair Jacksonville July 6 - July 10 Christian County Ag. Fair Taylorville July 12 - July 17

SELLERS WANTED! Dawn has several buyers seeking property with the following criteria. Please call if you or someone you know has a house that is NOT currently on the market that meets the needs of these buyers. Buyer

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CHURCH DIRECTORY BEREA CHRISTIAN CHURCH Minister Edward J.Moretto bereacc@casscomm.com www.bereachristianchurch.com Sunday Christian Education Hour - 9:30 pm Sunday Worship - 10:30 am Wednesday Eve. Prayer Mtg. - 7:00 pm We’re Open On Sunday!! CHURCH OF CHRIST Minister Howard Chartier Sunday School - 9:00 am Sunday Worship - 10:00 am FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Rev. David L. McHenry 476.3678 Sunday School - 9:30 am Sunday Worship - 10:30 am ST. AUGUSTINE CHURCH Father Chris Brey 476.8856 Ashland Sunday Mass - 9:00 am Beardstown Sunday Mass - 11:00 am Sunday (Spanish) - 12:30 pm Virginia Saturday - 5:00 pm UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Rev. Patricia Hutton 476.8858 www.ashlandunitedmethodist.com Sunday Worship - 8:45 am Sunday School - 10:00 am Wednesday- Choir Practice - 7:00 Youth Second Saturday - 10am - 2pm NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH, s.b.c. Pastor Terry Beauchamp www.newbeginningschristianfellowship.net Sunday’s 1st Service @ 8:00 am Sunday School for all ages@ 9:10-10:00 am New Adult Singles Ministry @ 9:10 - 10:00 am at 308 West Washington, Ashland 2nd Service - 10:15 am YOUTH4TRUTH @ 6:30-7:30 pm Tuesday Corporate Prayer @ 7:00 pm Saturday’s Men’s Prayer Breakfast @ 8:00 am

Smith Chiropractic Clinic Dr. Kathie G. Smith 111 North Hardin Ashland, IL 62612 (217)476-3547 Office Hours by Appointment Monday and Thursday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Wednesday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Richland Creek Baptist Church SPRING REVIVAL Featuring Evangelist Bobby Lounsberry Sunday, June 5th 10:30 a.m. Worship Service and 7:00 p.m. Evening Service Monday, June 6th 7:00 p.m. Evening Service featuring Special Music by Clinton Everetts Tuesday, June 7th 7:00 p.m. Evening Service followed by Snacks & Fellowship

Richland Creek Baptist Church 12255 Salisbury Road, Pleasant Plains


Amity Nail Spa 116 N. Yates Ashland, IL

Lana J. Pfaffe, Nail Technician It’s a Fabulous, Fun, Fantastic, Flip-Flop Summer at Amity Nail Spa. Get free Nail Art or a Free pair of flip-flops with every pedicure! (while supplies last) Call for an appointment today! 217-416-7615

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! The Pleasant Plains Community Club will once again light up the sky on July 4th at dusk with a spectacular display of fireworks to celebrate America. The Community Club will sell rib-eye sandwiches and drinks in front of the high school prior to the fireworks display. Fireworks are expensive. Want to help with the costs? You can help by donating to the Pleasant Plains Community club. Please send your donation to Box 385, Pleasant Plains, IL 62677

MATT GREER President

Located at West Central Bank 400 East Buchanan, PO Box 467 Main: 217-476-3653 - Fax: 217-476-3342 Email: matt.greer@ingfp.com

Brittany Thomas Named April Student of the Month at A-C Central Congratulations to Brittany Thomas for being selected Student – of – the – Month for April at A-C Central High School. Miss Thomas is the daughter of Tammy Kesterson of Springfield and Phil Thomas of Ashland. Brittany is a leader both in and out of the classroom as evidenced by her involvement in various school activities. She is a member of the FFA, Spanish Club (VicePresident), S.T.A.R., History Club and Student Council. Miss Thomas plans on attending Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville majoring in Criminal Justice. Congratulations to Brittany Thomas on this significant honor!

Donation categories: Up to $50 - Honorable Mention Donor $50 to $90 - Bronze Star Donor $100 to $499 - Silver Star Donor $500 or more - Gold Star Donor Brandon Smith named March Student of the Month at A-C Central Congratulations to Brandon Smith for being selected Student – of – the – Month for March at A-C Central High School. Mr. Smith is the son of Kim and Roger Smith of Ashland. Brandon is a leader both in and out of the classroom as evidenced by his involvement in various school activities. He is a member of the FFA, Spanish Club, S.T.A.R., Marching Band, Concert Band, Pep Band, and Project 2000. Brandon is also a member of the Fall Play, Spring Musical and is involved with the LLCC Traveling Theater. Mr. Smith plans on attending the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana majoring in Ag Business. Congratulations to Brandon Smith on this significant honor!


At the May 14th ceremony of O’Mare College of Design, Franklin, Tenn., Katherine Beauchamp, daughter of Terry and Rhonda Beauchamp, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in the Discipline of Visual Communications and Graphic Design. Katherine was also given the aware at the Senior Night Awards Program, based on her senior project presentation. Congratulations Katherine and best wishes for your future.

Prentice Farmers Elevator 2303 Elevator Avenue Ashland, IL 62612 217.476.3516 or 1.800.255.8659 prenticeev@casscomm.com prenticeelevator.com James R. Blakeman, Manager 4 locations to serve you: Prentice, Philadelphia, Strawns Crossing, and Tallula.

Dealers in Grain, Seed and Kent Feeds.

Ainsley is the granddaughter of John and Alice Reiser and Linda and the late John Devlin. BC Carpentry

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Handyman Service 416-5424

NEAL’S BARBER SHOP Ashland, IL 62612 Hours: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm Tuesday - Saturday

Serving Ashland for 12 years All aspects of carpentry Decks - Replacement Windows and Doors Pressure Washing

Closed Sundays & Mondays

NO JOB TOO SMALL


32nd ANNUAL ASHLAND COMMUNITY CLUB’S 2011 ASHLAND SUMMER DAYS SCHUDULE OF EVENTS FRIDAY, JUNE 24TH : 6:00 pm 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

Children’s Carnival Games Craft and Food Stands Open Baby Contest Little Miss and Mr. Contest First Citizen Presentation Kid’s Games (Prizes for all Participants)

SATURDAY, JUNE 25TH : Throughout the Day

Children’s Carnival Games & Pony Rides Craft and Food Stands 9:30 am Flag Raising & Parade Begins - Downtown For Parade Entry’s Call: Tammy Eskew at 476-3764 11:00 am Methodist Church Chicken & Noodle Dinner Antique Tractor Display ITPA Tractor & Truck Pull 1:00 pm Pedal Tractor Pull - for Kids & Adults 5:00 - 11:00 pm Beer Tent Open 5:00 pm Fireman’s Fish Fry - (At the Firehouse)

Stage Entertainment: 6:30 - 8:00 pm “Hip Bone Sam & Friends” 8:30 - 10:00 pm “Confederate Railroad” (Nashville Recording Artists) SUNDAY, JUNE 26TH : Throughout the Day 8:30 - 11:30 am 9:00 am 12:00 - 4:00 pm 3:30 pm 4:15 pm 5:00 pm

Children’s Carnival Games Craft and Food Stands Local Church Services Volleyball Tournament Call Stephanie Lindsay at 341-5490 for Registration Jacksonville Good Time Cruisers & Vintage Iron Riders Tracy’s Dance Techniques Children’s Dance Performance on Stage Raffle Ticket Drawings Evening Vesper Service at Ashland Church of Christ

ALL EVENTS HELD AT JAMES PARK UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED


Medicare 5-Star Rated Facility


Congrats to A-C JH Band!! The Junior High Band from A-C Central participated in the Illinois Elementary School Associations State Organizational Band contest hosted by Ours Saviours School on Friday April 29. The band performed the concert march – The Great Escape and the concert overture Alleluia for a panel of 3 judges. The band came away with a superior rating and comments like ―awesome‖ and ―outstanding‖ from the judges. ―It was a very good performance‖ said director Kim Webster. The band will perform these selections again and some additional music on their spring concert to be held on Tuesday May 17 beginning at 7 PM in the gym in Ashland.

Members of the A-C Central Concert band who performed were: Jennifer Adkins Quinn allen Bailie Devlin Briley Eilers Brandon Eskew Adam Hoffman Molly Betters Taylor Hamblin Kobe Turner Haley allan Brit Beddingfield Emily Koch Emma Lynn Kayla Moffitt Alexa Waters Carrie Allen Alex Brue Chenoa Butler Carely Critchlow Kylee Fields Hallie Greer Kristin Irlam Samantha Koehler Serena Nicholas Brit Smith Erin Kelly

Chance Richardson Kolby Vandenbergh Curtis Bright Phillip Wessel Megan Anderson Nathan Bright Kristian Helton David Miller Dustin Noble Jewell Reed Jared Curry Eric Savage Ryan Woodard Kirby Cowman Riley Cowman Westin Duckwiler Quinlan Mahoney Lane Newell Sawyer Snyder Kyle Winkelman Jackson Allen Hoaby Hoagland Jordan Reek Conner Richard Tanner Force

Congratulations on a job well done!!!!

Awards for A-C Central Band Members The annual Spring Concert for the A- C Central High School Band was held on Monday May 16th at 7 PM. The band performed several selections for the wonderful crowd that was in attendance. This event is also serves as the end of the year awards ceremony for the band members. Annual awards presented were: Bradley Honor Band: Allyson Quick Rookie of the Year: Ty Kesselring Arion Award: Maggie Allen John Philip Sousa: Haley Pfaffe, Morgan Wessel & Chad Homer ISHA Superior Plaque presented to the whole band Congratulations to the entire group for an OUTSTANDING year!!!! Left to Right: Morgan Wessel, Maggie Allen, Ty Kesselring, Haley Pfaffe & Chad Homer


MATH TEACHER USES “DonorsChoose.org” TO LOOK FOR FUNDING

Wallbaum Development Inc.

Carrie Jo Donnan, math teacher at A-C Central Middle School, is utilizing a website called DonorsChoose.org to search for funding for calculators for her middle school math classroom. All 6th, 7th, and 8th graders are going to be asked to have their own TI-30XA calculator next year (approximately $10 at Wal-Mart), but the classroom still needs extras that the students can borrow when they forget their own or are unable to purchase on their own. This program allows public school teachers to post a need in their classroom and any individual or business that is willing to help may donate money to the cause. Any donation is accepted, even if it does not cover the full price of the request. The site is free for public school teachers and is an excellent venue for people to donate money to help out the educational needs that our schools are facing in this economy. Here is a link to the project: http://goo.gl/gYPiU. Any funding that could be made by individuals or businesses that are able would be greatly appreciated by the teacher and students.

Plumbing - Heating - Air Conditioning Backhoe - Trenching 115 W. Freemont We Do It All St. In Just 1 Call! PO Box 136 Ashland, IL 62612 Jim - Todd - Travis

Phone: (217)476-3595

STATE SCIENCE FAIR WINNER

One student from A-C Central Jr. High participated in the State Science Fair on Saturday, May 7th. Briley Eilers received a Gold rating on her project. Congratulations to Briley!!! The sponsor was Dena Leinberger.

Junctions 123 & 125 - Ashland, Illinois 62612 Sundays and Holidays 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Monday - Saturday 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

Allen’s Market - Since 1960 Thank You” for 51 years of business!

Lucky’s is open 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. “


RPA Farmers Co-op Email us: RPAFARMERS@CASSCOMM.COM Richland

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Pleasant Plains

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217.626.1331

217.476.3318

American Legion VFW Antique Tractor Cruise

Sign up time: 8:00 am to 9:00 am, leave at 9:00 am, June 18, 2011 at A -C Central High School Parking Log.

June 23

For more information, call Edgar Robinson Jr., 217-478-3861 or Donald Parsons, 217-476-3468

Peoria Shopping Trip $36 for members, $46 for nonmembers Bus Leaves at 8:30 am from bank Designed by Ellen Force Granddaughter of Eric and Deborah Potts Mrs. Kesselring’s 5th Grade Class

400 E. Buchanan St. P.O. Box 467 Ashland, IL 62612-0467 PH. 217.476.3325 FX. 217.476.3342

A Full Service Bank

Norm Bryant Enterprises Distributor of Fine Quality Vacuums

Furniture

A SUBSIDIARY OF THE WEST CENTRAL BANK E-mail: wcins@casscomm.com

108 W. Editor Street Ashland, IL 62612 217.476.3354

Jeffrey A. Donnan - Kay Handy Ora Lee Campbell

Other Locations:

Carpet Cleaning Car Interior

117 S. Front Street Virginia, IL 62691 217.452.7717 Kristen Arthalony

116 State Street Beardstown, IL 62618 217.323.3018 Debbie Jones

608 W. Franklin Ashland, IL 62612

815 W. Clinton Rushville, IL 62681 217.322.6230 Kala Peacock

979 Clocktower Drive Springfield, IL 62704 217-726-9885 Stacey M. Hester

Cell (217) 741-3758 Phone: (217) 476-3508


BITS-N-PIECES CASS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY… The Cass County Historical Society's annual meeting will be Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Mark McDonald of PBS that does the Illinois Stories will be the guest speaker. The meeting will be held in the fellowship hall at the Virginia Methodist Church. THANK YOU… I’d like to thank my family and friends for prayers, flowers, cards and food while I was in the nursing home and since I’ve returned home. It’s greatly appreciated. - Frances Nordsiek SR. SAINTS PICNIC… Sr. Saints are having a picnic at the park up the hill across from New Salem by the river on June 12 at 3:00. Bring covered dish and chair if you want. THANK YOU… Thank you to those of you who sent cards & food, had Masses said and made donations in my brother Jerry’s name. Also thank you for the kind words of sympathy and prayers. A special thank you to Father Chris and Hyland for the prayers and help to us. Thank you to Wyatt and Trish Sager for everything. - Judy & Kenny Walters and Family SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED… The Ada McCombs White Scholarship was established by family and friends in 2000 to provide yearly funds for students majoring in education. This years' recipient was Amanda Hoffman.

June Anniversaries 6 - ―Red‖ & Donna Farmer (57th) 9 - Jeff & Lana Pfaffe 10 - Elliot & Joette Thornley 13 - Colin & Alicia Arthalony 16 - Carl & Donna Wester - 50th 19 - Bob & Nancy Heather 19 - Rev. Wayne & Linda Mollohan 26 - Shannon & Missy Eskew

ASHLAND VFW POST 3546… Meets monthly at 7:00 p.m. on the 3rd Monday at the Firehouse. AMERICAN LEGION POST 498... Meets monthly at 7:30 p.m. on the 3rd Monday at the Firehouse. ASHLAND U-HELP... Any student may apply for up to $500 loan with an interest rate of 3%. Applications are available at West Central Bank in Ashland. THANK YOU... To all of our family and friends… The mere words ―thank you‖ can only begin to express how very much your support of our adventures with the MS Walk means to us. ―Thank you‖ doesn’t say that with each little note you sent back with a check, told me that you were fighting and walking right bedside us… ―Thank You doesn’t say that because of your dona tions we have raised over $130,000 to research and eradicate this disease from the earth… ―Thank You‖ doesn’t say that the hugs at the Post Office, or in the grocery store, gave us courage to face another day— wobbly or not… and ―thank You‖ doesn’t say the depth of the appreciation that we have growing up in, and living in a town generous as Ashland with neighbors like all of you. This year alone, we raised over $7,000 and had a wonderful day of sunshine and smiles at Washington Park in Springfield. If you were not contacted and would like to donate to the national Multiple Sclerosis Society, we are able to collect pledges until June 10th. Please feel free to call me at 217-476-3674 or drop off your donation at the house at 617 W. Editor. With the humblest of appreciation for all you give to us. Love, Prayers & Smiles —Dorothy and Diane Newell

June Birthdays 1 - Chenoa Butler 2 - Eleanor Cosner 6 - Jacquline Jolly 6 - David Patrick Manswoki 7 - Krista Lueck 7 - Denny DeGroot (60) 9 - Glenda Schelyhan 12 - Johanna Betters 13 - Ron"Hoagy" Hoagland 13 - Dorothy Newell

15 - Darren DeGroot 17 - Joanna Nicole Jolly 19 - Dorothy Newell 22 - Mary Gardner 26 - Emma Pettit 26 - Alice Kern 26 - Eunice Watkins 27 - Mary (Heather) Kenny 28 - Andrew Patrick Davin


Enjoy delicious, refreshing soups and salads on the third Thursday of the month, starting April 21st LI I H C at the Ashland First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall (221 W. Washington St., Ashland IL) Time: A delicious soup and salad bar will be offered to individuals 60 years of age or older from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Reservations: Reservations are highly encouraged but not Necessary (217) 479-4619.

CO R SAL N AD

Cost: A suggested donation of $4.00 is asked to cover the cost of the meal. No person will be denied a meal due to a monetary contribution less than the suggested donation. More of a donation is also welcome! FR FR ESH UI T D LA A E S GS C TU IXIN T LE / F W

YUMMY DESSERT

BLT NI ARO C A M AD L A S CR E Po AMY PO tato TA TO

Sponsored by: Prairie Council on Aging’s Bread of Love Program (217) 479-4619


A-C Central JH spring Concert and Awards The A- C Central Junior High Band recently presented its annual Spring Concert to a standing room only crowd on Tuesday evening. The band played The concert march: The Great Escape arranged by Andy Clark, Alleluia written by Elliot Del Borgo and got down and got funky with an arrangement of Funky Town. The kids had a great time performing for the wonderful crowd! Awards were given out for Cass County Solo/ Ensemble contest, All-District Band, IESA Organizational contest. The Band Directors award for outstanding 8th grader was presented to Emma Lynn, daughter of Sylvia Knight, JB Stone and Shawn Lynn. The award is presented for outstanding musicianship. Congratulations Emma!!! Congratulations to the A-C Central JH Band for a wonderful year of accomplishments!

THERE’S LOTS GOING ON AT THIS YEAR’S VIRGINIA BAR-B-QUE 6:00 6:15 6:30 8:30

PM PM PM PM

10:30 AM 11:30 AM 1:00 PM 2:30 PM 3:15 PM 7:00 PM

1:00 PM 2:30 PM 4:00 PM

Friday, June 3: Opening Ceremony Little Miss BBQ Contest BBQ Queen Contest Chinese Fire Drill Saturday, June 4 Parade Rob Thompson, Magician William Mitchell, Hypnotist Twinkles the Clown Crossfire Main Entertainment, Sage Keffer followed by Marty Stuart Sunday, June 5 Lee hall as ―The King‖ Elvis Tribute Mr. Ken Bradbury Special Production for Virginia’s 175th. Drawing, Closing Ceremony

Tanning at Tease Hair Salon 217-476-3764 The Ashland Scoop Committee would like to offer the newsletters by subscription. This would be great for out-of-town people who can’t make it in to pick one up. It also would be make a great gift for those relatives who have moved away and want to keep up with local news. Cost is $20.00 per year. Newsletters will be mailed out the first week of each month.

Please send requests to:

Ashland Scoop c/o Printers Ink PO Box 193 Ashland, IL 62612 217-476-3764

Co. Gardner Construction 2878 Panther G rove Road Ashland, IL 6261 2

Cell: 217-341-3415 Leave Message 217-476-8135

Remodel Kitchen & Baths Replace Roof & Room Additions

―Guys and Dolls‖ at the Muni Tyler Stephenson, Ashland High School Class of 1981 Graduate will be in the Muni Opera Show at Lake Springfield, July 1,2,3 & 6-10.


101 Yates Street

June, 2011

(217)476-3317

Ashland Summer Days is scheduled for June 24th, 25th and 26th. We’ll see you there!

The hydrants will be flushed June 7th through 10th. Water may appear discolored, but will be safe. The Village will pick up limbs and branches for homeowners who cut them down themselves. If you hire a contractor to do this, the contractor is responsible for removal of the debris. June Board Meeting: June 8th, 7:00 p.m. at Village Hall. If you see a street light out, the Village office (217/476-3317) and we will contact CIPS for repair. Utility Rates:

First 1,000 gallons Per 100 gallons after first 1,000 EPA Testing Fee Minimum monthly charge Total water, sewer and EPA for 3,000 gallons

Water $22.00 92.5 cents $ 1.05 $33.25 $60.05.

Ashland@casscomm.com FaceBook: Village of Ashland

Village of Ashland Board Members & Staff: Dave Handy, Mayor Jim Birdsell, Chief of Police Ron Cave, Public Works Director Alicia Hager, Village Treasurer Linda Stephenson, Village Clerk Kitty Mau, Deputy Clerk

Terry Blakeman, Trustee Fadra Birdsell, Trustee Stan Fulton, Trustee Seth Thornley, Trustee David Troxell, Trustee Frank Wallace, Trustee

Sewer $10.20 41.5 cents


Illini

Propane LLC 220 N. Yates - Ashland Office: 1-866-225-8126 Garrett Savage - Bob Savage Ron Ahlers - Salesman cell: (217)691-5492

**GIVE US A CALL**


Carly A. Abbott Lindsay N. Allan Madalyn C. Allen Devon M. Armstrong Dylan M. Beach Danielle L. Bright Courtney L. Cave Austin L. Davis Fallon R. Devlin Joshua M. Dingman Kelsey L. Gardner Brandie M. Green Kelsey J. Handy Andrew D. Hoffman Chad M. Homer Dalton L. Jones Jennifer E. Lewis Cody B. Miller Haley C. Pfaffe Sarah M. Pherigo Donald J. Schoonover Brandon A. Smith Teagan E. Smith Kassidy J. Stewart Stephen T. Stratton Brittany S. Stribling Brittany D. Thomas Kyle A. Wallace Morgan A. Wessel


Jennifer N. Adkins Carrie K. Allen Quinn R. Allen Megan L. Anderson Molly E. Betters Mathew L. Bobbitt Alexis M. Brewers Curtis P. Bright Nathan T. Bright Kaitlynn L. Cole James D. Conner Riley E. Cowman Austin M. Crawford Westin L. Duckwiler Cheyenne N. Gain Brittany N. Graham Shawn M. Green Taylor B. Hamblin William L. Harris Chrystal L. Haselett Ronald E. Hoagland

Kristin E. Irlam Britney N. Johnson Kenneth A. Kennedy Gabrielle S. Lester Clinton L. Logue Emma K. Lynn Ryan T. May Robert N. Mibbs Gavin L. Miley Taylor J Miller Julia H. Peters Sabrena M. Reek Chance Richardson Baylee J. Smith McKenzie L. Stephens Robert J. Tungate Kyler B. Walle JacLynn D Willis Kyle P Winkelman Ryan L. Woodard


THANK YOU FROM THE A-C CENTRAL POST PROM COMMITTEE The A-C Central Post Prom Committee would like to thank the following businesses, churches and groups for their kind donations for the 2011 Post Prom that was held on Saturday, May 14th at the Springfield YMCA in Springfield. Their donations allowed the parents to provide a safe and fun place for the student to go after prom. Activities included a hypnotist, swimming, laser tag, basketball, volleyball, wallyball, food and prizes. The committee would also like to thank all of the people that purchased tickets for the hog raffle and attended the meals that were sponsored by the ACV Athletic Booster Club. The donating groups or businesses were: A-C Central Student Council, ACV Athletic Booster Club, Allen’s Market, AMI Piping, American Legion Post 694, Appliance Distributors , Arends Awe, Ashland Fire Department, Ashland United Methodist Church, Ashland U-Help, Ashland Women’s Club, Beard Implement, Bernaldi & Groesch, Boesderfer Trucking, Boyd Music, Brandt Consolidated, Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home, Casey’s, Cass County Judge Hardwick, Cass Communications, Cass Community Bank, Cargill, Cosner Family Enterprises, Crop Production Services, Friends in Knead, George Conour, Illini Propane, Knight’s Action Park, Lamar Hager Construction, McClure Brannan & Thomas Law Firm, Ashland-Pleasant Plains Ministerial Association, Neal’s Barber Shop, New Beginnings Christian Fellowship, Panther Creek New Beginning s Church, Parlier Auto Body, Pepsi, Petefish Skiles Bank, Prentice Farmer’s Elevator, Prentice Machine Shop, Remax Professionals-Dawn Stremstefer, RPA, Sangamon Valley Presbyterian Church, Shawn Stribling Hog Farm, Scotty’s Auto Parts, Spanish Club, STAR, St. Augustine Catholic Church, SteakN-Shake, Terry Farmer Photography, Village of Ashland, Village of Chandlerville, Wallbaum’s Plumbing and Heating, Walmart of Beardstown and Jacksonville, Wessler Bros. Agency, West Central Bank, West Central Insurance, West Central Financial Services.

STATE SCIENCE EXPOSITION A-C Central High School participated in the Illinois Junior Academy of Science ―State Science Exposition‖ on Saturday, May 7th at the Assembly Hall on the University of Illinois Campus. The student’s projects are judged on their board, paper and also their oral presentation and ability to answer questions from the judges. Those projects receiving a silver rating were Maggie Allen, Carmen Savage and Teagan Smith. Haley Pfaffe, Allyson Quick, Parrish Smith and Zach Parrish all received a gold rating. Zach Parrish’s project was selected as the Best in Category project for zoology. This means that his project was the best zoology project in the state of Illinois. Their sponsors were Mr. Prichett and Mr. Pfaffe.


June 2011 - Ashland Scoop Newsletter