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Scott County Times WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2018



Times NEWS

Bluffs to get new squad car. See page A2

History of Alsey. See page A3


Keeylnn turns one. See page A3 Two Hummingbird festivals at Engle Farm. See page A5 Morgan County Fair information. See page A5


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Great Scott Community Market open house July 21 By CARMEN ENSINGER Scott County Times Though they will not be open for business, the Great Scott Community Market will be having an open house during the Winchester Community Picnic on July 21. “We thought with all of people being downtown checking out the car show and other events around the square that it would be a good time to open the store and let everyone see the progress we have made,” Great Scott Community Market Board President John Paul Coonrod said. “We plan to be open very

soon, but we just thought this would be a good opportunity to let people see where we are at.” The market is a dream that is quickly becoming a reality through community effort. In just a little over two months, $80,000 in subscriptions was raised, which was what the board figured would be needed to renovate the building and purchase inventory. Work began on renovating the building, located next to Lashmett’s Meat Market around three months ago. “The biggest chunk of time was spent gutting the building to get it ready to house the

market,” Coonrod said. “We basically had to almost tear it down to the studs and rebuild it in a way that was fitting to a grocery store.” Coonrod said the flooring is in and will be installed within a couple of days. The market took a delivery of two large coolers last week that will hold fresh produce and other perishable items, and one more piece of equipment is coming. “This particular piece of equipment is too large to fit through the door so we are going to have to take out the (See, MARKET, A2)

“We have had contractors that have put in extra time as well as friends and family who have donated their time to help us out. Marshall Chevrolet sent over a crew of guys to help us haul the equipment in. Every step of the way, the local businesses and residents have really pitched in to speed this project along.”

John Paul Coonrod Great Scott Community Market Board president

Vintage press donated to Old School Museum By CARMEN ENSINGER Scott County Times Another piece of Winchester history has been added to the Old School Museum (OSM) with the donation of a vintage printing press used in the early days of the Winchester Times and then later the Scott County Times. Campbell Publications President Tim Campbell donated a Chandler and Price letterpress that was once used to create posters, cards, letters, tickets and many other small printing jobs. Chandler and Price was founded in 1881 in Cleveland, Ohio by Harrison T. Chandler and William H. Price. They manufactured a variety of print machinery, dominating the print industry in the 1930’s. However, by the 1950’s offset printing had taken over the industry. Chandler and Price continued to make the open plate presses until they ceased production in 1964. Former Scott County Times owner Elmer Fedder remembers using the press. “The press was in the building when I took over the newspaper in 1963,” he said. “We purchased

two more modern presses but this one was still used for small runs or a small amount of envelopes or letterheads.” Campbell Publications took over the Winchester County Times in 1999 and renamed it Scott County Times. The press remained in the Scott County Times building until earlier this month when it was moved to the Old School Museum. Old School Museum owner Tricia Wallace said it was Fedder’s wife, Merrilyn, who first told her about the press. “Merrilyn had told me years ago that the press was still in the building and how she thought it would be a good fit for the museum,” Wallace said. “We knew that since the building had been sold, that the press would be looking for a new home so when we had contacted them about perhaps getting some of the old newspapers here, the subject of the press also came up.” Wallace said she received a phone call from Tim Campbell last February about donating the press to the Old School Museum. She was thrilled but the problem was getting the 1,500 pound cast iron (See, PRESS, A2)

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Wilson Newman stands next to the vintage Chandler and Price letterpress donated to the Old School Museum by Campbell Publications President Tim Campbell. The printing press was moved last week from the Scott County Times building to the museum along with the wooden sign that used to hang outside of the Times building.

Winchester saves on square lighting By CARMEN ENSINGER Scott County Times A project that would have potentially cost the city of Winchester anywhere from $22,000 to $24,000 is now going to cost the city merely a monthly fee. As part of the $200,000 downtown renovation project, the city planned to install new lighting on the Winchester Square. However, upon talking with Ameren, a different avenue is going to be taken that will ultimately save the city the cost and expense of installing new lighting fixtures. “When we talked to Ameren about putting in these new lights and coming off their poles, they said that they had a change in their policy and that

now every light had to be metered,” Winchester Mayor Rex McIntire said. “If we were to put in our own lights, we had to have them metered. But they now have a program in place where they furnish, install and maintain all the lights for a monthly fee.” It is a win-win for Winchester because Ameren will be taking out 18 of the old steel poles and replacing them with 36 of the shorter 14 foot tall decorative poles with a globe. They will be similar to the ones installed recently by the Civic Group in the center of the square. The new poles will also be more aesthetically appealing. “These new poles will (See, SQUARE, A2)

Memorial service held for Ackerman By BETH ZUMWALT Scott County Times A memorial service for Lance Ackerman, 20, of Winchester was held Saturday, July 7 at Buchanan and Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Ackerman was the subject of an extensive search and rescue mission from Monday, June 25 until Tuesday, July 3 when his body was found west of Winchester. Scott County Sheriff Tom Eddinger said Ackerman’s body was found just west of Winchester in a bean field. No foul play is expected. “We put up a drone and that’s

how we spotted him,” Eddinger said. “He was bout 200 yards west of the Glasgow blacktop, near the intersection of Cross Street.” Eddinger said Ackerman appeared to die by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but the investigation was continuing. He also said he suspects the time of death to be close to the time Ackerman went missing. Ackerman’s vehicle was found wrecked on North Main Street during the early morning hours of June 24. He was not at the scene when officers arrived and no one had (See, ACKERMAN, , A2)

Good news meeting at Bluffs School Board

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Splashdown! Ross Kunkel, 12, of Bluffs, comes out of the slide at the Winchester Pool Saturday afternoon. Despite the cooler temperatures, compared to earlier in the week, the pool had quite the crowd.

By BETH ZUMWALT Scott County Times The news was nearly all good at the Monday, July 9 Bluffs School Board meeting. Superintendent Kevin Blankenship presented a report on the building renovation and said the work was on schedule and is still expected to be completed by Aug. 13. “The windows are to arrive the middle to the late part of this week,” Blankenship said. “If they come in on schedule and we can get started replacing those the first part of next week, we should be right on schedule.” Blankenship said the demolition part of the renovation is completed and now all that has to be done is putting everything back.

If there was a sour note at the meeting, it was that the $50,000 contingency fee budgeted into the project has been tapped for $25,000. “I had hoped to not have to use any of the contingency money,” Blankenship said. “But what looks good on paper, sometimes doesn’t work out in practical application.” Included in projects that had eaten into the contingency fund, are a necessary upgrade to the building’s bell system, the movement of some water and electrical lines, and other smaller projects. The other good news was in the cafeteria report. Blankenship and the board had high praise for Amy Gillis, head cook at the school, who the board says has raised more than $25,000 in rev(See, BOARD, , A2)


Wednesday, July 11, 2018


Outdoor Truths: Gary Miller


ven though I’m enjoying my days on the water, I’m also making plans for my time back in the woods. It seems preparation for the deer season is just as long as the season itself. At the top of my list right now is becoming proficient with my bow. Nothing would be worse than to travel for hours to hunt a nice buck and then miss it because I wasn’t comfortable with my bow. Those are the things sleepless nights are made of. I can remember when I first became interested in bow hunting. I went to a local archery shop that a friend of mine owned. I hinted to him about the uncertainty I had about my ability to hunt with such a complex piece of equipment. He assured me of my ability by setting up a bow for me and giving me a few pointers. It took only a few minutes for me to know that I could hit what I was aiming at. What I remember most was his admonition for me to, “Let the bow do all the work.” He was letting me

Tuning in

know that if a bow is tuned correctly, all I had to do was hold the pin (sight) on the target, slowly squeeze the trigger on my release and the arrow would go where I aimed. If my bow was tuned right, my practice sessions would be geared toward holding the pin steadier on the target and judging the distance between me and my target. After that, just let the bow do all the work. This is also a great truth for us to know about the Christian life. It seems today, there is a great frustration among those of us who call ourselves Christians. It comes from our inability to live the truths we hold dear. We want to do what’s right, but it seems we keep failing and failing. This leaves us discouraged and doubtful. The problem is not our sinfulness; the Bible says we are all sinners. The problem is in our understanding of “tuning.” You see, when we focus on “doing” and “not doing,” we fail. But when we focus on staying “in tune,” we succeed. We must

understand this truth. Jesus is our perfectly tuned tool for life. He will do the work for us. Jesus put it this way, “Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.” Our job is not in the doing or not doing but in abiding. It is in letting Jesus live out His life through us. Today, make sure you’re in tune and then rest in His ability to make you into what He wants you to be. ––––––––––––––––––– n Gary has three books that are compilations of the articles he has written for nearly 15 years. He also speaks at game dinners and men’s groups for churches and associations. You can contact him at

Bluffs to get new squad car By BETH ZUMWALT Scott County Times After a motion by Tim Welch, trustee of the Bluffs Village board and a second by Chuck Pine, Bluffs will be getting new squad car. The action was taken at the July 5 meeting, which was moved to Thursday after the Fourth of July holiday Wednesday. The village has been eyeing a new squad car for some time. The current vehicle is 17 years old

and although it has low mileage, it is having some issues. The board will use $5,000 it received earlier this year from Norfolk Southern Railroad and will also use $2,850 expected from pipeline money. The Bank of Bluffs has told Mayor Linda Sapp that they will finance this vehicle for 3 1/2 percent and will work with the town. The new vehicle will be a 2019 at the price of 2018 state bid of approximately $37, 390. and will have a 5

year warranty with 100,000 power train warranty. The board also voted to block Rt. 100 for the Aug. 18 town picnic. A detour will be marked. Vehicles will turn at the Methodist Church, go around the block and come out on Piper Street. The street will be closed for the entire day. The board has received some complaints about semis parking in town. Sapp asked the board to consider suggestions for fixing the issue.


(Continued from A1) monster from the Times building to the museum. “I asked Chuck Frost, a member of the OSM Board of Directors, to help get the press moved over here,” Wallace said. “He put together a plan, made arrangements to borrow equipment and when the time came, the move went off without a hitch.” To get the press out of the building, the group borrowed a hand operated fork lift from Paul Rueter at Marshall Chevrolet. Prairieland FS loaned the use of a fork lift truck and three people to assist with the move. Tom Hardy, Tim Harris and fork lift operator Joseph Hamilton worked alongside Frost, Wilson Newman and Andy Wallace to move the antique press to its new home in the back part of the museum. “We think it looks great where it is at and we knew there would be no moving it again because it was so heavy,” Wallace said. “That area also contains the desk from the judge’s office along with his law books so it fits right in.” Campbell expressed his pleasure at finding a location where visitors would be able to see the antique press and learn about its place in the

history of Scott County. “It is very gratifying for Campbell Publications to continue to support the Scott County area with this donation,” Campbell said. “Scott County Times is committed to our local communities and we know how fortunate the area is to have such a fine facility as the Old School Museum. We’re happy to help expand their collection.” Another bit of history was also included with the press. Mounted on the wall in the museum, above the press, is a very old sign from the front of the Times building. “While the paint is peeling badly on the sign, it clearly reads ‘Scott County Times’,” Wallace said. “Upon careful examination, you can see that underneath the top lay of paint the sign had once read Winchester Times – the name of the paper from long ago.” Wallace said earlier they had been given a box of old printer’s blocks, many of which contained photos and ads that they plan to make a display of. “We are just so happy that Mr. Campbell has donated this press to the museum,” she said. “We plan to clean it up a little some in the very near future.”


(Continued from A1) have the wiring for the electricity buried underground,” McIntire said. “All of the overhead lines will be gone, so it is going to make the downtown area more appealing.” Each light will contain a 150 watt LED bulb and doubling the amount of lights around the square will assure that the light is better distributed around the square and down the side streets. McIntire said he didn’t know when Ameren was going to install the new poles but said that the downtown renovation project is

expected to get underway by the end of this week. “We have received verbal notice to proceed with the project from the USDA today,” McIntire said Monday morning. “We have all of the contracts and everything approved so we should be starting some of the concrete work within a day or two. We have actually been waiting on approval from the USDA for the last two or three weeks.” Mcintire said the work should not interfere with the upcoming Winchester Community Picnic, scheduled for July 21.

Ackerman (Continued from A1) heard from him since. His family made an official missing person’s report June 25. Family, friends and law enforcement personal spent hundreds of man hours looking for Ackerman, who officials felt could be a danger to himself. The

Illinois State Police put a plane in the air and volunteers walked and rode fourwheelers in an attempt to find him. “We had a plane in that area the first day of the search,” Eddinger said. “And volunteers had walked part of that same field.”



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Wednesday, July 11: 6 p.m. Movie Night – “The Shack” in Sibert Hall at Winchester UMC (All Invited) Brings snacks or a snack supper Wednesday, July 18: July blood donation opportunity in Jacksonville, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Illinois

College - Bruner Fitness & Recreation Center, 1101 W. College Ave. Saturday, July 21: Winchester Community Picnic and Car Show on the Square 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. United Methodist Men’s Cookout. Aug. 4: Alsey Burgoo.

Bread of Love Thursday, July 12: Roast chicken, fluffy potatoes, lima beans, melon, bread, milk Friday, July 13: Porcupine balls, spinach/ vinegar, pickled beets, tropical fruit, bread, milk Monday, July 16: Chicken penne, green

beans, coleslaw, mandarin oranges, garlic bread, milk Tuesday, July 17: Brat patty on bun, german potato salad, sauerkraut, orange juice, milk Wednesday, July 18: Ham and beans, spinach/ vinegar, pineapple, rice krispy treat, milk


(Continued from A1) window to get it in here,” he said. “To show the community support, we have a guy who has volunteered to take the window out for us so we can move the equipment in here and then put it back.” There has been no shortage of volunteers eager to put in their time to help get the market. “We have had contractors that have put in extra time as well as friends and family who have donated their time to help us out,” Coonrod said. “Marshall Chevrolet sent over a crew of guys to help us haul the equipment in. Every step of the way, the local businesses and resi-

dents have really pitched in to speed this project along.” The store will be managed by Sarah Lashmett, owner of Lashmett’s Meat Market. Lashmett asked through Facebook what specific items people want the store to carry. “If anyone wants to post their grocery list of items they would like us to carry, they are more than welcome to either post it on Facebook or drop it off at my law office or the meat market,” Coonrod said. “We are right now talking with several wholesalers, so those lists are going to be key in determining what the town most wants to see on our shelves.”


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Tom Hardy and Tim Harris make sure the Chandler Price letterpress is secure before hoisting it up onto the dock on the back of the Old School Museum. The vintage press was donated to the museum by Campbell Publications. The press has been housed in the Scott County Times building for more than 50 years but now has a permanent home in the Old School Museum in the gym section of the building.


(Continued from A1) enue for the school. “We served 8,000 more meals that we expected,” Blankenship said. “I figured a 10 percent increase and it was more than 20 percent. There has been less waste and she is taking comments from the students about what they want.” Shelley Tweedy, board member, said her children used to beg to take their lunch to school, but the past year, they always wanted to eat at school. “They have even asked me to make some of the things she makes at school,” Tweedy said. Following a lengthy

closed session, the board approved the resignations of Candy Wagner as high school science and all coaching positions, Ben Winn as physical education/health and all coaching positions and Justin Vineyard as junior high basketball coach. The board hired Christy Beddingfield as elementary teacher, Tabitha Carie, as pre-K teacher and Melinda Wicklander as art teacher. Wicklander’s position is undetermined as to which grades she will be teaching, but Blankenship said he hoped art could be offered to all grades.

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Hello from Alsey, beautiful weather for a few days. Lots of fireworks over the weekend. Remember our men and women in uniform and the leaders of our country in your prayers. Others on our prayer list include Sheila Daniels, Edna Layne, Rod Sturgeon, Elma Rodmon, Connie Sturgeon, Harold Jefferson, Judy Bigley, Dale Ford, Amy Newton, Gina Hazelwood, Ellen Brown, Lance Ackerman family, Gerald Day. Happy birthday to Austin Rueter, Devin Garrett, Kathy Simmons, John Fryman, Janet Slater, Bob Jefferson, Yadi Molina, Harrison Ford, and Debbie Marshall, July 13; Madisyn Allen, Justin Sipes, Jessica Van Hynning, Kim Nich-

olson and John Craig, July 14; Joe McCollum, Shirley Wright Jacquot and McCrae Daak, July 15; Karen Palmer and Mancel Day, July 16; Kyle French, Don Jefferson, Preston Maverick Adams, July 17; Katie Davison, Colton Fearneyhough, Barb O’Dell and Bubba Carriger, July 18; Randy Cooper, Josh Slater and Don Gauges Sr., July 19. Happy anniversary to Mouse and Carrie Newingham, July 14; Rick and Julie Moorem July 19. Graclyn Hettinger spent Saturday night with Kari Anders. Alsey Burgoo Picnic and Homecoming Aug. 4, 2018 Burgoo kettle service at 7 a.m. Parade at 10 a.m. Queen, Junior Miss and little princess contestants on

stage following the parade, honoring veterans on stage after parade, Lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Three lane merge Band on stage at 2 p.m. A full day of events and seeing old friends at Alsey Aug. 4. Peggy Clemons was a supper guests at the home of Judy and Josh Cannon on Friday evening. Judy and Josh Cannon traveled to Jerseyville Sunday to meet Patti Gregory for lunch at the Olive Branch restaurant. That’s all folks. Have a good week. Be a friend to someone in need this week.

Nearly 80 attend Lashmett-Smith reunion The 30th Lashmett-Smith Reunion was held Sunday, June 24 at the Nimrod Funk Building in Winchester with 79 in attendance. Traveling furthest was Brent and Sheila Lashmett from Babbitt, Minn. The oldest present was Geraldine Lashmett Agans, and the youngest was CeCe Garee. Deaths reported were Tom Lashmett (March 29, 2018) and Warren Taylor (May 25, 2018) . The only marriage reported was Ryan Lashmett and Danielle Staples (June 16, 2018). Attending: Brent and Sheila Lashmett, Babbitt, Minn; Geraldine and Helen Agans, Savoy, Pearce Lashmett, Chicago; John Lashmett, Chicago, Lin, Anne, Peyton and Emery Boatwright, Burr Ridge; Sara and CeCe Garee, Pawnee; Gordon and Zac Lashmett, Waterloo; Christine Lashmett, Waterloo, Gary and Judy Hallock, Greenfield; Pat and Phebe Lashmet, Decatur, Liz Lashmett, Springfield; Marc and Sherri Randall, Springfield;

Lou Modglin, Springfield; Alex Thomas and Ross Hoover, Springfield; Jack and Dorothy Lashmett, Jacksonville; John and Bonnie Petty and two grandchildren, Pittsfield; Joe, Tyann, Drew and Kate Hallock, Greenfield; Ray and Mary Ann Hirst, Quincy; Jeff Lashmett, Manchester; and Nola Slagle, Edwardsville. This attending from Winchester were: Donna Montgomery, Mary Pranger, Bryan and Kim Eddinger, Cheryl Thomas, Matt and Traci Lashmett, Andy, Jennifer, Noah, Lauren and Anna Sellars, Dennis and GeorgAnn Devino, Chaz Walker, Bob and Carol Sellars, Callie Riechert, Larry and Nancy Lashmett, Becky Lashmett, Jackson, Sarah, Millie, Gracie and Jackie Lashmett, Tim, Celeste and AJ Lashmett, Bobby and Julie Sellars, Barb and Craig Lashmett, Wes and Phillip Lashmett, Dan Lashmett, Terry and Tristen Lashmett, Ron and Linda Slagle, Emma Slagle.

History of Alsey By CARMEN ENSINGER Scott County Times Small towns like Alsey are today a mere shadow of their former self, but nevertheless, they hold a rich history that often bears repeating. The Village of Alsey was originally called Smithfield. It was laid out by Alsey R. Smith who deeded the land on which Alsey sits on Oct. 3, 1870. The original village contained 28 full lots each 60 feet wide and 125 feet long, along with 10 lots of varying sizes. A quote from the 1873 Atlas called the land “one of the best in the county for farming and at its center is the new and promising town of Smithfield.” Smith was a man with a vision, because on the same date that he recorded the deed for Smithfield, he also deeded land to the Rockford, Rock Island and St. Louis railroad for the right-of-way. For many years, the railroad was known as the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy. As more and more settlers made Smithfield their home, an application was made to the Post Office for the opening of a post office in the village. It was then discovered that there was already a Smithfield in Illinois. Still wanting the town named after its founder, the name was changed to Alsey. It was only fitting that Alsey B. Smith was appointed the first postmaster. He served from July 17, 1872 until Oct. 22, 1874. The first post office was in a small building up town. The present post office, located about a block west of the business district, was built by Harold and Esther Jefferson and was dedicated in July 1974. The first school in Alsey was an old frame schoolhouse which stood where the present school house, now a community center, sits. This frame building was moved to another location ad was used as a boarding house. In place of this schoolhouse, a one room brick building was built and a second room added later on. That school stood until the modern school building was built in 1923-24. Also at this time, Alsey also was recognized with a three-year high school. The new school housed not only the elementary grades but also the high school. In 1933-34 a gymnasium and a room on the north end of the school were added. Still short of room for all the grade levels housed in the building, it was decided to put a basement under the newly added room. Most of the digging for the basement was done by the upper grades and the high school students. The high school consolidated with Winchester in 1948-49, freeing up space in the building for the students that came from several of the rural schools that closed around this time. Eventually, the grade school would

also consolidate with Winchester, and the school was turned into a community center and is now the site for many community events. Big Springs Baptist Church was organized in 1841 with members meeting in homes for a time. Their first church was located near the Roodhouse Springs. Later, a church was erected in between Alsey and Glasgow to allow for the attendance of both towns. After Glasgow obtained their own church, a building was built in the south part of Alsey in 1889. The new church was dedicated Oct. 12, 1889 having cost a mere $1,400 to build. In the early 1950’s a basement was put under the church using volunteer labor. During this time, the name of the church was changed from Big Springs Baptist Church to the Alsey Baptist Church. Also, a new parsonage was built on a lot donated by Leon Carriger and located just south of his home. In 1906, the Alsey Brick and Tile Company was started by Matt Hoots. At this same time, H.T. McLaughlin had obtained the mining rights under 905 acres of land in Alsey and the surrounding area. In May of 1906 Hoots and McLaughlin signed an agreement to use the same railroad right of way for switching purposes. In 1911, McLaughlin bought the brick plant from Hoots and combined the two. While the mine had been used for coal, it was possible to go deeper and find clay, which is used in the making of the brick and building tile. This mine was closed down in 1956. In 1959, Harold Oswald bought the business and changed the name to Alsey Refractories. Four years later, in 1963, a tragic fire completely destroyed the plant. It was rebuilt the following year. After the death of Oswald in 1971, the company was sold to Louis Goltermann Sr. and his son, Louis Goltermann, Jr. of St. Louis. Following the elder Goltermann’s death in 1982, his son took over the helm. In 2011, the company celebrated its 105th anniversary and the third generation of Goltermann’s, Louis Goltermann, III became president of the company. A petition was drawn up on Dec. 31, 1926 and signed by 44 residents to incorporate the village. An election was held on Jan. 20, 1927 the vote petition carried by a vote of 99 to 30. An election of officials was held on Feb. 14, 1927 with H.T. McLaughlin elected the first Village President. S.N. Atkinson became the first clerk with the following as the first trustees: W.H. Priest, H.L. Northrop, R.R. Woodall, Henry Pfenninger, .H. McLaughlin and R.O. Renner. The first meeting was held in the Alsey Bank Building but they later rented the Ladies Aid building. The population of Alsey in 1927 was 360.


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Keeylnn turns one Keelynn Marie Barber is celebrating her first birthday July 12. She is the daughter of Matt and Jenn Barber of Winchester. Keely has a big brother, Gabriel, who is 3 years old. Her maternal grandparents are R.J and Janet Paslay of Winchester. Her paternal grandparents are Kathy Barber of Winchester and Tim Barber of Jacksonville.  Keely’s great grandparents are Frank G. Bik, Jr. of Darien, Dale Paslay of Godfrey and Loren and Jackie Barber of Jacksonville.

Looking Back July 9, 1943 Defense News Chicago, July 6- Forty-five nursery school units for the care of children whose mothers are working in war in industry have been set up with federal funds in Illinois communities outside the Chicago area, the child care advisory committee, of the Illinois War Council women’s division, reported to Governor Greene. Mrs. Frederic W. Upham and Rep. Bernice T Van der Vries, co-chairman of the division, said women’s divisions of local war councils played an important role in securing the nursery school units. The nurseries are set up in school buildings in order to be eligible for federal aid. Boys in the Service to Hear Special Baseball Broadcasts American boys in the armed services who miss their baseball almost as much as hame and the home folks, will have the opportunities during July to hear broadcasts of top notch baseball games. Contests between the Navy’s famous Great Lakes Bluejackets and two major league opponents will be described over a Blue Network hook-up of 176 stations and beamed by short wave to listening servicemen all over the world. This unprecedented baseball broadcast has been arranged by the AllisChalmers Tractor Division in recognition of frequent requests by our fighting men for more sports news from home. It will be dedicated to all the armed forces, whether be stationed in Tunisia, Australia, Attu, Iceland, here in the United States, or on some ship at sea… July 10, 1969 Council OK’s Appointments; Buy Grader Widnesday evening, July 2, the Winchester City Council approved the appointments of R.

E. Mann and Stan Faris to the park board for three year terms. Elmer Fedder was named to complete the term of Randall Killebrew who has moved from Winchester. All were appointed by Mayor William Moss. The council also authorized the purchase of a used motor grader from Altorfer Equipment of Hannibal, Mo. for $1,900, delivered. Off to the Jamboree Robyn Coultas and Robert Wallace take a final look at their schedule before leaving Winchester about 7:10 Tuesday morning. Their eventual destination will be the Seventh National Boy Scout Jamboree being held at Farragut, Idaho. Their official address while at the jamboree is: Camp Theodore Roosevelt, Troop 44, Boy Scouts of America, National Jamboree, Bay View, Idaho 83803. Attending a National Jamboree is a rare opportunity for Boy Scouts. July 15, 1993 Nine girls in Miss Winchester contest, Eight Little Miss Candidates The days are fast approaching for the 1993 Winchester American Legion Picnic. Plans have been finalized for the Miss Winchester and Little Miss contests. There are nine girls in the Miss Wichester contest and eight in the Little miss contest. The girls will appear on state at 7 p.m. Friday evening. The Little Miss contest will be at 12:30 Saturday afternoon. The Miss Winchester pageant will be at 7 p.m. Saturday. Help! Help! - The Picnic Could Use Yours Workers are needed to help Friday in preparations for the making of Burgoo. Anybody out there who always wanted to be part of soup making, but didn’t know how to go about doing it? Vegetable peelers will be welcome at 2 p.m. Friday afternoon as well as fish and chicken preparers at 5 pm.

Crimestoppers Crimestoppers of Morgan & Scott County are requesting information to assist the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department in their investigation of a recent theft. Anhydrous ammonia was removed recently from a business in the 1300 block of Leach Farm Road. The police are asking that anyone who has information concerning this incident or any other crimes within the two-county area submit a tip online by

going to www.morganscottcrimestoppers. and clicking the leave a tip button on the home page or calling Crimestoppers at 243-7300. Tips may also be submitted by texting 274637 (CRIMES). The first word of the text tip must be “payout”. More information can be found at

Spring dean’s list announced Three hundred sixty-one students at John Wood Community College have been named to the dean’s list for the 2018 spring term. To be named to the dean’s list, a full-time student must be enrolled for nine or more credit hours and must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.  A part-time student must have accumulated at least 15 semester

July Walk with a Doc When you’re trying to prevent boredom in July (you know, for National anti-boredom month) make sure you’re taking the necessary steps to prevent heat illness during National Heat Illness Prevention month. While walking drink water every 15 minutes, even if you are not thirsty. Rest in the shade to cool down, wear a hat and light-colored clothing. Want to hear it from a pro? Join us for our next Walk with a Doc event. Winchester Celebration Parade July 21 at 10 a.m. Dr. Gary Garcia organized by Scott County Chiropractic and Scott County Health Department.


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hours, be enrolled for fewer than nine credit hours the current term, and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Students named to the dean’s list, listed according to mailing address, include the following: Clinton Hoot, Cole Parker, Arrow Savage, James Spencer all of Winchester.


Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Assembly of God Church 27 West Cherry Street Sunday School – 9:30 am Morning Worship – 10:30 am Everyone welcome

Alsey Baptist Church

Sunday school-9:30 a.m. Worship service-10:30 a.m. Youth Group-7 p.m. on Wednesday Grades 6th-12th Pastor Jeff Daak

Bloomfield Baptist Church Pastor Mark Norris 217-473-1967

Bluffs Baptist Church

112 S. Rodgers St. P.O. Box 231 Bluffs, IL 62621

Christ Lutheran Church

125 W. Jefferson 217-742-3919 Rev. Richard Harre, Vacancy Pastor Sunday, July 15: Divine Service, 10:30 a.m. Voters meeting after the service Sunday – Friday, July 15-20: Joint Vacation Bible School at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bluffs, 6 – 8 p.m.

Cornerstone Baptist Church 226 Cornerstone Drive Winchester, IL 62694 Church Phone: 217-742-8000 Pastor Ted Rhoades: 217-742-5841

First Baptist Church of Winchester Interim Pastor Jim Harper Church: 217-742-3480 Email: Website: Office hours: Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Sunday, July 15 9:00 a.m. Sunday school 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship

First Christian Church

20 N. Main Winchester, IL 62694 • 217-742-3600 Pastor Allan Bradish Adult Sunday School 9:30 Children’s Sunday School 10:45 Sunday Worship 10:30

Freedom Family Worship Center

428 N. Commercial, Winchester 217-883-3763 Pastor Gary Wells (Non-Denominational) Morning Worship 10 am Children's Sunday School during Service Country Gospel (Potluck 1st and 3rd Sundays) Come Expecting a Blessing! Everyone Welcome

Glasgow Baptist Church

217-473-4110 Sunday School - 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship - 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship - 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study - 6 p.m. Office open 3rd Wednesday of each month from 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Alsey Baptist Church Jeff Daak, Pastor Barrow Baptist Church Gerald Day, Pastor Bloomfield Baptist Church Cornerstone Baptist Church 742-5841 Friendship Primitive Baptist Church

Grace Baptist Church

Charles Barnes - Intern Pastor 217-942-3768 Corner of Cherry and Maple Winchester, IL 62694 217-742-3382 Sunday Services 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

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Manchester Baptist Church 404 East Street Manchester, IL 62663 Pastor Shawn at 217-587-2761

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1465 Exeter Road Bluffs Pastor David VanGiesen 217-754-3718 Morning Worship - 10:30 a.m. Childrens Church - 10 a.m. Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study - 6:30 p.m.

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Route 106 - One mile south of Alsey Pastor Eric Kirgan 217-742-3202 Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship 6 p.m. Everyone Always Welcome The Youth Group participated in the White Hall parade Friday night with a great turnout and water distributed to the people. Saturday, July 21, the Youth movie night will hold at the church with pizza at 6 p.m. The Sandy Creek Baptist Camps will be held July 16 - 20 for those campers who have completed grades 7 thru 12. Children’s Camp will be July 23-27 for those completing 3rd thru 6th grades. Scholarships are available through the church by contacting Kirsten Jefferson. Registration forms are available. Call 742-3202 and leave your name and number and you will be contacted. The Hallock Family Ministries presented a message in song Sunday. Greatly enjoyed and well received.

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20 N. Walnut Rev. Robin R. Lyons: 217-742-3610 Email: Parsonage: 217-742-3320 Wednesday, July 11, 2018 6 p.m. Movie Night – “The Shack� in Sibert Hall (All Invited) Saturday, July 14, 2018 8:30 a.m. Kiwanis Food Pantry Sunday, July 15, 2018 8:15 a.m. Coffee / Fellowship Time 9 a.m. Worship 10:05 a.m. Sunday School Tuesday, July 17, 2018 7 p.m. Civic Group in Sibert Hall Coming Events 7/21 Winchester Community Picnic and Car Show on the Square United Methodist Men’s Cookout!

Richard R. Hembrough, 89, of Winchester passed away early Saturday morning July 7, 2018 at the Scott County Nursing Center. He was born May 16, 1929 in Jacksonville the son of the late L.S. and Kathleen Long Hembrough. He married Marie Ginder Feb. 19, 1950 in Jacksonville. Richard was a 1947 graduate of Jacksonville High School. He served in the US Navy Reserves. He was a farmer and farm equipment dealer, operating Hembrough Implement from 1972 to 1992. He was member of Prairieland Heritage Museum, Central Christian Church, Perry Masonic Lodge #95 for over 50 years, Charter member of Western Illinois Tractor Club, Jacksonville Area Car Club and the pinochle club since 1951. He enjoyed restoring old tractors and engines, collecting farm toys, hunting, fishing and just being outdoors, his favorite place was in his timber. Surviving is his wife Marie at home, children; Larry (Pam) Hembrough of Winchester, Kevin (Mary) Hembrough of Greenfield, and Kathy (Rick) Peile of rural Pittsfield, nine

Winchester United Methodist Church Rev. Robin Lyons Church: (217) 742-3610 Home: (217) 742-3320 St. Mark’s Church 742-5224 Winchester Assembly of God

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Wanda Mountain Boys at MVCSC July 13 Wanda Mountain Boys will be appearing in concert this Friday, July 13 at the Mississippi Valley Christian Service Camp Chapel. The concert will start at 6:30 p.m. Please invite your family, friends, co-workers. Everyone is welcome!

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grandchildren; Dr. Shawn Fry, Suzanne Ford, Todd Hembrough, Leah Hembrough, Richard O. Hembrough, Ryan Hembrough, Megan Hembrough Little, Kaylee Peile, and Brooklyn Peile, eighteen great grandchildren and one great great grandson. His brother Jim Hembrough of Jacksonville also survives. Preceding him in death was his son Danny Hembrough (surviving wife Melinda Hembrough of Winchester) and his sister Carol Finch. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday July 10 at the Coonrod Funeral Home in Winchester. Burial was held in the Winchester City Cemetery. The family met with friends from 9 a.m. until 11 Tuesday. Masonic rites concluded the visitation Tuesday. Memorial contributions can be made to the Western IL Tractor Club Scholarship Fund, or the Winchester United Methodist Church. Condolences may be sent to the family at The Coonrod Funeral Home in Winchester is in charge of the arrangements.

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“Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.� —Titus 3:1-2 NIV

ubmission is a spiritual discipline that is quite out of tune with the modern ethos. Submission requires us to be obedient and has a strong note of self-denial. Our age is more likely to celebrate self-fulfillment and self-actualization than self-denial. Submission also has some rather negative connotations due to its association with the correlative term “domination.� For one to be submissive usually requires giving in to someone or something that is dominating. While that may be true in wrestling or martial arts, in the spiritual realm submission involves more of a “giving over� than a “giving up� or “giving in.� In spiritual submission we are giving our lives over to a higher power and trusting that God will take care of us. But it must be admitted that there is clearly a directive to deny oneself in Jesus’ call to follow him: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.� (Mark 8:34 NIV) And in the very next verse, Jesus reveals the central paradox of self-denial and submitting yourself to God: “For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it.� (Mark 8:35 NIV) In the end, self-fulfillment only comes through self-denial. Those who seek only their own interests end up empty and miserable, while those who serve the interests of others, and ultimately, serve God, find that their lives are thereby fulfilled. – Christopher Simon

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Morgan County Fair information Morgan County Fair Illinois State Fair Auxiliary Evaluation Meeting Regional Karaoke Contest The Morgan County Fair Auxiliary would like to invite all those interested in the non-livestock exhibits and daytime special events at the Morgan County Fair to an evaluation meeting Thursday, July 19, at 4:30

p.m. at the Morgan County Cooperative Extension Office located at 104 N. Westgate. Those attending should bring their ideas about how to improve the 2019 fair.

Morgan County Fair Kid’s Day July 12 Kid’s Day at the Morgan County Fairgrounds will take place Thursday, July 12th from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Activities for children ages 2 to 12. It will be located at the southeast part of grounds near the 4-H Building. Activities include face painting, games, activities, crafts, Fire Safety House with the Jacksonville Fire Department, Blue Bear (mascot of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois),

and Terry the Tiger (mascot of Tiger Troop at Farmers State Bank and Trust Company) Gifts, coupons, and prizes donated by Morgan County businesses. Those available for questions regarding the event include: Martha Vache, Morgan County Fair Auxiliary President, 217-245-6800 Cameron Jones, Public Relations Chair, 217-3201891

The Illinois State Fair Regional Karaoke Contest will take place at the Morgan County Fairgrounds Pavilion on Thursday, July 12th at 7 p.m. First and second place will go on to the finals at the state fair with a chance at performing on the Illinois State Fair Grandstand, Must be 18 years old, lim-

ited registration, Free to register, registration available on Illinois State Fair website Those available for questions regarding the event include: Cameron Jones, Public Relations Chair, 217-3201891

Morgan County demo derby July 12 The Morgan County Fair Demolition Derby will take place at the Morgan County Fairgrounds Grandstand on Thursday, July 12th at 7 p.m., Cost is $10 for adults; $5 for children 8-12. Classes of destruction include modified class, stock mini cars, modified mini cars, stock and

non-stock, mini-vans, wire class, and power wheels. $2500 Purse, Those available for questions regarding the event include: Mike Brown, 217-8831204, Josh Hull, 217-2480860, Cameron Jones, Public Relations Chair, 217-320-1891,

Hummingbird festivals at Engle Farm The Engle Farm will be the site for two Hummingbird Festivals again this year. They are scheduled for Thursday, July 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 12, 1 to 4 p.m. Although this has not been a great year for hummingbirds, those attracted to the site’s feeders will certainly put on a show for festival visitors. Vernon Kleen, a licensed hummingbird bander and President of the Lincoln Land Association of Bird Banders, will begin the July festival at 4 p.m. and the Aug. festival at 1 p.m. with a short discussion about hummingbirds and explaining why they are banded. After the discussion, hummingbirds will be captured,

banded and released. The festival is a family event that can be enjoyed by persons of all ages. Although there is no charge or admission fee, donations would be appreciated. Visitors who “adopt” birds will receive an attractive, signed certificate, may be able (if enough birds are captured) to release their adopted birds, and will be notified if their bird is ever recaptured. Every year dozens of people receive letters letting them know that the bird they adopted was recaptured. If you enjoy hummingbirds, plan on visiting one or both of the festivals at the Engle farm. They should be a

very rewarding and entertaining experiences. The festivals may be reached by taking Rt. 267 south out of Jacksonville, turning east onto 2700N (in Greene County), and going 2.2 miles to the entrance of their long driveway on the left. Festival signs will be posted along the way and at the driveway. For more details, call 217/320-9006. The Lincoln Land Association of Bird Banders is a not-for-profit organization that performs sound scientific studies and educational services to monitor, protect and enhance the populations of Illinois’ native birds and their unique environments.

James S. Murray Gallery features “In This Place” July 2-26 The James S. Murray Gallery at Lincoln Land Community College will feature the exhibit “In This Place” by local artist Will Redwood July 2-26. The public is invited to view the exhibit Mondays through Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and attend a reception with the artist on July 18 from noon to 1 p.m. The gallery is located on the upper level of Menard Hall on the LLCC Springfield campus, 5250 Shepherd Road. Through painting, “In This Place” captures the mood of personally meaningful places of being. “We each

inhabit our own inner world of contemplation. In this place … we each take part in shaping what will be. We each have our own places of being,” explains Redwood. “These places are the subject of these paintings.” The symbolism in his paintings conveys paradoxes experienced in life — loss and gain, joy and pain, growth and decay. “When I finish, the painting remains like a passage to that place of being,” says Redwood. “As we are each on a journey of our own, we are all together, and our experiences are often similar.” Redwood


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is a painter and vector illustrator as well as the author of two independent storybooks. For six years, he also taught art for the Boys and Girls Club of Springfield. Redwood earned a degree in drawing and graphic design from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2003. Since then, he has continued to make and show art at various galleries, events and retail spaces. Learn more about LLCC’s James S. Murray Gallery and its exhibits at www.llcc. edu/james-s-murray-gallery.

Back to school physicals Scott County Health Department will be offering Back to School/Sports Physicals on the following dates and times. You must call to make an appointment 217-742-8203

July 12: 1 – 5 p.m. Aug. 9: 1 – 5 p.m. Immunization clinics No appointment needed walk-ins Welcome July 19: 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Aug. 16: 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Winchester Grade School registration in office area Aug. 1 from 1 – 4 p.m. 6 – 8 p.m. Aug. 2 from 8 – 11 a.m. 1 – 4 p.m. 6 – 8 p.m. New student registration only Aug. 3 from 9 – 11 a.m. Late registration Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Winchester High School Registration in Library July 25 and 26 from 4 – 8 p.m. all fall athletes must register at this time. Aug. 8 from 1 – 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Orientation for Freshmen and new students.

Ag alumni reunion July 14 Lincoln Land Community College will hold an Ag Alumni Reunion Saturday, July 14, starting at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held at LLCC-Springfield, 5250 Shepherd Road, in the student union in the lower level of Menard Hall. This special event, hosted by current and former ag professors, provides ag alumni an opportunity to network with former classmates and faculty members and learn about program activities and plans for the future. LLCC’s agriculture program was recently named the beneficiary of an $18 million trust and is poised for growth. The reunion will include a social hour, buffet dinner and program. The cost is $20 per person, and alumni are asked to register

by emailing alumni@llcc. edu or calling 217-786-4612. LLCC’s agriculture program offers an associate in science degree in agriculture designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree. For students preparing to enter directly into the workforce, LLCC provides two-year associate in applied science degree programs in agri-business management, horticulture and precision agronomy/fertilizer, as well as certificate programs in fertilizer, agricultural watershed management and landscape design/ turf management. Learn more about LLCC Agriculture by visiting www.llcc. edu/agriculture.

Nursing Program Holds Pinning and Recognition Ceremony John Wood Community College’s nursing program recently held its pinning and recognition ceremony for graduating Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) recipients. Eighteen LPNs and 26 ADN graduates were honored during the program. Laura Routh, administrative chair for health sciences, gave the welcoming introduction and Michael Elbe, president of JWCC, provided remarks to the students. Graduate Ashley McCaughey gave the invocation, and graduate Jennifer Benavidez provided the address. Mary Hass and Laura Mathews, health sciences instructors, pinned

the graduates. Graduate Francesca Weathers presented a poem entitled “A Nurse’s Prayer,” and graduate Sidney Sutton gave the closing and benediction. The following graduates received their LPN pin: Harley Huether of Bluffs The following received their ADN pin: Mary Hopkins of Naples and Courtney Zimmerman of Bluffs For information on JWCC’s nursing program, contact Hollie Perry, administrative specialist in the health sciences office, at 217.641.4551 or email

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Lexi Holmes, 18, of Winchester, applies the syrup to a shaved ice at Paradise Shaved Ice order Saturday afternoon. Paradise opened in Winchester next to the Scott County Times on June 29. Carmen Ensinger/Scott County Times

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Keira Dahman, 9, of Winchester, enjoys the spring ride at Monument Park Saturday afternoon after spending time at the Winchester Pool.

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Emmett Hurrellbrink, 2, of Winchester, enjoyed the park Saturday afternoon, despite the scowl on his face while going down the slide. Despite the cooler weather, the slide was still a bit warm to the bottom.

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Bottoms up

With her water goggles on, Reese Cline, 8, looks a bit like an alien coming out of the water at the Winchester Pool Saturday afternoon.

Wes Hughes, 16, of Winchester, takes a dive off the diving board at the Winchester Pool going in bottom first Saturday afternoon on a near perfect afternoon to spend at the pool.

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Great catch

Owen Barber, 12, of Winchester, gets ready to catch a football being thrown by a friend while diving off the diving board at the Winchester Pool Saturday afternoon. It’s becoming a popular option for the boys when plain diving becomes boring. For the record, the pass was completed.

Hold the nose

Trenton Trone, 12, of Winchester, makes sure he holds his nose as he jumps into the Winchester Pool Saturday afternoon. Cooler temperatures didn’t keep the kids away from the pool.

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NO HUNTING, ATV-ing or trespassing on our property without permission. Section 4 of Derry Township and Section 34 of Hadley 400D Township. Frank & Ruth ArFOR RENT mistead. 6.26.19 Pike County ABSOLUTELY NO swimHOUSE FOR rent in ming/no hunting on land Pittsfield. Two bedroom. No owned by Fred Smith at Valpets. Call 217-491-4286. 7.11.18 ley City Falls. Violators will be prosecuted. 5.22.19 ONE BEDROOM upstairs apartment for rent in NO TRESPASSING on LinPittsfield. All utilities, gas, da Bennet farm ground near water, sewer, electric and Griggsville. Trespassers will garbage included, covered be prosecuted. 5.1.19 parking; $640 a month. Call MY LAND lo­ cat­ ed in Sec­ 217-491-1014. TFN tion 18 SW of Pearl is pri­ ONE BEDROOM apartment vate prop­er­ty. Hunt­ing, fish­ 615 on the square in Pittsfield. ing, trap­ping, tres­pass­ing, HUNTING Nice wood, tongue and for any pur­pose, with­out the groove. Washer and dryer writ­ten, signed per­mis­sion of in the unit. $525/mo. Refer- MATURE/EXPERIENCED the own­er, is strict­ly for­bid­ ences and deposit required. HUNTER looking for deer den. Vio­la­tors will be pros­e­ lease in Pike County. Not an cut­ed. Ti­mothy Brink­mann. Call 217-491-1014. TFN OFFICE SPACE. Prime lo- Outfitter. 615-289-9551. 7.11.18 6.12.19

2003 CHEVY Trailblazer LT WANTED: ROUND bales of low engine miles. 3rd row grass hay. Old hay is ok. Call seat, good condition. $3,950 217-577-4594. 7.11.18 Call 217-370-0324. TFN



cation. Ample parking. West Washington St., Pittsfield. Call 217-285-2848, 217285-5925 or 217-653-0212. TFN

500 FOR SALE 2002 INT'L Tandem Grain Truck. International 4900. 22' aluminum Kann bed. Int'l DT 530 engine with 214,000 miles. Great truck. Asking $36,000. 217-473-1343 call or text. TFN 1990 PRESTIGE double wide mobile home, 22x40. 3 BR, 2 BA. Call 217-3702629. TFN

MECHANIC WANTED for small project in Grafton: brake lines/fuel lines, etc. Call: 618-786-3921. 7.11.18 DOT FOODS is hiring Warehouse Material Handlers. Starting pay up to $19.55/ hour PLUS a $1/hour raise after six months for all shifts. Options include: Day and night shift 3x12 and 4x10 schedules • Dry and frozen warehouses • Regular or Light pick zone (max lift of 35 lbs.) in dry and frozen. Apply at 7.11.18

900A NO TRESPASSING Calhoun County NO TRESPASSING or hunting allowed on land in Calhoun County owned by Ruth Smith. Violators will be prosecuted. 3.27.19 NO TRESPASSING or hunting allowed on the land in Batchtown owned by Steve and Cindy Meszaros. Violators will be prosecuted. 5.30.19 NO TRESPASSING or hunting allowed on the land in Batchtown owned by Marcy Klockenkemper, Judy Lamer, Jeremy Russell, Bonnie Stepanek, and Cindy Meszaros. Violators will be prosecuted.

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BLUE STONE Solar, LLC. Sales, Service and Installation. Illinois licensed Distributed Generation PV Installer. Tax Credits, Grants w w w. b l u e s t o n e s o l a r. n e t 2175776331. 7.11.18

MULTIPLE FAMILY Garage Sale: July 20th & 21st - 8 a.m. to ? 649 E. Lincoln, White Hall baby items, boy and girl clothes, toys, home decor, tool box, etc. Most like new condition. 7.11.18


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YARD SALE- House across from Christian School Friday, July 13 4-7 p.m. Saturday, July 14 8-11 a.m. Jr. sizes and mens and womens clothing up to 2x, printer, board games, wedding stuff, purses, cow collection, bedding, pillows, gas dryer, lots of household items. 7.11.18 YARD SALE Friday, July 13 8 a.m.-? Shoes, coats, junior, mens, boys, girls clothes, knick-knacks. 7 miles on Pittsfield/Nebo road. Top of Buckeye Hill. Heavners. 7.11.18 DOWN SIZING Garage sale: 503 W. Fayette Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Name brand clothes, jewelry, shoes, purses, linens, curtains, tires, tiller, wood mulcher, tools, lots of glassware, collectibles, dolls and many toys, freezer. 7.11.18

OLD BASEBALL Cards and Comic Books wanted. Will buy or help you sell. Nathan Lilley, 573.253.4159. 7.11.18 ARROWHEADS WANTED: Local avocational archaeologist is looking to purchase either one arrowhead or an entire collection. Love Indian artifacts! Please call 314608-2692. 7.25.18 ARROWHEAD SITE Wanted! Respectable and professional executive looking for land site to look for arrowheads, As an avocational archaeologist “hobbyist,” I love the incredible pre-history we have here in our state! Willing to lease or pay fee or even buy the land outright. Also looking for information leading to a site where lots of artifacts have been found - farm-field, pre-construction, or even a backyard. Well have land put back to original condition or better. Please call Connor 314-6299828. 7.25.18 CASH FOR Antlers. Looking for large piles of antler to buy. Paying cash, and coming to you. Accepting all grades, and sizes. Call or message 618 294 1260. Ask for Melanie. 7.18.18

YARD SALE/FLEA market Friday & Saturday, June 13 & 14 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Antiques, furniture and big clearance of overstock DIY, decor & seasonal decorations! On the lawn of Country Fixins Antiques & Craft Mall 8 E. Industrial Dr., Pittsfield. 7.11.18 MULTI-FAMILY YARD sale 326 W. Adams, Fri. & Sat. 8-?. Exercise equipment, kerosene heater, big dog crate, baby items, women's clothes/shoes, DVDS, toys, golf balls, rugs. 7.11.18 GARAGE SALE 202 Piper Lane (Nichol) Friday 4-8 and Saturday 8-? Desk, computer, brand new grill, new bedding, women's clothing, flat screen TV, men's clothing, kitchen, books and much more. Nothing is left over from previous sale. 7.11.18 GARAGE SALE- 1102 Sunset Drive in Pittsfield- Thursday, July 12 4-6 p.m. & Friday, July 13 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Piano, desk, office chair, loveseat, end tables, table lamps, pilate exercise machine, mini fridge, lots of dishes & vases, some adult clothing & lots of miscellaneous. Come take a look! 7.11.18

1500E YARD SALES Scott County YARD SALE Friday, July 13 Winchester Park Pavilion 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Multifamily. 7.11.18 FIND THE job you've been looking for in The People's Marketplace Classifieds. Calhoun News-Herald, Greene Prairie Press, Jersey County Journal, Pike Press, Scott County Times. Look online every week, too! calhounnewsherald-com,, or


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Place your ad with us! FARM TOY & PEDAL CAR AUCTION SATURDAY, JULY 14 • 9 A.M. AUCTION LOCATION: Pikeland Community School (West Door) 601 Piper Lane • Pittsfield, IL


S C H U Y L E R C O U N T Y, I L L I N O I S

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MON., AUGUST 13 @ 1:00 P.M.

The Sutherland farm is located approximately 3 miles east of the small community of Brooklyn, IL or 6 miles west of Littleton, IL, along Hwy. 101. (15 miles northwest of Rushville, IL, 20 miles southwest of Macomb, IL or 50 miles northeast of Quincy, IL.) The land is further described as being located in part of Sections 14, 23 & 24, T3N-R3W (Brooklyn Township), Schuyler County, IL.

Jason Duke: 217-430-2985 or Brian at





H NOTE: THIS IS A CONDENSED AD. H H TOO MANY ITEMS TO LIST. H For listing and photos view at AUCTIONZIP.COM AUCTIONEER ID #16215 or contact Auctioneers.

TERMS: CASH. Buyer number issued and personal check accepted upon presentation of positive photo identification. Credit or Debit card payment available with 3.5% added for service charge. All Federal gun laws apply, bring current F.O.I.D card. Food available. Your attendance is always appreciated.

All tracts represent majority tillable land with some wooded acres that offer hunting and outdoor recreational opportunities. Farmers, investors and outdoor enthusiasts be sure to check out this farm, which offers something for everyone! DETAILS, MAPS & PHOTOS AVAILABLE ONLINE @: LORI D. SUTHERLAND TRUST – SELLER REPRESENTING ATTORNEY: Charles A. Burton 114 W Lafayette St. • Rushville, IL 62681 • Ph: 217-322-4303

SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS, LLC • TOLL FREE (844) 847-2161 IL LIC. #444000107 •



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 7TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JERSEY COUNTY JERSEYVILLE, ILLINOIS PROF-2013-S3 LEGAL TITLE TRUST II, BY U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS LEGAL TITLE TRUSTEE, PLAINTIFF, VS. SUSAN FIELDS A/K/A SUSAN STREB; JEFF FIELDS, DEFENDANTS. 18 CH 9 11814 PIASA HAVEN GODFREY, IL 62035 NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE UNDER ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE ACT PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered by the Court in the above entitled cause on June 5, 2018, Sheriff of Jersey County will on July 25, 2018, in Courtroom A of the Jersey County Courthouse, 201 W. Pearl Street, Jerseyville, IL 62052, at 10:00 AM, sell at public auction and sale to the highest bidder for cash, all and singular, the following described real estate mentioned in said Judgment, situated in the County of Jersey, State of Illinois, or so much thereof as shall be sufficient to satisfy said Judgment:

COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 11814 Piasa Haven Godfrey, IL 62035 Description of Improvements: Tan vinyl siding, one story single family home, attached one car garage amount

Upon payment in full of the bid amount, the purchaser shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. The successful purchaser has the sole responsibility/expense of evicting any tenants or other individuals presently in possession of the subject premises. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g) (1) and (g)(4). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For Information: Visit our website at http://ilforeclosuresales.

TAX NO. 01-340-009-00

The Judgment $91,360.55.

representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to plaintiff. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court.


Sale Terms: This is an “AS IS” sale for “CASH”. The successful bidder must deposit 10% down by certified funds; balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. NO REFUNDS. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate, water bills, etc., and is offered for sale without any

Between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. only McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC, Plaintiff’s Attorneys, 1 N. Dearborn St. Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60602. Tel. No. (312) 346-9088. Please refer to file# 260153 PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT, THE PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEY IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Plaintiff’s attorney is not required to provide additional information other than that set forth in this notice of sale. I3091239

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FOR THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT GREENE COUNTY, ILLINOIS 21st MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, v. JOSHUA FARRIS; UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS; UNKNOWN OWNERS-TENANTS; AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendant(s). Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Case No.: 2018-CH-4 Property Address: RR 1 Box 20 Roodhouse, Illinois 62082 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 27, 2018, Sheriff of Greene County, Illinois, will at 9:00am on August 24, 2018, at the Greene County Courthouse located at 519 North Main Street, Carrollton, Illinois 62016, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: COMMONLY KNOWN AS: RR 1 Box 20, Roodhouse, Illinois 62082 PERMANENT INDEX NO.: 08-20-11-203-003 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The Judgment amount is was $34,964.09 Sale terms: 10% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Greene County Sheriff’s Office. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgage, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff

and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. You will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver’s license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into our building and the foreclosure sale room in Greene County. For information, contact Plaintiff’s attorney: QUINTAIROS, PRIETO, WOOD & BOYER, P.A., 233 S. WACKER DRIVE, 70TH FLOOR, Chicago, IL 60606, (312) 566-0040 QUINTAIROS, PRIETO, WOOD & BOYER, P.A. 233 S. WACKER DRIVE, 70TH FLOOR Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 566-0040 Case Number: 2018-CH-12 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose.

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HELP WANTED PERMANENT, FULL-TIME POSITION available immediately in agricultural office. Salary range $29,847 – $53,773 per year plus benefits. A copy of the vacancy announcement is available at Greene County FSA Office in Carrollton. Applications must be submitted through by the closing date of announcement. We recognize and appreciate the benefits of diversity in the workplace. People who share this belief and reflect a diverse background are encouraged to apply. This vacancy announcement closes July 16th, 2018 and applications must be received by that date.

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USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider, Employer, and Lender STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT SCOTT COUNTY, ILLINOIS - IN PROBATE In the Matter of the Estate of: HELEN J. DOWSON, Deceased. NO. 18-P-12 NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION -- CLAIMS Notice is given of the death of Helen J. Dowson, of Bluffs, Illinois. Letters of Office were issued on July 5, 2018, to Kristi J. Allen, 533 Phillips Ferry Road, Bluffs, IL 62621, whose attorney is Eddie Carpenter, 305 West State Street, P. O. Box 871, Jacksonville, Illinois 62651. Claims against the estate may be filed in the Office of the Clerk of the Court at Scott County Courthouse, 35 East Market Street, Winchester, IL 62694, or with the Executor, or both, on or before January 11, 2019, and any claim not filed within that period is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the Clerk must be mailed or delivered to the Executor and to the attorney within 10 days after it has been filed.



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that Road District No. 4, Scott County, Illinois, by Resolution pursuant to the “Prevailing Wage Act” (820 ILCS 130/1, et seq.), has determined that the general prevailing rate of wages in the locality for laborers, mechanics and other workers engaged in construction of public works coming under the jurisdiction of the Road District and as defined in said Act is the same as the prevailing rate of wages for construction work in the Scott County area as determined by the Illinois Department of Labor as of June 2018. A copy of that determination is available for public inspection by contacting the Clerk of Road District No. 4, Scott County, Illinois.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Road District No. 6, Scott County, Illinois, by Resolution pursuant to the “Prevailing Wage Act” (820 ILCS 130/1, et seq.), has determined that the general prevailing rate of wages in the locality for laborers, mechanics and other workers engaged in construction of public works coming under the jurisdiction of the Road District and as defined in said Act is the same as the prevailing rate of wages for construction work in the Scott County area as determined by the Illinois Department of Labor as of June 2018. A copy of that determination is available for public inspection by contacting the Clerk of Road District No. 6, Scott County, Illinois.

Jennie Weder, Clerk

Genna Brockhouse, Clerk



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PITTSFIELD NEW LISTING - PITTSFIELD - 521 W. PERRY ST. Split foyer, 3-4 BR, 1 3/4 BA, 2392 sq. ft. 2 car att. garage with 25x15 workshop. C/A, hardwood floors. PRICED $119,000. CALL KAREN FOX. PITTSFIELD - BOWLING ALLEY AND LOUNGE - Situated on 7 acres. FOR SALE by new ownership. Sellers will be give Buyers concessions. FOR MORE INFO, CONTACT COURTNEY WADE AT WADE REAL ESTATE. PITTSFIELD - N. Madison St. - 2 storage bins. Masonry constructed, 12,500 sq. ft. total storage area. PRICED AT $135,000. CALL COURTNEY FOR INFO. PITTSFIELD - 310 S. Monroe St. Beautiful, brick ranch style home. 2600 sq. ft. 9 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, 2 fireplaces, family room, basement, att. 2 car garage, and much more. PRICED $265,000. $239,000. $229,000. $219,000. CALL COURTNEY. REDUCED - PITTSFIELD - 639 E. WASHINGTON ST. 5 BR, 3.75 BA, 1.35 AC lot. 3 car garage, formal dining room, fireplace and extra large master suite. Make this home your castle! PRICED IN THE 100’s. CALL KAREN. 39162 235th AVE. - PITTSFIELD - South edge of Pittsfield, on 2.76 acres. 33 yr. old, split foyer style home, 2600 sq. ft. 9 RM, 4 BR, 2 1/2 BA, family room, large deck, 3 car det. garage and more. PRICED AT $194,500. CALL BRIAN RUEBUSH. PITTSFIELD - 420 N. Jackson St. - Remodeled 2 story home, 9 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, new kitchen, new electrical. All thermo w/d, NEW heating and cooling, NEW 16x32 IN GROUND swimming pool and more. MOTIVATED SELLER CALL COURTNEY FOR MORE INFO. PRICED $137,000. NEW LISTING - PITTSFIELD- 215 S. CLINTON ST. - 1 story frame home, 1168 sq. ft. 6 RM, 2 BR, 1 BA, HW floors, gas furn., C/A, basement, alum. siding, large carport, large lot. PRICED $77,500. CALL COURTNEYSELLER CONCESSIONS. NEW LISTING - 327 SYCAMORE ST. - PITTSFIELD - Redecorated brick ranch home. 1230 sq. ft. 6 RM, 3 BR, 1 1/2 BA, full waterproofed basement, thermo w/d, newer gas furnace and C/A, att. 1 car garage and covered patio. PRICED $119,000. IMMEDIATE POSSESSION. CALL COURTNEY. PENDING NEW LISTING - PITTSFIELD - 609 LINCOLN ST. 1300 sq. ft. ranch style home, 6 RM, 3 BR, 1 1/2 BA, full waterproof basement, newer furn. and C/A, att. garage and det. 20x24 garage. MOVE-IN READY. PRICED AT $102,000. CALL BRIAN RUEBUSH. NEW LISTING - 319 N. JACKSON ST. PITTSFIELD - Remodeled 1 story frame home, 1160 sq. ft. 5 rooms, 2 BR, 1 BA, newer furnace and C/A, thermos well insulated, vinyl siding, att. 1 car garage. PRICED $59,500. CALL COURTNEY. IMMEDIATE POSSESSION. PITTSFIELD - 510 N. OKLAHOMA ST. On nice lot at the Northwest edge of town. Frame home, 850 sq. ft., 5 RM, 2 BR, 1 BA, newer gas furnace, vinyl siding. PRICED AT $36,000. NEW PRICE $33,500. CALL ROGER HALL. NEW LISTING - PITTSFIELD - 230 N. ILLINOIS ST. Neat 5 RM, 2 BR, 1 BA home. Furnished, newer kitchen, baseboard heat, vinyl siding, shingle roof. IMMEDIATE POSSESSION. PRICED AT $32,500. CALL COURTNEY. NEW LISTING-PITTSFIELD-511 W. WASHINGTON. Large vacant lot with utilities, Zoned B-3 35’x36’ garage. CALL ROGER HALL. PRICED AT $29,500. GRIGGSVILLE/PERRY/BAYLIS/VALLEY CITY/BARRY NEW LISTING - GRIGGSVILLE - 309 S. UNION ST. Mostly remodeled 1800 sq. ft. 1 story home. 6 RM, 3 BR, 2 BA, newer heating and A/C, newer flooring and kitchen ect. det. 26x30 garage. “As Is. PRICED $79,000. CALL COURTNEY. GRIGGSVILLE - 201 N. 3RD ST. on 2 lots, 1979 Victorian Mobile home, 5 RM, 2 BR, 2 BA, gas furnace, 2 car det. garage. PRICED $19,000. CALL COURTNEY. VALLEY CITY - 31027 CO. HWY. 21. 15 year old, frame 1 story, 768 sq. ft. 5 rm., 2 BR, 1 bath, gas furnace, vinyl siding, TO BE SOLD “AS IS” $26,000. CALL COURTNEY. NEW LISTING - BARRY - 262 TREMONT ST. 1 story frame home, 1000 sq. ft., 5 rooms, 2 BR, 1 BA, aluminum and vinyl siding. TO BE SOLD “AS IS”. PRICED AT $12,000. CALL COURTNEY. DETROIT/PEARL/MILTON NEW LISTING-PEARL-48042 130TH AVE. Situated on 3 acres. 2 hours both 2 BR. 1 fair condition and 1 fixer with 4 outbuildings. Sold “AS-IS”. PRICED AT $40,000. REDUCED TO $30,000. CALL ROGER HALL.





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Office/Apartment in downtown Winchester. Two-story brick building, A/C & newer furnace. Office downstairs is 1600 sq. ft. Apartment upstairs is 1600 sq. ft. with 2 large berooms and separate entrance. Rents for $595/mo. Seller can help finance or give $6,000 cash back at close.

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48178 160th Ave., Pearl: 3 BR, 2 BA, 4,100 sq. ft., full finished basement. 3 car att. garage. Call Harrison Lane.




#7 Pheasant Lane, Pittsfield: 3 BR, 3 BA, Move In Ready, Quail Ridge Sub. Call Kate Marable.



110 E. Prairie St., Camp Point: 6 BR, 3 BA, 2,200 sq. ft w/partially finished basement. Call Lloyd Phillips.



102 E. Franklin St., Griggsville: Great Business Opportunity. Commercial Property. Call Kate Marable.




18 Quail Ridge Drive, PIttsfield: 3 BR, 2 BA, 1,953 sq. ft., partially finished basement, 2 car attached garage. Call Kate Marable.






310 State St., Griggsville: Updated 3400 sq. ft. home, outdoor living spece, detached 24x40 garage. Call Kate Marable.






R.R. 1 Box 60, Nebo: 7 BR, multiple baths, 3,400 sq. ft. Currently being used as a hunting lodge. Call Scott Gatewood.



10 Shane Lane, Pittsfield: 3BR, 2BA 254 S. Monroe St., Pittsfield: 4 BR, 230 W. Jefferson St., Pittsfield: 3 1 home. 2 car garage, 1,732 sq. ft. 2 BA, 1,860 sq. ft. *Broker Owned. BR, 1 BA apartments, 3,530 sq. ft. Call Kate Marable. Call Scott Gatewood. Investment property. Call Kate Marable. $179,000 $159,000



524 N. Orchard St., Pittsfield: 3 BR, 2 BA, 1,415 sq. ft., 1 car attached garage. Call Judy Douglas.



303 N. Jackson St., Pittsfield: 4 BR, 215 N. Illinois St., Pittsfield: 4 BR, 3 114 E. Franklin St., Griggsville: 4 BR, 3 8 Acres Summer Hill Investment Property 3 BA, 3,707 sq. ft. BA, 2,473 sq. ft., carport. Lot size BA, attached 2 car gar., full finished bsmt. / Building Site: Pike County, Summer Hill. Call Kate Marable. Call Kate Marable. Call Judy Douglas. approx. 80x80. Call Kate Marable. $119,000 $109,000 $100,000




Harrison Lane: 217-440-0319 Kate Marable: 217-370-9809 Karen McConnell: 217-491-0563 Lloyd Phillips: 217-257-7096 Ken Renoud: 217-285-4749

Charlene Anderson: 217-473-8246 Judy Douglas: 217-430-1557 Dennis Douglas: 217-430-7181 Elaine Hoaglin: 217-491-1141 Kirby Hobbs: 217-491-2059 Shane Hunt: 217-491-1299







610 Field St., Nebo: 3BR, 1.5BA, Rural Pike County / Pittsfield School 432 Piper Lane, Pittsfield: 4 BR, 3 BA, 2.5 422 W. Perry St., Pittsfield: 3 BR, 1 504 N. Dutton St., Pittsfield: 3BR, 4,400 sq. ft. metal building. 6 city lots. District: 2BR, 1BA home. 1,474 sq. ft. car garage,3,432 sq. ft. 3.65 Acres. BA, detached garage. 1,144 sq. ft. 2BA, 1,440 Sq. Ft. Call Elaine Hoaglin. Call Kate Marable. Call Kate Marable Call Charlene Anderson. Call Charlene Anderson.














36236 Co. Hwy. 2, Baylis: Completely 328 Crossman Lane, Pittsfield: 2 BR, 1 BA, 635 N. Grant, Pittsfield: 3 BR, 2 BA, 303 N. Illinois St., Pittsfield: 2 BR, 1 BA, Carremodeled country home on 1 acre. Attached 1 car garage. Broker Owned. 1,284 sq. ft., 1 car detached garage. port, 940 sq. ft. Large lot, partially fenced. Call Scott Gatewood. Call Charlene Anderson. Call Harrison Lane. Call Kate Marable.










$79,900 ED


Large Metal Building on 3 City Lots. Features a metal shed with 4,400 square footage, six garage doors with openers, an office are and work station; 200 amp. Floor is concrete. Call Elaine Hoaglin.

$50,000 ISTING NEW L

610 Field St., Nebo, Illinois 1,120 sq. ft., 3 30469 253rd St., Barry: Residential, 170 Kellogg St., Pittsfield: Resi- 922 W. Adams St., Pittsfield: 2 BR, 318 E. Griggsville St., Pittsfield: 2 2BR, 1BA,1,000 sq. ft., .6 Acre. 1 BA, 747 sq. ft., detached ga- BR, 1 BA, 775 sq. ft., partial finBR, 1/2 BA. Attached garage, Basement. dential property. Call Charlene Anderson. rage. ished unfinished basement, Carport. Call Elaine Hoaglin. Call Kate Marable. Call Kate Marable. Call Kate Marable. $49,999 $50,000 $49,900





946 W. Jefferson St., Pittsfield: 2 BR, 405 West St., Pearl: 3 BR, 1 BA, 600 W. Jefferson St., Pittsfield: 2 BR, 1 BA, Newly updated open floor 936 sq. ft., crawl space. 1 BA, 978 sq. ft., carport. Historic plan. Newer roof, new flooring. Call Kate Marable. Luston home on large corner lot. Call Kate Marable. Call Kate Marable. $35,000





936 W. Jefferson St., Pittsfield: 1 243 S. Memorial St. & 240 S. IlBR, 1 BA, 480 sq. ft. Located on linois St., Pittsfield: Call Kate Marable. the edge of town. Call Kate Marable. $11,000 each


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