Holiday Music Program

Photo by RR Best Holiday Music Program The Sullivan Middle School choir performed in holiday concert Dec 10 before a capacity crowd in the middle school gymnasium. Music director Jeff Thomas and band director Brock Freece prepared the program.

Photo by RR Best
Holiday Music Program
The Sullivan Middle School choir performed in holiday concert Dec 10 before a capacity crowd in the middle school gymnasium. Music director Jeff Thomas and band director Brock Freece prepared the program.

November Students

Photo furnished November Students Nicholas Hutchinson, son of Jim Hutchinson, and Kyhe Wheeler, son of Chris and Kelly Wheeler, are November Students of the Month at Windsor Jr./Sr. High School.   Hutchinson, a senior, is involved in basketball, baseball, student council,WYSE, physics club, and pep club.  He plans to attend Lake Land College to study biology and play baseball.  Wheeler is an eighth grader and participates in basketball, FFA, and team quest.

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November Students
Nicholas Hutchinson, son of Jim Hutchinson, and Kyhe Wheeler, son of Chris and Kelly Wheeler, are November Students of the Month at Windsor Jr./Sr. High School. Hutchinson, a senior, is involved in basketball, baseball, student council,WYSE, physics club, and pep club. He plans to attend Lake Land College to study biology and play baseball. Wheeler is an eighth grader and participates in basketball, FFA, and team quest.

Sparrows Wrap

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Photo by Darian Hays Sparrows Wrap Sparrows volunteers gathered to wrap gifts for the nearly 200 families helped by the Lovington based volunteer organization this holiday season. Above Andrea Miller cuts the paper for her next gift wrapping.

Texas Hold’em Winner

Photo furnished Texas Hold’em Winner “Cool Hand” Luke Dorsey won the Bethany American Legion Post 507 poker tournament held on Dec 10.  Dorsey is the first two-time winner of the 11th annual event. He bested a field of 63 players and 98 total entries to secure the victory. The annual Texas Hold’em tournament benefits the scholarship program for students of Okaw Valley High School.

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Texas Hold’em Winner
“Cool Hand” Luke Dorsey won the Bethany American Legion Post 507 poker tournament held on Dec 10. Dorsey is the first two-time winner of the 11th annual event. He bested a field of 63 players and 98 total entries to secure the victory. The annual Texas Hold’em tournament benefits the scholarship program for students of Okaw Valley High School.

Old-Fashioned Christmas

Photo by RR Best Old-Fashioned Christmas Sullivan’s Old Fashioned Christmas downtown on December 9th was blessed with a snap of cold weather to make the horse drawn carriage rides to participating Chamber businesses more of a holiday treat. Above the Hardy reindeer get a snack before amused bystanders. Strolling carolers, late shopping and a visit with Santa topped off the annual event on the square in Sullivan.

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Old-Fashioned Christmas
Sullivan’s Old Fashioned Christmas downtown on December 9th was blessed with a snap of cold weather to make the horse drawn carriage rides to participating Chamber businesses more of a holiday treat. Above the Hardy reindeer get a snack before amused bystanders. Strolling carolers, late shopping and a visit with Santa topped off the annual event on the square in Sullivan.

One Book One Sullivan Funded

Photo by Mike Brothers One Book One Sullivan Funded Sullivan Rotary funds the One Book One Sullivan project at Sullivan Middle School.  Pictured during the Nov 23 school assembly announcement of this year’s selection,The Paper Cowboy, were Rotary members and OBO students from left to right: Julia Beals, Susan Rauch, Laurrie Minor, Lori Shasteen, students Brett Johnson and Reagan Crouse, Rotary president David Cole, One Book One Sullivan coordinator Rikki Ray; Rotary members in back: Stan Parks, Dan Fultz, and Joe Keller with OBO students Carley Towle and Loren Harner in front.

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One Book One Sullivan Funded
Sullivan Rotary funds the One Book One Sullivan project at Sullivan Middle School. Pictured during the Nov 23 school assembly announcement of this year’s selection,The Paper Cowboy, were Rotary members and OBO students from left to right: Julia Beals, Susan Rauch, Laurrie Minor, Lori Shasteen, students Brett Johnson and Reagan Crouse, Rotary president David Cole, One Book One Sullivan coordinator Rikki Ray; Rotary members in back: Stan Parks, Dan Fultz, and Joe Keller with OBO students Carley Towle and Loren Harner in front.

Santa Arrives!

Photo by RR Best Santa Arrives! Santa Claus’s horse drawn arrival to Sullivan was escorted by a host of parade floats, walking entries and emergency vehicles Saturday, Dec 3. Petersen Health Care sponsored the annual Hometown Holiday Parade.

Photo by RR Best
Santa Arrives!
Santa Claus’s horse drawn arrival to Sullivan was escorted by a host of parade floats, walking entries and emergency vehicles Saturday, Dec 3. Petersen Health Care sponsored the annual Hometown Holiday Parade. Click the photo above to see more photos.

Parkland Hosts FFA Agronomy CDE

Photo furnished Parkland Hosts FFA Agronomy CDE Members of the Windsor FFA Chapter attended the Section 16 FFA Agronomy CDE at Parkland Community College November 15. The members were tasked with identifying different species of crops and weeds, reading maps of soil types, and judging groups of crops. As a team, the Windsor FFA Chapter placed fourth overall. Tristan Boehm placed in the top 10 in Section 16 as an individual.  Members of the team include Kendra Reed, Hannah Morlen, Gage Sattler, Mason Campbell, Tristan Boehm, Brandon Milligan, Whitney Pepperdine, and Colby Kidwell.

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Parkland Hosts FFA Agronomy CDE
Members of the Windsor FFA Chapter attended the Section 16 FFA Agronomy CDE at Parkland Community College November 15. The members were tasked with identifying different species of crops and weeds, reading maps of soil types, and judging groups of crops. As a team, the Windsor FFA Chapter placed fourth overall. Tristan Boehm placed in the top 10 in Section 16 as an individual. Members of the team include Kendra Reed, Hannah Morlen, Gage Sattler, Mason Campbell, Tristan Boehm, Brandon Milligan, Whitney Pepperdine, and Colby Kidwell.

Newly Elected County Officials

Photo by Mike Brothers Newly Elected County Officials Judge Dan L. Flannell administered the oaths of office to Moultrie County officials December 1. They were elected during the November 8, 2016 election. Pictured above from left: Republican county board members Tim Rose, Kevin McReynolds, Mike Barringer and Ron White. Democrat Moultrie County circuit clerk Cindy Braden, Republican coroner Lynn Reed, Republican state’s attorney Jeremy Richey and Judge Flannell who administered his final oaths as Chief Judge of the Sixth Judicial Circuit.

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Newly Elected County Officials
Judge Dan L. Flannell administered the oaths of office to Moultrie County officials December 1. They were elected during the November 8, 2016 election. Pictured above from left: Republican county board members Tim Rose, Kevin McReynolds, Mike Barringer and Ron White. Democrat Moultrie County circuit clerk Cindy Braden, Republican coroner Lynn Reed, Republican state’s attorney Jeremy Richey and Judge Flannell who administered his final oaths as Chief Judge of the Sixth Judicial Circuit.