2014 ALAH Volleyball Awards

Photo by Sally McCarthy ALAH Volleyball Awards The Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond volleyball team held their awards’ banquet earlier this year following the conclusion of their season. Pictured, left to right: Kalli Martin - team spirit award; Kimberly Davis - hustle award; Emily Seegmiller - most valuable player, and 1st team all-LOVC; Elyse Harris - sportsmanship award; and Janette Comstock - Knights spirit award. Not pictured is Makayla Brown - most improved player, and Madison Brown, honorable mention all-LOVC.

Photo by Sally McCarthy
ALAH Volleyball Awards
The Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond volleyball team held their awards’ banquet earlier this year following the conclusion of their season. Pictured, left to right: Kalli Martin - team spirit award; Kimberly Davis - hustle award; Emily Seegmiller - most valuable player, and 1st team all-LOVC; Elyse Harris - sportsmanship award; and Janette Comstock - Knights spirit award. Not pictured is Makayla Brown - most improved player, and Madison Brown, honorable mention all-LOVC.

OVES Donates Food

Submitted OVES Donates Food The students at Okaw Valley Elementary have been busy this month trying to make the holiday season of others’ bright.  Casey’s Pizza joined the school in sponsoring a food drive that ran from December 1 to the 12. The students ranging from kindergarten to fourth grade amassed over 1000 pounds of food, which was divided between the Bethany and Findlay food pantries. The combined kindergarten classes earned a Casey’s pizza party for donating more items than the other classes. OVES will also be hosting “Dance for a Cause II” and will be collecting new toys that will be donated to the Barnes Children’s Hospital in St. Louis. The students have organized a dance for the students and ask that they donate a toy or money to purchase toys.  All OVES students will be attending the dance on December 18. Pictured, left to right: Camille Brown - manager of the Bethany Casey’s, Heidi Vander Burgh - kindergarten teacher and Angie Russell - kindergarten teacher.

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OVES Donates Food
The students at Okaw Valley Elementary have been busy this month trying to make the holiday season of others’ bright.  Casey’s Pizza joined the school in sponsoring a food drive that ran from December 1 to the 12. The students ranging from kindergarten to fourth grade amassed over 1000 pounds of food, which was divided between the Bethany and Findlay food pantries. The combined kindergarten classes earned a Casey’s pizza party for donating more items than the other classes. OVES will also be hosting “Dance for a Cause II” and will be collecting new toys that will be donated to the Barnes Children’s Hospital in St. Louis. The students have organized a dance for the students and ask that they donate a toy or money to purchase toys.  All OVES students will be attending the dance on December 18. Pictured, left to right: Camille Brown - manager of the Bethany Casey’s, Heidi Vander Burgh - kindergarten teacher and Angie Russell - kindergarten teacher.

Windsor High School 2014 Homecoming Court

Submitted Windsor High School 2014 Homecoming Court Windsor High School will host their homecoming dance on December 20 at the high school. Coronation will begin at 7:30 p.m. with the dance starting at 8 p.m. Pictured (back row left to right): freshman attendant Dalton Armes, sophomore attendant Anthony Curry, junior attendant Tristan Warner, king candidates Ken Chan and Uriah Jones. Front row: freshman attendant Amber Newell, sophomore attendant Jodie Harris, junior attendant Mercedez Austin, queen candidates Taylor Higgins, Claire Pfeiffer, and Lindzie Douglas. Not Pictured is king candidate Dalton Turner.

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Windsor High School 2014 Homecoming Court
Windsor High School will host their homecoming dance on December 20 at the high school. Coronation will begin at 7:30 p.m. with the dance starting at 8 p.m. Pictured (back row left to right): freshman attendant Dalton Armes, sophomore attendant Anthony Curry, junior attendant Tristan Warner, king candidates Ken Chan and Uriah Jones. Front row: freshman attendant Amber Newell, sophomore attendant Jodie Harris, junior attendant Mercedez Austin, queen candidates Taylor Higgins, Claire Pfeiffer, and Lindzie Douglas. Not Pictured is king candidate Dalton Turner.

SOV Football Awards 2014

Submitted SOV Football Awards Pictured, left to right: Nick Frerichs, most valuable offensive back, Ill. high school football coaches association 3A all-state team quarterback; Levi Nadler, most valuable defensive back, Dakota Clayton, most valuable offensive lineman, Zach DeVore, most improved defensive player, Ross Metzger, most valuable offensive scout squad; Brandon Fleshner, most improved offensive player; Max Todd, most valuable defensive scout squad; Dalace Ray, most valuable defensive player.

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SOV Football Awards
Pictured, left to right: Nick Frerichs, most valuable offensive back, Ill. high school football coaches association 3A all-state team quarterback; Levi Nadler, most valuable defensive back, Dakota Clayton, most valuable offensive lineman, Zach DeVore, most improved defensive player, Ross Metzger, most valuable offensive scout squad; Brandon Fleshner, most improved offensive player; Max Todd, most valuable defensive scout squad; Dalace Ray, most valuable defensive player.

OBOS 2014 Selection

Photo by Keith Stewart OBOS 2014 Selection Pictured is Sullivan Middle School’s reading club One Book One Sullivan who unveiled their book selection for the school and city November 24. This year, the club chose “Unstoppable” by former NFL defensive end Tim Green. The novel surrounds a jr. high student named Harrison who has aspirations to one day play in the pro football league, but is faced with an almost insurmountable challenge. The book club is encouraging the public to read the novel and then join them early next year for book discussions.

Photo by Keith Stewart
OBOS 2014 Selection
Pictured is Sullivan Middle School’s reading club One Book One Sullivan who unveiled their book selection for the school and city November 24. This year, the club chose “Unstoppable” by former NFL defensive end Tim Green. The novel surrounds a jr. high student named Harrison who has aspirations to one day play in the pro football league, but is faced with an almost insurmountable challenge. The book club is encouraging the public to read the novel and then join them early next year for book discussions.

NP Accepting Santa Letters

Photo by RR Best NP Accepting Santa Letters Cami and Conner Denton place their letters to Santa in his mailbox Monday outside of the News•Progress office. Letters may be dropped in the mailbox or emailed to santa2014@newsprogress.com up through Friday, December 12 by 5 p.m. For more information, call 728-7381. Santa letters will be printed in the December 17 edition of the News•Progress.

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NP Accepting Santa Letters
Cami and Conner Denton place their letters to Santa in his mailbox Monday outside of the News•Progress office. Letters may be dropped in the mailbox or emailed to santa2014@newsprogress.com up through Friday, December 12 by 5 p.m. For more information, call 728-7381. Santa letters will be printed in the December 17 edition of the News•Progress.

FFA Support Recognized

Submitted FFA Support Recognized Alan C. Horn of Sullivan was recently presented with a plaque of appreciation by local FFA officers for the more than 25 years of monetary support to the foundation. Horn accepted the honor on behalf of Camazi Corp.

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FFA Support Recognized
Alan C. Horn of Sullivan was recently presented with a plaque of appreciation by local FFA officers for the more than 25 years of monetary support to the foundation. Horn accepted the honor on behalf of Camazi Corp.