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Beta Delta Rho welcomes two more new teachers

CHESTER – The Chester Beta Delta Rho Chapter continues to welcome new teachers to the area. Sarah Brown (left), a new second grade teacher at St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Red Bud, accepts a “Welcome to Teaching” bag from Norma Baughman.  Beta Delta Chapter President Carolyn Schwent (left), presents a “Welcome to Teaching” …

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Memorial Hospital Medical Explorers are back in action

CHESTER — Memorial Hospital has welcomed 18 students into this year’s Medical Explorers program. Beginning in 2019, the program year was cut short with the events of 2020. At the start of the 2020 program year in September, the post had a virtual start and by the end of the program year, was able to …

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Chester American Legion Auxiliary delivers Kleenex tissues to schools

CHESTER – The Chester American Legion delivered the proceeds of its Kleenex drive to local schools Monday.   Farida Hollaway (right) of the American Legion Auxiliary in Chester delivers Kleenex to St. Mary’s Catholic School in Chester Monday November 22.  Accepting the donation are Principal Janelle Robinson (left) with two St. Mary’s students.   Farida …

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Lewis & Clark Chapter of Illinois SAR honor law enforcement officers

STEELEVILLE — The Lewis & Clark Chapter of the Illinois Society of Sons of the American Revolution recently presented Law Enforcement Commendation medals and certificates to a Randolph County deputy sheriff and two Steeleville police officers. Left to right are Deputy Jonathan Barbour, Steeleville Police Chief Jim Zidler, Sgt. Justin Baker, Lewis & Clark Chapter …

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Official Missouri Dinosaur Visitor Site to be dedicated at SGMLC Grand Opening

STE. GENEVIEVE–The Missouri Dinosaur, Parrosaurus missouriensis, is on the move and now has found a home at the new Sainte Genevieve Museum Learning Center (SGMLC), which will become the Official Missouri Dinosaur Visitor Site. The museum’s grand opening will begin with a ribbon cutting and ceremony on December 11 at 11:00 a.m. to feature this unique dinosaur …

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First United Methodist Church in Chester recognizes ‘50-Year Legacy Members’

By Jim Beers      CHESTER — The First United Methodist Church in Chester held a special celebration Sunday November 14 recognizing two members in the church who have attained the honor of being “50-Year Legacy Members”.  Jack Lindsey and Mike Lutz have reached the 50-year mark of having continuous membership at FUMC in Chester. Jack …

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St. Louis Art Museum presents: Art Along the Rivers

ST.  LOUIS – The St. Louis Art Museum’s exhibit: Art Along the Rivers will continue through January 9th. The exhibition includes a surprising range of objects that vary widely in medium, function, and the prominence of their makers. For example, it brings together Mississippian sculpture, Osage textiles, architectural drawings for iconic landmarks, musical instruments, German …

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Ste. Genevieve Parks Board meets Monday

STE. GENEVIEVE – The Ste. Genevieve Parks Board will meet Monday, November 22, 2021 at 7 p.m. in the city hall board room. The meeting will be shown live on SteGenTV Channel 991 and uploaded to the SteGenTV You Tube Channel. The meeting is open to the public. The tentative agenda: