Randolph County News

CHS announces 2021 Homecoming Court, activities

By Jim Beers, Contributing Writer CHESTER — Chester High School has announced the 2021 Homecoming Court.  Last week the student body nominated candidates and publicity photos were taken Friday October 1st. The 2021 Chester High School Homecoming Court includes: Queen Candidates (left to right): Emma Eggemeyer, Alex Hennrich, Hannah Blechle, Paige Vasquez, and Kailyn Absher. 

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Timothy Blair is new CGS Assistant Principal and AD

CHESTER — Timothy “Tim” Blair is the new Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at Chester Grade School. Blair was hired shortly after former Assistant Principal and Athletic Director, David Kaiser resigned toward the end of the summer of 2021 to accept other employment closer to his home. Timothy Blair sits the desk in his office

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New Chester Bridge is one step closer

SIKESTON – The Missouri Department of Transportation announced Friday that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Chester Bridge Study. The multi-year National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) study was completed by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) in cooperation with FHWA and the Illinois Department of

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Chester City Council meets Monday

CHESTER – The Chester City Council meets Monday. The tentative agenda: CHESTER, ILLINOIS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA October 4, 2021 CALL TO ORDER                                  ROLL CALL PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE READING OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING CORRESPONDENCE REPORTS Mayor City Treasurer City Clerk –           Approve raffle licenses City Attorney City Engineer VII.      COMMITTEE REPORTS Cemetery & Finance Committee

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Nationwide cyber-attack disrupts Chester city hall phones

CHESTER – The City of Chester, Illinois announced yesterday that a denial of service cyber-attack was launched on Bandwidth.com causing a disruption in phone calls and services mainly for landline phones – including the phones at Chester’s municipal building. This disruption/cyber-attack is nationwide. According to the city’s posting on social media “Our phone service company

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Illinois manufacturers celebrate ‘Manufacturing Month’

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) will celebrate Manufacturing Month throughout the month of October, highlighting the industry’s many contributions to our state and nation and partnering with businesses and education organizations to encourage more students to seek out a career in manufacturing. The month long celebration kicked off with a proclamation issued by Gov.

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