Randolph County News

Randolph Co.: 15 new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths

CHESTER — The Randolph County Health Department reported 15 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths as of Wednesday. There are 42 active cases with two persons in the hospital. There have been 5,566 cases since the pandemic began in March 2020. There have been 5,426 recoveries and 98 deaths. The Illinois Department of …

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Chester High School Homecoming Parade

CHESTER – Chester High School held its 2021 Homecoming Parade Friday, October 8. Contributing photographer Jim Beers provided this pictorial of the event. The Chester Fire Department leads the parade. VFW color guard First place float winner: Freshman class of 2025 “Freshman Saloon” Marek Sawicki, son of Pawel and Kristi Sawicki and grandson of Jim …

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Red Dot Construction & Equipment Rentals honored

CHESTER — On Saturday, October 2, Red Dot Construction & Equipment Rentals was honored by the Chamber of Commerce for 40+ years of outstanding business and service to the community. Pictured left to right: Dan Colvis and Mary Sulser with the Chamber, Tammi and Kurt Schroeder, owners/operators of Red Dot; Chamber President Robert Welker, Casey …

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Randolph Co.: 13 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

CHESTER — The Randolph County Health Department reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths as of Monday. There are 41 active cases with three persons in the hospital. There have been 5,551 cases since the pandemic began in March 2020. There have been 5,414 recoveries and 96 deaths. The Illinois Department of …

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Judy McFaddin honored

CHESTER — The Chester Chamber of Commerce honored Judy McFaddin of McFaddin’s Kennels and Pet Boarding, on October 2nd, for 40+ years of outstanding business and service to the community. Pictured left to right, Mary Sulser, Casey Parker, Linda Sympson and President Bob Welker, all with the Chamber; Judy McFaddin, owner/operator, and Dan Colvis, Chamber. …

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Beta Delta Chapter donates to Art Mart Bazaar

CHESTER — The Beta Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma participated in the Illinois State DKG Virtual Art Mart Bazaar. Chapters throughout the state of Illinois donated items for the Virtual Chapter Art Mart. Due to the Covid restrictions, the event was held virtually and members throughout the state participated.  Mary Ann Stumpe, longtime member …

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Randolph Co.: 13 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

CHESTER — The Randolph County Health Department reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths as of Friday. There are 36 active cases with one person in the hospital. There have been 5,529 cases since the pandemic began in March 2020. There have been 5,397 recoveries and 96 deaths. The Illinois Department of …

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IDPH: 19,244 new COVID-19 cases, 209 new deaths

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Friday reported 19,244 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 209 additional deaths since reporting the previous Friday, October 1, 2021.   Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,650,108 cases, including 25,224 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age …

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COS team places ninth in land use contest

EVANSVILLE — Christ Our Savior FFA competed in the Land use contest in Waterloo. They took ninth place. The team members are: in front, Alyssa Heimann, Christine Liefer, Emily Luebkemann and Hailey Harbaugh. In back,  David Koester, Blaine Rahn, Isaac Luebkemann & Charlie Rahlfs.