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Byron Women’s Club is on the move!

By Wanda Cacciatore Byron Women’s Club BYRON – The awarding of our Women’s Empowerment Scholarship is a special focus for the BWC. We will be awarding two $500 Scholarships to graduating female high school students or a women 18 years or older residing in the Byron area who wish to […]

 
 

Local A.B.A.T.E. leaders meet with Senator Bivins

Local A.B.A.T.E. leaders meet with Senator Bivins

SPRINGFIELD – Several hundred members of A Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education (A.B.A.T.E.) from across Illinois gathered at the State Capitol March 4 as part of their motorcycle rights lobby day. A.B.A.T.E. leaders from the Thunder Rock Chapter, which covers Ogle County and part of Winnebago County, stopped by to talk […]

 
 

Byron Civic Theatre’s ‘Ring of Fire’ wins at State competition

BYRON – The Man in Black is in town once again in Byron Civic Theatre’s RING OF FIRE – THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH. The man, the legacy, the legend is celebrated in a high-octane tribute to Johnny Cash. This is no impersonation. This is the joyous and heart wrenching […]

 
 

Habitat for Humanity of Ogle County selects next family to receive a home

OGLE COUNTY – Elias and Betty Sotelo and their two children Maya, 8, and Kiana, 5 will receive a home in Mt. Morris at 408 West Front Street. The family currently resides in Mt. Morris. The family selection committee spent hours talking with families before selecting the Sotelo’s for this […]

 
 

Ready… Set… Grow at the 2015 Gardening Day

Ready… Set… Grow at the 2015 Gardening Day

DIXON – Top of FormAdd a “spring” to your step at the 2015 Ready… Set…Grow gardening workshop, on Saturday, March 14 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon. Join the Master Gardeners of Carroll, Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside counties in cooperation with Sauk Valley […]

 
 

Monroe Center teachers continuing education and increasing student achievement

MONROE CENTER – Five teachers from Monroe Center School had the opportunity to continue their education by enrolling in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Train the Trainer program offered through the Barat Education Foundation this past summer. Through this class, each of these teachers became a […]

 
 

Boot Scootin’ Seniors featured at Women’s Club luncheon

Boot Scootin’ Seniors featured at Women’s Club luncheon

Submitted By Wanda Cacciatore Byron Women’s Club  BYRON – In planning the program subjects for the nine Luncheon/Meetings for the Byron Women’s Club each season, an attempt is made to include a program pertaining to healthy lifestyle. This year’s Boot Scootin’ Seniors through the auspices of the Rock River Center […]

 
 

Ribbon Cutting and Open House held for new Byron chiropractor

Ribbon Cutting and Open House held for new Byron chiropractor

BYRON – The Byron Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting and Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at Ogle County Chiropractic Center, Inc. located at 137 N Walnut St., Suite 5/PO Box 969 Byron, IL 61010. Dr. Amanda Jennings has been a chiropractor since 2010. She graduated from National […]

 
 

Abby Alton wins hearts of American Idol judges, proceeds to Hollywood

Abby Alton wins hearts of American Idol judges, proceeds to Hollywood

By Jean Seegers Reporter  Abby Alton will be appearing in the Hononegah High School production “The Wizard of Oz.”  She plays a tree. She is looking forward to the March 14 production. She is also looking forward to a visit to Hollywood, where she will vie for a spot on […]

 
 

Dr. Cates celebrates 30 years of chiropractic service

Dr. Cates celebrates 30 years of chiropractic service

OGLE COUNTY – Dr. Jeffrey Cates and the Oregon Chiropractic Clinic are celebrating 30 years of service in Oregon, IL. Dr. Cates grew up in Byron, and graduated from Byron High School. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1983 after which he studied and practiced in Scandinavia. He […]

 
 
 
 
 
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