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Roscoe Fall Festival carried out fun traditions

Roscoe Fall Festival carried out fun traditions

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Gates opened at Leland Park to everyone as the Roscoe Fall Festival began as two out of three planned days of fun returned on the weekend of Sept. 9 and 10. Roscoe Lions welcomed enthusiastic festival lovers each day to what is typically a three day […]

 
 

Hononegah High School’s Strategic Plan outlines goals and plans, now and in the future

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Hononegah Community High School (HCHS) has a strategic plan complete with many ideas that have already been implemented. HCHS lives by this mission statement: Hononegah strives to create a safe, inspiring , and inclusive atmosphere where students become thoughtful scholars, responsible citizens, and effective leaders through […]

 
 

Students, teacher recognized at Hononegah School Board meeting

Students, teacher recognized at Hononegah School Board meeting

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Hononegah Community High School’s Board of Education recognized students and a well-respected teacher for outstanding accomplishments on Aug. 17 at HCHS’s Library. HCHS Principal Chad Dougherty recognized students who are the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Qualifiers. “Last fall, they along with their junior classmates and students […]

 
 

28th annual Purple and Gold Festival pumps up the spirit for new school season

28th annual Purple and Gold Festival pumps up the spirit for new school season

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Hononegah Community  High School saw waves of purple and gold at the 2022 “Purple and Gold Festival” on Friday evening, Aug. 19. This year marked the 28th of the event. Prior to a parade of fall athletes entering  Kelsey Field, a series of games were played. […]

 
 

New tennis courts welcome Hononegah students; public to play

New tennis courts welcome Hononegah students; public to play

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Hononegah Community High School’s tennis teams have hit eight fresh new courts and are the first to try them out. Dave Berg, Director of Buildings and Grounds explained the process it took to create the courts. “Planning the building of the courts started almost a year […]

 
 

Rockton American Legion Rifle Squad Corn Boil shown great support by non-stop crowd

Rockton American Legion Rifle Squad Corn Boil shown great support by non-stop crowd

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER A non-stop flow of friends, families and community entered the Rockton Center, (American Legion) on Sunday, Aug. 7 to support the legion’s mission at the 2022 corn boil. This year marks the 59th of this popular tradition brought to the public by the Legions Rifle Squad. […]

 
 

New eye-catching sign product of completed service project

New eye-catching sign product of completed service project

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER After years of an empty, particular, finished sign backdrop at the corner of Highway 2 and Union St. in Rockton the unveiling of a new sign on July 31 created new life in that section of town. Members of – or owners of – various churches, […]

 
 

Hononegah School Board prepares for 100-year anniversary; welcomes new Board member, staff at BOE meeting

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Homecoming is a time to reflect on memories of high school years. Hononegah Community High School has classes that span generations starting back to 100 years ago.  Superintendent, Mike Dugan outlined plans for a special celebration during Homecoming week at the July school board meeting. He […]

 
 

Rotary Rib Fest turned up heat on friendly competition

Rotary Rib Fest turned up heat on friendly competition

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Local fire departments turned up the heat on friendly competition on July 23. The occasion was the Rockton Roscoe Rotary Rib Fest, returning for a second year, welcoming back some of the same participants. One of the departments who returned to the scene at Viking Lanes […]

 
 

Second Annual Rockton Roscoe Rotary Ribfest promises fun for everyone

By Marianne Mueller REPORTER Family fun is coming to Viking Lanes in South Beloit on Saturday, July 23 at the Rock ton-Roscoe Rotary Club Ribfest. This year marks the second of this event, which features three hours of action running from 12 until 3 p.m. Admission is $10 per person […]

 
 
 
 
 
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