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HS 1A Football: Salt Fork vs. Arcola  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Arcola defeated Salt Fork 31-13 in the IHSA Class 1A playoff football game at Arcola High School on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018.



Purple Riders keep pressing forward  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

ARCOLA — New lights surround Thomas-Bradford Field just outside Arcola High School.But the passionate fans who follow Arcola football won't get to see them ...



Looking back at some Arcola upsets over Tuscola  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

ARCOLA -- With 104 games of one of the oldest rivalries in the state of Illinois Arcola and Tuscola have had their share of upsets.



Tarble children's art exhibit debuts at Mattoon mall  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON -- The Tarble Arts Center has announced that the Cultivating Creativity 2018-2019: Consolidated Communications Children's Art Exhibition has ...



Riders run over Cumberland | Sports  Effingham Daily News

CUMBERLAND-The Arcola High School Riders football team dominated a fierce Cumberland High School Pirates team in a 54-35 contest Friday night.



Purple Riders adjust on the fly, knock off Storm  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

ARCOLA — It may not have been in the original game plan, but that doesn't mean it was unexpected.Arcola football has a workhorse in junior Austin Hopkins, ...



Janet Lathrop | Obituaries  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

ARCOLA -- Janet K. Lathrop, age 66, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family and friends on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. She was born ...



James Cunningham  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

ARCOLA -- James Frederick Cunningham, 69, of Arcola, IL and Riviera Beach, FL passed away peacefully Thursday, August 16 at his childhood home in Arcola ...



After 100 years, Arcola High School is still thriving  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

ARCOLA — When Bob Van Cleave was growing up here, he had to walk 2 miles to a friend's house just to hitch a ride to school.There were no buses back then ...



Arcola High School getting ready to celebrate 100 years  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Arcola Superintendent Tom Mulligan talks about celebrating the high school's 100-year anniversary.



HS Girls Basketball: Arcola vs. Villa Grove/Heritage  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Arcola vs. Villa Grove/Heritage in a prep game at Arcola High School on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018.



Robert Smith  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Dr. Robert Edmund Smith, 81, of Arcola passed away peacefully Thursday morning (June 28, 2018) at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, with his wife and ...



Cunningham, James Frederick  Herald & Review

ARCOLA -- James Frederick Cunningham, 69, of Arcola, IL and Riviera Beach, FL passed away peacefully Thursday, August 16 at his childhood home in Arcola ...



Randy Martin  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Randy Martin, 62, of Champaign, formerly of Arcola, passed away at 12:25 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 27, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.



Facing tragedies, school shares faith, hope | Opinion | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

A letter to the editor defending Indiana's school voucher program claimed a benefit often cited. Most voucher schools are faith-based, the writer clai ...



Carrying the purple tradition  Herald & Review

There are few towns in Illinois where football means as much to its residents than Arcola.



Big plays, turnovers hurt Arcola in loss  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

ARCOLA — The Illinois High School Association Class 1A football first-round playoff game was about even in total yardage between Arcola and Brown County, ...



VVC squads have been battle tested | Local Sports  Danville Commercial News

GEORGETOWN — The scenario to make the playoffs for Georgetown-Ridge Farm and Oakwood in the final weeks was simple — win or go home.



Arcola's perfection: A look back at the 1985 title year  Herald & Review

In 1985, Arcola put together the perfect season -- a 14-0 record and a 1A state championship.



Top of the Morning, Oct. 9, 2018  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

It's homecoming week at Arcola High School, where on Friday senior Molly Sue Mahannah will take over our Snapchat account to show "how everyone is so ...



Arcola rolling with success  Herald & Review

It goes without saying, but Arcola athletics' highest point of the last year is its football state championship in November. But the Riders' recent run of success ...



Shooting to be strength of Arcola  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

ARCOLA -- It is an entirely new team from last year as the Purple Riders lost seven players from a 24-4 Class 1A regional championship season.



Confident Arcola boys secure 20th victory  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

ARCOLA — Winning materialized last fall for Arcola on the football field.The Purple Riders, who won a Class 1A state football title in late November, seem ...



Arcola makes early lead stand up in win over GCMS  Bloomington Pantagraph

GIBSON CITY — In a battle of unbeatens, visiting Arcola High School edged Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, 14-13, Saturday in a Class 1A football playoff ...



PHOTOS: Arcola Football vs. Oblong | Little Okaw | herald-review.com  Herald & Review

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Mark Clark  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CUBA, Mo. — Mark Allen Clark, 48, of Cuba, Mo., passed away Tuesday (May 29, 2018). Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Edwards ...



Twenty-four from area ready for Class 1A prelims  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- A total of 24 student-athletes from the JG-TC area are to compete in the 123rd annual Illinois High School Association State Track and Field ...



Empty downtown? Check the Arcola football field  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

ARCOLA — Roll into Arcola on a Friday night and you'll see an abandoned downtown decked out in Purple Riders gear.Businesses are closed, people aren't ...



Arcola homecoming king, queen candidates  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Pictured, from the left, are the Arcola High School 2013 homecoming king and queen candidates. Front row: Maria Climaco, Klaire Karmazinas, Samantha ...



HS Football: Arcola vs Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Arcola football vs Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond, Friday, September 25, 2015 at Arcola High School.



Paying it forward: Arcola siblings aim to grant another child's dream  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

ARCOLA — Emilee and Joshua Mathias know firsthand what having a wish come true can mean to a kid with a life-threatening illness.The Arcola siblings ...



John Mills  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

ARCOLA – John E. Mills, 62, of Arcola, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 31, 2016) at Arcola Health Care Center, Arcola. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 ...



From horses to hardwood  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

ARCOLA — When Jeff and Lisa Edwards built a pole-barn 14 or so years ago for her two horses and a colt they boarded they never thought they would end up ...



Area schools with IHSA state trophies | HR Preps | herald-review.com  Herald & Review

Click on the icon to the left of "HR Preps: Area state trophies" to bring out a list of all the trophies or zoom in on each city in the.



HS Football: Arcola vs. Stark County Class 1A Championship  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Arcola defeats Stark County 35-17 in the IHSA Class 1A high school championship football game Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, at Huskie Stadium in Dekalb, Ill. The ...



Arcola relays take fistful of medals  Herald & Review

CHARLESTON -- All day long, Arcola found a little extra motivation.



Dorthy Teter  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Dorthy Jane Teter, 90, of Marion, formerly Villa Grove, died at 3:30 a.m. Saturday (May 26, 2018) at home in Marion. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, ...



Arcola's season-long romp  Herald & Review

DEKALB – Throughout the season, Arcola demolished opponents.



Arcola holds off Martinsville  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

ARCOLA--Thursday in a non-conference girls' basketball game at Nancy Stiff Gym Arcola scored 14 of the first 16 points and went on to win 47-36. Between ...



Brothers in arms  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Got a question for Tom? Ask it hereARCOLA — The Ghere boys of Arcola — seven of whom served their country simultaneously during World War II — will get ...



Schools across region show support for Mattoon | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Mattoon High School dismissed early Thursday in the aftermath of Wednesday's shooting that left at least two students injured and the alleged gun-wielding ...



ENGAGEMENT: Shawn Yadon and Heather McCullough  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

PORTALES, N.M. -- Shawn Yadon and Heather McCullough, both of Portales, N.M., announce their engagement. He is the son of Dennis and Donna Yadon of ...



Arcola seniors get ball rolling for new playground equipment  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

ARCOLA — A group of Arcola High School senior students plan to help raise funds for new playground equipment at the Arcola Elementary School by holding a ...



Accident claims father, son  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

By DAVID PORTERFor The Ford County RecordARCOLA — An accident this week in rural Coles County claimed the life of 15-year-old Arcola student ...



For area grad Zehr, it's still about serving  Bloomington Pantagraph

Zach Zehr was a senior quarterback at Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School in the fall of 2001. He was into school, football, teenage type things.



Talking turkey  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

ARCOLA — They may not get to sit down to a big turkey dinner Thursday, but Arcola High School football players said this Thanksgiving weekend is sure to go ...



Road designated in honor of 7 brothers who fought in WWII  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

ARCOLA -- The seven sons of Roy and Lilly Ghere could easily be remembered as part of "an extraordinary family," excelling in athletics and contributing to ...



SHOP LOCAL: Green Mill celebrating 3rd season of theater; Carriage Crossing reopening  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

ARCOLA -- Green Mill Village is celebrating the recent debut of the third season at the Green Mill Village Theatre and the upcoming reopening of Carriage ...



Clint Gillenwater  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN – Clint Ross Gillenwater, 30, of Champaign, formerly of Arcola, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 13, 2014) at his residence. A visitation ...



2017 Veterans Day calendar  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Veterans Day ceremonies and events are being held throughout our area. They include:



Tremont hires Zach Zehr as football head coach  Pekin Daily Times

Tremont High School has hired Zach Zehr as head football coach, pending District 702 Board of Education approval in January. Zehr will also serve as athletic ...



1996 Arcola graduate Sarah Gilliland dies | Local  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

ARCOLA — One of the members of the only Arcola boys' or girls' undefeated basketball seasons, Sarah Gilliland, died Sunday. Gilliland, a 1996 graduate of ...



Mattoon, Charleston & Coles County neighbors: Recently published obituaries  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Read through the obituaries published in Journal Gazette/Times-Courier.



Purple Riders share ball, success  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

ARCOLA — Samantha Reece is having a ball. So is her team.Collectively, they are sharing in the pleasures of a basketball.From one player to another.



Englum named general manager of Cromwell group  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON (JG-TC) -- Coles County's Luci Englum has been named general manager of Cromwell Radio Group's 101.3 WMCI, 92.1 WWGO “The Axe” and ...



Wedding: Beth Boyer and Lucas Hensley wed  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

ARCOLA — St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Arcola provided the setting for the wedding of Beth Anne Boyer of Arcola and Lucas Edward Hensley of ...



Top of the Morning, Dec. 7, 2016  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Congratulations to ...... baritone Nathan Gunn, who received two Grammy nominations (opera recording and contemporary classical composition) on Tuesday.



2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...



Angelica Salceda Advocates for Student Parents' Rights in the Central Valley  ACLU of Northern California

Angelica Salceda, an 2013 Equal Justice Works Fellow with the ACLU of Northern California, is helping implement the Pregnant and Parenting Student Project ...



Gimme a sign!  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

East central Illinois football players show they know the way to Memorial Stadium.



Malcolm Fox  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON -- Malcolm “Mack” N. Fox, age 72, of Mattoon passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 1:37 a.m..



Younger Generation: Celebrating the achievements of young adults in East Central Illinois  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Students honored in juried showChampaign County Arts Council has announced the winners of the seventh annual Eric Show, a juried exhibition featuring ...



Top of the morning, Dec. 30, 2013  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Something to get you going today, courtesy executive editor Jim Rossow.Memory LaneOn Mondays, we'll make use of our extensive photo archives both in this ...



Carolyn Gose  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON -- Carolyn Sue (Sandiford) Gose, age 71, of Mattoon passed away at 3:27 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at her residence.



In remembrance: Locals who passed on in June  Bloomington Pantagraph

June 2017 obituaries and announcements in the Bloomington–Normal area. View obituaries any time at Pantagraph.com/Obituaries.



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