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Hardin County Parent – Teacher Conferences to be held Tuesday, October 15

The annual Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held Tuesday, October 15, from 11 a.m. to 6:25 p.m. Elementary – A time of 15 to 20 minutes will be allotted for parents/guardians of elementary students to meet privately the child’s teacher. These conferences will be held in the elementary classrooms. Since individual conferences will be scheduled, please…

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Shawnee National Forest celebrates 80th Anniversary with lecture and historical film in Rosiclare

Shawnee National Forest continues its series of special programs to commemorate their 80th Anniversary of being proclaimed a national forest. Learn about Shawnee National Forest history and the many efforts made by dedicated residents of southern Illinois that were instrumental in the creation of the only national forest in Illinois. This free program will be…

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Students gather for “See You at the Pole” at Hardin County School

Students, parents and community members met for SEE YOU AT THE POLE, a nationwide prayer event, held on Wednesday, September 25, at 7:45 a.m. before the school day began at Hardin County School. This student led event, invites students, churches, youth groups, and anyone in the community to come and pray for the safety of…

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First Ever Lady Cougars High School Volleyball Team

Hardin County High School Cougars Volleyball Team members, back row, left to right: Emma Mott, Adriana Armstrong, Alex Ostrow, Maddi Hepp, Ava Bishop, Jaidan Fowler, Aubrie Joiner. Front row: Madi Mott, Kyleigh Bebout, Nyssa Mills, Calista Conley, Melissa Winters, Kenly Pickering, Mallory Settles. By Jennifer Lane Editor The High School Lady Cougars Volleyball Team is…

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What’s in store for Fluorspar 2019? Oct 3, 4, & 5, 2019

55th annual celebration Vendors may contact Tonya or Sharon at Rosiclare City Hall, 618-285-3445. THURSDAY ACTIVITY The 54th annual Miss Fluorspar pageant competition will be held Thursday, October 3 at the Hardin County K-12 School at 6 p.m. Please take note that this time is one hour earlier than usual. Seven young ladies will be…

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Hardin County actively fighting opioid crisis

In photo. Natalie Sawyer, Health Education Director at Southern Seven Health Department; Haley Duke, Hardin County Hospital Clinic Director; Alisha Foster, Hardin County Opioid Response Project Coordinator; Sherrie Crabb, Family Counseling Center CEO; Kerie Moore, Chief Strategy Officer and Project Director.   By Jennifer Lane Editor Family Counseling Center, Inc staff in collaboration with Hardin…

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Bicycles raising awareness

Around 2014, John and Ramona Douglas of Cave In Rock thought of an idea to beautify their town while bringing awareness to different types of diseases or cancers. Painted bicycle displays are now all over Cave In Rock. Each bicycle is painted with a different color to represent one or more diseases. When the idea…

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Over $17,000 raised at Relay for Life of Hardin County

Friday, September 13, 2019, fifteen Relay for Life teams came together to put on a very successful 17th annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life event of Hardin County. In 2003, after participating in Relay for Life events in Saline County, the late Donna Winters spearheaded the movement to have a Relay for Life held…

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Cougars Golf season begins

2019 – 2020 Cougars High School Golf Team: back row, left to right: Calen Banks, Braxton Joyner, Jake Vaughn, Bryson Cullum. Front row: Ava Bishop, Aiden Vaughn. Not pictured: Coach Aaron Bishop and Assistant Coach Micky Walker.

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