Area Breaking News

Taste of Summer

Country Mart and Ace Hardware in Freeburg hosted a Taste of Summer event on Saturday, May 11. The cold and rain didn’t dampen the hospitality.

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Virgil Becker honored

Virgil Becker a long-time civic leader was honored at the Smithton Village Board meeting and at a reception following on Tuesday, May 7. Check the website this week for a video of the ceremony and reception. See the video of the ceremony under the video of the week at the bottom of the page.  

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Rotary Relays

Additional photos from the Freeburg Rotary Relays. See the complete article and photos on Page 6B of this week’s edition.

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FCHS Prom

Check out the candid photos from the red carpet at Freeburg Community High School’s 2019 prom under the photos tab, click on the prom photos, and browse through all the photos of the handsome young men and beautiful young ladies.

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Obituary Service Information

Check under the Obituary tab at the top of the page for the names and service information of local residents who have passed away.   The full obituary will be carried in the next available edition.

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