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STEM award winner

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
Jade Brown, a junior at AFC, is the first STEM recipient.  She wins the award because of her unique design for her egg drop project in Physics.  She is the daughter of Carolyn and Grant Brown. The STEM award is an award given to a junior or senior excelling in one or more of the areas of STEM; Science, Technology,
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Griffith receives promotion to Colonel at Camp Attebury

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Dr. Mark Griffith was recently promoted to full Colonel at Camp Attebury on Sept. 26.
Colonel Griffith is currently the commanding officer of MEDCOM, the medical command of the Indiana Guard Reserve forces tasked with back up to the National Guard to respond to state wide emergencies. With the national Sequester, the Armed Forces are
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Ashton community mourns the death of Police Chief Darrell Farringer

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
ASHTON -- Flags throughout the community of Ashton were flying at half mast in honor of Police Chief Darrell Farringer who passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 16 en route to his Amboy home.
Farringer had served the village of Ashton since September of 2012 as police chief. Though his time here was brief, the impact he has left on
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AFC Homecoming Royalty

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
Trevor Ramsey and Kalley Foster were crowned king and queen at the AFC High School homecoming coronation on Saturday night. (Photo by Monetta Young)
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Franklin Grove Village Board deals with full agenda

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
FRANKLIN GROVE -- The Franklin Grove Village Board dealt with a full agenda of items when they met Monday night at the Village Hall for their regular October meeting. The board allowed visitors to address the board early in the meeting and Mike Mudge of Rock River Energy presented the board with a check for $701.56 as reimbursement for costs
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“The Ghost of Mary Todd Lincoln” is coming to town

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
ASHTON -- Onesti Entertainment will present a rare Halloween experience at the Mills and Petrie Building, 704 N. First St., Ashton, on Thursday, Oct. 30.
The Ghost of Mary Todd Lincoln; starring Michele Tauber will be presented at 7:30 p.m.
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Ashton Village Board hears overview of electrical aggregation success

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
ASHTON -- The Ashton Village Board met in regular session at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13.
Mike Mudge from Rock River Energy presented an overview of the village's electrical aggregation program for the past two years. The electrical aggregation allows Rock River Energy to contract with a supplier other than Com Ed for electricity. Therefore, saving each resident on
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