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ookbooks ($10) for sale! As of this writing there are only 106 left. Lots of wonderful cooks in this city and over 300 recipes to try out. Might want to get yours before Chrisman Days! And speaking of Chrisman Days, don’t forget that the Used Book Sale will be going on Friday, September 9 from…

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Brian Porter hired at Van Duyn Elementary in Clinton

Chrisman graduate Brian Porter has found a home at Van Duyn Elementary School. Brian, the son of Chad and Kitty Porter was recently hired at the Clinton Elementary School after graduating from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. Going into ISU, Porter hadn’t thought about becoming a teacher, but always knew that he was…

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Mason making Tree Hive a household name

After twenty four years doing masonry work, Corey Mason needed a change. He began working as a sales representative for Triptych Brewing Company in Savoy, Illinois. In 2011, he started home brewing. “I enjoyed craft beer and it was a natural progression to try and brew my own. Adding my own twist to my brews…

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Follow Me!

By Pastor Troy Warner Some people make faith so complicated. Jesus was not confusing, though. Most of the things that He asked of His friends were simple, but granted not easy. He told people to drop their plans because he had new ones for them. He wanted them to give up being in charge and…

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Chrisman Library News

Cookbooks are in! We received them last week and they are selling like hotcakes! Thus far we have sold over 80! And, we’re not going to lie, these cookbooks are amazing! There are over 108 pages of recipes and helpful hints! Each section’s recipes are in alphabetical order and there is an index of contributors…

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Tyler Lunger is a new pitching instructor at ICTO

From the age of five, Tyler Lunger has been playing baseball, playing in any league possible. Throughout high school, Lunger played for the Georgetown-Ridge Farm Buffaloes, then for Danville Area Community College. “I played almost everywhere (position) while pitching up until college, where I only pitched,” Lunger told us. “I was a starter until I…

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Chrisman Library News

Where is the summer going to? Not sure how you all feel, but time seems to be flying quicker and quicker. The summer reading program is half over, the Sesquicentennial is in about 6 weeks and a summer program with Douglas Hart is less than 2 weeks away. The Library has received requests from patrons/friends…

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Chrisman UMC welcomes new Pastor and his wife

Reverend Randall (Randy) Shepard was born in Peoria, IL and was not expected to live. He was born with Cerebral Palsy and the doctors told his parents he would never walk and talk. But God had a different plan for him. He grew up in Metamora, IL and graduated from high school there. He went…

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Chrisman Library Board holds July meeting

The Chrisman Public Library Board held their monthly meeting on July 14, 2022. Statistics for June 2022 included 390 items loaned to patrons, 306 items loaned to other libraries, 105 items borrowed from other libraries, 103 new items cataloged, 21 electronic books and 4 internet user sessions. The board started the meeting by welcoming new…

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