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Second meeting held for Neighborhood Watch

On September 22nd, the city of Chrisman continued their plan to make the town safer. The second meeting of the Neighborhood Watch group was held at City Hall. Founding members Scott Foster and Edgar County Sheriff Candidate Doug Cochran were present. At the meeting held in August, it was decided that Illinois State Police Officer…

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Priscilla Club holds first meeting of year

The first Priscilla Club meeting for the 2022-23 year was held at the beautifully decorated Randall Manor on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022. Hostesses Marcia Yontz and Mary Lou Reader greeted the fourteen members who attended. A special dessert of “Better Than Anything” cake was basked by Innkeeper Karen Randall and served by Linda Hahn. The…

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Chrisman Shakespeare Club meets for Sept.

Eleven members and one guest met at the home of Caroline Heath for the September 15th Shakespeare Club meeting. The meeting was moved to a later date due to the Chrisman Sesquicentennial Celebration. Caroline Heath and Alice Lientz served as hostesses. President Nancy Harper welcomed everyone to the meeting and led in the Club Collect.…

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CACC holds meeting

The Chrisman Area Community Club met September 19 at the Chrisman Christian Church. Twenty-four members and one guest, Judy Holbert, enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by the ladies of the church. Vice-President Rich Denbo opened the meeting. Minutes of the last meeting and the treasurer’s report were approved. Events during the Sesqui-Centennial celebration were discussed.…

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Opinions voiced at city meeting

Though the Chrisman Sesquicentennial Celebration is in the books, some things were left unsaid until after the celebration. Dan Moore, President of the Chrisman Area Community Club, was in attendance at the Chrisman city council meeting Monday night, on behalf of the Sesquicentennial Committee to voice his displeasure with what we reported in the Leader…

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Chrisman school district holds budget hearing meeting

The Chrisman School Board Unit #6 held their monthly meeting on September 19th. Business of the meeting began with the School District Budget Hearing. The tentative budget is projected as follows in the four major funds. Education will have a revenue of $4,072,982 with expenditures in the amount of 43,967,386 for a total of $105,596…

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Council addresses their role in city’s 150th celebration

Commissioner Thad Crispin brought to the council’s attention a post on Facebook regarding the issue that a citizen was having about the city not doing enough for the Sesquicentennial Celebration. “It’s getting out of hand in the way that things are being handled,” Crispin said. Crispin presented the council with a list of the things…

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Chrisman Library Board holds meeting

The Chrisman Public Library Board held their meeting on August 11th. For the month of July, five hundred and fifty-one items were loaned to patrons, three hundred and thirteen items were loaned to other libraries, one hundred and thirty items borrowed from other libraries, ninety-nine new items were cataloged, nineteen electronic books and four internet…

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Chrisman water meters failing, again

One of the topics of the Chrisman City Council meeting held on August 15th was the Neighborhood Watch. When unfinished business was brought up, Commissioner Bryan Haddix asked to be updated on what was going on with it. “It’s going forward. We had our first meeting last week and we will have another meeting in…

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Chrisman school district holds first meeting of the year

The Chrisman School Board began the 2022-2023 School Year with a meeting held on August 15th. The meeting began with approval of the previous meeting minutes along with approval of financial matters that included imprest fund reimbursement in the amount of $1,172.98. Elementary School Principal Kelly Schluter began her report by thanking Stephanie Mitchell, Randi…

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