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Eastland-West Carroll ThunderCats Wrestlers Win at Erie Tournament

On Friday, January 11, 2019, the Eastland-West Carroll ThunderCats High School Wrestling team took home two place medals from the Erie JV Wrestling Tournament in Erie, Illinois. Congratulations to these Thunder Wrestlers! The #22 ranked ThunderCats took on #12 ranked Erie-Prophetstown tonight at West Carroll Primary School in Savanna, at 5:30pm for a dual wrestling meet. Several ThunderCat wrestlers are ranked or recognized by the Ilinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association (IWCOA): Class 1a – Ethen Doty is the #4 ranked 126lber, and Eli Dertz is the #9 ranked 182lber. Briar Nevills (113lbs) and Trapper Hartman (120lbs) are listed...

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West Carroll Special Board Meeting Dedicates High School Gym, Approves Course Handbook

BY MICHAEL MILLER A special meeting of the West Carroll School Board was held on Thursday, January 3rd at the district office in Mt. Carroll. The West Carroll School District unanimously voted to dedicate the district’s high school gymnasium to Savanna businessman, Manny Castro, at 5:00 p.m. on January 12th, at the middle school gym during this year’s “Manny’s Shootout”event. Castro opened Manny’s Pizza in Savanna in 1973. Board President Jerry Anderson praised Castro for his support of not only the West Carroll school district, but the wider community, including Fulton. The board also heard a brief report from...

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Group Helps Carroll County Parents Do the “Right Steps” in Early Childhood

Featured image (above): The toy room with a large selection of age and activity appropriate toys. (RiverReader photo/Michael Miller) BY MICHAEL MILLER Some of the brightest jewels are the ones that are hidden; Right Steps Family Center Director Darcie Feltmeyer wants the public to be aware of one such jewel right here in Carroll County and the benefits that group provides to the West Carroll School District, parents, children and the community in general. Funded by the Illinois State Board of Education, The Right Steps Family Center has a new home in Carroll County, with three recently refurbished offices (thanks...

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West Carroll FFA #1 in Agronomy Competition

Featured photo (above): Varsity team picture:  Front, Left to Right:  Olivia Charles, Ashlynn Williamsen and Jaycie VanKampen. Back, Left to Right: Riley Getz and Shane Houzenga. The West Carroll FFA Agronomy Team of Jaycie VanKampen, Ashlynn Williamsen, Shane Houzenga, Olivia Charles and Riley Getz placed 1st at the Section #1 Agronomy CDE held at Warren High School December 12.  West Carroll had a team score of 606.  An Agronomy Contest consists of identifying 25 weed specimens, 25 crop seeds, and 20 pieces of farm machinery.  Contestants also took exams on agronomy and soils and judged classes of corn and...

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Eastland to Host Basketball Shootout on Saturday, December 1 – Schedule

14 Teams Will Compete on Saturday ADMISSION: Adults $5.00   Students $5.00 Conference and other passes will not be accepted for this event.  Only people on the Pass List will be admitted free. 2018 Eastland Shootout -- Saturday, December 1st     10:00 amAmboyvs.Warren 11:30 amByron vs.Serena 1:00 pmStillman Valleyvs.West Carroll 2:30 pmAnnawanvs.Indian Creek 4:00 pmEast Dubuquevs.Chicago Legal Prep 5:30 pmEastlandvs.Monmouth Roseville 7:00 pmWethersfieldvs.Marengo Teams listed first will be considered the home team, will wear white, and will be seated on the right hand side of the scorer’s table as you’re facing it.  Teams listed second will be considered the guests,...

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Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

August 26 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

August 26 @ 7:00 pm
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Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

September 2 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

September 2 @ 7:00 pm

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