KENTLAND, Ind. — Kentland Bank President Kirby Drey recently announced the promotions of Christopher Both to Senior Vice President/Senior Lender and Jen Schutter to Senior Vice President/Chief Compliance Officer.

In March we celebrate National Nutrition Month, and what better time to take a closer look at the newly released 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs)? Every 5 years, the Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture roll out recommendations that …

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Keith Baldwin sent the Times-Republic pictures recently. He wrote “Cleaning files/drawers. Sending pix from some of our celebrations of winning tournament games.” Do you see anyone you know? Were you there? Baldwin and wife Pamela were at Watseka Community High School for many years.

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Kyle and Amanda Mathewson of Watseka are proud to announce the birth of Walker Bryant Mathewson, their second child.

The general public is cordially invited to attend 2021 Word Day of Prayer this Friday, March 5, at the United Methodist Church, 600 Union, Crescent City. The 9:30 a.m. service program will be presented by the women of the United Methodist, St. Peter’s Lutheran and St. Joseph Catholic churche…

The board of directors have voted to keep the Old Courthouse Museum, 103 W. Cherry, Watseka, closed to the public through March. The board will consider the decision to re-open at its monthly meeting, which will take place towards the end of the month.

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