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Mahomet Public Library Valentine Bingo Registration Opens Jan. 19
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Mahomet Public Library Valentine Bingo Registration Opens Jan. 19

January 18, 2018

The Mahomet Public Library will host the very popular Valentine Bingo on February 8 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. With great prizes and food–and even better company–adults of all ages are invited to join the library staff for the annual Mahomet tradition. Participants will have a chance to win fabulous prizes from local merchants. This […]

Bice records first original song, to work as intern for Sidewalk Prophets
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Bice records first original song, to work as intern for Sidewalk Prophets

January 18, 2018

Catching a professional break at 20 years old isn’t something many college students experience. But, Mahomet-Seymour graduate Leah Bice is beginning to experience the fruits of her ‘break.’ It all began in the spring of 2017. A second-year communications student at Parkland College, Bice was asked to record her original song “Stay” for Parkland’s label, […]

Mahomet Madness scheduled for Feb. 9
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Mahomet Madness scheduled for Feb. 9

January 17, 2018

The Mahomet-Seymour boys basketball team will host the 12th annual MSHS Boys Basketball fundraiser, Mahomet Madness, on February 9. Inflatables and Field House games will begin at 4:45 PM. Children can purchase a $5.00 Bracelet with unlimited use at the door. Admission to the game is included. A pulled pork meal, including sandwich, chips, drink […]

Mahomet youth participate in “Into the Woods” at 51 Main
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Mahomet youth participate in “Into the Woods” at 51 Main

January 16, 2018

Mahomet youth participated in the Sounds of Music Studio’s production of “Into the Woods” at 51 Main this weekend. Back row: Izzy Gonzales, Maya Lee, Jen Bartlett, Mallory Birkbichler, Samantha Hamilton Front row: Max Bartlett, Tucker Loven, Abby Loven, Nicolina Di Girolamo

Mahomet-Seymour Cheerleaders motivated by goals, each other
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Mahomet-Seymour Cheerleaders motivated by goals, each other

January 15, 2018

Who motivates the motivators? The Mahomet-Seymour cheer squad rallies behind the Bulldogs’ football and boys’ basketball teams from August to March. That’s after beginning practice in June. But, who makes sure that the M-S cheerleading team makes it through their long season? It’s not someone, but something. The 2017-2018 squad, which includes 17 athletes — […]

Sangamon Students to wear Polar Watch to track physical activity
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Sangamon Students to wear Polar Watch to track physical activity

January 11, 2018

Sixty minutes of physical activity can do a lot for a young child. While lack of exercise has led to one and three children in America being overweight or obese, a new study published in Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development shows regular exercise helps children to develop larger brain volumes that […]

School’s Out: Martin Luther King Day Celebration
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School’s Out: Martin Luther King Day Celebration

January 10, 2018

Join the Museum of the Grand Prairie as they explore the rich cultural heritage of the African American community in Champaign County on this Martin Luther King Day. The Martin Luther King Celebration run from 1 to 3 p.m. on January 15. Visitors will learn about the life of Dr. King, celebrate his legacy and […]