Community News

  • Chicago's Cloud-Gate Sculpture

    An eye-catching “Sculpture,” located in downtown Chicago  weighs 110 tons and is made of stainless steel panels.  It was designed by world famous British Artist and Sculptor Anish Kapoor.  As this work of art, commissioned for the AT&T Plaza, was being assembled and the final panels put in place, Kapoor declared his sculpture to be “A Cloud Gate!”

  • It's Christmastime in Chester

    Alvin Grant loves Chester and is dedicated to doing all that he can to improve the city's positive image, he said. As the holidays draw near, Grant is working at constant speed to help wherever he can to dress the city in a beautiful display of fashion for the Christmas holidays and he has his reasons for doing this, he said.
    “I personally love Christmas,” Grant said.“I'm a very optimistic person and I'm just dedicated to the cause.”

  • Farm Fair to be held at Cotton Hills

    The tenth annual Farm Fair at Cotton Hills Farm in Lowrys is Saturday. This all day, family-oriented event begins at 10 a.m. and continues through 4:30 p.m. Festival attendees should plan to arrive no later than 3 p.m. to enjoy all of the day's festivities because ticket sales end at 3:45 p.m., the organizers say.

  • Lando Days Celebration set for Saturday

    It's time to celebrate at the fourth annual Lando Days festival Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lando Manetta Mills History Center.
    This year, the family-friendly event features a car show, bake sale, live bands, games for children, a prize giveaway every hour and lots of great food, said Joe Polk, president of the Manetta Mills History Center.

  • Mayor Foster talks ribs and rubs