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Who will get dunked at Forsyth Family Fest? Come see!

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Forsyth Family Fest organizers preparing for this year’s June 17-18 community event didn’t know that this year’s parade, set to the theme of “Building Dreams,” would fulfill a long-held dream: For More »

Library committee saved from elimination with mayor’s tiebreaker vote

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Mayor Hap Gilbert said he would vote the same way again if given another opportunity to save a Village volunteer committee from being dissolved. The mayor’s comments came following the More »

Library News

Thursday, June 16, 2011

“Ten years ago we took a giant step in getting a children’s librarian. Now we’ve taken another major step with a full-time person,” said Head Librarian Jean Campbell follow More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Items of interest from Village staff and the June 6 Board meeting Payless Shoe Source at Hickory Point Mall is not closing as was noted in the last issue. The Vision was given incorrect inform More »

Police protection for Village rises in cost

Thursday, May 26, 2011

The cost of police protection for the Village is going up 12 percent. Recently, Village Administrator Heather Kimmons has been negotiating a new four-year contract with the Macon County Sher More »

Library portrait unveiled at reception

Thursday, May 26, 2011

During a May 6 reception, Barbara Current and her daughter, Becky Wayne, stand next to a portrait of the library painted by local artist and resident Clint Johnston in memory of Bill Current, Barb More »

School district wants to build new middle school in Forsyth

Thursday, May 26, 2011

The Maroa-Forsyth School District hopes to build a new middle school on Village-owned land within the next 15 years. At the May 16 Village Board meeting, Maroa-Forsyth School Superintendent  More »

Youth Garden returns; library plans summer programs

Thursday, May 26, 2011

A Youth Garden will bloom again in 2011 on the grounds of Forsyth Public Library. Children of all ages are invited to the library on Wednesday, June 8, beginning at 10 a.m. to plant flowers and be More »

Forsyth to host free baseball clinic

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Forsyth is one of three Central Illinois locations to host a free 2011 Chevy Youth Baseball Instructional Clinic for ages 7-13 taught by current or former MLB/MiLB players and coaches or Ripken Ba More »

Bids received for Oreana water main project

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Six bids have been received for the Village’s portion of construction and engineering costs to build a water main from Forsyth to supply water to the Village of Oreana. The project has been in the More »

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