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Chester High School's 2018 homecoming definitely lived up to its theme: "Greatest Show on Earth."
Chester High School graduates 78 seniors at 132nd commencement The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
A total of 78 Chester teens crossed the bridge toward adulthood May 20, receiving their diplomas from Chester High School during its 132nd commencement at ...
Three retire from Dist. 139 The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
When the Chester School District opens its doors today, three longtime teachers will not be there to greet students. Dallas Redeker, Cindy Bunselmeyer and ...
CHS Class of 1953 holds reunion The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The Chester High School class of 1953 held their 22nd reunion Aug. 25 at Reid's Harvest House in recognition of their 65th anniversary since graduation with 18 ...
Chester, Indian Land wage a defensive football battle that goes to the wire, again The Herald
Chester hosts Indian Land in high school football on Sept. 28, 2018 in both teams' Region 4-3A opener. Check out The Herald's game recap.
A dream realized: Chester High School bands, choruses bring school its first state championship The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The music department of Chester High School culminates a great year by winning it all at the IHSA contest on April 13.
Annual CHS Dance Camp takes an 80s theme The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The annual Chester High School Dance Camp will start the 2018-2019 school year in retro fashion on Aug. 20-24 wtth the theme "Dancing Back to the 80s."
A Midnight Masquerade: Chester High School caps prom with coronations The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Chester High School celebrated Prom 2018 with a Midnight Masquerade and the crowning of the event's royal couple, King Zach Zappa and Queen Sydney ...
Four Chester seniors honored as Illinois State Scholars The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Four Chester High School seniors have been named Illinois State Scholars.
Chester teen, 90-year-old grandmother, killed in Missouri crash The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
A Chester High School senior and her 90-year-old grandmother were killed July 24 when their car collided head-on with a truck in Perry County, Missouri, ...
Chester School District 139 welcomes as new nurse The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Chester School Dist. 139's new nurse is a former student at both Chester Grade School and Chester High School.
Volleyball CHS finishes sixth at Marissa Labor Day Tournament The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The Chester High School Lady Jackets Volleyball Team battled to a sixth-place finish in the 2018 Marissa Labor Day Volleyball Tournament Aug. 27-30.
Popeye honors bicentennial during annual picnic In keeping with the 200th birthday of the state of The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
In keeping with the 200th birthday of the state of Illinois, the theme of the 2018 Popeye Picnic will be "Popeye Celebrates The Bicentennial, Where Illinois Began, ...
Memorial honors beloved teacher The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Chester Grade School special education teachers and the Chester High School Class of 1961 recently remembered a beloved former special education teacher ...
Music to their ears The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Students and faculty of Chester High School's Music Department were singing the praises of their work at the IHSA State Solo and Ensemble Contest in ...
Youths gain volleyball skills at CHS camp The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Sarah Norman had hoped for a few more young volleyball enthusiasts to attend her first summer volleyball camp as head coach of the Chester High School ...
Cheer squad holds athletic banquet, awards night The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Chester High School cheerleading coaches, athletes and parents got together March 20 to honor the 2017-2018 CHS Yellow Jacket cheerleading squad.
CHS students compete in Special Olympics bowling tournament Randolph County Herald Tribune
Four Chester High School students recently competed in the Illinois Special Olympics Bowling Tournament. Three of the four advanced to the sectional ...
$50,000 donation to be made to Chester High School softens blow of years without state budget The Southern
CHESTER — Even though he graduated from Chester High School more than five decades ago, it could be said James Sharp now has an assigned seat there.
Chester salutes those who served The annual Veterans Day Ceremony hosted by the Chester American Legion The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The annual Veterans Day Ceremony hosted by the Chester American Legion Post 487 and the Chester VFW Post 3553 was a huge hit with those in attendance.
CHS to take part in 'Pigskin Points' competition The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
For the second straight year, Chester High School will participate in the Pepsi MidAmerica "Dr Pepper Pigskin Points" competition to win monetary prizes that ...
CHS boy's track coaches honor 2018 athletes The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Chester High School Boy's Track and Field Coaches held the annual CHS Track and Field end-of-the-year awards banquet and awards night Monday May 21.
Turnover trouble Chester's title hopes end in 49-12 loss to Maroa The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Chester High School's march to the IHSA Class 2A state title came to an abrupt end as the Yellowjackets were unable to overcome a dominate second half from ...
Chester High School Class of 1962 holds 55th reunion The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The Chester High School Class of 1962 held its 55th reunion at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Oct. 28. Those pictured include Robert Runge, Paul McCormick ...
Christmas on the River: 30th annual holiday fest kicks off Friday with tree lighting The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Not in the holiday spirit yet? Chester will fix that, starting Friday with the 30th annual Christmas on the River celebration that ushers in the season like nothing ...
Mock accident a lesson in realities for Chester teens The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Brad Norman sent out a message to parents of students at Chester High School, telling them not to be alarmed if they heard or saw emergency vehicles rushing ...
CGS students hit high note at IGSMA contest The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Students at Chester Grade School put their musical talents to the challenge during the 2018 Illinois Grade School Music Association District 3 Solo and ...
Chester boys basketball hosts meet and greet Daily Register
The Chester High School Yellow Jacket boys basketball team kicked off its season on Nov. 17 with a night of activities designed to create interest in the ...
CHS alumnus donates $50K to school Randolph County Herald Tribune
One of Chester High School's distinguished alumni has given back to his alma mater once again.
Pasero formally approved as Chester superintendent Randolph County Herald Tribune
The Chester school board voted unanimously to approve a three-year contract with Nashville High School Principal Brian Pasero as the new district ...
Chester gets into 'Storm Mode' Chicago Daily Herald
Chester was in the eye of the storm last week, as the Channel 4 KMOV TV Storm Mode Tour blew into town and drew a flood of attendees from across the region.
Volleyball Stec dominates as Lady Jackets take third at Trico invite The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The Chester High School Lady Jackets had a good week of volleyball the week of September 17-20 with four wins and two loses.
Chester Grade School names Students of the Month The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Chester Grade School has announced its March Students of the Month. They are Korie Forsting, Pre-K; Jaretzy Garcia, Kindergarten; Julia Jackson, 1st Grade; ...
Perryville man arrested in Chester The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
A Perryville, Mo., man wanted in Perry County, Mo., was arrested by police in Chester Aug. 12.
Funeral homes consolidate under family ownership Longtime Randolph County businesses Welge-Pechacek Funeral Homes and Pechacek The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Longtime Randolph County businesses Welge-Pechacek Funeral Homes and Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home have consolidated one business under the ...
Manuscript chronicles 1993 flood's impact on children on display at Chester Library The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
On a recent evening in late July, several former educators from Chester Grade School, along with a handful of former students, gathered at the Chester Public ...
Fourth inmate dies at Menard prison Coroner does not believe all deaths are related The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
An inmate at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester has become the fourth to die in the state prison this month.
Chester hires Belton as football coach | Chester High School The Southern
The Chester board of education recently approved the hiring of Billy Belton as its next varsity head football coach.
Mitchell to play softball for Mizzou Tigers The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Miah Mitchell, a Chester High School 2018 graduate, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball at the University of Missouri beginning this fall.
Schools adjust to new Illinois accountability system Belleville News-Democrat
Southern IL schools rank high in new state accountability system even if students math and English test scores declined on the 2018 college entrance exam, ...
Chester Police Chief Ryan Coffey leaving city; joining Randolph County Sheriff's Office as detective The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
'My choice to leave was not an easy one' Coffey said after his announcement on Dec. 6.
Chester school district takes out $750K in credit Randolph County Herald Tribune
As the state legislature continues to battle over Senate Bill 1, Chester District 139 is taking steps to try and keep its doors open this school year.
Chester School District could lose $20,000 in state funds for hosting wake of fallen officer The Southern
CHESTER — The wake of a police officer killed in the line of duty last November could end up costing the Chester School District over $20000.
Meyer named new CHS principal The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Melissa "Missy" Meyer is coming back to Chester High School.
CHS senior girls enjoy Women's Club annual tea The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
It's that time of year again when seniors begin entertaining thoughts of graduation and life after high school. The Chester Women's Club recognized that fact nine ...
Kaskaskia Island plays host to 49th annual celebration The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The 49th annual patriotic Independence Day celebration and ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 4 at the Kaskaskia Bell State Memorial site on ...
Chester football celebrates season Daily Register
Chester's football players are now either playing other sports or in the weight room, but the team held its end-of-season banquet on Nov. 14 at the Chester High ...
CHS froshs, sophs battle in invite Randolph County Herald Tribune
On April 4 the Chester High School Track and Field program hosted the annual Freshman/Sophomore Invitational at the Dr. Charles R. Young Memorial Track ...
Eagle Fest 2019 will be held Feb. 2 at Costello Lock & Dam Eagle-watch with The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Eagle-watch with spotted scopes, view a nearby eagle nest and meet some feathered friends at the World Bird Sanctuary at the 2019 Eagle Fest on Feb. 2.
Lady Jackets finish third in 12th annual Mid-Winter Classic Daily Register
The Chester High School Lady Jackets finished third at the 2018 Lady Jackets Mid-Winter Classic Basketball Tournament at Colbert Gym; the Marissa Lady ...
Lady Yellow Jackets honored at awards night The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The Chester High School Lady Yellow Jackets basketball team had an exceptional year in 2016-17, winning their own tournament, placing third in another and ...
Three local scholar-athletes honored with Yoder awards southern chester county weeklies
WEST CHESTER >> Avon Grove athletes Olivia Paoletti and Bryce De Muth along with Downingtown East's Bryce Lauletta received the second annual Richard ...
Auditor General: Chester Upland School District is in 'administrative chaos;' saddled with huge debt Delco News Network
The Chester Upland School District is in “administrative chaos” said Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, who Wednesday released an audit that ...
Chester softball centerfielder, Miah Mitchell, signs with Mizzou Randolph County Herald Tribune
Chester High School senior softball player Miah Mitchell is about to be a Mizzou Tiger.
Blechle takes baton from Lee at Chester The Southern
The baton has been passed at Chester. In the late 1990s and early 2000s Dennis Roth transformed a struggling program into a perennial playoff contender ...
Yellow Jackets hope to reclaim Diamond title The Southern
CHESTER - With only seven returning varsity starters, the Chester Yellow Jackets may have their hands full trying to recapture a Black Diamond Conference title.
Randolph County OK despite federal shutdown; other counties feeling the pinch The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The partial federal government shutdown is starting to have a financial impact on some southern Illinois counties, as jails that house federal inmates wait for ...
CHS to host 'First Responders Day' The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Chester High School will host a "First Responders Day" on May 5 as part of a tribute to fallen Chester Police officer and volunteer firefighter James Brockmeyer, ...
Judge steps aside in West Goshen murder | National and World Daily Local News
WEST CHESTER >> Next Wednesday will mark the one-year anniversary of the death of a West Goshen man at the hands of his neighbor, in what officials ...
These are 2018's standout graduating seniors from Southern Illinois The Southern
Every year, school administrators and guidance counselors and The Southern Illinoisan newspaper acknowledge the academic and leadership activities of the ...
Chester frosh to open with Pinckneyville Randolph County Herald Tribune
With 20 players out for the 2017 season, the Chester High School freshman football program is looking to rebound from last year's 1-5 performance.
Outlook is optimistic for CHS cross country, says coach Randolph County Herald Tribune
Chester High School head cross country coach Curt Gilpin is very optimistic about the upcoming season.
Christmas on the River celebration kicks off The 29th annual Christmas on the River celebration kicks Randolph County Herald Tribune
The 29th annual Christmas on the River celebration kicks off in Chester this weekend, with three days of events and activities starting Friday.
Former Sesser mayor charged with meth possession SESSER The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
SESSER -- Sesser police arrested former Sesser mayor Ned Mitchell Tuesday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, according to a Sesser Police ...
CHS track and field teams off and running The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Spring is here and the Chester High School boys and girls track and field teams have already been hitting the road in preparation for the outdoor season.
Not known as D-1 hotbed, Black Diamond Conference home to several Saluki standouts The Southern
CARBONDALE — Not known as a Division I hotbed, the Black Diamond Conference is now home to five players on SIU's football team and one on the third-best ...
Steeleville gears up for annual July 4 picnic, parade The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The Steeleville American Legion and Lions Club hosts Randolph County's annual premiere picnic on the grounds of the Steeleville American Legion on July 2-4 ...
Costello, Friess running for state representative The Republic-Times
Illinois State Representative, 116th District Incumbent Jerry Costello II of Smithton, a Democrat, is being challenged on Nov. 6 by David Friess of Red Bud, ...
Outlook is optimistic for CHS cross country Randolph County Herald Tribune
Chester High School head cross country coach Curt Gilpin is very optimistic about the upcoming season. Numbers are up and athletes seem to be dedicated, ...
CHS golf has good first outing in home triangular Randolph County Herald Tribune
The Chester High School golf teams had their first athletic competition of this season on Aug. 16 as the 2017 season kicked off with a triangular match against ...
Chester police officer ‘will be missed terribly’ Belleville News-Democrat
A funeral for Chester Police Department Officer James Brockmeyer was held Thursday in Chester, Illinois. Brockmeyer, 22, was killed Friday when his car ...
Expect Lady Yellow Jackets volleyball team to be competitive this year Randolph County Herald Tribune
The Chester High School Lady Yellow Jackets volleyball team will be young in 2017, but they have been busy throughout the summer and first week of practice ...
Chester girls hoops has tough week Randolph County Herald Tribune
After a nice win over Sparta on Nov. 20, the Chester Lady Yellow Jackets faced a post-Thanksgiving gauntlet last week.
Lady Yellow Jackets open season with win over Trico Randolph County Herald Tribune
Chester High School's Lady Yellow Jacket girls basketball team opened the 2017-18 season with a 51-48 win over Trico at the Sparta Girls Basketball ...
Lady Yellow Jackets split for the week Randolph County Herald Tribune
The Chester Lady Yellow Jackets had a busy week last week, which featured matchups against rivals Steeleville and Trico.
Chester boys basketball conducting 'King of the Court' tournament and basketball camp Randolph County Herald Tribune
The Chester boys basketball program is conducting two upcoming events in late May and early June.
Wingerter working to make positive changes at Integrity Healthcare The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Lauriel Wingerter has recently been promoted to administrator at Integrity Healthcare of Chester and is working toward making the facility better.
Lady Yellow Jackets finish second, boys third in Rocky relays Randolph County Herald Tribune
CHESTER -- The Chester High School boys track and field teams competed March 28 in the annual Rocky Bridges Relays.
"You're here to do the best thing for students" Herald-Whig
The newest member of the administrative team at Quincy High School puts her focus on students.
Illinois Class 7A quarterfinal:Mount Carmel 29, East St. Louis 19 STLtoday.com
East St. Louis running back Treven Swingler (10) breaks a tackle against Mt.Carmel's Daniel Morales (21) in a 7A quarterfinal state playoff game at Gatley ...
CHS golfers honored at banquet Randolph County Herald Tribune
Chester High School honored its Yellow Jackets and Lady Yellow Jackets golf teams on Nov. 14 at a banquet and awards ceremony held at the Chester Eagles ...
Here's how schools keep students on track while they wait for delayed state test results Belleville News-Democrat
The 2017 standardized test results from Illinois Science Assessment released include students' scores and if they met state science standards. OFallon High ...
Chester Muni Band kicks off Summer Concert Series Summer is here and the Chester Municipal Band The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Summer is here and the Chester Municipal Band has kicked off its 2017 Summer Concert Series, the 80th year it has existed as a formal entity.
Prep football: Diamond crown on the line at Eldorado The Southern
Friday night in Eldorado will feature a winner-take-all battle between two state-ranked teams with the Black Diamond Conference title as the prize.
Chester Grade School Music Department hosts Christmas concert The Southern
CHESTER – Chester Grade School Music Department hosted its 2014 Junior High Christmas Program Dec. 3 in Chester High School Colbert Gymnasium due ...
Chester repeats as Trico Invitational champions Randolph County Herald Tribune
The defending champions are still defending. Thanks to some gutsy performances throughout the week, the Chester Lady Yellow Jackets won all five games at ...
CHS asks for help winning Pigskin Points contest Randolph County Herald Tribune
Chester High School is competing against other schools in the southern Illinois area in the Dr. Pepper Pigskin Points Contest with the winner taking home the ...
CGS 1st- 4th grade Christmas program is joyous event If anyone who attended the Chester Grade Randolph County Herald Tribune
If anyone who attended the Chester Grade School 1st through 4th Grade Christmas Program didn't already have the Christmas spirit before, they sure did after ...
Crosby to participate in Camp College Randolph County Herald Tribune
Chester High School incoming senior Melissa Crosby has been selected to participate in Camp College from July 11 to 14.
Chester City Council approves salary cap Randolph County Herald Tribune
During a longer-than-normal city council meeting, the aldermen and woman approved capping salaries for non-appointed employees at an annual maximum of ...
Crosby wins VFW Voice of Democracy contest again Chester High School senior Melissa Crosby has won Randolph County Herald Tribune
Chester High School senior Melissa Crosby has won the VFW Voice of Democracy contest for the second year in a row.
Christmas on the River launches the holiday season in Chester Randolph County Herald Tribune
The temperature may not have reflected it, but it was Christmastime in Chester when the city celebrated its 29th Christmas on the River event.
Lady Yellow Jackets win first meet of outdoor season The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The Chester High School track and field program opened the outdoor season in great fashion on Thursday, with the girls finishing first out of seven participating ...
Lady Yellow Jackets cross country wins BDC title The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The Chester High School girls and boys cross country teams competed in the Black Diamond Conference meet on October 12 in Fairfield. The Lady Yellow ...
CHS athletics kick off Gold Card fundraiser The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
The Chester High School Athletic Department recently kicked off its 2017-18 sports fundraiser with an assembly of all fall and winter athletes.
CHS holds inaugural Veterans Breakfast Daily Register
Chester High School hosted its inaugural Veterans Breakfast on Nov. 9, as the school joined other institutions and organizations across the region in honoring ...
Christmas on the River begins The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
EDITOR'S NOTE: See a two-page Holiday Home Tour section in the Dec. 2 edition of the Randolph County Herald Tribune. CHRISTMAS ON THE RIVER ...
Sparta man elected SWIC student trustee The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Southwestern Illinois College students have elected Sonny Wilson to serve as their representative on the college board of trustees.
Berner comes through for Chester in playoffs The Southern
Jordan Berner was already having a great year throughout the Chester football team's regular season.
Obituary for James I. Brockmeyer The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
OFFICER JAMES I. BROCKMEYER, 22, of Chester, Illinois, passed away 11:20 pm, Friday, October 28, 2016 at Memorial Hospital, Chester, Illinois.
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