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2017 Poker Run Grand Prize

Travel voucher can only be used towards a vacation package booked with Mindy’s Miles Travel Agency, maximum value of travel voucher is $1000.00. Winner of travel voucher can upgrade to a higher priced package, winner will be responsible for any cost exceeding $1000.00. Preferred vendors for Mindy’s Miles Travel Agency include: Allegiant Air, Fun Jet […]

Nesler’s Polar Whip – Energy

It’s a legacy business in the region.  Family owned with family workers, day in and day out, except Sundays, Nesler’s Polar Whip begins their day at 5:30 a.m.   Burgers by the hundreds are served each week at the little place that brings fame, and certainly a good living, to Ron and Jeannie Nesler and their […]

Alex McVicker Named Miss HerrinFesta Italiana 2014

HerrinFesta Italiana kicked-off for 2014 with the annual Miss HerrinFesta Scholarship Pageant at the Herrin Civic Center. A record number of young women competed in this year’s pageant with Alex McVicker of Herrin emerging victorious as she was crowned Miss HerrinFesta Italiana 2014. McVicker, 18 from Herrin, is the daughter of Tim & Kim McVicker. […]

Open Division Bocce Results

1st Place: The Kraken Garrett Epps Michael Jones Brendan Huggett Travis Frasier 2nd Place: Antonio’s Familia Pete Buttitta Anthony Buttitta Dan Buttitta Jr. Janet Buttitta 3rd Place: No Beer Left Behind Dirk Olsen Donald Brummet Josh Tolson Dan Dowjatas 4th Place: Be Bocce Lula Bill Lipscomb Beth Lipscomb Debby Bussler Jay Bussler

Championship Bocce Results

1st Place: Bocce Guys Cory Salmo Brock McGee Justin Leshinski Dakota Josten Adam Salmo 2nd Place: My Drinking Team has a Bocce Problem Nick Hammann Josh Galbraith Dustin Broy Chris Zimmerman 3rd Place: The Bocce Boyz Donnie Hammann Daniel Hammann Pete Williamson Scott Kee 4th Place: Hellenys Joe Helleny Robert Helleny Ande Helleny John Mirabelli

Grape Stomp Results

Adult Division – 1st Place “Thornton’s Chef Trio” Marty Thornton Amanda Iraley Nathalie Gunter Junior Division – 1st Place “The Cardboard Cowboy and his Mexican sidekick” Eric & Andrew Congratulations to the winners!

Adult-Child Bocce Results

1st Place: Jilly’s Bocce Boyz Donnie Hammann Jillian Janes Justin Leshinski Kyle Roundtree 2nd Place: Camarato Next Generation Keith Camarato August Camarato Nick Camarato Jack Camarato 3rd Place: Maria’s Team Matt Camarato Teresa Camarato Maria Camarato Hannah Camarato 4th Place: Herrin Drug David Mattingly Tori Mattingly Scott Walker Alex Walker Mike Walker