Friday, May 10, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Welcomes Selmaville 8th Grade Students to the Capitol

It was a busy week at the state Capitol including a visit from the Selmaville Junior High in Salem. The 8th graders were provided a tour of the Capitol and…

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
St. Elmo Honors Students Visit Rep. Wilhour at State Capitol

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) welcomed thirteen honors students and their teachers and families to the Illinois State Capitol on Monday. Rep. Wilhour spoke to the visitors about how…

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Tours Menta Academy in Centralia

“Thank you to the folks at Menta Academy in Centralia for hosting me today. They are doing important work, often in difficult situations.” You can learn more about Menta here….

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Franklin Park Junior High Beta Club Students Learn about the IL House from Rep. Wilhour

“Always good to see our students in town. Happy to spend some time today with Junior High Beta Club students from Franklin Park School in Salem.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Welcomes Murray Parents Association to Capitol

I enjoyed the opportunity to catch up with friends from the Murray Parents Association in Springfield. These are some of the most important and effective advocates around and they have…

Thursday, April 11, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Guest Reader for 1st Graders at Vandalia Elementary School

“Thank you to Mrs. O’Brien-Schmidt and the Vandalia 1st grade class for inviting me to be the guest reader this morning! I like reading and I love the questions that…

Monday, March 4, 2024
Rep. Wilhour Congratulates “Abe Award” Recipients at Fayette Co. Chamber

Congratulations to the 2024 recipients of the “Abe Award” from the Greater Fayette County Chamber of Commerce! Karen Stokes from Brownstown was the owner of the Ponderosa Steakhouse in Vandalia…

Friday, February 16, 2024
Rep. Wilhour: National Road Interpretive Center Celebrates 15 Years in Vandalia

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour made a presentation on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 to the National Road Visitor Center Volunteers and local leaders marking the 15th year of the center in…

Monday, November 27, 2023
Rep. Wilhour Hosts Ceremony for St. Elmo Native: Section of U.S. 40 Named “Lt. Bruce A. Williams Memorial Highway”

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) hosted a dedication ceremony on November 13, 2023 for the family of St. Elmo native Bruce Williams who died twenty-five years ago in 1998…

Sunday, July 2, 2023
Rep. Wilhour Recognizes Salem’s History at Bicentennial Celebration

State Representative Blaine Wilhour presented the Mayor of the City of Salem a certificate during the Bicentennial Celebration of Salem being selected as the County Seat for Marion County 200…