02222018ManarCarsonThe Rev. Courtney Carson from Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Decatur delivered the invocation to the Illinois Senate on Wednesday, Feb. 21.

Accompanying Carson were Julian Harris, 16, and Karl Coleman, 19, both of Decatur. Harris is a student at MacArthur High School, and Coleman is a student at Richland Community College.

Pictured: Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) is joined at the Illinois Capitol Wednesday by the Rev. Courtney Carson (center), Julian Harris (left) and Karl Coleman.

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02212018 Poteat ManarSPRINGFIELD – Truman Poteat, a sophomore at North Mac High School, joined Senator Andy Manar at the Capitol in Springfield as his page for the day.

Poteat, 16, is the son of Brian and Alicia Poteat of Auburn. He visited the Capitol Wednesday, Feb. 21, where he toured the building and accompanied Manar on the Senate floor while lawmakers were in session.

Truman Poteat is an excellent student, earning a 4.3 grade point average on a weighted 4.0 scale the first semester of this schoolyear. He also is a member of the North Mac scholastic bowl team, enjoys playing video games and is a St. Louis Cardinals fan.

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SHIPMAN – Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) toured CHS in Shipman this month to learn more about the farmer-owned cooperative and its growth as a major employer in Macoupin County.

Manar toured the business Nov. 13 with Dennis Wieseman and Regan Wear from CHS and Jean Payne, president of the Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association.

Pictured: Senator Andy Manar, Regan Wear from CHS and IFCA President Jean Payne tour the CHS operation in Shipman.

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11082017 Manar Kenzie Adams 350HSPRINGFIELD – Nokomis High School senior Kenzie Adams was welcomed to the Illinois State Capitol by Senator Andy Manar on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

Adams was at the Capitol during the second week of the General Assembly’s fall veto session. She is the daughter of Jamie and Jerad Volkmar of Nokomis.

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