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With the Fourth of July just around the corner, law enforcement throughout the state are taking part in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign to keep impaired drivers off the roads. The stepped-up effort will extend through July 6.

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is excited to open its doors to the public again on Wednesday, July 1.

Sports

Washington Community High School announced their award winners for the 2019-2020 school year at the Board of Education meeting held on Monday, June 8. The award winners include:

Obituaries

Dorothy M. Melton, 85, of Morton, was welcomed into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, after living a life full of love and adventure.

June M. Harris, 78, of Morton, passed away on June 29, 2020, at Lakeside Rehab and Healthcare in East Peoria. June was born on June 1, 1942, i…

Emerson F. Howell, 14, of Groveland, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at her home.

Celebrations

Daniel and Carolyn Pasquini, of rural Metamora, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.  The couple celebrated the sacrament of ma…

Alysa Greenwood, daughter of Aaron and Caitlin Greenwood of East Peoria, and Andrew Almasy, son of James Almasy and Kathy Bolander of East Peo…

Lindsey Key, daughter of Dave and Sharon Key of Morton, and Jacob Tuttle, son of David and Susan Tuttle of Trivoli, announce their engagement.