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Parker William Hoffman of Metamora and Maria V Feucht of Morton have been named to the spring 2020 semester Dean’s List at Baylor University for their outstanding academic performance. Students honored on the Dean's List are Baylor undergraduates with a minimum semester grade-point average o…

Sports

The 22nd Annual Snyder Village “Tee It Up” golf outing benefit will take place on Friday, August 7, 2020, at beautiful Metamora Fields Golf Club.  The format this year is different than in the past, using individual tee times to space out foursomes over a longer period of time.  Tee times ar…

The Metamora Flames recently won the Fourth of July Explosion at Eastside Center over the Fourth of July weekend. The girls battled tough temperatures and even tougher teams to go 6-0 on the weekend. The girls beat the Midwest Sting, Jets 06 twice, Central Illinois Blitz and the East Peoria …

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

Thomas J. Gryl, 84, of Morton, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at his home.

Jacob J. “Joe” Schmidgall, 82, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at Hopedale Nursing Home in Hopedale.

Gerald L. “Smitty” Smith, 79, of Washington, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

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.