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The Woodford County Retired Teachers’ Association will meet Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Maple Lawn Gathering Place in Eureka. Registration is at 10 a.m. The program, “A Russian Collage”, presented by Pete Hughes, will be held at 10:30 a.m. The business meeting is at 11:15 a.m., followed by l…

The Metamora Association for Historic Preservation will be holding its first open house of the year on May 19, 2019 from 1-3 p.m. at the Stevenson House, 104 W Walnut in Metamora.

Rachel Ford, Trisha Alton, D’Andra Derr and Becky Weber, members of the GFWC IL Metamora-Germantown Hills Junior Woman's Club, attended the GFWC IL 17th/16th Junior District Convention on Thursday, April 11, 2019 in Bloomington.

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Obituaries

Doris E. Karcher, 95, of Washington passed away at 7:57 a.m. on Monday, May 6, 2019 at her residence. She was born February 27, 1924 in McLean…

Mary Maxine Birky, 96, of Eureka, formerly of Morton, died on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Eureka Advocate Hospital. She was born on June 12, 1922…

Fern M. Davis, 90, of Morton passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019 at home in her sleep. She was born August 26, 1928 in Goodfield to August a…

Celebrations

Nola Grace Manning was welcomed into the world on December 7, 2018 by proud parents Katherine Lee Ruder and Kyle Thomas Manning. She was deliv…

Anna Carolina Matte was welcomed into the world on November 30, 2018 by proud parents Andrew and Carolina Matte of Mahomet. She was born at 9:…

Elizabeth Fitzanko, daughter of Michael and Gail Fitzanko of Washington and Craig Cowan, son of Charles and Christine Cowan of Peoria, announc…