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The Black Partridge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored their Junior American Citizen (JAC) winner, the new members and the prospective member at their June meeting. Sierra Bullard, daughter of Jim and Angie Bullard of Washington, received the following awards for her…

The 7th annual Bob Duncan Memorial Golf Outing, sponsored by the Eureka American Legion Post 466, will be held Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Fairlakes Golf Club in Secor. All golfers are invited. Fun will be the word of the day as prizes, awards, raffles, food and bragging rights will highlight …

Woodford County Health Department (WCHD) has received confirmation that a deceased crow found in the Metamora area tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the first bird that has tested positive for West Nile Virus in Woodford County in 2019.  

Sports

The 7th annual Bob Duncan Memorial Golf Outing, sponsored by the Eureka American Legion Post 466, will be held Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Fairlakes Golf Club in Secor. All golfers are invited. Fun will be the word of the day as prizes, awards, raffles, food and bragging rights will highlight …

The Washington Cobra softball program under the direction of the Washington Park District is taking coaching applications for the 2019-2020 travel softball season. Coaching positions are for 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U travel softball teams. A questionnaire is available at the Washington Park …

Obituaries

Linda D. Hamilton, 72, of Groveland passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at her home. Linda was born February 2, 1947, in Pekin to Merlin and …

James T. “Jim” Destefano, 87, of Morton passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Jim was born Februar…

Altona “Tony” Chapman, 75, of Morton passed away Friday, June 14, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born November 11, 194…

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…