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The Peoria Comic Book Convention will be held on November 1 at the Holiday Inn & Suites located at 101 Holiday St East Peoria. Admission is free and open to the public, and will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dealers specializing in comic books new and old, toys and related collectibles …

Volunteers of University of Illinois Extension's Master Gardener program were recognized at a virtual awards ceremony October 2. The annual awards ceremony recognizes the work of the 2,700 volunteers who provide horticulture-related assistance to their communities.

Sports

First Mennonite took the 2020 Morton Co-Ed Church Softball League tournament championship this season, winning two close matchups on the way to their final win. Team member include (front, from left) Krysten Wallace, Benji Cashdollar, Kyle Cashdollar, Holly Yordy, (middle, from left) Cassand…

The Potters cross country team participated in the Mid-Illini Conference Meet at Detweiller Park on Friday, October 16, 2020. For the women, junior Emma Skinner won her second consecutive championship title and earned first team All-Conference for a third consecutive year.  Freshman Arlie Ak…

Obituaries

Martha C. Abel, 81, of Deer Creek, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020. She was born on May 24, 1939, to Paul and Nettie (Lay) Dallinger…

Cynthia L. Sigulas, 69, of Morton, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

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Bernice E. Sutter, 86, of Morton, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, October 22, 2020, at the Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton. She w…

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.