Eureka Greater Area Fishing Derby

A total of 51 children braved the heat for the Eureka Greater Area Fishing Derby at Eureka Lake on July 4. The derby winners were (left) Aiden Walsh, age six, of Congerville and Alexis Knollenberg, age 10, of Washington. With the only two fish caught during the event, Aiden won with a 10-inch catch while Alexis placed second with her 8.5-inch catch. Aiden and Alexis were both awarded a fishing pole as event winners, and all event participants received prizes and refreshments donated by The Eureka Greater Area Kiwanis Club, Farmer's Insurance of Eureka, Pepperidge Farm, and Goodfield Bank.