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  • George Earl Kroninger Sacramento, Calif. George Earl Kroninger, 95, of Sacramento, Calif., formerly of Cowden, passed away March 28, 2013, at McKinley Park Nursing Home in Sacramento.Masonic services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday in the Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden, with memoria

    June 20, 2014

  • 062014 Barker tractor drive pic Tractors rolled through Shelby Co. The 6th Annual Chris Barker Memorial Tractor held on Sunday, June 8, welcomed 90 tractor drivers from all over Illinois. The tractor drive which perpetuates the Chris Barker Memorial Scholarship through the Shelby County Farm Bureau Foundation raised

    June 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • 062014 Rittgers Obit photo Daisy Rittgers Shelbyville Daisy Lorane Rittgers, 106, of Shelbyville, IL, died at 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Shelby Memorial Hospital.A celebration of Daisy’s life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL w

    June 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • 062014 Bly Obit photo Debra Sue Bly Salem, MO Debra Sue Bly (Jacobs), 56, of Salem, MO, formerly of Shelbyville, IL, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in St. Clare Health Center, Fenton, MO.A visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m . Saturday, June 21, 2014 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyvi

    June 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • 062014 Miss Strasburg contestants Annual Miss and Junior Strasburg Pageant seeking contestants STRASBURG – On behalf of the Strasburg Hog Roast Committee and the Miss Strasburg Pageant, we would like to extend an invitation to you to be a part of the annual Miss and Junior Strasburg Pageant! This event will be held in conjunction with the annu

    June 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Louise Hartman Fairbury Louise Hartman, of Fairbury, passed away at 11:10 p.m., June 17, 2014, at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.Funeral will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Apostolic Christian Church, Fairbury with Ministers of the church

    June 20, 2014

  • goggles paisano Johnson wins at Michigan International Speedway Jimmie Johnson scored his first Sprint Cup victory at Michigan International Speedway, playing the strategy perfectly for his series-leading third victory of 2014.The six-time series champion pitted from the lead under green with 35 laps remaining. T

    June 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • 062014 Assumption fest pic Assumption Fest provides entertainment for all June 26-28 Celebrities will highlight this year’s Assumption Fest celebration June 26-28A Cook and Belle performance, a visit from the newly crowned Miss Illinois, and a magic show by Ronald McDonald highlight the event.Returning to the Fest are the Chainsaw Ch

    June 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Child welfareagency hosts fundraiser ASSUMPTION – Kemmerer Village, a local child welfare agency in rural Assumption, will be conducting its first ever 5K run/walk on Saturday, July 12, 2014. This event intends to help celebrate 100 years of providing residential treatment and foster ca

    June 20, 2014

  • Flag retirement ceremony held Friday evening Whenever the American flag becomes worn and tattered, it should be retired in a respectable manner.The Shelbyville VFW Post and American Legion held a flag disposal ceremony Friday evening in which about 250 flags were presented for retirement by bur

    June 16, 2014