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Beardstown senior community is accepting applications

BEARDSTOWN — A new Beardstown senior facility is accepting applications for its independent-living community. St. Anne Residence, 309 E. Ninth St., is a two-story, wheelchair-accessible apartment community. It features 23 one-bedroom, pet-friendly apartments with full kitchen and bath, a community room, an on-site laundry and a library.
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VanPelt named to Southeast’s Spring Dean’s List

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI — Kaitlyn Van Pelt, Lewistown, has been named to the Southeast Missouri State University Dean's List for academic achievement during the spring 2022 semester. Students named to the list earned at least a 3.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, completed at least 12 hours...
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Memory of fallen sheriff’s deputy lives on through fundraiser

CANTON (Heart of Illinois ABC) - On June 25th 2019, Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputy Troy Chisum was killed in the line of duty. Saturday, the community came together to prove his memory remains alive. Residents united with the Chisum family for ‘Light the Night Blue’ at Lakeland Park in...

SRC and U of I System hosts Transfer Symposium

CANTON — Spoon River College and the University of Illinois System hosted the third Illinois Transfer Symposium for community college academic advisors, K-12 guidance counselors and others May, 6 at the Canton Campus. "The goal was to come together to talk about issues and solutions to help students of...

Black Sheep Flower Farm: Flowers, glamping, and community sanctuary all in one

Black Sheep Flower Farm, located in Lewistown about 40 miles from Peoria, is much more than your average flower farm in a rural small town. Established in 2018, owners Ben Moren and Dennis Monn have transformed the space into a beautiful, naturalistic escape for flower lovers, glamping enthusiasts, and anyone who loves the great outdoors.

Canton girls participate in Illini Girl’s State. Here’s who!

CANTON — June 19, three Canton girls, Kayleigh White, sponsored by Oaks Hines Funeral Home; Roxann Richardson, sponsored by the Canton American Legion Auxiliary, and Emma Barrera, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, left for the campus of Eastern Illinois University to participate in the Illini Girl’s State. The program is sponsored by the Illinois American Legion Auxiliary. Illini Girl’s State is focused on learning about how local and state government operates.

Wessel Selected For International Farm Youth Exchange Program Heading to Germany

Chandlerville native Phillip Wessel has been chosen to go to Germany on an international agriculture exchange program. The United Soybean Board has chosen Wessel and four others from across the country to go to Germany to participate in a program facilitated by the International Farm Youth Exchange Association to gain a deeper understanding of agriculture in Germany.

Illinois Duck Hunters Share Insane Video Of Tornado Heading Straight For Their Blind

When the duck hunters become the “sitting ducks” themselves… It’s no secret that storms seem to be rising in the lately. Whether it’s devastating tornadoes, destructive hurricanes, storms, droughts, wildfires… Mother Nature just seems to be angry. And while there are always crazy videos from any storm, I don’t think I’ve seen one like this. A few years back, a group of Illinois duck hunters got a front-row seat to a tornado near Havana, Illinois. According to NBC 25 News, Jace […] The post Illinois Duck Hunters Share Insane Video Of Tornado Heading Straight For Their Blind first appeared on Whiskey Riff.

Area students recognized at Illinois Central College

Students from the area were recently honored for achieving academic honors during the Spring 2022 semester at Illinois Central College. The following students were named to the President’s List:. Lindsay Anderson of Lincoln. Caitlin Easley of Mason City. To be named on the President's List requires the student to...

Under 50/Over 50 golf scramble returns in Greenview

Greenview – Country Hills Golf Course will offer a fun outing during the July 4 celebration. The anniversary weekend features the Course’s most popular annual tournament, the Over 50/Under 50 Scramble, which will be held on Saturday July 2. The 18-hole event pairs one golfer over the age...

Select Medical (SEM), Inova Health Form JV in Northern Virginia

SEM - Free Report) recently announced that it created a joint venture (JV) with a not-for-profit health organization called Inova Health System for a critical illness recovery facility in Northern Virginia. The JV is expected to own and operate the hospital, which will be located within the Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.