Henderson County, ILweather.gov

Special Weather Statement issued for Henderson, McDonough, Warren by NWS

Effective: 2021-07-24 15:30:00 CDT Expires: 2021-07-24 19:00:00 CDT Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed Target Area: Henderson; McDonough; Warren A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN HENDERSON SOUTHERN WARREN AND NORTHEASTERN MCDONOUGH COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM CDT At 616 PM CDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Raritan, or 15 miles southeast of Burlington, moving east at 20 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include Bushnell, Roseville, Stronghurst, Avon, Prairie City, Raritan, Little Swan Lake, Walnut Grove, Greenbush, Media, Henderson County Fairgrounds, Warren County Fairgrounds, Swan Creek, Youngstown and Prairie City Airport. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm. Minor flooding of low lying areas, creeks, streams and urban areas is possible. If you encounter water over a roadway, do not drive through it.
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JCC Continues to Bring Seniors Meals at a Growing Rate in Warren and Henderson Counties

The Senior Nutrition program through the Jamieson Community Center is slowly opening up even further. It’s still going strong, says Executive Director Nancy Mowen:. “I think we had four or five new participants sign-up just this week. Right now, anybody 60 and older is eligible. We are getting ready to open back up our congregate meal sites. We have sites in Monmouth at Strom Center, in Kirkwood at the Kirkwood Senior Center; we have a site in Oquawka, in Stronghurst, and in Roseville, and we deliver throughout all of Warren and Henderson counties.”
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Memories of a state government insider

Zack Stamp's 2021 memoir, Things as I Remember Them, provides insights to the inner workings of state government. Political junkies and anyone who worked in and around state government over the past several decades will recognize many familiar names peppered throughout his entertaining stories. Stamp worked inside state government for...
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Burlington, IAKBUR

Obituaries for Monday July 19th

Virginia Kay Rich, 86, of LaHarpe, Illinois, passed away at 12:10 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Carthage, Illinois. Virginia was born on January 25, 1935 near Durham, Illinois, the daughter of Charles C. and Ora W. (Lowe) Rodeffer. On January 24, 1954 she married Clifford Eugene Rich in Disco, Illinois. He preceded her in death on March 25, 2008.
Biggsville, ILHawk Eye

Karen Sue Rima

Biggsville - Karen Sue Rima, age 69, of Biggsville, Illinois, passed away at 4:35 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center in West Burlington. She was born November 30, 1951 in Monmouth, Illinois, the daughter of Jack and Irmhal Brewer Gibb. On August 28, 1991, she married Craig Rima in Oquawka, Illinois.
Dallas City, IL977wmoi.com

Juanita Carol Jarvis

The good Lord took Juanita Carol Jarvis, Master Gardener and Prayer Warrior, to His home on July 8, 2021, to tend His gardens, and to take the lead in His prayer groups. She was born June 17, 1941 in rural Dallas City, Illinois, the daughter of Carroll and Vella Rexroat Ochsner. On August 17, 1958, she married Garry Jarvis in Dallas City. He preceded her in death on June 23, 2014.
Burlington, IAKBUR

Obituaries for Wednesday July 14th

Dennis James Wiley Sr., 67, of Mount Pleasant, died at 3:05 PM Saturday, July 10, 2021, at his home. Born December 14, 1953, in Burlington, IA, he was the son of Alvin Owen and Dorothy Frances Barkus Wiley. Dennis worked for Burlington Northern Santa Fe for 45 years. He enjoyed...
Stronghurst, ILquillnewspaper.com

Stronghurst Graphic: July 9, 1925

MEDIA MEANDERINGS: Mrs. Florence Mathers, Mrs. J. J. Gram, Harold Drain and Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Murtland and William were shopping in Stronghurst Monday afternoon.(Today, this seems mundane but really it told the town who did what and who were friends with who-local gossip.) Mr. and Mrs. George Wax returned from an outing on the banks of the Mississippi River at Hamilton. J. E. Lawyer, agent for the Santa Fe R.R. here, went to Fort Madison to enter the Santa Fe hospital for treatment. Joe, Jr., the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Campbell was so nearly overcome by the heat Saturday evening that for awhile it was doubtful about saving his life. He suffered a slight attack Sunday afternoon. He is thought to be some better and perhaps out of danger at this time. J. B. Heap and sons lost a valuable mule by heat Thursday afternoon while plowing corn. Quite a number of farmers had to stop their work on account of the horses being unable to stand the heat. The Men's Bible class of the United Church has issued invitations to the entire community to be present at a fish fry to be given by the class Thursday evening at Wever Lake. A free moving picture will be given after the supper. The committee in charge is sparing no efforts in an attempt to make this a most enjoyable affair.
Hancock County, ILweather.gov

Severe Weather Statement issued for Hancock, Henderson, McDonough by NWS

Effective: 2021-07-09 19:20:00 CDT Expires: 2021-07-09 19:45:00 CDT Urgency: Immediate Severity: Severe Certainty: Observed Instruction: For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. This storm is producing large hail. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows. This is a dangerous storm. Prepare immediately for large destructive hail capable of producing significant damage. People outside should move to a shelter, inside a strong building and away from windows. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Target Area: Hancock; Henderson; McDonough A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 PM CDT FOR NORTHEASTERN HANCOCK...HENDERSON...SOUTHERN WARREN...NORTHERN MCDONOUGH...SOUTHERN DES MOINES AND NORTHEASTERN LEE COUNTIES At 717 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Gulf Port, or over Burlington, moving southeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...Tennis ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Stronghurst, Terre Haute, Raritan, Roseville, Sciota, Good Hope, Bardolph and Little Swan Lake. HAIL...2.50IN WIND...60MPH