4/15/2014 12:18:18 PM
As a part of Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, a local law enforcement official was recognized for his work in a recent child abuse case.
Clinton Police Chief Ben Lowers at the most recent Clinton City Council meeting recognized one of his detectives, Detective Todd Ummel, for his work in the child abuse case involving the convicted 28-year old Duane Thackrey. Chief Lowers says these ty...read more
Dean M. Scott, 93, Mount Pulaski, farmer, died Tuesday (April 15, 2014).
Services: 11 a.m. Friday, First United Methodist Church, Mount Pulaski. Visitation: one hour before services in the church. Burial: Mount Pulaski Cemetery. Arrangements by: Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mount Pulaski. Memorials: First United Methodist Church. ...read more
Adrian Venoy “Van” Rea Jr., 74, of Wapella, formerly of Peoria, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Friday (April 11, 2014) at Dr. John Warner Hospital, Clinton.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at United Church, Heyworth. The Rev. Amanda Richards and the Rev. Steve Killion will officiate. Burial will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wapella. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday ...read more
Ralph Edward Beck, 92, of Monticello, passed away at 8:32 p.m., April 11, 2014 at the Bement Health Care Center, Bement.
Ralph was born on January 24, 1922 in Richland County, IL, the son of Clyde W. and Jennie Ruth (Jackson) Beck. He married Lois E. Webber on December 30, 1951 in Olney, IL. She passed away on April 1, 2013.
Survivors include his son; Don (Marian) Beck of Springfield, IL. He was...read more
Doris Evelyn White, 82, DeLand, died at 5:22 p.m. Tuesday (April 8, 2014) at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at DeLand Christian Church, with Doug Johnson officiating. Burial will be at DeLand Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church. The family has entrusted Trigg & Calvert Chapel, DeLand, with arrangements. Memorials may be made...read more
Elmer Ray Shackelford, 62, Warrensburg, died Tuesday (April 8, 2014).
Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Monday, Illini Cemetery, Warrensburg. Visitation: 10:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Homes, Decatur. Memorials: donor's choice. ...read more