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3/6/2015 10:28:59 AM
As we get set to "Spring Ahead" this weekend, local fire officials are encouraging residents to switch out those smoke alarm batteries. Sunday morning at 2 am Daylight Savings time goes back into effect and those clocks will need to be pushed forward one hour. As you do so, Clinton Fire Chief Shawn Milton is hoping you will also take five minutes and check those smoke detectors. He says having fr...read more
Obituaries
Merla L. Hickerson, 72 of Clinton, IL passed away 11:25 A.M. March 6, 2015 at her family home in Clinton, IL. Arrangements are pending at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL  ...read more
John W. Craig, 45, of Clinton, IL passed away at 5:01 PM March 5, 2015 at his family residence in Clinton, IL.   Graveside services will be 11 AM Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the Atlanta Cemetery, Atlanta IL with David Taylor officiating. Following the committal service the family has requested friends and family to join them in a meal and wake at the Waynesville American Legion Post #1189. V...read more
Lillie Evelyn Fisher, 94, of Monticello, died at 3:55 p.m., March 3, 2015 at the Piatt County Nursing Home. She was born November 9, 1920 in Bement, IL to Albert E. and Lillie (Lund) Larson. She married Robert Warren Fisher on May 14, 1943 in Joplin, MO. He preceded her in death on December 17, 1997. Mrs. Fisher was a proud graduate of the University of Illinois and taught in the Atwood, Bement,...read more
Duane E. "Duey" Buchanan, 79, of Chesterfield, Mo., passed away Sunday (March 1, 2015) in Town and Country, Mo. She was born Oct. 20, 1935, in Chicago. She was a resident of LeRoy, Bloomington and Normal from 1957 to 1984. She taught physical education at LeRoy High School, Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan University for more than 27 years. She graduated from University of Il...read more
 Melvin E. Mason, 98, of Atlanta, died at 8:35 a.m. Sunday (March 1, 2015) at Hopedale Commons West in Hopedale. His funeral will be at noon Saturday at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta. Tony Billingsley will officiate. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery in Emden with military rites accorded by the Atlanta American Legion Post 341. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Satur...read more
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