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  1. Peoria Area News BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | The Legal Record

    ... closer look at the trains on display. The fair was sponsored by the Illinois Valley Model Railroad Club in Peoria and Pekin's River City Model Railroad Club. (Photos courtesy of Rick Stephenson) The City Council voted Nov. 9 to prohibit utility ...


  2. Winter wellness requires steady effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... all over the lab. You can run, but you can't hide from germs and bacteria. The Tazewell County Health Department and Pekin Hospital want residents to know what they need to do to keep their families well through the winter months, when influenza, ...


  3. Badly Decomposed Body Identified as Pekin Man Missing Since JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Police have identified a badly decomposed body found in a wooded area as a Pekin man who disappeared in June. Tazewell County Coroner Jeff Baldi says 59-year-old Lionel "Lonnie" Graham's cause of death wasn't determined during a Wednesday autopsy.


  4. Police ID body as that of missing man Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The badly decomposed body of a person discovered in North Pekin woods Tuesday was that of a 59-year-old Pekin man who disappeared in mid-June, Tazewell County's coroner said Wednesday. The cause of Lionel "Lonnie" Graham's death was not tentatively determined in an autopsy Wednesday, said Coroner Jeff Baldi.


  5. HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Bureau County Republican

    The Christian Center's Play with the Pros Baseball Clinic on Saturday, Dec. 19, at the Avanti's Dome in Pekin will include instruction from World Series champ Ben Zobrist and Zach McAllister of the Cleveland Indians. Zobrist, who is from Eureka, and McAllister are scheduled to be joined by Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Pat Venditte, and area minor league players.


  6. Decomposed body found in central Illinois woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Daily Herald

    The Journal Star reports the North Pekin Police Department was notified about the body Tuesday afternoon. The shredded condition of the clothing indicates the body could have been there for months.


  7. Man accused of strangling mother at her East Peoria homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Daily Herald

    ... in her East Peoria home. Thirty-four-year-old Justin Noward was charged Monday with aggravated domestic battery. The Pekin Daily Times ( ) reports that Noward has accumulated more than 14 years in prison sentences over the past ...


  8. McCarty-Heath EngagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | The Times

    ... in Peoria. A reception will follow at The Waterhouse in Peoria. Kelly is the daughter of Jed and Camille McCarty of Pekin. She is a 2003 graduate of Pekin Community High School and a 2008 graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale with a ...


  9. Hope Schwab WatermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Breeze Courier

    ... a member of the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville. She is survived by her daughters: Marilyn (Don) Vedas of Pekin, Ill., Kay Masterson, Coleen (Gerry Sr.) Gilpin and Kathleen Fritcher all of Taylorville,: twelve grandchildren; twenty-nine ...


  10. Woman Gets 1 Year Probation For Abandoning 2 Dogs To DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A Tazewell County woman has been sentenced to a year's probation for leaving two dogs to die without food or water. The Pekin Daily Times reports that Regina Robards also must pay more than $1,000 in court costs.


  11. Batavia makes easy work of PekinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | Daily Herald

    When Batavia quarterback Kyle Niemiec looked over the Pekin defense during Friday night's first-round Class 7A football playoff clash, he was pretty sure he had seen it before. "We played against the same defense all week, so hats off to our scout team," Niemiec said.


  12. United States v. NavarroRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... Attorney, Office of the Federal Public Defender, Peoria, IL, for Defendant-Appellant. Salvador Guadalupe Navarro, Pekin, IL, pro se. Defendant-Appellant Salvador Guadalupe Navarro ("Navarro") pleaded guilty to and was convicted of one count of ...


  13. Tazewell County News BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | The Legal Record

    ... at $3.7 million. Mayor Pro Tem Lloyd Orrick has chosen not to bring the censure of Mayor John McCabe before the Pekin City Council causing some councilmen to question that action. City Council members, including the mayor, are required to follow a ...


  14. USA, IAW and GPEDC to Cut Ribbon for New Illinois River Canoe & Kayak TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | AmmoLand

    ... will showcase the union building trades' commitment to the community and put our value on display every day!" at the Pekin Park District's Riverfront Park. Parking is located behind Seico Security at 132 Court Street in Pekin. Illinois American ...


  15. Jackie DeckerRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    He is survived by his wife, Betty Underwood Decker, of Cleveland; two children: Russell Decker and wife, Misty, of Charleston, and Laura Decker of Delano; three grandchildren: Katie Owenby and Scott Malahan of Knoxville, Carrie Owenby of Knoxville, and McKenzie Decker of Charleston; one great-grandchild, Evie Malahan of Knoxville; and one sister, Charlotte Chaney of Pekin, Ill. The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. today, Oct. 25, 2015, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Rev.


  16. San Jose United Methodist Women to hold annual turkey supper November 4thRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... Church is located at 600 S First Street (six blocks south of US Hwy 136). San Jose is about 15 miles directly south of Pekin on Towerline Road; or State Rte. 29 to US Hwy 136, then go east two miles to San Jose; or about 10 miles west of I-155 on U ...


  17. Eight ways clutter keeps you poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... an employee with David Burling Excavation, picks up a mound of trash at a hoarder's home on the south side of Pekin, Ill (Aug. 3, 2015). Losing money is painful. Bad investments have driven people to suicide. People end friendships and marriages ...


  18. Punkin Chuckin' returns Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The Morton Punkin Chuckin' contest will be held from 10 a.m. to dusk Saturday at Allentown and Springfield roads in rural Pekin. According to Susan L. Pyles, director of tourism for the Morton Tourism Association, the Morton Punkin Chuckin' Contest is modeled after a similar event started in 1986 in Lewes, Del., in which participants participants build machines to launch pumpkins as far as possible.


  19. Cone Crusher processes up to 805 tons per hour.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | ThomasNet

    ... will be backed by the industry's first two-year standard warranty and is manufactured in the United States at our new Pekin, Illinois-based factory." Besides a strong commitment to service and convenient access to wear parts, the Patriot Cone ...


  20. Bob Quarello Scholarship Awards to hold fundraisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... dinner scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, November 8th, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 715 N. 11th Street in Pekin. The event will feature chicken, spaghetti, salad, bread and tea or coffee. Desserts and carry-outs will be available. There ...


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