Woodford County Newswire

Woodford County Newswire

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  1. Area organizations aim to keep elderly independent Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... its fleet, We Care was able to provide 36,923 rides in Morton, 35,804 in rural Tazewell County and 15,953 in Woodford County in its 2015-2016 fiscal year. "The big thing is we want to keep our clients in their own home for as long as we possibly ...

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  2. Original document describing the 1839 sale of land where Davidson...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The improbable journey of a 177-year-old document has returned it to Eureka, and into the possession of the two groups that understand its historical significance better than anyone - Barnstorming Inc. and the Woodford County Historical Society. Oh, and by the way, it was signed by President Martin Van Buren.

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  3. Woodford County News BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Legal Record

    Shannon Ramsay, Trees Forever's CEO and founding president; Rhonda Ferree, University of Illinois Extension educator; Julia Pryor, Extension Master Gardener program coordinator; Debbie Fluegel, Trees Forever program manager. The Extension's Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Unit was given the Partner Award.

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  4. Woodford County eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Legal Record

    Members of the Nitsch Theatre Arts company Briana Vior-Van Hoorn, Dr. Chris Hughes, Kyle King, Kyle Redmon, and John Johnson rehearse a scene from "Loot" which will be performed July 8-10 at Eureka College's Pritchard Theatre. Bring the kids who will have a separate story hour and craft while you learn recipes and techniques to satisfy your fussy eater from Stacy Coussens, Woodford County Extension.

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  5. Education office gets new leader Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... as assistant regional superintendent from 2007 to 2012 for Marshall/Putnam/Woodford ROE 43, which was before Woodford county was added to ROE 53 in Tazewell County. There are 35 regional offices in the state. The new assistant superintendent will be ...

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  6. New York Archdiocese, Archbishop Fulton Sheen's family at odds over remains Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... after being beatified would be necessary prior to his canonization as a saint. Sheen was born in the eastern Woodford County town of El Paso in 1895 and attended Spalding Institute in Peoria. After his ordination, he served as a priest in Peoria ...

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  7. Fulton Sheen sainthood effort may re-launch after family agreement on remains Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... in Peoria and with the approval of Pope Francis,” the diocese said. Sheen was born in the eastern Woodford County town of El Paso in 1895 and attended Spalding Institute in Peoria. After his ordination, he served as a priest in Peoria before ...

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  8. Woodford County News BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Legal Record

    The Metamora Pool opens June 1. Hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, and noon-6 p.m. Sundays. Mary Armstrong, who has more than 20 years of experience in early childhood education, has planned a creative summer program for children at area libraries, June 7-30.

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  9. Woodford County events calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | The Legal Record

    ... to place a bid on one or more of the pieces. For more information, call (309) 367-4594. Join Pam Atkinson, Woodford County Extension, to learn how to plan for the expenses of school start-up in the fall. For more information or to register, call ...

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  10. Zobrist family loving being Cubs fansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Legal Record

    The ranks of Cardinals Nation have been thinned radiating out from the small downstate burgh of Eureka, throughout Woodford County for which the city serves as its seat and likely into nearby Peoria and Bloomington. Blood is thicker than water or old-time team loyalties.

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  11. Woodford County events calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Legal Record

    Kelly Allsup, U of I Extension horticulture educator, will explain plant combinations that will help control pests and enrich your garden. For more information, call 467-6034.

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  12. Woodford County events calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Legal Record

    Kennel Lake Sportsman's Club in Morton will host a fish fry on April 30. Poetry month celebration will be led by 4 visiting poets. Refreshments will be served.

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  13. Woodford County dispositions: April 15, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Gregory A. Buffett, 43, 100 E. Lincoln St., El Paso; convicted of domestic battery; sentenced Feb. 8 to four days in jail, 2 years of probation and $4,936 fine and court costs. William E. Cornell, 53, 9940 Hoosier Village, Indianapolis; convicted of possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine; sentenced Jan. 19 to 180 days in jail, 2 years of probation and $2,132 fine and court costs; charges of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed.

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  14. Student-led robotics team customizes a set of wheels for Woodford County girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Four-year-old Emily Heflin coolly gripped the handlebars of her small, one-of-a-kind, personalized car, and lurched forward. Derrick Heflin had been demonstrating for Emily how to position her hands on the special sensors to make the car move forward.

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  15. EXCHANGE: Robotics team's project helps Woodford County girlRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | KSL-TV

    Four-year-old Emily Heflin coolly gripped the handlebars of her small, one-of-a-kind, personalized car, and lurched forward. Derrick Heflin had been demonstrating for Emily how to position her hands on the special sensors to make the car move forward.

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  16. Student-led robotics team customizes a set of wheels for Woodford County girl Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Four-year-old Emily Heflin coolly gripped the handlebars of her small, one-of-a-kind, personalized car, and lurched forward. Derrick Heflin had been demonstrating for Emily how to position her hands on the special sensors to make the car move forward.

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  17. Illinois farmland prices drop significantly in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Illinois farmland prices posted the most significant decline in two decades in 2015, following the downward price trajectory, albeit in less steep fashion, of grain produced on the properties. Agriculture acreage across Illinois dropped between 8 and 9 percent, according to a recent report by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

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  18. Illinois farmland prices drop significantly in 2015 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Illinois farmland prices posted the most significant decline in two decades in 2015, following the downward price trajectory, albeit in less steep fashion, of grain produced on the properties. Agriculture acreage across Illinois dropped between 8 and 9 percent, according to a recent report by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

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  19. Four Corners: 'Uncle Jack' one of East Peoria's most colorful charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... west across the Mississippi from 1833 to 1838. Sheppard was born in Ohio on April 30, 1827, and moved to Woodford County sometime in the early 1850s. He married Barbara Ann Dehority in Woodford County on June 28, 1857, and the 1860 Federal Census ...

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  20. Former courthouse employee Lynne Gilbert wins Woodford County circuit clerk primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A former courthouse employee appears successful in her first bid for elected office by taking the four-way primary race for Woodford County circuit clerk. Lynne Gilbert of Congerville captured 3,250 votes Tuesday evening, accounting for 37 percent.

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