11/21/2014 5:34:48 AM
The DeWitt County Board's last lame duck session saw many controversial agenda items tabled while the 2015 Budget and Levy were approved.
5 items on the agenda failed to see a vote at Thursday Night's meeting, each being tabled by a vote of 6-5. The items tabled included:
-Adjusting the county levy from $1.5 million to $1.1 million.
-Adjusting the retirement fund for County employees, the Illin...read more
Clayton Thomas Wiggins, 13, of Monticello, passed away at 10:04 p.m., Monday, November 17, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, November 21, 2014 at the St. Philomena Catholic Church, 1301 N. Market St., Monticello. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the St. Philomena Catholic Church with Fr. Bruce...read more
Florence E. Lamb, 93, of Forsyth, formerly of Dalton City passed away 7:15 a.m. Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur with her family by her side.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 3850 Lourdes Dr., Decatur. Visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 am Saturday at Our Lady of Lourde...read more
Donald L. Ragland, 74, of Lincoln, died at 2:53 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 12, 2014) at his home.
Service: 1 p.m. Saturday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln, with the Rev. Candida Turner officiating.
Burial: Atlanta Cemetery.
Visitation: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials: Safe Haven Hospice or Humane Society of Logan County.
Survivors: two daughters, Crystal (...read more
LEROY — Geraldine Dooley Meeker, 97, of Loveland, Colo., formerly of LeRoy, died peacefully Wednesday (Nov. 12, 2014) in Loveland.
Gerry (the name she has always preferred) was born Feb. 19, 1917, on a farm near LeRoy. Her parents were Clyde and Hazel Crumbaugh Dooley, and she had one sister, Margradel, who was two years older and preceded her in death.
She attended Woods and Ste...read more
Leland G. Williams, 85, of DeLand, passed away at 4:39 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 11, 2014) at his family home in DeLand.
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at DeLand Christian Church, DeLand, with Jim Kilson and The Rev. Danny Roberts officiating. Burial will follow at DeLand Cemetery, DeLand. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Calvert Funeral Home, DeLand, is in charge of ...read more