9/1/2015 9:52:35 AM
The DeWitt County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in a string of burlgaries from this past weekend.
Home surveillance video captured images of 3 burglary suspects believed to be responsible for 17 vehicle burglaries early Saturday morning in DeWitt County.
Sheriff Jered Shofner indicated these thieves targeted vehicles parked at rural homes northwest of Clinton. Petty cash and smal...read more
John H. Major Jr., age 95, of Orland Park formerly of Warrensburg passed away peacefully with family at his side at Smith Crossing on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. He is survived by three daughters Barbara Runty of Manhattan, Shirley Ann (Donald Larry) Wennlund of Mokena, Marilyn “Sue” (Bill) Splitgerber of Florida, one son John (Mary Lou) Major III of Frankfort, 11 grandchildren, and 22...read more
Allen Wayne Thomas, 54, of Clinton, passed away at 9:03 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 23, 2015) in Lincoln from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Burial will follow in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wapella. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memori...read more
Arlie Allen Alexander, 69, of Monticello, passed away peacefully after a long fought cancer battle on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Piatt County Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on February 8, 1946 in Bloomington, the son of Leslie and Juanita (Beard) Alexander. He married Sally Barr on August 13, 1972 in Rocky Mount, NC. She survives.
Arlie is also survived by a son, Cra...read more
Mabel E. Whitehouse, 91, of Monticello, passed away at 8:15 a.m., August 22, 2015 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.
Mabel was born on February 23, 1924 in Wentworth, MO the daughter of Andrew and Lydia (Ford) Carver. She married Robert Wayne Whitehouse on April 3, 1946 in Columbus, KS. He passed away March 4, 1985.
Survivors include her daughters, Karen Sinkler of Effingham and Paula...read more
Lulu Mae Rhoades, 91, of Monticello, passed away at 2:55 a.m., Friday, August 21, 2015 at Carle Hospital, Urbana.
Lulu was born on March 19, 1924 in Galesville, IL the daughter of Thomas Hiram and Mary Catherine (Hosler) Hayes. She married Donald M. Rhoades on July 13, 1941 in St. Charles, MO. He passed away on March 2, 1997.
Survivors include her sons, James (Lila) Rhoades of Monticello and Tom...read more