12/17/2014 10:51:42 AM
For the past few weeks, Clinton Schools have seen hundreds of students missing school thanks to illness.
It is not uncommon for 200-300 students or more to miss classes because of illness and Superintendent Dr. Jeff Holmes says his nurses do not hesitate to send students home if they are not healthy enough to be at school. He encourages parents to take precautions and keep kids home until they ar...read more
CERRO GORDO -- Terry Lee West, 63, of Cerro Gordo, IL, passed away Monday, December 15, 2014.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 20, 2014, at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur, IL. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, December 19, at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur, IL. Burial will be in Cerro Gordo Cemetery, Cerro Gordo, IL.
Memorials may be made: To ...read more
CLINTON -- Cleta Darlene Griffith, 86, Eden Prairie, Minn., formerly of Clinton, former school bus driver, died Dec. 5, 2014.
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. Visitation: one hour before services. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton. Memorials: First Christian Church, Clinton. Send condolences: www.calvertmemorial.com
OREANA -- Getrude Cox, 87, Oreana, died Sunday (Dec. 14, 2014). Arrangements incomplete: Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home North Chapel.
CERRO GORDO -- Mitchell Lane Dodson, 18, of Cerro Gordo, IL., passed away at 5:15 A.M. on Saturday, December 13, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday (12-18-2014) at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home Decatur, IL. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday (12-17-2014) at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur, IL. Burial will be at Croniger Cemeter...read more
Donna Lynn Keathley, 55, Oreana, died Saturday (Dec. 13, 2014).
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, First Church of the Nazarene. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Memorials: to the family. Send condolences: www.gracelandfairlawn.com....read more