7/22/2014 7:34:43 AM
Governor Pat Quinn has directed the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) to take further action to protect the Mahomet Aquifer from polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). As a result, today the IEPA is seeking information from the DeWitt County Board in order to authorize the State to block PCB dumping in Clinton.
Today’s action is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect our ...read more
Gene A. Bentley, 78 of Bement, IL., passed away at 1:48 A.M., on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., at the First Presbyterian Church of Bement. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 also at the First Presbyterian Church of Bement. The Pastor Marsha Fr...read more
Charles Emmitt “Chuck” Jolly Sr., 70, of Warrensburg, went to be with the Lord Sunday, July 20, 2014.
Chuck was born March 15, 1944 in Decatur, Illinois, the son of Samuel and Ruby (Wheatley) Jolly. He graduated from Illinois State University. He was a licensed professional geologist and retired president of Reynolds Drilling Corp. He was a member of Harvest Christian Center, Ful...read more
Anne M. "Kiki" Wood, Downs, passed away Saturday (July 19, 2014) at OSF Richard Owens Hospice Home, Peoria.
Her funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Church of Merna, Bloomington, with Monsignor Greg Ketcham officiating. A private family burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Normal. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, both at the church.
Louis F. Schick, 58, of Lincoln, died at 11:15 a.m. Saturday (July 19, 2014) at his home.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Lincoln, with the Revs. Jeffrey G. Laible and Thomas Taylor officiating.
Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery, Lincoln.
Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Peasley Funeral Home, Lincoln, with a rosary service at 3:30 p.m.
Memorials: Carrol...read more
Harold Paul Huffman, 90, of Midland City, died at 11:22 a.m. Saturday (July 19, 2014) at the home of his daughter, Rebecca Delby, in Kenney.
His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with the Rev. Mel West officiating. Burial will be at McClimans Cemetery, Hallsville, with military honors. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the...read more