9/13/2014 9:22:36 AM
As the NASCAR senior circuit shifts to one of the most watched times of the year, this weekend's race in Chicago is given a driver the opportunity to promote the fight for access to coal-based electricity. Regan Smith will be at the Chicagoland Speedways this weekend and currently sits in second place in Nationwide Series Standings. He's using his platform to spread the word about the importance ...read more
Lena M. Martin, 87, of Cerro Gordo, IL, passed away 8:23 a.m., Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 15, 2014, at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Cerro Gordo, IL, with visitation 3 to 6 p.m., Sunday, September 14, at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Cerro Gordo, IL. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery...read more
Stanley L. Struebing, 87, Bloomington, Army veteran and farmer, died Tuesday (Sept. 9, 2014).
Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Peter Lutheran Church, Emden. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the church and one hour before services in the church. Burial: Hartsburg Union Cemetery. Arrangements by: Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln. Memorials: St. Peter Lutheran Church. ...read more
Russell W. Dobbs, 81, of Maroa died 4:15 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 9, 2014) in Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday in Tabernacle Baptist Church, Decatur, with Pastor Chad Williams officiating. Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa. Burial will be in Maroa Cemetery, with military rites. Memorials: Carle Foundation Hospital. Send condole...read more
Ernest Richard Edwards, 78, Mount Pulaski, retired from Caterpillar Inc., died Sunday (Sept. 7, 2014).
Services: 10 a.m. Friday, First Christian Church, Mount Pulaski. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mount Pulaski. Burial: Mount Pulaski Cemetery. Memorials: Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund, Washington University, Division of Oncology, Box 8007, Attention: Ro...read more
Evan B. Workman, 17, of Clinton, died September 6, 2014 at his residence. He was born December 28, 1996 in Decatur, the son of Randy and Tammy (Miles) Workman. He was a senior at Clinton High School. He was currently employed at Monicals Pizza in Clinton.
Evan is survived by his parents, Randy and Tammy of Clinton; brothers Noah of Bloomington and Jacob of Clinton; and his...read more