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Plan Birthday Surprise


Elmer “Bud” Green of Chebanse will be honored at a surprise 80th birthday party at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at 510 School Street, Chebanse.

The event is being planned by his family who request RSVPs by July 1st by calling 815.697.3702.

Civil War Exhibits Available At Old Courthouse Museum

page-02.pdf-004Jane and Don Ducat of Clifton are shown viewing the names of Iroquois County residents who participated in the Civil War. They were at the museum recently to hear Greg Ikins, of Crescent City, give a talk, featuring a slide program, on the 76th Regiment’s participation in the Civil War. Ikins’ great-great-grandfather served in Company K of the 76th Illinois Volunteer Regiment.

The next...

Meier Oil, Hinrich Electric Open T-ball Season

The Ashkum boys' T-ball season started Saturday with team pictures taken at 9 a.m. and playing Clifton #2 four innings. The Ashkum boys team is sponsored by Meier Oil. Clifton #2 is sponsored by Hinrich Electric.

Clifton's Keaton Perry hit a single to right field and a line drive over second baseman Cameron Meents for a double in the top of the third inning. Joel Albright also hit a double in...

Wright, Morrison To Represent Ashkum At Illini Girls State

page-09.pdf-022Representing Ashkum at the 72nd session of the American Legion Auxiliary’s Illini Girls State will be delegates Rayanne Wright and Chloe Morrison. The event will be held June 17-23 on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

The two are being sponsored by Ashkum American Legion Auxiliary and the Ashkum Lions Club.

Illini Girls State is a simulated government program using...

Hoy, Lyons To Represent Ashkum At Illinois Boys State June 9-15

page-09.pdf-017                          David Lyons                                                       Lucas...

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