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Donna L. “Miller” Simpkins – No Services

Donna L. “Miller” Simpkins, 72 of New Boston, died Friday, January 19, 2018 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Cremation has been accorded and there are no services. Speer Funeral Home, Aledo, is assisting the family.

Deana K. Greer – Celebration Of Life 1/27/18

Deana K. Greer, 57 of New Windsor, died Sunday, January 21, 2018 at home. Cremation has been accorded. Private graveside services are Saturday morning, January 27, at Hopewell Cemetery in New Windsor, followed by a Celebration of Life from 1…

Alyce M. Robinson – Services 1/25/18

Alyce M. Robinson, 93 of Aledo, died Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Genesis Senior Living, Aledo. Services are 11 a.m., Thursday, January 25, at the United Methodist Church, Joy. Burial is in the Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg. Visitation is 4 to…

Richard “Dick” Child – Services 1/24/18

Richard “Dick” Child, 92 of Matherville, died Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Avonlea Cottage, Milan. Services are 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 24, at 1st Lutheran Church, Sherrard. Burial will be in Farlow Grove Cemetery, Matherville. Visitation is 5:30 to 7:30…

Donate To Bushels For Denver

Rockridge FFA Livestock Judging Team will travel to Denver in January to represent Illinois at the National Roundup. Members of the team are asking for donations of corn to help cover expenses. To make arrangements to donate, contact any team…

Mercer County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship: Deadline To Apply Is 4/1/18

Mercer County Retired Teachers Association announces its annual Scholarship. The program is designed to support Mercer County students who are planning to enter the teaching profession. One or more $1000 scholarships will be awarded in May 2018. Eligible applicants include…

Seaton Public Library Reading Program

Seaton Public Library is promoting its “Hooked on Reading” program to area residents, starting June 28th. The Library will be open on Wednesdays from 3 to 5:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Story time for kids…

Trinity Presbyterian Church Bible Bunch

Area children ages kindergarten through 4th grade are invited to attend “Bible Bunch,” the free after-school ministry at Trinity Presbyterian Church. Bible Bunch is held the first and third Thursday of each month from 3:15 to 5 p.m. during the…