PRINCETON — A Princeton man with a lengthy criminal history was sentenced Tuesday to 2 years in prison for aggravated battery for using a baseball bat to strike a man.
Blood Sweat and Gears, the Illinois Valley car club, has several events coming up, such as cruises to the Root Beer Stand in Oglesby 5-9 p.m. Fridays, July 19 and Aug. 9 and the McNabb Cruise night 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7.
GRANVILLE — At 6 p.m. today in Granville, the Putnam County Public Library District will officially become one of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Chicago Section Grant Recipients for the Science Kits for Public Libraries.
DALZELL — Dalzell Village Board this month approved $1,600 in expenses to trim trees that are encroaching in the village alleyways. Korte and Turpen Tree Service was hired for the work.
Several businesses were hit with counterfeit $100 bills Monday night in Peru, according to Peru police chief Doug Bernabei.
The Mendota Junior League Softball team celebrate their 9-2 win over Pike County in the Junior League State Championship at Love Park in Orion on Tuesday. Mendota will play in the Junior League Central Region Tournament in Pendleton, Indiana this Friday.
Last year, Drew Lane and Logan Jones got to experience the Peru Senior League baseball team’s run to the Central Region Tournament championship game.
OTTAWA — The Peru Minor League team got on the scoreboard first and didn’t stop changing the numbers until they enforced a 14-4 10-run rule victory over Streator in five innings in Game 2 of the District 20 Tournament championship series.
It’s no secret that there is a shortage of high school sports officials in the state of Illinois.
For several years, the Oglesby Junior League baseball team was on the cusp of winning a District 20 banner.
Chef Brad Miller is back.
Tuesday, July 16
HENRY — Last Thursday was Senior Day at the Marshall-Putnam Fair in Henry, and a crowd of around 200 people packed in to the Hunt Building to watch a morning performance from the Henry Torpedo…
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — They were the drugs that were supposed to save the U.S. tens of billions of dollars.
Fresh, juicy summer tomatoes make a great salad, so we set out to create one with complementary flavors and a creamy dressing.
THE CLIFFS OF MOHER, Ireland — Most of my traveling companions were gushing over the limestone cliffs and the sapphire sea, but my mind was elsewhere.
It’s pet peeve time -- one of my biggest pet peeves is when I hear restaurants talk about their home cooking.
Earlier this May, when Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor (heir to the Barony of Kilkeel, for those keeping score at home) was born, I noticed a dad joke that his uncle, Prince William, crack…
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Mr. and Mrs. Douglas (Lois) Swanson of Peru will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on July 10, 2019. A dinner was previously hosted in their honor June 22 by their children at Verucchi’…
Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Pozzi of 108 W. Minnesota St., Spring Valley will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a card shower.
Robert and Deborah (Zmudka) Bogatitus of rural Granville are celebrating their 50th anniversary.