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Letters Home  Orion Gazette

Dear students in a small-town high school,As classes begin again, I want to wish you well in this academic year. I loved my time at Clay City High School.



Looking Back-Geneseo August 16 edition - News  Orion Gazette

August 13, 2004 Geneseo Chamber of Commerce Promote/Tourism Committee will host the annual Maxwell Street Sale Saturday, Aug. 21 , on State Street in ...



How do you thank someone like this? - News  Orion Gazette

I've got some bad news to tell you,” my wife said.Those words will get your attention after the year we had last year. Two significant cancer scares involving ...



Geneseo Schools projecting balanced budget  Orion Gazette

At the August 8 meeting, Geneseo CUSD 228 Chief School Business official (CSBO) Tim Gronski presented the Board with a detailed FY 2019 financial ...



Green Machine era assessed in new film  Orion Gazette

Football in Geneseo is a tradition steeped in history. It can be traced back to 1900 andeach season, whether or not a winning season, finds bleachers filled with ...



Franklin W. Shambaugh  Orion Gazette

Franklin W. Shambaugh, 80, of Annawan, passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019, at Hammond Henry Hospital – Emergency Department, Geneseo. A memorial ...



Bridgeway takes new approach to regional services  Orion Gazette

MONMOUTH — Bridgeway Inc. has begun to take a different approach to local substance abuse services.Bridgeway was one of eight entities that received pilot ...



Lewistown High gymnasium floor receives make-over  Orion Gazette

Most school districts use summer break to take care of maintenance they couldn't otherwise do when classes are in session. LEWISTOWN-Most school districts ...



Orion High School | | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

Orion High School, has selected these outstanding seniors from its graduating class:



Edwin R. Curry  Orion Gazette

Edwin R. Curry, age 58 of Pearl City, IL, was suddenly called home on Monday, July 29, 2019. He was born on May 29, 1961 to Robert Earl and Thelma Maxine ...



WIU Supply Chain Management Day - News  Orion Gazette

MACOMB-The annual Western Illinois University Supply Chain Management (SCM) Day will be held Wednesday, Sept. 18 in the University Union.More than 30 ...



Board gets updates on grants - News  Orion Gazette

Following annual reports from the transportation and food services departments, the Prairie Central Board of Education received updates on grants and ...



The gift of clothes  Orion Gazette

BUSHNELL — On Saturday, the Bushnell Christian Church, located at 285 S. Jackson St., Bushnell, hosted its second annual school clothing giveaway.



Ronald L. Vaughn  Orion Gazette

Ronald L. Vaughn, 85 of Macomb, Illinois, formerly from Oklahoma, passed away at 3:37 p.m. Sunday, July 21, 2019 at the Lamoine Assisted Living & Memory ...



Playhouse production offers more than laughter  Orion Gazette

BRYANT—How often have we said “If these walls could talk?” Well, this weekend at the Fulton County Playhouse we are going to find out. Neil Simons's classic ...



Crafty Coop hosts fundraiser for Miss Macomb - News  Orion Gazette

MACOMB — On Sunday, The Crafty Coop hosted a Princess Painting Party to help raise funds for the Miss Macomb Scholarship Organization. According to Laci ...



OBITUARY - CLARA "FRANCES" BANKS - News  Orion Gazette

Clara “Frances” Banks, 96, of Dalton City, formerly of Aledo, Illinois, died Monday, July 15, 2019 at Mason Point Nursing Home in Sullivan, IL. Cremation has ...



Public invited to experience nature center Sunday  Orion Gazette

Humiston Woods Nature Center is hosting an open house Sunday, Aug. 4, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its not-for-profit status.



Atwood signs LOI at Kaskaskia  Orion Gazette

OLNEY - Former Olney Tiger Tennis player Austin Atwood signed his Letter of Intent to play tennis at Kaskaskia College. When asked how excited he was to be ...



OBITUARY - RUSSELL J. GRABBE  Orion Gazette

Russell J. Grabbe, 67, of Aledo, Illinois died Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo.A family directed memorial *service* will be held at 10:00 ...



Dorothy Ann (Henness) Wayland  Orion Gazette

Dorothy Ann (Henness) Wayland, age 78, of Colchester, Illinois, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Hutchinson, Kansas, surrounded by her ...



OBITUARY - REVEREND ROBERT H. SMOLDT  Orion Gazette

Reverend Robert H. Smoldt, 87, of Viola, Illinois died Sunday July 21, 2019 at Unity Point in Rock Island, IL. Services are 1:00 p.m. Saturday July 27, 2019 at ...



Virginia L. Anderson - Obituaries  Orion Gazette

Virginia L. Anderson, 96, of Galesburg, formerly of Andover, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Aperion Care North in Galesburg. Graveside committal services will ...



Osie Bradford Billington, 63  Orion Gazette

1955-2019Osie Bradford Billington 63, died on July 23, 2019 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. Brad was born on October 22, 1955, to Osie L. and ...



Lyman Moore  Orion Gazette

Lyman “Max” Moore, 80, of Chatsworth passed away at 6:45 a.m. Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Piper City Rehab and Living Center.Funeral services will be held at ...



Bo Austin Harrison, 35  Orion Gazette

1983-2019. Bo Austin Harrison, 35, of Olney, passed away on July 17, 2019. He was born on October 17, 1983. He is survived by his parents, Candi and Kenny ...



Charles M. “Charlie” Smith Jr  Orion Gazette

Charles M. “Charlie” Smith Jr., 44, of Cuba, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019 at rural Banner.



Hussain Murrar - Obituaries  Orion Gazette

Hussain Marrar, 45, of Geneseo, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019. Born August 26, 1973 in Kuwait, son of Mousa and Aysheh Marrar, Hussain moved to the ...



Lois R. Earing  Orion Gazette

Lois R. Earing, 95, Pontiac, passed away at 9:15 a.m. Monday, July 29,2019, at Evenglow Lodge Health Center, Pontiac.Her funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. ...



OBITUARY - BONNIE J. RICKETTS  Orion Gazette

Funeral services for Bonnie J. Ricketts, 91 of Aledo, will be Thursday at 10:30 AM at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Burial will be in Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is ...



Robert E. Carroll  Orion Gazette

Funeral services for Robert E. Carroll, 90, of Pontiac, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, at First Baptist Church, Pontiac with Rev. James O. Wolfe III officiating. Burial will ...



OBITUARY - CALVIN BENJAMIN SMITH  Orion Gazette

Heaven welcomed a sweet Angel on July 19, 2019. Surrounded by family and love, Calvin Benjamin Smith passed away peacefully in his mama's arms.



James E. Erickson  Orion Gazette

James E. Erickson, 67, of Odell, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2019, at OSF Saint James-John W. Albrecht Medical Center, Pontiac.His funeral ...



Hillcrest Resort sold at auction - News  Orion Gazette

Dan Roach's hands were shaking as the bids for Hillcrest Resort went higher. He was one of only two bidders for the 40-acre golf course, swimming pool and ...



Students graduate from Orion High School in May 19 ceremony  Quad-Cities Online

ORION — The seniors of Orion High School graduated in a ceremony that took place Sunday at the school.



Orion's Lee looking for big finish at state track  Quad-Cities Online

CHARLESTON — Orion senior Logan Lee, when he's finished with his throws on Saturday, will have had what can only be described as a storied career and an ...



Iowa-bound Orion standout Lee to play prep football finale in Hawaii  Quad-Cities Online

ORION — After signing his national letter of intent Wednesday, Logan Lee took photos with friends and family, the excitement visible on his face.



Watch Orion High School crank the level to extreme  WQAD Moline

ORION, Illinois- Week one of The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally was fantastic at Rock Island High School, and we kicked it up another notch at Orion High School ...



Orion Restaurant honors football star Logan Lee with “Beast of a Burger”  WQAD Moline

Logan Lee has enjoyed quite a career at Orion High School. The future Hawkeye rewrote the football record books, won a pair of state wrestling titles, and has a ...



Orion school board candidate: Karl Kane - News  Orion Gazette

Voters in the Orion school district will choose four school board members from five candidates on Tuesday, April 2. Incumbent Karl Kane missed an Orion PTA ...



Henry County Board addresses flooding issues - News  Orion Gazette

(Cambridge)- The Henry County Board met Thursday, June 20, and the top subject of conversation was the flooding issues affecting Henry County, especially ...



Orion Community Band kicks off season May 27  Galesburg Register-Mail

ORION — The Orion Community Band, 16 years old this summer, has a full schedule of performances.Orion resident Tony Hamilton founded the band with 25 ...



Injury sidelines Orion football's Lee for remainder of season  Quad-Cities Online

One of the top-ranked football teams in Illinois will be without one of its top players for the rest of the season.



Orion boys look for success to flow to basketball court  Quad-Cities Online

ORION — Several members of this season's Orion boys' basketball squad know what it takes to achieve success on a greater scale.



Orion High School first-semester honor roll | Education  Quad-Cities Online

ORION -- Officials at Orion High School announced the honor roll for the first semester of the 2017-18 school year.



Marland Rachel: Making the right call to become a track referee  Orion Gazette

Marland Rachel qualified for the Illinois High School Association boys state track and field championships. Not as an athlete -- but as a referee. Rachel is a ...



CRMH Shares Groundbreaking News  Orion Gazette

Carle Richland Memorial Hospital hosted a Town Hall style meeting at the OCC auditorium yesterday at five o'clock. The primary purpose of the event was to ...



2019 - 2020 Richland County School Busing Information - News  Orion Gazette

... © Copyright 2006-2019 GateHouse Media, LLC. All rights reserved • GateHouse News. Original *content* available for non-commercial use under a Creative ...



Dave Ramsey: Getting motivated - Business  Orion Gazette

Dear Dave,My wife is so charged up after reading your books, and now she is determined to get us out of debt. I know this is good idea, but I just don't have the ...



How do you celebrate the Fourth?  Orion Gazette

How was your Fourth of July? Picnics? Swimming? Fireworks? Oh, yes, there were a plethora of fireworks. And, I'm certain there will be for the next several days.



WIU Alumnus Named to Agricultural Post  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University alumnus Jay Solomonson has been named the District 1 program advisor for the Facilitating Coordination in ...



Registration open for Galva parade - News  Orion Gazette

Registration is open for the Galva Freedom Fest Parade. Any person or organization wanting to register for the parade can sign up at Galva City Hall, 311 NW ...



The Farr Side: Reassessing Madonna’s album  Orion Gazette

I won't apologize for having an opinion, but I can admit when I'm wrong.My first impression of Madonna's latest album, “Madame X,” was not a good one. And her ...



Canton Park District Women's Slowpitch Softball - News  Orion Gazette

CANTON-Results from Canton Park District Women's Slowpitch Softball games held June 24 include: SNS Construction-6 Monical's-5 Jimmy John's-15 ...



Dr. Elaine Heffner: What is discipline?  Orion Gazette

My granddaughter, a first-time counselor, reported that her bunk consisted of 9-year-old girls who were hard to discipline. They complained and often did not ...



Shayne Looper: It’s just a matter of time  Orion Gazette

In everyday life, “What time is it?” is an important question. Whether we are waiting for our shift to end, hurrying to file our tax returns before the post office closes, ...



Summer fun at Geneseos Porch Party  Orion Gazette

Porches, pools and patios are a sure sign of summer, and six of the unique outdoor settings will be showcased at a Porch Party in the Geneseo area. The event ...



Cory Musgrave Announces Run for State Representative in the 109th District  Orion Gazette

Citing his commitment to the sanctity of human life, the 2nd Amendment and his opposition to tax increases, Cory Musgrave today is officially announcing his ...



Veni, vidi, Vichyssoise  Orion Gazette

I once came home with a head of cauliflower with a stem that was so big, something had to give. I didn't want to slice it into a stir-fry like some broccoli stem, ...



Doris Wherry | Obituaries | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

July 4, 1927-December 14, 2018. ORION, Illinois — Doris Wherry, 91, of Orion died Friday, December 14, 2018, at UnityPoint Trinity-Rock Island. Funeral ...



St. Johns celebrates 150 years  Orion Gazette

St. John's Lutheran Church is marking its 150th anniversary and the church in rural Geneseo has been a force in the community since it was founded in 1869.



Bill Tinsley: Moon landing  Orion Gazette

This Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, July 20, 1969. Those of us old enough to remember watched ...



Dr. William B Bradley  Orion Gazette

On the morning of July 11, 2019, Dr. William B Bradley of Macomb, Illinois passed away peacefully after a brief illness. Bill, as he was known, was born on ...



Learning about archeology  Orion Gazette

During the Illinois Valley Archeological Society regular monthly meeting last Tuesday at Dickson Mounds, members brought in a collection of artifacts.



Bianca Devins: N.Y. teen allegedly murdered by boyfriend, who posted photos online  Orion Gazette

Police said the 17-year-old was killed early Sunday morning by her boyfriend, 21-year-old Bridgeport man Brandon A. Clark, in an attempted murder-suicide.



Spoon River Sportsman: Badgers and berries  Orion Gazette

Battling the humidity again. The good thing; however, the gnats are gone.



Test Drive: New generation 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback  Orion Gazette

Entry price: $23600Price as tested: $30135This week, we're driving the new 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback, delivered in front-drive mode with a six-speed manual ...



Master Showmanship Contest held - News  Orion Gazette

SPRINGFIELD-Katie Patterson of the Farmington Lucky Clovers 4-H Club was selected as the Fulton County representative for the Master Showmanship ...



Fleur de Lolly: Small skillets perfect for special breakfasts  Orion Gazette

I have a set of 6-inch individual Lodge cast iron skillets. I enjoy using them for a variety of dishes, including small cobblers and when I need a small pan of ...



4-H members participate in Public Speaking  Orion Gazette

The Fulton County 4-H Public Presentations Contest was held May 4 at the University of Illinois Extension Office in Lewistown.



Small town, big heart: In Orion, football is everything  Quad-Cities Online

ORION — It is kind of like the old television show, “Cheers,” in the quaint city of Orion. When a Charger football player walks into the gas station for a.



Orion High School class graduates | Local  Quad-Cities Online

ORION -- Orion High School's Class of 2015 graduated in a commencement ceremony that took place Sunday afternoon at the school.



Burger King customers in Florida tell Puerto Rican manager to ‘go back to Mexico’ for speaking Spanish  Orion Gazette

The general manager, Ricardo Castillo, can be seen in the video ordering the women to leave the restaurant after telling them they were being prejudiced, ...



Wienermobile visits Macomb  Orion Gazette

MACOMB — The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile made a stop to Macomb on Saturday for Heritage Days and on Sunday at Hy-Vee. According to Amanda Boyd, one ...



Annawan students join National Honor Society  Orion Gazette

Annawan High School had its 2019 National Honor Society induction on Thursday, April 11. Students inducted into the society include, from left: Rhett Hulick, ...



Orion Community Band sets summer concert schedule  Galesburg Register-Mail

ORION — The Orion Community Band, 15 years old this summer, has a full schedule of performances.Orion resident Tony Hamilton founded the band with 25 ...



Henry County women vie for fair queen crown  Orion Gazette

The 2019 Henry County Fair Queen Pageant will be Tuesday, June 25 at the fairgrounds in Cambridge. The pageant runs congruent with the Miss Henry County ...



Summer Reading program comes to an end  Orion Gazette

Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library's Summer Reading program came to a conclusion Friday and they celebrated with a swimming party.



Deloris Woodside - Obituaries  Orion Gazette

Deloris Woodside, 86, of LaHarpe, Ill. died Monday, July 15, 2019 at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice House in Peoria, Ill.Services are pending at Banks ...



4th of July fireworks in the area: Your go-to list of celebrations  WQAD Moline

Don't forget to bring your own lawn chair, blankets and plenty of bug spray. Check back for more, we will be updating this list as the Fourth of July gets closer!



MHS student awarded Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship  Orion Gazette

MACOMB — Cynthia Ni of Macomb Senior High School has been awarded a Comcast Leaders and Achievers scholarship. Cynthia is one of 72 regional ...



Historical and Genealogical Society to meet - News  Orion Gazette

The Fulton County Historical and Genealogical Society will be holding their next board meeting Saturday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m..



Photos: Pie in the Face: Teachers at C.R. Hanna  Orion Gazette

As a reward for good behavior, students at C.R. Hanna Elementary School were invited on March 16 to put a pie plate full of whipped cream in the face of ...



Harriet M. Weber - Obituaries  Orion Gazette

Harriet M. Weber, 93, of Pontiac, died Monday July 22, 2019, at 1:25 p.m. at Symphony of Orchard Valley Nursing Home in Aurora. Calvert & Martin Funeral ...



AREA PACESETTER: Orion's Taets clears another hurdle, joins exclusive hoops club  Quad-Cities Online

ORION — Long established as one of the area's premier prep track and field stars, Orion's Danielle Taets knows what it takes to succeed on a large scale.



Football: Annawan-Wethersfield competes in Princeton 7 on 7 event  Orion Gazette

PRINCETON — The Annawan-Wethersfield football team took part in the Princeton 7 on 7/Lineman Challenge on Saturday. It included 16 squads from 14 ...



Canton firefighters visit recreation program  Orion Gazette

The Canton Fire Department recently visited the children at YMCA's Summer Park and Recreation Program at Wallace Park.



Vickie L. Lewis  Orion Gazette

Vickie Lee Lewis, 62, of Pontiac, passed away at 1:37 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2019, at her home.Her *service* will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus ...



Stay Tuned: Shows celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing  Orion Gazette

A long-running series signs-off to make way for its spin-off. Four Netflix shows debut new seasons and a host of specials commemorate Apollo 11.Dispatches: ...



Robert E. Marshall  Orion Gazette

Robert E. Marshall, 77, of Macomb, Illinois, passed away at 9:35 p.m. July 11, 2019 at the Lamoine Assisted Living & Memory Care in Macomb, Illinois.He was ...



Mark Reed - News  Orion Gazette

Mark Reed, 60, passed away on July 3, 2019 at his residence.



Carmi Kiwanians Receive Lesson on Cyber Security at Weekly Meeting  Orion Gazette

The Carmi Kiwanians got a lesson in cyber security at their weekly meeting on Thursday, July 17 at the Farm Bureau Building. Brent Suits, a solutions engineer ...



Fireworks/festivals in the QC area | Local News | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

Following is a list of fireworks displays scheduled in the Quad-City area.



Galesburg boys' basketball coach Reynolds leaving for DeKalb  Quad-Cities Online

One of the longest tenured boys' basketball coaches will be leaving Galesburg. Mike Reynolds is expected to be named the new head coach at DeKalb at a ...



Provoking documentary to be shown - News  Orion Gazette

Audrie & Daisy” is a thought-provoking documentary about two teenage girls who were sexually assaulted by their friends, and the fallout they endured from their ...



Mattingly outruns field for second straight Eden-Piercy  Orion Gazette

After thunderstorms cancelled last week's racing action at the Fairbury Speedway, the track resumed Saturday night with a FALS Cup weekly program. Included ...



Karen Joy Byers - Obituaries  Orion Gazette

Karen Joy Byers, 75, of LaHarpe, Illinois formerly of Ottumwa, Iowa passed away June 30, 2019 at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, Iowa.



President signs IRS reform law - News  Orion Gazette

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law a bill that has been touted as a step toward holding the Internal Revenue *Service* ...



Macomb celebrates July 4  Orion Gazette

MACOMB — On Thursday, Macomb residents and visitors celebrated Independence Day with some fireworks and live music in Western Illinois University's Q Lot ...



Movie review: Visually stunning ‘Lion King’ returns with a dull roar  Orion Gazette

In “The Lion King,” young Simba is told “you can't escape your destiny.” Same goes for the movie, which like every other beloved (read: lucrative) Disney classic, ...



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