Local businesses help with funeral, headstone, for Babcock-Brough family
The burial expense for a family of five would venture around $20,000 on the low end, but like so many people have in the past week and a half, local businesses and citizens stepped up to cover the cost to bury the family that died as a result of injuries suffered in the tornado that hit Pekin on March 2.
Lions give Brownstown all they can handle, fall short
The Salem Lions had Brownstown on the ropes in the final minutes of the two teams March 5 showdown in the Class 3A Sectional 30 championship game, but was never able to deliver the knock-out punch. Brownstown outscored the Lions 8-0 over the final 2:29 and won the game 54-49.
344,000 pounds of debris later, Marysville residents still have a lot to do
by MARTY RANDALL Staff Writer Green Banner Publications Though the stricken Marysville area may not be getting all the media coverage that the Henryville neighborhood of Clark County has attracted since March 2, there were a lot of out-of-county volunteers working there on Sunday, March 11, making a difference any way they could.