Historic Homes Tour part of Bicentennial Celebration PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 24 September 2014 00:00

Salem’s Bicentennial Celebration will end with a tour of several historic homes on Sunday, Sept. 28 from noon to 5 p.m.
The event, sponsored by the Washington County Tri Kappa, Beta Tau Chapter, will offer visitors and residents a chance to learn the history of the featured homes while viewing a wide variety of architectural styles and home decor.
Homes featured on the tour include the Bob and Betty Bennett Home, the oldest home on the tour, which dates to 1814 and was originally built by early town resident Micah Newby in the popular Federal style of that day.

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Pekin woman dies in fatal car accident PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 00:00

A Pekin woman died at 8:50 p.m. Saturday night as a result of a one-car accident.
Beverly Nicole Sneed, 32, of Pekin, was driving west on State Road 60 at Smedley Road in a 2001 Oldsmobile passanger car when she drove off the north side of the roadway.

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Friday night on the square kicks off busy stretch PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 00:00

Friday Night on the Square, Sept.19th, kicks off the season.  This is a unique event, planned from 6-10 pm, around the Salem Square.  Traffic will be closed to the Square, to allow for vendors and businesses to show case their product and services.  Pedestrians will be allowed to walk around the historic Square.  This event has become a place for people to meet up with family and friends. 

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Lions start hot, hold off late surge by Borden PDF Print E-mail

Salem took control of the first game of the First Harrison Bank Holiday Tournament Friday, but then had to hold on for dear life in a 55-50 win over Borden.

The Lions opened the contest by connecting on their first six three-point shots for an 18-8 lead and maintained control throughout the contest until a late fourth quarter surge gave the Braves new life.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 December 2014 16:05
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Pekin treasures pass PDF Print E-mail

The landscape of Pekin changed forever in October 2014 as three patriarchs left this world and took their first steps into greener pastures.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 08:23
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