Fourth of July Celebration schedule PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Friday, 28 June 2013 08:43

The Pekin Community Betterment Organization has finalized the schedule for this year’s 183rd consecutive Fourth of July Celebration.

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Ribbon Cutting for Depot addition Saturday, July 20 PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 08:44

The culmination of three years of planning, fund raising and construction will be celebrated Saturday, July 20, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at The John Hay Center’s Depot railroad museum in Salem.
The event will take place at 11 a.m. at The Depot, 206 South College Ave.

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The “Spoonman’s” revenge, this time it’s personal! PDF Print E-mail

Steve “Spoonman” Tankersley is mad. Not only did the World Record for the largest spoon ensemble he helped his hometown – Pekin – set in 2011 get broken last summer. It was broken by a Japanese group at Pearl Harbor.

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Three year assessment appeal receives a ruling PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 12:04

Washington County Assessor Jason Cockerill recently learned the outcome of a three year assessment appeal that ruled in the county’s favor.

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Davisson votes to override veto Legislators Pass a Solution PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 12:03

Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) voted to override Gov. Pence’s veto of House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1546. Elected Representatives returned to the Statehouse on Wednesday, as provided for in House Concurrent Resolution 60, for the First Regular Technical Session to address the most cost-effective solution for Hoosier taxpayers by overriding the veto of HEA 1546. This is the first time the legislature has convened on technical corrections day since legislation was passed in 1995 allowing for the General Assembly to convene to address technical corrections and to override vetoes.

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