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.
Want to help? Officals asking volunteers to register so more can be accomplished
Not long after search and rescue missions ended, did volunteers start showing up in the affected communities. The amount of volunteers has delighted the officials who are over-seeing the clean-up process. They hope the outpouring continues.
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.