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A personal tale                                                                                     Horseshoe Plaza auctioned
                                                                                                    By NATHAN WOODSIDE
                                                                                                    Eagle Managing Editor

Grandmother, grandson publish childrens’ book                                                          The Horseshoe Plaza,
                                                                                                    E. Jackson St., Macomb,
                                                                                                    brought a price of
                                                                                                    $167,000 during a public
                                                                                                    auction Thursday,
                                                                                                    June 11.
                                                                                                       David Johnston,
                                                                                                    Macomb, was the top
                                                                                                       The buyer said he cur-
                                                                                                    rently has no immediate
                                                                                                    plans for the property.
                                                                                                       The plaza, sold by
                                                                                                    Max and Florence
                                                                                                    Iverson, spans a little
                                                                                                    over an acre and
                                                                                                    includes 11 apartments.
                                                                                                       The property is also
                                                                                                    home to the former Last
                                                                                                    Chance Saloon, which
                                                                                                    closed its doors in
                                                                                                    February following sev-
                                                                                                    eral liquor violations.                                                           Photo by Nathan Woodside
                                                                                                       Johnston said he will             A pickup truck prepares to haul a load of bar stools
                                                                                                    not reopen the tavern.               from the former Last Chance Saloon.

                                                                     Photo by Jillian Stambaugh

Justin and Estela Pledge recently completed their first children's book, "Nico
& Nana." The grandmother/grandson duo will sign books at New Copperfield's
Book Store on Saturday, June 20, 10 a.m. - noon.
By JILLIAN STAMBAUGH                                  "Nico & Nana" is a bilingual book
Eagle Staff Writer                                 with wording in both English and
                                                   Spanish because Estela is bilingual her-
   Estela Pledge and her grandson,                 self. The story is essentially about the
Justin, Macomb, recently finished their            adventures the two had together dur-
first writing venture, co-authoring a              ing the summer months of Justin's                                                                                                  Photo by Nathan Woodside
children's book entitled "Nico & Nana",            youth.
which was four years in the making                                                                  Dylan Brown poses for a picture with a young raccoon Thursday, June 11 at
                                                      "Justin spent a lot of time with me in
and a lesson in itself.                            the summers and it was a day that we             the Macomb Public Library. Dylan helped with Brown’s Oakridge Zoo’s exotic
   Estela said she and Justin have a rich          couldn't go out to the pool and were             animal presentation given to local youngsters as part of the library’s Read on
history of storytelling that stemmed               stuck in the house," she said. "He liked         the Wild Side campaign. The zoo, located in Smithfield, is family owned and
from when her grandson was a young                                                                  operated. It features animals such as siberian tigers and barbary lions. For
child, saying, "inspiration for the book           see Book
                                                                    Continued on Page 4             more information, visit
came from Justin."

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                                                                                                  Community                                               McDonough County This Week, Macomb, Illinois
                                                                                                                                                                                 Monday, June 15, 2009

Support groups                                                                                    Around the county
Monday, June 15
                                                                                Monday, June 15                                                  square Macomb.
• 8 p.m. - AA meeting, Red Door, big book
                                                                                • 1:30 p.m. - Colchester Library District, book club.            • 1:30 p.m. - Square dancing and line dancing,
meeting, 314 N. McArthur St., Macomb, C.N.
                                                                                • 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Bereavement Support                       YMCA Senior Center, 833-2766 or 837-7749.
• 3 p.m. - Bereavement Support Group, New
                                                                                Group, McDonough District Hospital, Macomb,                      • 7 p.m.- Pitch Club, YMCA Senior Center,
Horizons, MDH Medical Arts Building,
                                                                                Medical Arts Building conference room,                           833-2766 or 837-7749
                                                                                • 4 p.m. - Colchester Library District, special                  Friday, June 19
Tuesday, June 16
                                                                                meeting to consider 2009-2010 budget.                            • 2 p.m. - Macomb Public Library, magic show
• 3:30-5 p.m. - Women's empowerment group
                                                                                • 7 p.m. - McDonough County Genealogical                         with Rick Eugene, magician and balloon artist,
and children's activity group, call Amy or
                                                                                Society meeting, speaker, Michael John Neill,                    235 S. Lafayette St.
Ashley for location, 837-6622
                                                                                "Brick Walls from A to Z," Western Illinois                      • 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. - Industry Pin Hook Days, Pork
• 8 p.m. - AA 12-step meeting, Red Door,
                                                                                Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St., Macomb.                            Chop Dinner, "Movin On" Band from Quincy,
 314 N. McArthur St., Macomb, C.S.
                                                                                • 11 a.m. - 2009 Macomb Chamber Golf Outing,                     Industry.
                                                                                Harry Mussato Golf Course, WIU, 837-4855.                        • 7:30 p.m. - Al Sears Jazz Showcase fundraiser
Wednesday, June 17
                                                                                                                                                 at The Change of Pace.
• 12:10 p.m. - AA Midday Group, University
                                                                                Tuesday, June 16
Baptist Church, 315 N. Sherman Ave.,
                                                                                • 9 a.m. - noon - Senior Health Insurance                        Saturday, June 20
Macomb, C.N.H.
                                                                                Program, McDonough District Hospital, third floor,               • 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Farmers Market, downtown
• 8 p.m. - AA meeting, Red Door,
                                                                                room 323, assistance with insurance and Medicare                 square Macomb.
314 N. McArthur St., Macomb, C.N.
                                                                                supplements and tracking medical bills.                          • 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. - Industry Pin Hook Days, Car
• 8 p.m. - Alanon meeting, Health Services
                                                                                                                                                 Show, Parade, Poor Rich Man's Band, Raffle,
building, lower level, 505 E. Grant St.,
                                                                                Wednesday, June 17                                               Industry.
                                                                                • 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Free eye screenings to any-                  • 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Divorcing Parents Education
• 8 p.m. - AA meeting, 103 Downen St.,
                                                                                one with indicators for retinopathy/macular                      Program, McDonough District Hospital, Macomb,
Industry, C.N.
                                                                                degeneration, Colchester Lions Den,                              Health Services Building 1, auditorium, cost $35.
                                                                                207 S. Fulton St., Colchester, 776-3496.                         • 10 a.m. - noon - New Copperfield's Book
Thursday, June 18
                                                                                • 10 a.m. - Macomb Public Library, Stuff-A-Tiger                 Service, 120 North Side Square, Macomb resi-
• 5:30 p.m. - TOPS weight loss support
                                                                                workshop, tiger stories and a chance to stuff a                  dents Estela M. Pledge and her grandson, Justin
group, University Baptist library,
                                                                                tiger, in-person registration is required, $5 fee,               M. Pledge will sign copies of their first children's
315 N. Sherman Ave., Macomb
                                                                                235 S. Lafayette St.                                             book, "Nico and Nana."
• 8 p.m. - AA meeting, Red Door,
                                                                                • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Colchester Library Summer                     • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Fifth annual Ice Cream Tasting
314 N. McArthur St., Macomb, C.S.
                                                                                Reading programs, 3 to 5-year-olds 10-11 a.m.                    Festival, the Old Dairy, $6 donation, proceeds
                                                                                and first through sixth grades 2-3 p.m., first                   benefit the Western Illinois Museum.
Friday, June 19
                                                                                graders may attend morning or afternoon ses-
• 12:10 p.m. - AA Midday Group, University
                                                                                sions.                                                           Sunday, June 21
Baptist Church, 315 N. Sherman Ave.,
                                                                                • Noon - Brown Bag Concert, Chandler Park,                       • 7 p.m. - Community Music School String
Macomb, O.N.H.
                                                                                Macomb, Dana's Dance.                                            Orchestra, COFAC Recital Hall, WIU.
• 8 p.m. - AA meeting, Red Door,
                                                                                • 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Childbirth and Infant Care:
314 N. McArthur St., Macomb, C.S.
                                                                                Breastfeeding, McDonough District Hospital,
• 10 p.m. - AA meeting, Red Door,
                                                                                Macomb, pre-registration at 836-1570.                            Please send your addition to this calendar to
314 N. McArthur St., Macomb, O.S.
                                                                                                                                                 210 S. Randolph St., Macomb, IL 61455,
                                                                                Thursday, June 18                                                e-mail,
Saturday, June 20
                                                                                • 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Farmers Market, downtown                     call 837-4428 or fax 837-7188
• 11 a.m. - AA Women's Group, Red Door,
314 N. McArthur St., Macomb, children
welcome, C.N.
• 6 p.m. - Macomb Movement Disorders
Support Group, The Elms,
1212 Madelyn Ave., Macomb, 833-3670 or
                                                                                 Learn about honeybees at Lakeview
• 8 p.m. - AA meeting, Red Door,                                                    Honeybees are mysteriously             great program planned for ages               residents is $7.50 and $11.25 for
314 N. McArthur St., Macomb, O.N.                                                leaving their hives. Cell phone           7 -11. We have bee facts, stories,           non-residents.
                                                                                 towers, mites, global warming,            crafts and investigations                       If your child needs an accom-
                                                                                 as well as other causes have all          planned for participants. This is            modation based on a disability
Sunday, June 21                                                                  been blamed. So far no scientist          a great way to safely see bees up            to attend this program please
• 5:30 p.m. - Overeaters Anonymous meet-                                         has discovered why bees are               close. This program is                       contact the park office at least
ing, Macomb Assembly of God Church,                                              leaving.                                  Wednesday, June 24, 1-3:30 p.m.              five business days before the
112 Robin Rd., south side door                                                      Lakeview Nature Center has             at Lakeview Nature Center. The               program begins.
• 8 p.m. - AA meeting, Red Door,                                                 their observable bee hive up and          maximum number of partici-                      Scholarships based on need
314 N. McArthur St., Macomb, C.S.                                                going. The queen bee is busy              pants is 12.                                 are available for Lakeview
• 8 p.m. - AA meeting, 103 Downen St.,                                           laying eggs. The worker bees are             Register for this program at              Nature Center programs for
Industry, C.N.                                                                   busy taking care of the baby              the Macomb Park District,                    park district residents. Call the
                                                                                 bees in the nursery. So the social        1406 N. Randolph, Macomb,                    park office for an application.
AA meeting abbreviations: S - smoking                                            order is still in place. To help          Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.                  Lakeview Nature Center is
allowed; N - nonsmoking meeting; H - handi-                                      children learn more about bees,           or call 833-4562.                            located at 10050 N. 1500 Rd,
                                                                                 Lakeview Nature Center offers                Deadline to register is June 19.          Macomb, just west of the
capped accessible; C - closed (open only to                                      ‘What’s the Buzz?’ This is a              Registration fee for park district           entrance to Spring Lake Park.
those who desire to stop drinking); O - open
to friends, family or anyone interested

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WIU announces faculty promotions
    Forty-eight Western        Heather McIlvaine-          tion; Christine M. Lapka,              Kelsey, English and jour-              information systems and                         Conner, theatre and
Illinois University facul-     Newsad, sociology and       music; Lisa A. Miczo,                  nalism; Jongho Lee,                    decision sciences; Mark                         dance; Damon
ty have been granted           anthropology; Scott W.      communication; and                     political science; Sandra              D. Hoge, agriculture;                           McArthur, art; Kevin A.
promotions, effective          Palmer, history; Gordon     Moises Molina, music.                  L. McFadden, psycholo-                 Alla A. Melkumian, eco-                         Nichols, music; and
Fall 2009.                     Pettit, philosophy and         Promoted from assis-                gy; Jennifer L. McNabb,                nomics; Sumesh J.                               Jeffrey Hancks, libraries.
    Promotion recommen-        religious studies; Aimee    tant to associate profes-              history; Brian D. Peer,                Philip, computer science;                          Promoted from
dations were initiated at      D. Shouse, women's          sor were Julia                         biological sciences; Boris             William J. Polley, eco-                         instructor or assistant
the departmental level,        studies; In Lee, informa-   Albarracin, political sci-             Petracovici, mathemat-                 nomics; Charles Weiss,                          professor were Lawrence
reviewed by the college        tion systems and deci-      ence; Victoria                         ics; Christopher A.                    engineering technology;                         L. Andrew, information
deans and Provost Jack         sion sciences; Gordon P.    Baramidze, mathematics;                Pynes, philosophy and                  Dean C. Alexander, law                          systems and decision
Thomas prior to final          Rands, management;          David G. Casagrande,                   religious studies;                     enforcement and justice                         sciences; Rebecca J.
approval by President Al       Carla Paciotto, educa-      sociology and anthropol-               Timothy W. Spier, bio-                 administration; Gary T.                         Mahr, information sys-
Goldfarb.                      tional and interdiscipli-   ogy; Yongxin Deng,                     logical sciences; Feridun              Daytner, educational                            tems and decision sci-
    Promoted from associ-      nary studies; Francis A.    geography; Melanie D.                  Tasdan, mathematics;                   and interdisciplinary                           ences; Cathy C. Onion,
ate professor to profes-       Steward, curriculum and     Hetzel-Riggin, psycholo-               Oswald S. Warner, soci-                studies; Christopher R.                         information systems and
sor were Colleen J.            instruction; William R.     gy; Robert J. Hironimus-               ology and anthropology;                Kovacs, kinesiology;                            decision sciences; and
Combs, foreign lan-            Howard, art; Peter F.       Wendt, sociology and                   Douglas A.                             Ross William Lambert,                           Jennifer M. Plos, kinesi-
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Book                                                                                                                                    DiGrino Named
                                                                                                       Continued from Page 1
to hear stories about           nature."                           pleted, the three met to            sisters."                        Interim COEHS Dean
himself, what he and               The two were sur-               review the work. The                    Justin thought the
his friends had been            prised at how many                 Pledges took their book             whole process was fun               Nick DiGrino, associate dean for administration
doing, what he and I            rules needed to be fol-            to friends who provided             but didn't always enjoy          in the College of Education and Human Services
had been doing - things         lowed when creating a              helpful criticism and               the meetings he attend-          (COEHS) at Western Illinois University, has been
like that."                     children's book. They              Estela received help                ed with his grandmoth-           appointed interim dean of the college, effective
   On that rainy day            were also uncomfort-               with the Spanish from               er.                              April 24, according to WIU Provost and Academic
they decided to begin           able with having their             her neighbor, Margarita                 "The best part was           Vice President Jack Thomas.
writing down their sto-         publisher choose their             Obregon, a WIU                      probably helping with               DiGrino has served as associate dean since 2004.
ries and came up with a         illustrator.                       Spanish instructor.                 the drawings and writ-           He will serve in the interim position until a per-
roughly created book               "I didn't want that                 Eventually the book             ing," he said. "It's a long      manent dean is hired to replace Bonnie Smith-
but eventually came to          because I wanted to                was finished and ready              process but I would do           Skripps, who is retiring this month after 35 years
a roadblock.                    have control over the              to be printed in 2008 yet           another one and pick a           of service.
   "We didn't know how          characters," Estela said.          they had to wait until              different topic."                   Prior to being named associate dean, DiGrino
to make a bridge or             "Justin and I were                 2009 for a copyright.                   The Pledges do have          served as chair and professor in Western's recre-
make the characters             already set on them -                  On Saturday, June 20            another children's book          ation, parks and tourism administration (RPTA)
move and things like            we decided we wanted               from 10 a.m. - noon,                in creation called "The          department from 1986 to 2004. Before joining
that," said Estela with a       stick figures and were             New Copperfield's will              Day of Three Troubles."          Western's faculty, he served as coordinator of the
laugh. "He tried to do          committed to it."                  be hosting a book sign-             It is not being actively         leisure services program at Iowa State University
stick figures and I tried          After working with              ing for "Nico & Nana."              worked on right now,             and as the director of parks and recreation for the
to do stick figures and         an illustrator out of              The book will be selling            but they have talked             City of Eastlake, Ohio.
we got stuck. I put it          Lewiston for a while,              for $12 and Estela                  about resuming their                DiGrino has authored and co-authored numer-
aside for a while and he        the two decided they               believes the content is             writing this summer.             ous articles and book chapters within his field, and
and I would talk about          needed an illustrator in           suitable for infants                    While creating their         he has presented at professional conferences inter-
doing a book - we never         Macomb for ease of                 through five- or six-               first children's book was        nationally. He is an inductee of the American
imagined making a real          access and sharing                 year-olds; however,                 an accomplishment in             Academy for Park and Recreation Administration,
one."                           ideas. A friend suggest-           older children have                 itself, Estela said her          and he has held offices and served on the govern-
   The Pledges eventu-          ed Lana Stocker, a                 been known to enjoy it              main goal throughout             ing boards of several state and national profession-
ally took up the idea           retired WIU employee               as well.                            the whole process was            al organizations.
again after some                who does one-stroke                    "Even first graders or          to help Justin enjoy                DiGrino received his bachelor's degree from
encouragement from              paintings as a hobby yet           second graders like to              reading.                         Kent State University, his master's degree from
friend and owner of             had not worked as a                read it because it's sim-               "I wanted him to             Indiana University and his doctorate from Texas
New Copperfield's Book          book illustrator before.           ple and they can con-               have the experience of           A&M University. He is a recipient of Kent State
Store in Macomb, Linda             "At first I was think-          quer it," said Estela. "I           making a book and to             University's School of Exercise, Sport and Leisure
Cox.                            ing I had never done               know a child that's                 trust that whatever life         Distinguished Alumni Award and Indiana
   Estela would come in         that and was not sure I            eight who likes to read             experience you have is           University's Garrett G. Eppley Distinguished
and pick up Justin at           could do that," said               it to his brothers and              a story."                        Alumni Award.
the day care where I            Stocker. "It was intimi-

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used to work," said             dating, but I thought,
Cox. "She would always          'why not try it - it can't
read to Justin and come         hurt’".
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sentences for their sto-        back in May.
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  Lobbies at Arts Advocacy Day                                                                                                                                            Elfrink Named
    Paul Kreider, dean of                             increase funding for the                               sage of the $53 million        representatives works.
                                                                                                                                                                          associate CBT dean
the College of Fine Arts                              National Endowment for                                 Arts in Education appro-       Our group was told by            Jack Elfrink, Western Illinois University accountancy
and Communication at                                  the Arts (NEA), National                               priation, and we also          congressional aides that      department chair, has been named associate dean of
Western Illinois                                      Endowment for the                                      talked to legislators          e-mails are shared with       Western's College of Business and Technology (CBT),
University, was part of a                             Humanities (NEH) and                                   about dollars for the arts     the congressmen and           effective June 1, according to CBT Dean Tom Erekson.
working contingent from                               for Arts in Education.                                 in health care," he added.     congresswomen, and            Elfrink replaces Larry Wall, who retired last month after
Illinois that participated                               Two weeks prior to                                      Kreider and the IAA        they make a difference        28 years of service.
in the 22nd annual Arts                               the Arts Advocacy Day,                                 contingent met with            and a lasting impres-            Prior to joining the WIU accountancy faculty in 2006,
Advocacy Day: 2009                                    Congress passed the FY                                 Illinois' U.S. representa-     sion."                        Elfrink was professor and dean of the Harmon College
                                                                                                                                                                          of Business Administration at Central Missouri State
National Arts Action                                  2009 Omnibus                                           tives Jerry Costello (12th        An operatic baritone       University (CMSU). He also served as accounting
Summit held March                                     Appropriations Act,                                    District), Bill Foster (14th   who has performed on          department chair at CMSU. Prior to his years at Central
30-31 in Washington,                                  which included a $10                                   District) and Debbie           stages throughout the         Missouri, Elfrink was a faculty member at Ferris State
D.C.                                                  million increase for the                               Halvorson (11th District),     world, Kreider has been       University, Southeast Missouri State University,
    He attended the                                   NEA and the NEH, mak-                                  encouraging them to            a member of the music         McKendree College, Lincoln University and William
National Arts Action                                  ing their budgets at $155                              become members of the          panel for the Illinois Arts   Woods College.
Summit as a representa-                               million each. However,                                 Congressional Arts             Council since 2005. He is        Elfrink has been an active researcher throughout his
tive of the Illinois Arts                             the Illinois Arts Alliance                             Caucus.                        also an elected member        years in higher education, publishing in a wide variety
Alliance (IAA), which                                 ( was lob-                                They also met with         of the International          of professional journals and making numerous presenta-
elected him to the board                              bying to increase the                                  U.S. Representative Phil       Council of Fine Arts          tions at national professional organizations. In addition,
                                                                                                                                                                          he has been actively involved in the American Institute
of directors in Fall 2007.                            NEA funding from $176                                  Hare (17th District),          Deans (, an         of Certified Public Accountants, the Missouri Society of
Kreider's agenda on                                   million to $200 million,                               whose son Louis Hare is        alliance of arts adminis-     Certified Public Accountants, as well as the Missouri
behalf of the IAA was                                 which would be below                                   a 2006 MFA theatre grad-       trators representing insti-   Association of Accounting Education, where he has held
K-16 arts education.                                  the 1992 funding levels                                uate, and Senator Dick         tutions of higher educa-      many offices, including president.
    He spent March 30 at                              ($250 million) if inflation                            Durbin's chief aides.          tion. The ICFAD pro-             "We're pleased to welcome Dr. Elfrink as associate
fact-finding conferences;                             were factored in, Kreider                              Durbin is a member of          vides leadership in arts      dean of the college. Jack is a seasoned leader and his
March 31 was dedicated                                said.                                                  the Senate's Cultural          education, offers a forum     experience with AACSB accreditation will be an asset as
to lobbying state senators                               "We also asked con-                                 Caucus.                        for the exchange of ideas     we seek reaffirmation of accreditation for our business
and congressmen to                                    gressman to support pas-                                   Western's dean took a      and information and           and accountancy programs," said Erekson.
                                                                                                             break from lobbying long       addresses issues of com-         Elfrink earned his doctorate from St. Louis University

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                               DVD Recommendations
 Top                                                        be expected in today’s             starring Til Schweiger,
Recommendation:                                             revitalization of horror           Chazz Palminteri and
                                                            films. There are some              Lluís Homar; R.
  While Halloween is still                                  new techniques the writ-             - “Madea Goes to Jail”
months away, viewers                                        ers and director have              starring Tyler Perry,
can expect horror this                                      instilled in this remake,          Derek Luke and Keshia
week when “Friday the               Le                      including detailed cine-           Knight Pulliam; PG-13.
13th” is released, giving       Alexander                   matography that allows               - “Tommy and the Cool             The new Rialto Cinema, located at 1401 E. Jackson
a new generation an                                         viewers a closer look              Mule” starring Grant            St., will be opening Thursday, June 18. Unfortunately,
opportunity for a few                                       into Jason’s world as              Barker, Siri Baruc and          Eagle Publications was unable to receive the movie
scares. The film’s villain-    sister, Clay (Jared          well as a different take           Kevin Sorbo; PG.                listing and play times for this date.
ous icon is redone with        Padalecki) encounters a      on his behavior and                  - “Born” starring Alison          However, we will begin our weekly movie listings
various antics that dig        new group of individuals     characterizations. Also            Brie, Kane Hodder and           as usual starting Friday, June 19 in the Macomb Eagle
deeper into the charac-        who plan to visit a cabin    starring Danielle                  Denise Crosby; R.               Channels and Monday, June 22 in the McDonough
ter’s past and provide         in the same neighbor-        Panabaker, Amanda                    - “Jesse Stone: Thin          County This Week.
new insight to his rea-        hood. The nightmare          Righetti and Aaron Yoo;            Ice” starring Tom Selleck           The Rialto Cinema is a six-theater stadium seating
sons for the ensuing           unfolds when Trent           R.                                 and Stephen McHattie;           complex with tentative plans to be open seven days a
murders. With new              (Travis Van Winkle)                                             NR.                             week with four show times each day. Movie prices
twenty-somethings being        invites his friends who       Other Releases:                     - “Skid Marks” starring       will be $7 for adults and $5.75 for children and mati-
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                                                                    For more information or to read a script,
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Local students graduate from Western Illinois University
  More than 1,550 stu-                   degrees from Western in     Applied Music -                 Bachelor of Science In         Of Trustees                                  Interdisciplinary Studies
dents earned academic                    the Spring 2009 semes-      Instrumental                    Education, Early                 Andrew Jay Castlebury,                       Mandy Tay Isenberger,
degrees after the Spring                 ter are listed below by     Performance                     Childhood Education            Bachelor of Arts, Board                      Bachelor of Science,
2009 semester at                         Illinois county and city.     Lindsey M Hornbaker,           Sheena Nichole                Of Trustees                                  Zoology
Western Illinois                           A complete listing,       (Cum Laude), Bachelor           Anderson, Master of              Darren E Cherrington,                        John Douglas Johnson,
University’s Macomb and                  which can be down-          of Arts, Sociology              Business Administration,       Bachelor of Science,                         Bachelor of Arts, History
Quad Cities campuses                     loaded by counties, is        Alicia Nicole James,          Business Administration        Microbiology                                   Chelsea Karlinski,
and through extended                     available at                Bachelor of Arts,                Brian A Andrews,                Mandi L Clark,                             (Magna Cum Laude),
studies. Bachelor’s                     Sociology                       Bachelor of Science,           Specialist In School                         Bachelor of Social Work,
degrees were awarded to                                                                              Computer Science               Psychology, Psychology                       Social Work
some 1,250 students,                             McDonough           Colchester                       Khin Cho Aye, Master of         Danielle D Coleman,                          Crystal A Kepple,
which included 57 from                             County              Janetta R Alexander,          Science, Physics               (Cum Laude), Bachelor                        (Magna Cum Laude),
WIU-QC, and almost 100                                               Bachelor of Science,             Zachary P Baker,              of Science, Psychology                       Bachelor of Arts, Art
individuals were awarded                 Adair                       Instructional Design &          Bachelor of Business,            Dorcas F Collins,                            Samer A Khouri,
Western’s Board of                        Greg Mitchell Carey,       Technology                      Accountancy                    Master of Arts, Sociology                    Bachelor of Science,
Trustees-Bachelor of Arts                Bachelor of Science,          Caitlin Marie Conlon-          Amy S Bear, (Cum                Ashley Diane Crosby,                       Mathematics
degree (BOT-BA)                          Construction                Beckner, Bachelor of            Laude), Bachelor of            Master of Music, Music                         Stephanie K Kieffer,
designed for adult stu-                  Management                  Science, Agricultural           Science In Education,            Keeley Marie Denisar,                      Bachelor of Science In
dents.                                    Krista L Rutledge,         Business                        Early Childhood                Bachelor of Arts, English                    Education, Elementary
  Academic distinction                   Bachelor of Science In        Larry Andrew Fentem,          Education                        Ashley A Ditulio, (Cum                     Education
was awarded to under-                    Education, Special          Master of Science,               Tiffany Lynn Beard,           Laude), Bachelor of                            Adam Ray Kubatzke,
graduate students who                    Education                   Clinical/community              Bachelor of Science,           Science, Psychology                          Bachelor of Science, Law
achieved high grade                                                  Mental Health                   Meteorology                      Jamie Sue Draughan,                        Enforcement & Justice
point averages. This                     Bardolph                      Cheryl K Hutchins,             Steven Michael Berry,         (Magna Cum Laude),                           Administration
includes: Summa Cum                       Rory Brian Mannion,        Master of Science In            Bachelor of Arts, Board        Bachelor of Social Work,                       Karl Kuntz, Master of
Laude, 3.90 GPA or high-                 Bachelor of Science,        Education, Counseling           Of Trustees                    Social Work                                  Business Administration,
er on a 4.0 scale; Magna                 Geography                     Kurtis Lee Mason,              Wardatou Boukari,               Ann Marie Dunn,                            Business Administration
Cum Laude, 3.75 to 3.89                                              Bachelor of Arts,               (Summa Cum Laude),             Master of Fine Arts,                           Kriston Lynn Kurelic,
GPA; and Cum Laude,                      Blandinsville               Journalism                      Bachelor of Science,           Theatre                                      Bachelor of Social Work,
3.6 to 3.74 GPA.                          Drake Edward Brewster,                                     Microbiology                     Eric M Ebbert, Bachelor                    Social Work
  Western Illinois present-              (Magna Cum Laude),          Good Hope                        Eulalia Bowles,               of Arts, Communication                         Nikolous Josef Kuster,
ed its Doctorate in                      Bachelor of Science,         Andrea N Riebling,             Bachelor of Arts, Spanish        Monica Jo Eskridge,                        Master of Science,
Education (Ed.D.) degree                 Physics                     Master of Science,               Matthew A Brown,              Master of Science,                           Clinical/community
to six professionals.                                                College Student                 Master of Music, Music         Instructional Design &                       Mental Health
Master’s degrees were                    Bushnell                    Personnel Services               Matthew James Canon,          Technology                                     Adele E Langworthy,
awarded to some 310                       Bridget E Hiel, Master      Ryan C Smith, Bachelor         Bachelor of Business,            Matthew Brent Findley,                     Master of Science In
students, and 12 stu-                    of Business                 of Arts, Board Of               Finance                        Master of Science,                           Education, Elementary
dents earned post-bac-                   Administration, Business    Trustees                         John Allen Carden,            General Psychology                           Education
calaureate certificates.                 Administration                                              Bachelor of Arts,                Celsie K Fouts,                              Allison Mary Lee, (Cum
  Area individuals who                    Sarah Orr Holland,         Macomb                          Communication                  Bachelor of Science In                       Laude), Bachelor of
earned academic                          Bachelor of Music,           Katie Lynn Ainsworth,           Kyle Brendan Cassady,         Education, Elementary                        Science In Education,
                                                                                                     Bachelor of Arts, Board        Education                                    Elementary Education
                                                                                                                                      Joseph Patrick Glenn,                        Elaine Lucas, Master of
                TWICE UPON A TIME                                           JUMO’s Market                                           (Magna Cum Laude),
                                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Arts, History
                                                                                                                                                                                 Science, Health
                      ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES                                             Fresh Produce is Here!                      Lenora K Greenwaldt,                         Viola Irene Marrs, (Cum
                                                                                                                                    (Summa Cum Laude),                           Laude), Bachelor of
                                                                                      Tomatoes, Lettuce,                            Bachelor of Social Work,                     Science, Communication
                                 Bring a piece of                                      Onions & More
                                                                                                                                    Social Work
                                the good old days                                         Flowers                                     Reilly L Hendricks,                        See WIU grads
                                                                                                                                    (Cum Laude), Bachelor
                                 home with you!                                      PLUS                                           of Science,                                    Continued on Page 8
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WIU grads                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Peoria Chiefs
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Sciences & Disorders
 Tina M Marshall,
                                           Personnel Services
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                                                                                                                                                          Ryan J Wilson, Master
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Bachelor of Science In                     Bachelor of Arts, Board            Science, Recreation,                                                      Educational &                                                             Looking for something to do with your family and
Education, Elementary                      Of Trustees                        Park & Tourism                                                            Interdisciplinary Studies                                              friends? How about a Peoria Chiefs baseball game at
Education                                    Jill Renee Recor,                Administration                                                              Michael D Woodrum,                                                   O’Brien Field in Peoria?
 Shauna L Mason,                           Master of Science,                  Melina Merrie                                                            Master of Business                                                        The Peoria Chiefs are the Midwest single A
Master of Business                         Communication                      Strohman, Master of                                                       Administration, Business                                               Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. So grab your glove to
Administration, Business                   Sciences & Disorders               Science, College                                                          Administration                                                         have a good time at this fun, memorable American
Administration                               John B Reem,                     Student Personnel                                                           Ryan Lewis Wozniak,                                                  pastime.
 Jessica Ann McCray,                       Bachelor of Music,                 Services                                                                  Bachelor of Arts,                                                         The trip will be at 4 p.m., Saturday, July 25. The
Bachelor of Science,                       Applied Music -                     Meredith B Strueber,                                                     Communication                                                          cost of the Peoria Baseball Trip is $20 for residents
Psychology                                 Instrumental                       Bachelor of Arts,                                                           Diane L Yehnert,                                                     and $30 for non-residents. The cost includes ticket
 Alycia Darby                              Performance                        Sociology                                                                 Bachelor of Social Work,                                               price and transportation to Peoria.
McCullough, Master of                        Bradly Andrew Rigdon,             Paul R Sweet, Master                                                     Social Work                                                               The deadline to register is Friday, July 3. Fill out a
Science, College                           (Summa Cum Laude),                 of Science, Instructional                                                   Timothy J Zobac,                                                     special Macomb Park District Survey and get half
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                                                                                                                                                                   Monday, June 15, 2009

                                                                            Pella                        YMCA Three-Point Contest, Plastic
                                                                            hosts                        Ball and Bat Home Run Derby
                                                                            Reuse-                          Show us your jump shot during
                                                                                                         the YMCA’s Three Point Contest
                                                                                                         during Heritage Days. The contest
                                                                                                                                                     The Plastic Ball and Bat Home
                                                                                                                                                  Run Derby takes place Saturday,
                                                                                                                                                  June 27, 2009 from 1-3 p.m. at the

                                                                            a-Shoe                       takes place Friday, June 26, 2009, at
                                                                                                         the corner of Lafayette and Carroll
                                                                                                         Street. Registration is $3 per person.
                                                                                                                                                  YMCA’s west parking lot.
                                                                                                                                                     Registration for this event is $3.
                                                                                                                                                  First place trophies will be awarded
                                                                               For the second year,         The Preliminary Round is from         for the highest score in each age
                                                                            Pella Corporation hosted     5-7 p.m. and the Championship            group. Age divisions for the Derby
                                                                            a collection site for the    Round from 7-8 p.m. Prizes award-        are as follows: Up to 7; 8-11; 12-15;
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                                                                            tains an onsite system

                                                                                                                                     Anniversary Sale
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                                                                               The TCR&WMC rec-                                  30 th
                                                      Courtesy photo
                                                                            ognizes and appreciates
                                                                            the Pella Corporation for
Throughout the month of May, Pella Corporation
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 Classy Closet makes donation
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    Western Illinois
 Regional Council-
 Community Action
 Agency (WIRC-CAA)
 Victim Services recently
 received a donation
 from Classy Closet in
 Macomb. This donation
 represented both the
 shop and consigners
 through its in-house
 donation program. “We
 are glad to support and
 acknowledge the impor-
 tant services this pro-
 gram provides to our
                                                               Courtesy photo   Discovery Day Camp
 community,” stated
 shop owner Sue
                            Diane Mayfield (left) received the donation on
 Marshall. In addition,                                                         Macomb Park District’s Discovery Day Camp visits with the Macomb
 the shop routinely         behalf of WIRC-CAA Victim Services from Classy
                                                                                Fire Department on Wednesday, June 10. For more information
 donates unsold items to    Closet shop owner Sue Marshall.
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                                                                                                                                                Monday, June 15, 2009

R.I.P., WIU Westerwinds (1977-2009)
    WIU Westerwinds,                                       In the middle of her      season.                     golf team. The women’s      program from 1971-
32, of Macomb, passed        Knows                      Western Illinois athletic       In the pools, Diane      golf team was cut for       2005. Veroni has 869
away Friday June 5,                                     career, the Westerwinds      Heydt led the now-          several years before        victories as head coach,
2009, at her home
                              Ball                      were born. Beverly           defunct WIU women’s         being reinstated in         11 conference
following a two-year                                    Enslow was on the            swimming and diving         recent years. Rezny         championships and
battle with University                                  women’s track and            team with all conference    placed in the top four      three NCAA
administration.                                         cross country teams          honors all four years. In   nationally all four years   tournaments to her
    She was born in           Beau                      from 1975-1979. Enslow       1985, Heydt was the         as a member of the          credit. She has authored
Macomb in 1977, the          Spencer                    set 12 school records        Midwest Independent         Westerwind badminton        three books and is a
adopted mascot for                                      and qualified for            Championship Most           team. During her first      member of the Illinois
Western Illinois            playing softball for        Nationals in 1978. After     Valuable Swimmer. She       two collegiate years,       State, Illinois Amateur
University women’s          coach Kathy Veroni and      her collegiate career, she   was also a Midwest          Rezny was the number        Softball Association and
athletics.                  helping lead the team to    won the 1981 Bix 7 and       Independent champion        one golfer.                 National Fastpitch
    The Westerwinds are     a 1979 College World        finished ninth in the        her sophomore, junior          Probably the most        Coaches Association
survived by a brother,      Series. The team ended      1982 Chicago Marathon.       and senior years. Both      recognizable                Halls of Fame. Veroni
Leathernecks, the           as sixth best in the           Out on the Brophy         the men’s and women’s       Westerwinds                 was also head coach of
mascot for all Western      nation. That season,        tennis courts in the late    swimming and diving         throughout history          the Macomb Magic
Illinois University         Crescio hit eight home      1980s, Kathy Gates-          teams passed away the       would be former soft-       summer league team
athletics. Leathernecks     runs. Over her three-       Washington was tearing       same day as                 ball coach Kathy Veroni.    from 1979 to 1985.
has been the official       year career, she had a      up the competition for       Westerwinds.                   Veroni’s days in the        Memorial services for
mascot for men’s            .323 batting average and    the Westerwinds. She            The 1979 state           women’s athletic            Westerwinds will be
athletics since 1927 and    also served time as an      played number one            Badminton champion          program predates the        held at a later date.
will take over as mascot    assistant coach from        singles and doubles her      was a Westerwind,           birth of the                   Condolences may be
for women’s athletic        1980-1983.                  entire collegiate career.    Monica Malone Pontow.       Westerwinds nickname.       sent to Western Illinois
teams after the untimely       One of Crescio’s         During the 1986-87           Malone Pontow was a         “KV” led the softball       University.
death of Westerwinds.       softball teammates was      season, Gates-               two-sport standout at
    On life support for     multi-sport standout        Washington set the           Western Illinois. From
two years, the              Robin McConnell. She        school record for singles    1976-1980 she suited up
Westerwinds passed          walked just three           and doubles winning          for the badminton and
away.                       batters out of 370 faced,   percentage (.910) and        volleyball teams.
    According to a          sports an overall pitch-    was undefeated in            Following her collegiate
University press release,   ing record of 51-24, and    Gateway Conference           career, she won several
Western Illinois            was on the 1979 College     play.                        Midwest Badminton
University President Al     World Series team.             In 1989, Kathy Gates-     Championships in
Goldfarb said, “I           McConnell also played       Washington was named         singles, doubles and
thoroughly reviewed         three years of              the Gateway Conference       mixed doubles. The
and read every letter,      Westerwinds basketball.     Player of the Decade.        Westerwinds were
survey, and e-mail, and        On the volleyball           The all-time leading      preceded in death by
I listened to all of the    court, Diane Ellefritz      scorer for the               the badminton team.
constituency groups.        became the first middle     Westerwinds women’s             Another two-sport
This was not an easy        hitter for the              basketball program           standout was Jean
decision, nor was this a    Westerwinds to reach        served from 1987-1991.       Rezny, who played on
task I took lightly,” he    1,000 kills and 1,000       Robin Hasemann scored        the badminton team, as
said.                       digs in her career.         1,525 points in her          well as the women’s
    The death hit the       Ellefritz is the career     career, averaging 17.7
Westerwind community        blocks leader in WIU        points per game. In
hard, which had a loyal     history and led the team    Hasemann’s sophomore
following and a proud       four consecutive            season, she became the
past.                       seasons. Ellefritz also     first women’s basketball
    Jackie Crescio was a    played basketball for       player to score 500
Westerwind in its birth,    two seasons.                points in a single
McDonough County This Week, Macomb, Illinois
Monday, June 15, 2009                                                        Community                                                                                            Page

McCormick-                     the groom. The usher           bride’s father. Marsha       in 2008. She is currently
                               was James Camerer,             McCormick, Macomb,           employed by the
Grant Wedding                  Indianapolis, Ind., friend     aunt of the bride, attend-   Columbia Public School
                               of the bride.                  ed at the guestbook and      District as a School
   Ms. Erica Marie                Flower girls were           distributed the wedding      Psychologist intern.
McCormick, Columbia,           Adeline Mirosh, daugh-         programs.                       The groom is a 2001
Mo., and Nickolas Paul         ter of Grant and Rebecca          A dinner reception        graduate of Plattsburg
Grant, Hannibal, Mo.,          Mirosh, Parkville, Mo.,        and dance followed the       High School and a 2006
were united in marriage        cousin of the groom, and       ceremony at the MOILA        graduate of the
Aug. 30, 2008, at St.          Eve and Faith Townsend,        Country Club in St.          University of Missouri,
Francis Xavier Catholic        daughters of Dan and           Joseph. Hosts for the        Columbia, receiving a
Church, St. Joseph, Mo.        Tiffany Townsend,              reception were Christine     Bachelor of Science in
   The bride is the            Plattsburg, nieces of the      Goetten and Dan and          Agricultural Systems
daughter of Marlin and         groom. The ring bearer         Mitzi McClenning,            Management. He is cur-
Evelyn McCormick,              was Westley Hudson, son        Virginia, friends of the     rently employed by the
Monroe City, Mo., and          of Tony and Stacy              bride. Assisting at the      Hannibal Police
formerly of Beardstown.        Hudson, Columbia, Mo.,         cake table were Marsha       Department in Hannibal,
She is also the grand-         friend of the groom.           McCormick and Georgia        Mo., and the United
daughter of Marvin and            Vocalists were Teresa       Bizal, St. Joseph, Mo.,      States Coast Guard
Irma McCormick, Ipava,         Goetten, Jerseyville, aunt     friend of the groom.         Reserves.
and the late Mary Alene        of the bride and Julie            A rehearsal dinner was
McCormick and Edmund           Gronewald, Calamus,            hosted by the groom’s
and Sarah Goetten.             cousin of the groom. The       parents at Boudreaux’s
   The groom is the son
of Larry and Ruby Grant,
                               organist was Tom Smith
                               of St. Joseph. Readers
                                                              Restaurant in St. Joseph.
                                                                 The bride is a 2001                         PINHOOK CELEBRATION
                                                                                                                            JUNE 19-21, 2009
Plattsburg, Mo. He is also     were Monica Jamerson,          graduate of Beardstown
the grandson of Lee            Trimble, Mo., friend of        High School and received
Matern, Apalachicola,          the groom, and James           a Bachelor of Science in
Fla., and the late Shirley     Camerer. Eucharistic           Psychology from Illinois                                         INDUSTRY, ILLINOIS
Matern and John and            ministers were Christine       State University in 2004.
Shirley Grant.
   The 2 p.m. double ring
                               Goetten of Godfrey, aunt
                               of the bride; Edward
                                                              She earned a Specialist in
                                                              Education Degree in                                      “Honoring Industry, IL School
ceremony was officiated        Goetten of Jerseyville,        School Psychology from
by the Rev. Ron Will. The
bride was given in mar-
                               uncle of the bride and the     the University of Kansas                                  District #165 Employees”
riage by her father.
   Maid of honor was                                                                                                          Friday, June 19
Natalie Morelock,                                                                             4:00 pm         Fireman’s Pork Chop Dinner
Chicago, friend of the
bride. Matron of honor                                                                                        Homemade Ice Cream & Desserts, Onion Rings & Food Booths
was Andrea Logan, Glen                                                                                        Tickets sold for Gun & General Raffle (available @ State Bank of Industry)
Carbon, friend of the                                                                                         Dunk Tank by Sheriff’s Department
bride. Bridesmaids were
Mary Anderson,                                                                                6:00 pm         Honoring Teachers, Administrators, Staff
Bloomington, friend of                                                                                        Student Button Artists Awards
the bride, and Tiffany
Townsend, Plattsburg,                                                                         7:00 pm         “Movin On” Band from Quincy
sister of the groom. The                                                                                           **Raffle Drawing on the hour 7-10**
bride’s personal atten-
dant was Jill Anderson,
Algonquin.                                                                                                                 Saturday, June 20
   Best man was Brian                                                                         8:00 am         Car Show, 3-on-3 Basketball, Antique Tractor Show
Rose, Clinton, Mo., friend                                                                    9:00 am         Craft Booths & Food Booths
of the groom.
Groomsmen were Tony                                                                           11:00 am        Doddsville Methodist Pulled Pork Lunch
Hudson, Columbia, Mo.,                                                                        12 Noon         Onion Rings
friend of the groom;
Grant Mirosh, Parkville,                                                                      1:00 pm         Parade - Grand Marshals Margaret Harn & Sherial McKinney
Mo., cousin of the groom,                                                                     1:30 pm         Fellowship & Refreshments - #165 employees at Shelter House
and Josh Jaynes,                                                                                              R/C Flying Circus - Radio Controlled Airplanes
Columbia, Mo., friend of
                                                                                                              Make ‘N Take Scrapbooking
                                                                                              2:00 pm         Kids Games with Squeaker, Prize Drawing for Kids
                                                                                              2:30 pm         Food Demonstration & Sampling
                      Care                                                                    3:00 pm         Inflatables by M & K; Dunk Tank by Sheriff’s Department
                      Free                                                                    4:00 pm         Kiwanis Beef and Noodle Dinner; Homemade Ice Cream & Desserts
        Call a Shriner
   Lyle E. Powell 456-3875                                                                    5:00 pm         Rushville/Industry Jazz Band
                                                                                              6:00 pm         Jill Layne, Singing Bus Driver                      Bring
                                                                                              7:00 pm         “POOR RICH MAN’S BAND”
                                                       Muffler, shocks,                       8:00 pm         Gun Raffle Drawing
                                                           brakes,                            10:00 pm        Button Drawing                                     Chairs
                                                                                                            **Raffle Drawing on the hour 7-10**
                                                      everyday specials
                                                    (the original muffler shop)                                              Sunday, June 21
                                                                                              10:00 am        Joint Church Service at Shelter House
    Established                                         Bob Roots Garage
       1950                                             is a shop willing to                                           Not Responsible For Accidents
                                                          work with you.
  We will explain what needs to be                                                            Need information: (309) 254-3278, (309) 254-3290 or
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             - Complete Auto Repair Center                                                                                                         Main Street Cafe
    Serving Customers Since 1950 - 3 Generations of Auto Repair                                    Suzy Q’s of Industry
                       525 E. Jackson St., Macomb • 833-4293                                                                               Industry Insurance Agency
   No extra charge to use credit or debit card              Parent approved since 1950             Pinhook Committee                             Clay Mitchell
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                                                                                                                                                      Monday, June 15, 2009

                                                             Engagement                                              New Arrival
 Justin Ward to serve                                                                                                Chevy Ella
 as AgriGold Intern                                                                                                     Chevy Ella Guerrero was
     AgriGold has                                                                                                    born at 4:31 p.m., May 12,
 employed Justin                                                                                                     2009, to Chris and Amy
 Ward, Sciota, as                                                                                                    Guerrero. She weighed
 a Region 3 Sales                                                                                                    6 pounds, 11 ounces and
 Intern for the                                                                                                      was 19 1/2 inches long.
 summer 2009                                                                                                            Chevy was welcomed
 growing season.                                                                                                     home by her sisters Tiffany
 Ward will work                                                                                                      and Kathrynn. Her mater-
 with Corn                                                                                                           nal grandparents are Robert
 Specialist Travis                                                                                                   and Bette Potts. Her pater-
 Phelps in the                                                                                                       nal grandmother is Cora
 counties of                                                                                                         Guerrero.
 Brown, Cass,
 Schuyler and
                                                                                                                            CHAT LTD.
                                                                                                                              Good Hope, IL
     A 2007 gradu-            Justin Ward
 ate of West Prairie                                                                                                          Farm Tiling • Bulldozing • Backhoe work • Excavating
                                                                                                                          Farm Drainage Systems • Tile Repair • Waterways • Dry Dams
 High School, Ward is now a junior at Western                                                                            Water Control Structures • Ponds • Dams • Terraces • Steambank
 Illinois University studying Agriculture Science.                                                                                Stabilization • Pond Cleaning & Restoration
 He works as a sales associate for Yetter Farm                                                                                   Fully Insured • Over 30 years experience
 Equipment.                                                                                                                   Jerry Lewis                     Lyle Waller
                                                                                                                              Good Hope                   Swan Creek/Roseville
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                                                                        Babette Kilburn and Corey Bice

NIU announces                                                Kilburn and Bice
                                                                 Tom and Linda Bice, Macomb, and Elmer and Pat
                                                                                                                                                 Join us for
local graduates                                              Kilburn, Berwick, would like to announce the engage-
                                                             ment and approaching marriage of their children,
  Northern Illinois University announces the
                                                             Babette Kilburn and Corey Bice.                                           Pinhook Days
                                                                 The bride elect is a 2002 graduate of Western                       Honoring Industry, IL
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                                                                                                                                                              Monday, June 15, 2009

Death Notices                                                        David L. Denault                                         Josephine B. Heath
Arthur Ring                                                             David L. Denault, 59, of Lewistown, died at              Josephine B. Heath, 95, of Bloomington, formerly of
                                                                     1:59 p.m., Thursday, May 21, 2009, in the emergency      Good Hope and Macomb, died at 10:12 p.m., Tuesday,
    Arthur Ring, 90, of Rushville, died at 8:30 p.m.,                room at Mason District Hospital, Havana.                 June 2, 2009, at Manor Care, Normal.
Monday, June 8, 2009, at Memorial Medical Center,                       Cremation rites have been accorded.                      Funeral services were held Saturday, June 6, 2009, at
Springfield.                                                            Memorial services were held Tuesday,                  Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home, Macomb.
    Funeral services were held Friday, June 12, 2009, at             June 9, 2009, at Shawgo Memorial Home, Astoria,             Burial was in the Good Hope Cemetery.
St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bluff Springs with the                 with Pastor Kevin Kessler officiating.                      Memorials may be made to either the Life-Cil Center
Rev. Jill Flynn officiating.                                            Military Rites were conducted by Astoria              for Independent Living in Bloomington or the Red
    Burial was in Beardstown City Cemetery.                          American Legion Post 25.                                 Cross.
    Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran                        Memorials may be made to Tazwell Animal                  You may leave condolences and sign the guest book
Church.                                                              Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.      online at
    Wood Funeral Home, Rushville, was in charge of
    Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be                   Brian Robert                                             Penny Heinz
sent to the family online at
                                                                                                                                 Penny Heinz, 51, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of
                                                                        Brian Robert, 23, of North Carolina, grandson of
                                                                                                                              Rushville, died at 3:33 p.m., Monday, June 1, 2009, at
Paul Eugene Icenogle                                                 Sanford and Hazel Ash, Colchester, died Monday,
                                                                                                                              Scottsdale Healthcare Center Osborn Facility, Scottsdale,
                                                                     May 11, 2009.
    Paul Eugene Icenogle, 66, of Palentine, died                        Cremation rites have been accorded.
                                                                                                                                 Graveside services were held Saturday, June 6, 2009,
June 8, 2008, at his home.                                              Memorial services were held Saturday, June 13,
                                                                                                                              at Rushville City Cemetery.
    Funeral services were held Saturday, June 13, 2009, at           2009, at the Bethal Baptist Church, with Pastor Jim
                                                                                                                                 You are invited to share your memories and leave
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Manhattan.                       Richardson officiating.
                                                                                                                              condolences at
    Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s United Church                   Burial was in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Colchester.
of Christ, Manhattan, IL 60442, Monarch Hospice, 5435                Military services at the graveside were conducted by
Buk Valley Rd., McHenry, IL 60050 or the American                    the Macomb V.F.W. and Macomb American Legion.            Esther Lee Clark
Cancer Society.                                                         Jones Mortuary, Colchester, was in charge of the
    Meadows Funeral Home, Rolling Meadows, was in                    arrangements.                                               Esther Lee Clark, 93, of Macomb, died at
charge of arrangements.                                                 Memorials may be made to McDonough County             12:15 p.m., Saturday, June 6, 2009, at Country View
                                                                     CrimeStoppers.                                           Health Care, Macomb.
John Patrick “Pat” Ruff                                                                                                          Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 10, 2009,
                                                                                                                              at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home, Macomb, with the
   John Patrick “Pat” Ruff, 42, of Somonauk, died short-
                                                                     Wanda Perkins                                            Rev. Chuck Peterson officiating.
ly before 3 p.m., Monday, June 8, 2009, in West Kendall                                                                          Burial was in the Dover Cemetery near LaGrange,
                                                                        Wanda Perkins, 90, of Macomb, died at 7:40 p.m.,      Mo.
County.                                                              Friday, May 29, 2009, at her residence.
   Funeral services were held Saturday, June 13, 2009, at                                                                        Memorials may be made to the Macomb Assembly
Corman Memorial Home, Avon.                                             Cremation rites have been accorded.                   of God Church.
   Burial was in Avon Cemetery, Avon.                                   Memorial services were held Saturday, June 13,           You may leave condolences and sign the guest book
   Memorials may be made to Avcom Park or an educa-                  2009, at the First Presbyterian Church, Macomb,          online at
tional fund for his children at Tompkins State Bank,                 with the Rev. Amy Loving officiating.
Avon.                                                                   Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian
   Please sign the guestbook at                    Church in Jesup, Iowa, Faith in Practice, a dental       John Edward Ahrens
                                                                     and medical program, which provides care to peo-
                                                                     ple in third world countries.                               John Edward Ahrens, 77, of Quincy, died at
Janice Huls                                                             Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home, Macomb, was in        9:15 p.m., Sunday, June 7, 2009, at Heartland Health
                                                                     charge of arrangements.                                  Care Center, Macomb.
  Janice Huls, 67, of Carthage, died Wednesday,                         You may leave condolences and sign the guest             Private family graveside
June 10, 2009, at her home.                                          book online at
  Funeral arrangements are pending at Printy
                                                                                                                              services were conducted at
                                                                                                                              Quincy Memorial Park            Bridal
Funeral Home, Carthage.                                                                                                       Cemetery.
                                                                     Zachary S. Cook                                             Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen
                                                                                                                              Funeral Home, Macomb,
Dr. Millard M. Posthuma                                                  Zachary S. Cook, 48, of Macomb, died at 1:57 p.m.,   was is in charge of arrange-       +Sadie Kugler
                                                                     Friday, June 5, 2009, at OSF St. Francis Medical         ments.
   Dr. Millard M. Posthuma of Franklin, Tennessee, for-
                                                                     Center, Peoria.                                             Please sign guestbook at
                                                                                                                                                                  Aaron Magee
merly of Macomb, went to be with his Lord on May 31,                                                                                                              July 11, 2009
2009.                                                                    Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m.,
   Funeral services were held Saturday, June 6, 2009, at             Monday, June 15, 2009, at Pennington Point
the First Presbyterian Church of Franklin, Tennessee,                Cemetery.                                                                                     +Audra Neve
the Rev. Chris Joiner and the Rev. Berton                                Cremation rites have been accorded.                        More                           Craig Waddill
VanAntwerpen officiating.                                                There will be no visitation.                            Death Notices                     July 25, 2009
   Memorials may be made to InterVarsity Christian                       Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army.
Fellowship, PO Box 7895, Madison, WI 53707, or The                       Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home, Macomb,             on Page 17
Gideons International, PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN                  is in charge of arrangements.                                                                +Jade Helton
37214.                                                                   Please sign guestbook at                                             Justin Powers
                                                                                                                                                                  August 1, 2009
Cleo H. Campbell
                                                                         Full obituaries are published in
                                                                                                                                 Bridal Gift                     +Ashley Yeast
   Cleo H. Campbell, 90, of La Harpe, died at                        the Monday and Friday editions of the
                                                                                                                                Wish Registry                    Mitchell Tanney
5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at the Illinois                                                                                                                August 1, 2009
Veterans’ Home, Quincy.                                                                                                            Ashley M. Troy
                                                                        Macomb Eagle.                                              Ryan A. Martin
   Graveside services were held Saturday, June 13,                                                                                                                +Megan Pierce
2009, at Moss Ridge Cemetery, Carthage, with Pastor                                                                                 June 13, 2009                  Dan Huston
Bob Wagner officiating.
   Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veterans’                             First Baptist                                       Audra L. Neve                  August 15, 2009
Home.                                                                           Church                                            Craig M. Waddill
   Lamporte-St. Clair
Funeral Home, Hamilton,
                                                                             Éy VÉÄv{xáàxÜ                                         July 25, 2009
was in charge of arrange-      Colchester United                            Passion for God,
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                                                                                                                                    INTERIOR DECOR, & GIFTS       421 W. Jackson St.
 Bethel Baptist Church                Coffee Time         10:00 am         6:00 p.m. Services                                                                     Macomb, IL 61455
             (American Baptist)       Worship             10:30 am            Wednesday:                                          233 E Carroll, Macomb             309-833-1150
      South of Colchester at                                             7:00 p.m. Bible Study                                          309-837-9977
        7795 N 450th Rd.              Rev. Gina Sheridan, Pastor        Corner of South and Main
     Sunday School - 9:30 am          You are always welcome!                309-776-3518,
       Worship - 10:30 am                                      
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              CHURCH                                                              Sunday School - 9:30am Sunday
                                        Rev. Steve Workman
                                                                                                                                                 call 833-4133 for more details
      Disciples of Christ             120 N. McArthur, Macomb
                                                                                 Traditional Service 10:45am Sunday
      A                y                      837-6473                        Coffee Café - Fellowship Saturday & Sunday
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                                                                            Rev. Randy Schafer            Office 837-1918         “Monuments are
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                                                                                                                                   our Business”
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Death Notices                                                                Anna Parker Club                                                   Call 837-4428 to advertise
James William Shive, Jr.
                                                                                 Anna L Parker Club met for a potluck luncheon on
   James William Shive, Jr., 54, of Bloomington, former-
ly of Macomb, died at 6:34 p.m., Wednesday, June 3,
                                                                             Tuesday, May 12.
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2009, at Brohmen Medical Center, Bloomington.                                Lakie-Hermann, for her generous hospitality.
   Graveside services were held Saturday, June 6, 2009,                          Martha Norcross introduced her guest, daughter Julie
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   Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home, Macomb, was in
                                                                             of these suggestions by the members for summer read-               Professionals.                   Good Hope (Turn east on
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   You may leave condolences and sign the guest book                             • River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest                 increase by 18% for com-         left) 309-456-3662
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   Mary Ida Conn, 96, of Macomb, died Thursday, June                         but managed to survive the trip, along with his son                Institute predicts a 60,000-         ——————————
6, at the Silvercrest, Anamosa, Iowa.                                        Kermit.                                                            person shortfall between the     Fresh Produce-Open
   A celebration of her return and her life was held                             • Little Heathens by Mildred Kalish tells of the life of       supply of networking talent      every day at Jumo’s
Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at the First Baptist Church,                          a farm family in Northern Iowa during the Great                    and the market demand for        Market, Rte 61, Plymouth.
Macomb, with the Rev. Walley Holt officiating.                               Depression. Memoir.                                                highly skilled information       Homegrown strawberries
   Burial was in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Colchester.                                • Out Stealing Horses by Per Patterson and Anne                technology (IT) workers in       only $2.80 per quart. Also
                                                                                                                                                the workforce today.             lots of miscellaneous items
   A Rebekah service will be held at the graveside fol-                      Born. Fiction. A Norwegian widower goes to live in a               Register now for 2-year          like antiques, homemade
lowing services at the church Tuesday.                                       remote cabin and wants to end his days in contempla-               associate degree in              candles, playground equip-
   Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church                         tion. He meets a neighbor, who turns out to be the broth-          Computer Networking and          ment, lawn furniture, light-
of Macomb, The Rebekah Lodge, Macomb, Y.M.C.A.                               er of a childhood friend. The widower then confronts the           System Support! Cisco            houses and more.
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   Edna Mae Miller, 93, of Warsaw, died at 7:50 p.m.,                        as well as had been hoped; the trauma of their parents’            For more information call        door to door, no inventory,
Sunday, June 7, 2009, at Lexington Square, Keokuk,                           divorce often follows them well into adulthood. Non-               Carl Sandberg College at         flexible hours, discounts
Iowa.                                                                        Fiction.                                                           309-341-5299                     and benefits. Call:
   Graveside services were held Thursday,                                        • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown                                                    217-653-3771 for interview
June 11, 2009, at Oakwood Cemetery, Hamilton, with                           and The Trail of Tears by Gloria Jahoda. These two books
Bob Wagner officiating.                                                      provide in-depth accounts of how Native Americans
   Memorials may be made to Warsaw Ambulance                                                                                                                                         • Efficient, timely construction
                                                                             were forced off their ancestral lands and onto reserva-
Service, Warsaw and Lexington Square, Keokuk, Iowa.                                                                                                                                  • Design and style assistance
                                                                             tions in far-off, inhospitable areas of the country.
                                                                                                                                                                                     • Commitment to customer
   Lamporte - St. Clair Funeral Home, Hamilton, was in                           • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Fiction. A                                                       satisfaction
charge of arrangements.                                                      child survives the murder of his family and is raised by                                                • 100% financing
   Condolences can be left online at                                         the Owenses, residents of the local cemetery. This is a                                                 • 5-year warranty                                                story of love, family, growth, and acceptance.
                                                                                 • Fool by Christopher Moore is the story of King Lear                                                  SUMMER SPECIAL
Dorothy A. Derry                                                             from the point of view of the fool. Fiction. There is mur-
                                                                             der and mayhem as the Fool, Pocket, and his apprentice,                                                    $400 Discount
   Dorothy A. Derry, 54, of Toluca, died at 9:53 a.m.                        Drool, set out to clean up the mess Lear has made of his                                               with purchase of garage - limited time
Saturday, June 6, 2009, at her home                                          kingdom.
   Funeral services were held Thursday, June 11, 2009,                           • Fieldwork by Mischa Berlinski is a novel about a                               309-342-1402
at Vineyard Community Church, Macomb, with Dennis                            reporter in Thailand who stumbles upon the story of a                
Wagner officiating.                                                          woman who committed suicide in a Thai prison. His
                                                                             curiosity leads him to hunt for the truth about her crime,
                                                                                                                                                        Director Of Nursing
   Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery, Macomb.
   Memorials may be made to Aaron Derry’s college                            which involves missionaries, tribal clashes, and family
fund.                                                                        secrets.
   Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, Minonk, was in                                  • The Shack by William P. Young. In this fictional               Full-time Day-shift position for a Director of
charge of arrangements.                                                      story, a child is abducted and murdered. In his grief, the
                                                                             father questions his faith, but ultimately understands the           Nursing. Position includes supervision of home
   Online condolences may be sent to the family at                                                                                                health and public health programs. On-site                                               spiritual meaning of his daughter’s death.
                                                                                 • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. A foster family                training provided.
                                                                             takes in a young Jewish girl in Munich during World
Moneta Marie Mathena                                                         War II after her parents and brothers are taken or killed.           Requirements:
                                                                             She begins to steal books, learns to read, and ultimately             1. Must have an Illinois license
   Moneta Marie Mathena, 79, of Macomb, died at                              finds her salvation in writing a book herself.
4:45 a.m., Thursday, June 11, 2009, at McDonough                                                                                                   2. Must have 3 years of supervisory experience
                                                                                 • Paul Krugman: The Return of Depression                          3. Must have proficient skills with computers
District Hospital, Macomb.                                                   Economics and the Crisis of 2008. A non-fiction primer
   Graveside services were held Sat., June 13, 2009, at                      on the economy and how it got into so much trouble.
Good Hope Cemetery, with Pastor Wally Holt officiat-                             • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne.                  Competitive wage and benefits to include:
ing.                                                                         Fiction. The story of two boys during World War II. One              vacation/sick time, paid holidays, insurance,
   Memorials may be made to the McDonough                                    is the son of the head of a death camp. The other child              and retirement.
District Hospital Hospice Program.                                           resides in the death camp, but somehow they become
   Please sign guestbook at                              friends.                                                             To apply send resume with three professional
                                                                                 The meeting was adjourned for the summer.                        references to:
Judy Meriwether Bell                                                                                                                                      Hancock County Health Department
   Judy Meriwether Bell died June 7, 2009, in her
home in Houston, Texas, following a year long strug-
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Staffing at 1-888-519-8601       Seed Cleaning: for Non          217-415-1667                    Deborah-kDaniels                    ——————————                               smoking/pets. 309-224-9964
to join our team                 GMO soybeans and                    ——————————                      ——————————                  Macomb-Rent to Own. 1, 2                         ——————————
     ——————————                  wheat. Alfalfa, clover, corn,   In Downtown Macomb              PETS & SUPPLIES                 and 3 bedroom mobile                         REAL ESTATE
Help Wanted: Dump truck          grass, soybean and wheat        every Thursday and                  ——————————                  homes starting at $285 per                      ——————————
driver. Drug test required,      seed available. Camp Point      Saturday 7am - 1pm.             Purebred Yorkshire pup-         month (lot rent included).                   14x70 Carrollton Sabre,
26 years old or older.           Seed Company,                   Discover fresh local pro-       pies. 2 female, one male,       630-920-8350                                 end bedrooms each with
217-430-4817                     217-593-7333                    duce, herbs, flowers, baked     black and brown. Home               ——————————                               bath, appliances, lot, stor-
     ——————————                     ——————————                   goods and crafts. For more      raised, have both parents       Quiet & well maintained                      age bldg. Immediate pos-
M & M Vending and                LIVESTOCK                       information Ron Coons           registered. 309-313-3895        apts 1BR (available now,                     session. $19,950. Foster
Amusement is currently              ——————————                   309-255-4272.                       ——————————                  $405-480, some with all util-                Realty. 309-776-4152
seeking a self-motivated         Fryers for sale. Farm                                           Purebred Chihuahua pup-         ities included) and 2BR                         ——————————
night service technician to      raised with out drugs.                                          pies born 4-4-09. 3 males,      (available August, $510,
maintain proper operation of     Ready now to order.                                             2 chocolate, 1 black & tan; 2   some utilities included).
machines in the surrounding      309-458-3123, ask for                                           females, both black & tan.      Family owned & operated,
area. On the job training will   Sharon                                                          Home raised. Have both          no smoking, cats OK, park-
be provided. Must be                ——————————                                                   parents. 309-772-9018           ing & laundry. 858-232-8126
mechanically inclined and        GARAGE SALES                                                        ——————————                  cell or 309-836-3026
have experience using a             ——————————                                                   FOR RENT                            ——————————
computer. Applications can       Augusta                                                            ——————————
be obtained at                   207 Center St.,                   ——————————                    Abingdon: Nice 2 bedroom
212 S. Collins Macomb, IL
61455 or fax resume to
                                 Wednesday, June 17
                                 4p.m.-?, Thursday, June
                                                                                                 apartment, $350/mo. plus
                                                                                                 deposit. 309-221-8208             OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT
                                 18 and Friday June 19,
                                 9am-5pm: Multi family                                           For rent in Macomb S/W
Seeking individual for full      garage sale. Rain or shine,                                     area. Small 2 bedroom                         Three offices for rent,
time position to run a           inside sale, something for                                      house with large yard. $550                from 570 sq. ft. to 1400 sq. ft.
vending route in Rushville       everyone must.                                                  per month plus deposit.             Stop in & choose which works best for you!
area. Responsibilities              ——————————                                                   References required.
include, but not limited to,     MERCHANDISE                     Kimball piano. Great condi-     309-458-3130                         Heat and water furnished, internet ready. -
filling machines, keeping            ——————————                  tion, in Macomb. $600 OBO.         ——————————                                   Ready to move-in!
machines and company             1995 Nemar American Star        217-414-5046                    For rent, 2 bedroom apart-
vehicle clean, and maintain-     travel trailer, model               ——————————                  ment. 206 S. Clark St. New
ing good relationship with       25RBTT. Excellent condi-        Homemade Baked Goods:           carpet, paint, central air.            Masonic Building, across from Post Office
customers. MUST have a           tion. 309-254-3536              Selling homemade baked          Non-smoking. $450/mo. Call                                  Call 309.837.1276
strong work ethic, and be            ——————————                  goods, fresh homemade           Sharon: 309-333-7064
willing to work Wednesday        Braided rung. Ashwood           donuts,( Saturday morning          ——————————
through Sunday. Pay is           SuperNova; two 2. 5 x 6,        only), baked bread, cookies     For rent, in Macomb,

                                                                                                                                   Immediate opening
commission based.                $150. each; 4 x 6 spiral pat-   and more, sold daily.           northeast corner, available
Applications can be              tern, $300. Purchased           Jumo’s Market, Rt. 61,          immediately, 3 bedroom
obtained at 212 S Collins        2/4/08 ($847) 309-837-4139      Plymouth. Mon.-Fri              house, W/D, A/c, quiet
Macomb, IL. 61455 or fax             ——————————                  10am.-6p.m., Saturday           neighborhood, residential                                We’re looking for an independent, enterprising
resume to 309-837-1612           Standard childs crib,           7am-3pm, Sunday 12-4pm          zone. No smoking.                                        writer to help us fill the pages of the Macomb
or email to                      excellent condition. $50.           ——————————                  $850/month, first, last,                                  Eagle, McDonough County This Week and                  217-392-2681                                                    deposit ($425). References                                             sister publications.
     ——————————                      ——————————                                                  required. 309-255-8460
FARM                             White XLT Spectrum E                                               ——————————                                           This is an excellent opportunity for recent college
   ——————————                    Series metal detector,                                                                                                  graduates who excel in writing and photography
For rent: Pasture with           charger, etc. Used twice                                                                                                   and are looking to break into the business.
barn on county line              $550; also old books.                                                                                                     Our new staff writer will cover all facets of
between Bowen and                309-337-4711
                                                                         FULL TIME
                                     ——————————                                                                                                          Macomb and surrounding communities including
Augusta. 217-392-2660                                                                                                                                    events, breaking news and government meetings.

   Great Summer Job!                                              Meat Department Manager                                                                   Knowledge of Quark and Photoshop a plus.
                                                                                                                                                               Must have reliable transportation.
                                                                  Successful applicant must have good customer service                                    Send cover letter, resume and work samples to:
                                                                  skills. Must excel in all areas necessary to manage a                                             Lynne Campbell, Publisher
          Work on our promotional team                            grocery store meat department. Benefits would include                                        Macomb Eagle, 210 S Randolph St.,
           Tuesday 4-8, Thursday 4-8                              health, prescription, disability, retirement plan, paid                                               Macomb, IL 61455
               and Saturday 9-1.                                  vacation and holidays.
                                                                                                                                                                      No phone calls, please.
                                                                                    Apply in person:
            Make above minimum wage!
      Apply in person at 1155 E. Jackson, Macomb
                                                                          LUDLUM FOOD MART
     between the hours of 8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday.                              IGA Grocery Store
                                                                             1001 Cole St., Bushnell, IL                 EOE

                                                                    RESPIRATORY THERAPY                                                                 STORE MANAGER
                                                                          ASSISTANT                                                                               Full-Time/Days
                                                                                     Full-Time/Days                                   Macomb Medical, which is part of our Denman
                                                                  We are seeking an individual to perform follow-up                      affiliate, is seeking a manager who will be
                                                                   home visits for oxygen patients. Responsibilities                  responsible for the oversight of daily operations
                                                                        will include cpap and bi-pap set-ups                             of a durable medical equipment company
                                                                                     in the store.                                                         in Macomb.

                                                                        Candidates must possess CRT or RRT.                            Candidates must possess High School diploma,
                                                                   Applications will also be accepted from LPN’s or                    college preferred. Individual must have strong
                                                                      RN’s with State of IL license (or eligible).                      interpersonal skills positive to customer and
                                                                      Background in respiratory care preferred.                          employee relations. Previous management
                Career Opportunities                               Valid driver’s license, ability to lift up to 45 lbs,                experience preferred, healthcare background
                R.N. or L.P.N. or C.N.A.                            and good computer and communication skills                                              a plus.
                                                                                        required.                                                        Excellent total benefit package.
           Full Time and Part Time                                    Please apply in person 8:00 am – 5:00 p.m.                                            (Apply online or contact:)
          Available on Various Shifts
 Full Time staff receive a very competitive wage with pay
 based on experience plus extra pay for 2nd shift and 3rd
 shifts. McDonough County benefit package includes
 fully paid Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, 12
 Holidays, Vacation, Educational Assistance, and Illinois                        Medical Equipment & Supply                                                   Medical Equipment & Supply
 Municipal Retirement Plan.
 Part time staff receive a generous designated benefit                 MACOMB MEDICAL EQUIPMENT                                        MACOMB MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
 package including extra pay for holiday work after 90                              AND SUPPLY                                                      AND SUPPLY
 days, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund/Disability Plan          Licensed in the State of IL – A.C.H.C. Accredited               Licensed in the State of IL – A.C.H.C. Accredited
 (1000 hour requirement), and paid vacation.                                                                                               531 East Grant St., P.O. Box 374
                                                                           531 East Grant St., P.O. Box 374
                     Apply in person to:                                       Macomb, IL 61455-0374                                           Macomb, IL 61455-0374
                                                                              Telephone: (309)-837-6161                                       Telephone: (309)-837-6161
                                                                                 Fax: (309)-837-2002                                             Fax: (309)-837-2002
                  1212 Madelyn Avenue                                                       
                  Macomb, Illinois 61455                                                  EOE                                                             EOE
McDonough County This Week, Macomb, Illinois
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REAL ESTATE                      WANTED                         WEB DIRECTORY              WEB DIRECTORY              WEB DIRECTORY             WEB DIRECTORY
   ——————————                        ——————————                    ——————————                 ——————————                 ——————————               ——————————
                                 WANTED: Junk Cars,             Bickford Cottage           McDonough County Farm      Paws N Claws Boarding &   The Enchanted Florist
                                 Trucks and Farm                www.enriching              Bureau                     Grooming                  www.enchantedflorist
                                 Equipment. Pay cash. Will       http://mcdonough.county-   www.paws-n-claws
                                 pick up. Jay’s Auto Salvage,      ——————————                       ——————————
                                 St. Augustine. 309-337-8953    Lacky Monuments               ——————————                 ——————————
                                     ——————————                                                                                                 Place your website here.
                                                            Munson’s Pools & Spas      Purdum-Gray-Ingledue
                                 WEB DIRECTORY                     ——————————          Insurance                    Call Lisa Miller at
                                    ——————————                  Macomb Area Convention &      ——————————              www.macomb                   309-837-4428 for
715 S. McArthur, Macomb:         Inselhaus, Inc                 Visitors Bureau            Terrill Title Co., Inc                 more information
Solid 1920s two-story, two            ——————————               ——————————
bedroom home with lots of
character. $84,000 with
$8000 roof credit. Visit 309-833-1644
Avon: 317 E. Courtland. 2
story, 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms,
1bath, full basement, partial-
ly finished, deck, garage,
large lot, new roof. Agent
owned, owner may help with
financing. $39,900.
For sale by owner:
333 East Summit,
Macomb: 3-4 BR, 2.5 bath
residential house, available
immediately, 309-255-8375

Macomb-1106 Wigwam
Hollow 4 bedroom, move-in
ready home for sale. 2 fami-
ly rooms, oversized wooded
lot with large yard & large
deck. Updated. $149,900.
Western Illinois Realty LLC
View area listings at
Black Dirt for sale. $135
tandem/load delivered to
Macomb. 309-837-7746,
309- 837-1762 or
309-652-3689 after 5PM.
Mike Kitch and sons
Johnson’s Tree Service-
Complete removal, trim-
ming, topping and also
stump removal. Insured.
Free Estimates. Reasonable
Rates. 309-462-2526
Mobile Computer Repair:
We come to you for your
personal computer repairs,
setup, maintenance and
software installations at very
affordable rates. Abingdon
Summer Rates — Tutoring
— Also, Creative Writing
class. Stan Shover,
Abingdon 309-337-6884
2004 Jeep Liberty sports
edition. Blue, good condi-
tion, 4 wheel drive, 50,000
miles. $12,000.
E.T. Auto Sales for all your
pre-owned needs. Check
out our inventory at or
give us a Call at
309-426-2291 or
For sale: Honda Helix.
12,500 miles, red. $2,000.
I Pay Cash For Cars 1972
Or Older. 309-318-0109
Used vehicles serviced,
inspected, reconditioned.
A-1 Automotive. 1/2 way
between Macomb and
Colchester. 309-833-2405
Paintball Players. You
haven’t lived until you die on
this course. Cash prizes
Saturday, June 20. Come
one Come all.
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1600 E. Jackson, Macomb
                                                                                                      June 17th, 2009
        837-9917                                                                                       6am-Midnight
                                                                                                         (while supplies last)

                                                                                               Italian Express
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                                                                Milk                                         1 Topping
                                                          Skim - 1% - 2%                                       Pizza
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