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  1. Conductors guide Richardson Community Band together for more than 2 decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dallas Morning News

    ... him." The Sunday summer concerts mimic the regular Sunday shows Jones performed with his hometown's community band in Pekin, Ill. Jones, a euphonium player, joined the band at age 15 and stayed until after college, when he moved to Dallas to attend ...


  2. Time Magazine - One of the Most Liberal Rags With Questionable...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    ... forward to reading the Tampa Tribune. a paper similar to the Peoria Journal Star back in the days of Charles Dancey of Pekin, Il., a great publisher and editor now 98 years old who 80% of the readers of the current leading Peoria newspaper do not ...


  3. Aventine Renewable Energy Names Alex Toro Director of EngineeringRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Business Wire

    These include a 100-million-gallon wet mill and a 60-million-gallon dry mill in Pekin, Illinois. In Aurora, Nebraska, Aventine operates a 110-million-gallon dry mill and a 45-million-gallon dry mill.


  4. Mauer, Raymond SherrilRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Lakeland Ledger

    RAYMOND SHERRIL MAUER, 90 HAINES CITY - Raymond Sherril Mauer, 90, of Haines City, formerly of Pekin, IL, died December 7, 2014, at Winter Haven Hospital. He was born in Tekoppel, IN, October 9, 1924, to Carl and Juanita Mauer.


  5. Former police department janitor enters guilty plea in meth caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Authorities say a former Pekin Police Department janitor has pleaded guilty to conspiring to manufacture and sell methamphetamine. Stacy Maneno, 39, entered the guilty plea this week.


  6. Ex-Pekin police janitor pleads guilty in meth caseRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Northwest Herald

    The Pekin Daily Times reports 39-year-old Stacy Maneno entered the plea this week, two years after her arrest. The city's police chief says Maneno stole information that local, state and federal detectives had gathered about her co-conspirators while investigating meth cases in Tazewell and Mason counties.


  7. TecusmehRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Douglas County Herald

    ... another trip there. Her daughter plans to bring her back for a visit in this area before too long. They live in North Pekin, Illinois. My nephew Houston has been working on a lot of overtime as other workers are taking their vacations. My niece ...


  8. Fifth Annual 'Imagine Me' Mannequin Art Competition Announces Final Call for SubmissionsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 |

    PEKIN, Ill., Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With only two weeks left to participate, the annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" Body Image Mannequin Art Competition is calling for entries- art therapists, new and experienced artists- who share the creative expression and the emotion often felt by those who understand what having an eating disorder is all about. In its fifth year, the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals Foundation also announces this year's new Imagine Me lead sponsor, ASCENDchc Behavioral Health Care.


  9. Woman arrested for allegedly abandoning dogs in rental houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 |

    According to Monday's Washington Times-Reporter, a Pekin, Illinois, woman was arrested for allegedly abandoning two dogs inside of an otherwise vacant rental house. On November 28, authorities arrested 43-year-old Regina Robards - the woman accused of leaving two dogs to die inside of a rental house that she was being evicted from.


  10. Safe rooms part of Washington tornado recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Northwest Herald

    ... the Peoria Journal Star. Three people died due to the November 2013 tornado, which damaged more than 1,100 homes in Pekin, East Peoria and Washington. “It's not necessarily a significant number, but there are definitely more safe rooms than ...


  11. Peace Corps Celebrates Native American Heritage Month at Events Across the CountryRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | PressReleasePoint

    ... exchange. "I'm proud of my Native American heritage," said Peace Corps volunteer Jake Hamilton, a native of Pekin, Illinois, who has been living in Morocco since 2013. "All my life I've had a deep-seeded interest in American culture, including that ...


  12. Illinois man accused of stomping puppy to death faces animal cruelty trialRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Northwest Herald

    A jury trial is set to begin Tuesday for a 48-year-old man accused of stomping one puppy to death and injuring another at a central Illinois home where he was staying with friends. The Pekin Daily Times reports that Stephen Coker has pleaded not guilty to two charges of aggravated cruelty to a companion animal.


  13. Smoke a Joint and Get Busted for DUIa Month Later?Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | DUIblog

    ... drugs in their system but were not driving while impaired. March, 2011. Chicago, IL . About a year ago, a 20-year-old Pekin man ran a stop sign, and the ensuing accident killed his passenger. The driver, Brock Meerseman, had marijuana in his system ...


  14. a Washington Strongera makes a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... going to be 'Washington Stronger.' The 18th is what we want to dwell on because it was the first day of recovery." Pekin and East Peoria suffered serious hits that fateful day, too, but the wallop Washington took was staggering - 1,108 homes ...


  15. Heroin Kills: Man Sentenced To 24 Years For Dealing Lethal DrugRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    A 24-year prison sentence has been handed a Pekin man for selling heroin federal prosecutors say killed at least three people. Assistant U.S. Attorney Tate Chambers says from 2008 until his arrest in 2012, Anthony Mansini, with five other people, funneled as much as 10,000 doses of heroin into the Pekin area.


  16. Pekin man sentenced for dealing deadly heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Northwest Herald

    PEORIA – A 24-year prison sentence has been handed a Pekin man for selling heroin federal prosecutors say killed at least three people. Assistant U.S. Attorney Tate Chambers says from 2008 until his arrest in 2012, Anthony Mansini, with five other people, funneled as much as 10,000 doses of heroin into the Pekin area.


  17. First-and-10: Bo Pelini, more Power 5 coaches facing win-or-walk NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Sporting News

    One week, you have an outside chance to play in the biggest postseason event in the history of college football. Welcome to the world of Bo Pelini, the Nebraska coach, who after seven years of consistently staying ahead of the pink slip, might not make it past this season in Lincoln.


  18. John Evans Supportive Living Community to Host New Year's Eve PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | PRWeb

    John Evans, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, will host a New Year's Eve Party on Dec. 31. The community in Pekin, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. John Evans Supportive Living, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a New Year's Eve Party at 2 p.m. on Dec. 31. The community, which is located at 1320 Executive Ct. in Pekin, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.


  19. East Peoria man helps Pekin girl get special bike from Easter Seals Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Carmen Alcantara had the best birthday ever thanks to some help from an East Peoria man, the Pekin AMBUCS and Easter Seals. Carmen turned 8 on Oct. 20 and got a specially made three-wheeled bicycle called an AmTryke at Easter Seals.


  20. Illinois marks anniversary of deadly tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Quincy Journal

    ... played a role in the January death of an eighth person. The communities with some of the worst damage included Pekin and Gifford in central Illinois, and Brookport in southern Illinois. While the local governments in Illinois were denied federal ...


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