The Drew Rosten Show: Episode 10

PBL and GCMS seniors get some much needed and deserved shoutouts in the aftermath of the announcement of in-person classes being canceled for the rest of the school year as some seniors take their next steps toward their collegiate athletic careers while we take a look back at some more classic moments from high school events. We also talk about […]

COVID-19 Sunday Update: 31 more fatalities reported; Pritzker salutes National Guard

Says state-driven emergency response ‘atypical,’ criticizes national testing shortfall By JERRY NOWICKICapitol News [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker praised the state’s National Guard as he welcomed one of its units home and gave an update on personal protective equipment Sunday at his daily COVID-19 briefing in Chicago. Pritzker welcomed home the 1st battalion of the 178th Infantry Regiment of […]

Obituary: Ferne L. Haile

PAXTON — Ferne L. Haile, 93, of Paxton, passed away at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2020, at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living. Private family services will be held with burial in Glen Cemetery, Paxton. Baier Family Funeral Services, Paxton is handling arrangements. Ferne was born Dec. 14, 1926 in Bluford the daughter of Mark and Hallie Esmon Pepple. […]