The last time I saw the Blue Man Group in person was about nine years ago in Las Vegas. During that time, the “How to Be a Megastar Tour 2.0” was going on, and I loved the humor the trio brought to the table, as well as the piped...
Hillary Miller, age 16, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Illinois Pageant to be held Aug. 2-3 at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles. The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18 and have five...
The Metamora girls and boys track and field teams dominated across the board in two dual meets and then as the host at the Red and White Invitational. The Redbirds earned first in the co-ed event from combined points from the girls and boys team.
The Metamora varsity softball team suffered four losses in week three of the regular season. The Lady Redbirds played against Canton, Bloomington, East Peoria and Fieldcrest to set the record at 4-7.
Metamora had a successful start to the Mid-Illini Conference action with wins against Canton. On Saturday, the Redbirds received its second loss of the season to Notre Dame despite Ethan Skender’s home runs.
The Metamora boys varsity tennis team had a successful week. The Redbirds were undefeated in three duals with Dunlap, East Peoria and Quincy.
A mental health and suicide awareness benefit concert entitled “My Soul a Canvas: for Cassie Calhoun” will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday, April 14, at the Kenneth H. Maurer Performing Arts Center at Metamora Township High School....
My grandpa, Dean Kendall, turns 90 this month. That is quite a milestone.
A firefighter and EMT has taken over Woodford County’s Emergency Management Agency. Kent McCanless of Eureka signed a three-year contract March 31 to serve as director of Woodford County disaster response.
Woodford County Board Chairman Stan Glazier wants the county’s state’s attorney to investigate the circulation of campaign materials within the courthouse during early and absentee voting ahead of the March 18 primary, a potential violation...
The Metamora boys and girls track teams had its home opening meets March 31 and April 1. Both teams came out on top of both meets.
The Metamora boys varsity tennis team traveled to Edwardsville to compete in a 16-team invite Saturday. The Redbirds received sixth place for the day defeating Teutopolis, Notre Dame, Barington, Belleville Althoff and Alton.
The Metamora varsity baseball finished its pre-conference play for the season with two wins and a loss. “I like the way we competed. I think we battled and competed at a high level,” coach Eric Stone said.
After Tazewell County Board Chairman David Zimmerman spoke Friday at Eggs and Issues in East Peoria, County Administrator Michael Freilinger had one correction to make.
Family is important to Theresa Hicks of East Peoria. She has experienced “family” in more ways than one in her life. Hicks, 42, has two daughters, 15 and 22. She also participated in the Reader’s Theatre at Illinois Central College, a...
The Metamora varsity tennis team hosted its Red and White Invitational at the Clubs at River City in Peoria Saturday. Metamora won the championship with a 3-2 win in the title matches.
The Metamora varsity softball team opened its season with a double header against Pontiac March 24 at Rosemont and hosted Olympia Saturday.
The Metamora varsity baseball team picked up four more wins with its games at O’Fallon and then hosting the Galesburg Early Spring Invite. The Galesburg field is undergoing renovations and Metamora and Dunlap co-hosted the tournament. At Metamora, ...
For five years, a Galesburg woman has fulfilled her passion to teach psychology at a collegiate level, but for now it’s only part-time. As she’s anchored geographically by her husband’s job, Meredith Witherell took an...
Like many businesses, Illinois Central College relies on its part-time staff just as much as its full-time staff. In the fall, there were 318 adjuncts, or part-time teachers, at ICC compared to 175 full-time instructors. Most adjuncts can teach up ...
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