Woodford Times - Peoria, IL

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Updated Aug 19, 2014 at 1:53 PM

A benefit will be held for Jude Hill of Germatown Hills 5-8 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Monte Christo Room, 387 Old Germantown Road.In June, Hill was severely injured in an accident when he came in contact with a riding lawn mower at his home.

Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 2:48 PM

As Illinois’ unemployment rate fell to its lowest point since August 2008, Governor Pat Quinn today visited Laborers Local 362 in Bloomington and Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 149 in Savoy to discuss the state’s ongoing...

Posted Aug 14, 2014 at 9:00 AM

WHO: Participating Dairy Queen® and DQ Grill & Chill® locations throughout the United States WHAT: Will help make miracles for hospitalized children during the ninth annual Dairy...

Updated Aug 12, 2014 at 1:25 PM

I've never had more goose bumps at a live performance — except for maybe “The Phantom of the Opera” — as I did at the Happy Together concert at the Peoria Civic Center Sunday night.

Posted Aug 7, 2014 at 7:00 AM

The Italian American Society of Peoria will hold its 85th Annual Italian Summer Festa from noon-7 p.m. Sunday at Hickory Grove Park in North Peoria. (Hickory Grove Road off Knoxville Ave, follow signs).

Updated Aug 5, 2014 at 10:04 AM

The first Metamora to Peoria St. Jude Run was held Saturday and raising money was no issue.About 55 runners participated in the event 34.66-mile run to help benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital located in Memphis, Tenn.

Updated Aug 5, 2014 at 9:00 AM

The year was 1964. The Beatles were hot. In America, producer Snuff Garret discovered a young, clean-cut band called Gary Lewis & the Playboys that would knock The Beatles off the chart. Right out of the gate, Garret and arranger Leon Russell helped...

Updated Jul 31, 2014 at 9:51 AM

Day Care Resources Inc. announces the appointment of Dana Edward Rein as Executive Director.  Dana is a graduate of Illinois State University with a degree in...

Updated Jul 29, 2014 at 10:15 AM

The Farm Bureau Park in Eureka was busy and had a week full of judging, competition and fun for the Woodford County 4-H fair held July 21-24.The four-day long event was kicked off with the horse show which began at 10 a.m. on July 21.

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:25 AM

The Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR) and Bass Pro Shops are teaming up to host a 

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