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Edwin Hick

By pwsadmin / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Edwin Hick, 93, of Galesburg, died at 11:17 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital. He was born November 8, 1925, in Farmington, the son of Edwin and Bernice (Goliday) Hick. He married Juanita L. Harris on September 4, 1949, in Farmington. She preceded him in death March 15, 2013. He is survived…

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Marty Thurman

By pwsadmin / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Marty Thurman of rural Avon passed from this life April 5, 2019.  He was born June 15, 1948, in Galesburg the son of Harry and Beverly Thurman.  Marty married Gloria Bycroft September 7, 1969, at the Roseville Christian Church.  He is survived by his wife Gloria, son Lance (Margaret) Thurman of Springfield IL grandchildren Chase,…

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Erma J. Lewis

By pwsadmin / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Erma J. Lewis, 93, of Galesburg, IL passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019, 8:00 a.m. at the Roseville Rehab and Healthcare Center Roseville, IL.  She was born Sunday, May 10, 1925, in Ellison Township, IL the daughter of Sidney Matthew and Esther Lucretia (Neidy) Smith.  She married Arthur Lee Lewis on 9/21/1950 in Colorado Springs, CO, he…

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Geneva H. Edwards

By pwsadmin / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Geneva H. Edwards 98, of Smithshire, IL died Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Oak Lane Nursing and Rehab Center in Stronghurst, IL.  She was born Monday, June 28, 1920, in Biggsville  IL. She is the daughter of Kyle and Cora (Leftwich) Hilten  She married Gail Edwards on August 24, 1940, in Smithshire Il and he preceded her May 27, 1990.     Geneva is survived by her one…

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Keith E. Ashby

By pwsadmin / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Keith E. Ashby, 76, of Galesburg, Illinois died 10:26 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at his home.  He was born May 6, 1942 in Marietta, Illinois to Robert L and Leona L. (Robison) Ashby.  He married Carol Johnson.  He later married Karen (Shuring) Parkins November 25, 1990 in Galesburg.  She preceded him in death June…

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David “Country” Peterson

By pwsadmin / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

David “Country” Peterson, 66, of Wataga, died at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at home. A celebration of life/birthday party will be held for Country Saturday April 29, 2019 from 1 p.m. to close at Motzee’s Bar in Wataga.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg.  Memorials may be…

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United School District Update

By pwsadmin / April 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

At the recent United School District board meeting, a proposal to improve communication throughout the district by using an app was put in place. Superintendent Jeff Whitsitt offers more insight as to what the app will focus on: “Parents and community members can access via the Apple App Store or the Microsoft version of that,…

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West Central Head Start Art Show

By pwsadmin / April 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

West Central Head Start will be holding an Art Show Open House on Thursday May 2nd in all of their centers in Knox, Warren, and Henderson counties. Mary Reed, Executive Head Start Director, has the details: “One of the nice things about it is, it is things that the teachers have gathered throughout the course…

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Warren Achievement Center Raising Funds for New Day Program Facility

By pwsadmin / April 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Warren Achievement Center is working to build a brand new day program facility for their achievers. Marketing Coordinator Sean Cavanaugh offers more details: “We are going to be sending letters out for an appeal of donations. We have quietly been raising money behind the scenes, from larger donors and have an incredible amount of large…

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Monmouth-Roseville District Update

By pwsadmin / April 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

The addition of Student Support Specialists in the Monmouth-Roseville School District has paid off. Dave Giles and Amy Rodgers work directly with students and their families that may have an attendance concern. Superintendent Ed Fletcher shares the success of the program so far: “They have done attendance circles, where they talk to individual kids. They…

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