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Monmouth College’s Gordon to Play for Jamaican National Lacrosse Team

By pwsadmin / November 7, 2019 / Comments Off on Monmouth College’s Gordon to Play for Jamaican National Lacrosse Team

MONMOUTH, IL-The old saying “Be careful what you wish for” actually came true for Monmouth College dual-sport student-athlete Kara-Jade Gordon (Nashville, Tenn./University School), who has been named to the inaugural Jamaican senior women’s national lacrosse team. “I found out Jamaica was forming a national team and my father said I could qualify to try out,”…

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Western Big Six Conference All-Conference Volleyball Team

By pwsadmin / November 7, 2019 / Comments Off on Western Big Six Conference All-Conference Volleyball Team

2019 WESTERN BIG 6 VOLLEYBALL ALL CONFERENCE TEAM The following athletes were selected “All Conference” by vote of the Western Big 6 Head Volleyball Coaches. Coaches nominate athletes from their teams but may not vote for athletes from their own school. First Team All Conference Maddi Barickman Setter/Right Side Hitter Geneseo Junior Kamara Dickerson Outside…

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Lincoln Trail Conference Football All-Conference and Academic All-Conference Teams

By pwsadmin / November 7, 2019 / Comments Off on Lincoln Trail Conference Football All-Conference and Academic All-Conference Teams

All-Lincoln Trail Conference Football Teams 1st Team Offense QB- #4 Jr. Coltin Quagliano, Annawan-Wethersfield (unanimous) RB- #35 Sr. Carter Johnson, Princeville (unanimous) RB- #15 Jr. Reece Gripp, Annawan-Wethersfield FB- #26 Jr. Hunter Boland, Princeville WR- #2 Sr. Julian Samuels, Annawan-Wethersfield (unanimous) WR- #3 Sr. Brady Miller, Princeville WR- #33 So. Lucas Kessinger, Ridgewood TE-#9 Jr.…

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Betty Joan Horn

By pwsadmin / November 6, 2019 / Comments Off on Betty Joan Horn

Betty Joan Horn, 87, of Galesburg, died at 4:51 a.m. Monday, November 4, 2019 in the Emergency Room at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg. Joan was born September 23, 1932 in Galesburg, the daughter of Charles and Allie (Edelman) Bailey, Sr.  She graduated from Alexis High School in 1950 and Brown’s Business College in…

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William (Bill) Frank Root

By pwsadmin / November 6, 2019 / Comments Off on William (Bill) Frank Root

William (Bill) Frank Root, 96, of Monmouth, IL, died at 4:05 a.m., Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg, IL. Bill was born on December 28, 1922, near Biggsville, IL, the son of William Charles and Arlena (Levine) Root. He married Patricia (Pat) Mau on February 1, 1964, in Davenport, IA,…

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Mary Lois McCarnes

By pwsadmin / November 6, 2019 / Comments Off on Mary Lois McCarnes

Mary Lois McCarnes, age 98, of Petersburg, Illinois, formerly of Monmouth, Illinois, passed away at Sunny Acres Nursing Home, Petersburg, Illinois, on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at 4:44 PM. She was born on May 27, 1921, in Monmouth, Illinois, the daughter of Marion Walter and Theo Mary (Fowler) Stults.  Mary Lois began her education in…

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Stay Protected Against Scammers

By pwsadmin / November 6, 2019 / Comments Off on Stay Protected Against Scammers

A Facebook Messenger scam has been circling and putting people on alert. Dorothy Ricketts, Vice President at Security Savings Bank, reports this Community Development Grant scam is being sent from what looks to be a Facebook friend: “I actually received one of the messages myself, received a message that looked like it was from a…

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Ryan Molek Teacher of the Month Presentation

By pwsadmin / November 6, 2019 / Comments Off on Ryan Molek Teacher of the Month Presentation

The Sunny 97.7 WMOI and AM 1330/FM 94.1 WRAM October 2019 Teacher of the Month is United States History teacher Ryan Molek of United High School. Mr. Molek was a former Special Education Teacher, giving him the knowledge to assist the students in a variety of levels in the classroom. Out of the classroom, Coach…

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Upcoming Fundraiser for Western IL Special Olympics

By pwsadmin / November 6, 2019 / Comments Off on Upcoming Fundraiser for Western IL Special Olympics

The Annual Friday Night Lights Dinner and Auction fundraiser for the Western Illinois Special Olympics will take place on Friday, November 22nd at the Monmouth American Legion beginning at 5:30 pm. Assistant Director Jennifer Davis highlights the evenings events: “It is a phenomenal event. It is tailgating appetizers, steak dinner, Becky Ellison provides all of…

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Jeffrey P.“Cowboy” Finch

By pwsadmin / November 6, 2019 / Comments Off on Jeffrey P.“Cowboy” Finch

Mr. Jeffrey P.“Cowboy” Finch, 65 of Galesburg died Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at his home. Cremation has been accorded. A Celebration of Jeff’s Life will be held at 9:00 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Cherry Street Restaurant & Bar. All are welcome to attend. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services is assisting the family…

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