Mr. Charles Victor “Vic” Shannon, 67, of Galesburg, Illinois died 3:45 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019 at OSF St. Francis, Peoria, Illinois. Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2019 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service Galesburg Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the chapel. Virgil T. Sibley will officiate. Cremation will follow the funeral service. A private committal service will be at a later date in East Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
The Knox County Sheriff says that a 30-year-old man has been served an arrest warrant on attempted first-degree murder charges.
A 34-year-old man has been charged in Monmouth with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child under the age of 13.
Farmers in the state are having a difficult year, what with the wet spring that led to late planting and now with the hot and dry summer.
Girls on the Abingdon-Avon cheerleading team will have the opportunity to compete in the district’s first competitive cheerleading team in the winter.