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Pekin Man Injured In Freak Accident

23 Feb 2024

Joshua Hogan, age 50,  was seriously injured when a pickup truck he was working on rolled back over his chest. According to neighbor Gage Kay, he was working on the transmission, as the linkage was disconnect the truck on a slight grade rolled back over his chest. Neighbors jacked up the truck freeing Hogan. On the scene at 2748 S. Hickory G ...

Welcome a Lifelong Friend - Open Your Home to a Foreign Exchange Student

12 Feb 2024

World Heritage International Student Exchange Program (WH), a Non-Profit, Public Benefit Organization, is seeking local families to host foreign exchange students this coming school year. World Heritage students come from a variety of countries worldwide: Italy, Denmark, Spain, France, Germany, Ukraine, Japan, Australia, to name just a few. They ar ...

Cause of Fire Unknown In Salem Apartment Complex

04 Feb 2024

At 4:19 p.m. Thursday, Feb.1, the Salem Fire Department was called about heavy smoke in a multi-unit apartment complex at 708 Etzler Dr., Salem. Resident Brent Hattabaugh noticed smoke in his apartment, # 206, on the second floor. It continued to get worst, and that’s when he called the fire department. The fire was confined to the rear first flo ...

One injured in three vehicle accident

25 Jan 2024

On Tuesday evening, January 23, at approximately 4:53 p.m. members of emergency services were dispatched to the area of 11000 S. State Road 135 in reference to a motor vehicle accident involving three vehicles. Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicate that Landon Temple, 21, Pekin, was traveling northbound on S. State Road 135, drivin ...