East Peoria Times-Courier - East Peoria, IL
Posted at 1:01 AM

Starry nights prevailed this week where I live. It’s not always the case. If you look forward to looking up at the stars, patience is the lesson to keep you looking. Even with a special event such the recent lunar eclipse; if clouds got in the way, know that there will be more eclipses to come.

Posted at 1:01 AM

Looking through the pantheon of Peter Pan movies, we’ve got, in chronological order, the vanilla animated classic from Disney “Peter Pan” (1953), the generally panned Spielberg entry “Hook” (1991), and the pretty much forgotten “Peter Pan” (2003).

Updated at 9:08 PM

PEORIA — Saying it’s "time to give some others a chance to serve," state Rep. David Leitch announced Thursday he wouldn’t seek re-election in 2016, ending nearly 30 years of service in Springfield.

Updated at 4:57 PM

Doris Troyer, 77, of Washington, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at her residence.

Updated at 4:50 PM

John A. Wall, 71, of East Peoria, formerly of Pekin, passed away at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at his home, after a four year battle with cancer.

Updated at 4:48 PM

EAST PEORIA — Ethel Johnston, 87, of East Peoria, passed away at 4:35 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at her daughter-in-law’s home in West Peoria.Memorial contributions may be made to TAPS in Pekin.

Updated Oct 8, 2015 at 3:02 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on the House speaker.

Updated Oct 8, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Upon her father's return home from serving in Southeast Asia, a soldier's daughter just can't wait any longer to see her dad.

Updated Oct 8, 2015 at 2:27 PM

Amy Robach has interviewed a long list of influencers—from Oprah Winfrey to Taylor Swift to Nobel Peace 

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