Marion’s beloved educator and “matriarch of the arts,” 93-year-old Yolonde Byassee Peterson bowed at 10:18 pm Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. She was escorted off the earthly stage with her step-niece, Linda Byassee, and dear neighbor, Jenna Fletcher, by her side. She was bornRead More →

TREMONT (Heart of Illinois ABC) – 40 volunteers hoisted around 400 flags Sunday in memory of Alan Sanders. Sanders was a United States Army veteran who also served the Tremont Fire Department for 50 years. The ceremony was led by “The Flagsman’s Mission Continues”, an organization that honors the sacrificesRead More →