Obituary of Jackie Dean Croft

Jackie (Jack) Dean Croft, 89, of Mundelein passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Travanse in Grayslake. He was born on July 29, 1930 to Clyde and Cladie Croft of Rosiclare, IL. He grew up in Rosiclare, IL and graduated from Rosiclare High School. Jack served in the U.S. Army. He was the…

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Cougars start season with no losses and one championship win

          Printed in the November 7, 2019 Hardin County Independent The Jr. High Cougars Basketball team is off to a great start this season. Last Thursday, the Cougars moved to four wins and no losses as they won the championship at the Adams School Tip Off Classic. “We’ve gotten better every…

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Obituary of Lonnie Dean Dutton, Sr.

Lonnie Dean Dutton, Sr., age 82, of Golconda, IL passed away in Harrisburg, IL on November 4, 2019. Lonnie was born June 9, 1937 on Rock Creek near Cave-in-Rock to Kenneth and Nellie (Rash) Dutton. While attending college he met and married Wilma (McGill) and upon graduation he began his teaching and coaching career at…

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Linda A. Lowe

Linda Avis (Aubrey) Lowe, 76, died on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, IL. Linda was born on April 22, 1943 to William and Garnet V. (Lincicum) Aubrey in Albia, IA. She is survived by her husband, James Wilson Lowe; daughters, Theresa (Mike) Pryor, of Waterloo, IA, Brenda (Mike) Ledford, of Cedar…

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Obituary of Gaylon Hoke

Lewis Gaylon Hoke was born September 17, 1938 in Pope County, Illinois to Lewis and Lora (Twitchell) Hoke. He passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 at his home after a long illness. He married his best friend and love of his life, Dorothy Lee Cox, on August 5, 1957. They were married for 55 years…

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Obituary of Brayden Kirk Bainbridge

Brayden Kirk Bainbridge, 16, of Elizabethtown, IL died Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Hardin County Hospital. He attended Potters Church in Cave-In-Rock, IL. Brayden’s favorite pastime was riding his dirt bike. He was a pro at riding wheelies and, as many of our deputies can attest, he enjoyed playing a little game of cat and…

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Road closure on IL 34 this weekend

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on IL 34 of the upcoming ROAD CLOSURE for the replacement of hte existing box culvert 4.2 miles north of IL 34/IL 146 intersection. Beginning Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, weather permitting, at 7 a.m., the contractor will reduce IL 34 to one lane to…

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