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Obituary of Trinidad Conkle

  Trinidad Conkle, nee Hernandez, 88, of Des Plaines, Illinois, passed away on Friday, August 13, 2021. Beloved wife of 61 years to Burtis; loving mother of Timothy (Ellie), Ella (Patrick Spellman) Siptrott, Deborah; loving grandmother of Nicholas Siptrott, Brian, Brandon, Benjamin Siptrott, Alexa Siptrott, Jacqueline; proud great-grandmother of Taylor Siptrott and Lukas. Trinidad loved…

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Obituary of Larry Gordon Riggs

Larry Gordon Riggs went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at his home in Virginia Beach. He was born in Carbondale, IL on September 19, 1934, to Gordon and Opal Riggs. Larry graduated from Rosiclare High School, Southern Illinois University, and Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island. Larry served in…

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Pamela Kay Jones

Pamela Kay Jones, 64, of Rosiclare, Illinois died on Thursday, August 26, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born on November 28, 1956 in Tuptonville, Indiana to Mills and Evelyn Rae Clark Woodcock. Kay attended Potters Church in Cave In Rock, Illinois. Surviving are her husband, John Jones of Rosiclare, Illinois; sons, Larry C. Jones…

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Obituary of Dallas “Sonny” Warren

Dallas “Sonny” Warren, 93, of Rosiclare, Illinois passed away at 6:05 p.m., Sunday, August 29, 2021 at the Rosiclare Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Rosiclare. Dallas was born August 5, 1928 in Elizabethtown to Leo and Jessie C. (Smith) Clay. He is survived by his best friend of over 25 years, Joyce Sanders of…

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Obituary of Charles Richard Joyner

Charles Richard Joyner, 47, of Rio Rancho, NM, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. He was born on May 9, 1974. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles (Burrhead) Ashby and Margaret (Nanny) Ashby; and his uncle, Roger Ashby of Eldorado, IL. He is survived by his wife,…

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Lillian Lee (Combs) Farler

Lillian Lee Farler, 75, of Junction, IL died on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at the Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, IL. Lillian was born in Cumberland, KY on August 22, 1946 to the late Felix and Virgie (Mills) Combs Lillian is survived by her sons, Carl (Mary) Farler of Equality, IL, George (Ina) Farler…

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Masks mandated indoors in Illinois; vaccines required for teachers, health care workers

  State warns of decreasing intensive care bed capacity amid latest surge   By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois jnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com   8-26-21 The statewide mask mandate indoors is back, and educators and health care professionals will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Thursday amid an ongoing surge in the pandemic…

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Hardin County Schools receive millions in funds from ESSER as part of Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Published in the Hardin County Independent August 19, 2021. Superintendent Edmondson shares how the money has been and will be spent In 2020 and 2021, as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Congress passed three stimulus bills that provided a total of nearly $190.5 billion to the Elementary and Secondary…

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Obituary of Ronal G. Jackson

Ronal G. Jackson Sr, 77, of Elizabethtown formerly of Anna and South Elgin, IL, passed away at 4:54 a.m. on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, IL. He was born on December 4, 1943 in Anna, Illinois to Jewel Collin and Lucille (Barker) Jackson. He married Linda Rae Olson on December…

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Christy Lynn McClenahan

  Christy Lynn McClenahan, 46, of Herod, IL died on Friday, August 13, 2021, at Montgomery Medical. She was a member of New Life Christian Center. She is survived by her husband, Donnie McClenahan; sons Joe (Alexa) McClenahan and Dylan (Michaela) McClenahan; grandchildren, Colbie Walsh, Zaiden McClenahan, Carver McClenahan, and Sariah and Draco McClenahan; mother,…

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