David Dale, owner of Doug’s Food Mart, approached the Norris City village board last Monday night with the request to obtain a “pour” license, because he aims to add gaming to his establishment. Dale cited the increase in revenue from the [Read more…]
By now, most locals are aware that the state of Illinois recently passed a law mandating the minimum wage to increase incrementally to $15 per hour by 2025. On the minimum wage worker side, this is great news, but what about small [Read more…]
A recent decision handed down in a White County court in the case of People v. Brown is heading to the Illiinois Supreme Court. The Illinois Attorney General’s office was apparently dissatisfied with Judge Mark Stanley’s significant ruling [Read more…]
Bobby Bryan Bowles, 62, of Norris City, passed away at 5:15 a.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at his residence. He was born at Scott Air Force Base on December 9, 1956 the son of H. Ray and Rosalie (Vines) Bowles. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Bobby worked in the oilfield as a driller and then later as a truck driver.
Bobby is survived by his son, Jason (Rhyannon) Bowles, of Evansville, Ind.; two daughters, Hazel (Martin) Schaeffer, of Boonville, Ind., and Charlotte Bowles, of Grayville; two brothers, Patrick (Elizabeth) Bowles, of Virginia and Jessie (Cherie) Bowles, of North Carolina; three sisters, Cathy Travelstead of Norris City, Susan (Robin) Checketts of Raleigh, and Paula (Gray) Schlesinger, of Mt. Carmel. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Rosalie Bowles and a brother, Steven Bowles.
Visitation for Bobby Bryan Bowles, 62, of Norris City will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City.
They may have been 2nd at the Class M State Tournament in Nashville, Ill., but they were first for NCOE, this team placing higher than any previous attempts by NCOE to become State Volleyball champs.
The Jr. Lady Cardinal Varsity Volleyball team worked hard to make it to the final playoff match on Saturday, March 23, after beating Adams in the first match, and later besting Millstadt in the semi-finals. That left them facing the unstoppable Breese Bobcats for the finals. The Cardinals battled persistently, but ultimately lost to the Bobcats 25-21.