Jessie Murle Edwards, age 93, departed this life on Monday, August 8, 2022, at 8:08 a.m. She was born near Omaha, Illinois, on August 4, 1929, to Jesse Floyd Edwards and Pearl (Pearce) Edwards and was a 1947 graduate of Norris City-Omaha High School and a 1972 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. [Read more...]
The Omaha Village board meets tonight at 7:00 p.m at the village hall. On the agenda is the liquor license, the contract with Botsch and Associates, WADI agreement, town wide rummage sales and dumpster for clean up, water bills, and the Omaha reservoir.
The Omaha Village board held a short meeting on Monday, October 11, where they signed off on paying the village insurance, making their USDA payment of $6991.25, approving a Park and Rec withdrawal of $350.00 for the fall festival/Halloween party and a $150 request to pay for the firemen appreciation dinner. The Village has $30,000 in grant funds coming from the Covid relief fund, but there was no discussion what the Village might use it for. [Read more...]
Clarence Wayne Whipple, 84, of Omaha, Illinois, passed away at his home on Friday, October 8, 2021. Wayne was born on November 26, 1936 in Omaha, one of six children of the late Rufus and Doris (Switzer) Whipple. He married Judy Vickers on June 4th of 1960. Judy preceded Wayne in death on February 8th of 2017. [Read more...]