Chuck Martin/News Veterans and their families filled the pavilion at Memorial Park for the annual Veterans Picnic on Saturday. The picnic is normally held in June, but scheduling conflicts delayed it until August this year. Organizers plan to have it at Ariel-Foundation Park next year.

Picnic honors veterans

At least 175 and probably more Knox County veterans and their families filled the pavilion at Memorial Park Saturday for the 17th annual Veterans Picnic.

comments | Top Story | August 14, 2017, 3:00 pm |

 

 


Dennis L. Bradford

Dennis L. Bradford, 74, of Marengo, died early Friday afternoon, Aug. 11, 2017, at his home after a courageous battle with numerous health ailments.

comments | Obituary | August 12, 2017, 4:04 pm |

 

 


Insects swarm trees in Memorial Park

An infestation of an insect known as calico scale has affected about 40 sweet gum trees in Memorial Park, City Parks Superintendent Dave Carpenter reported at the mayor’s weekly press briefing Friday.

comments | News | August 12, 2017, 7:16 am |