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District Decides On Cuts

The PLT#3 school board met for a special session on March 28th to discuss reductions to programs in the district in the wake of its current financial situation. Superintendent Chad Colmone told the board that the district has still not received any payments from the state of Illinois for transportation costs or the special education program during the current school year.

Baseball Thumped By Warriors

The EP Panther baseball team fell behind early and could never recover as they lost to Sterling 16 to 3 at Prophetstown on Tuesday afternoon.

Passmore Wins Title

EP Wreslter Garrett Passmore, who placed thrid at the IHSA Stae Wrestlking Finals has continued competing on the mat since the end of the high school season. On Saturday March 18th, Passmore along with Calvin Naftzger, Trace Shoup, and coach Tod McCullough traveld to Des Moines, Iowa to compete in the Corn Cob Nationals meet.

Support For Armstrong

I am writing on behalf of Lyle Armstrong who is a candidate for Fire Trustee of Prophetstown’s Fire Protection District. It has been my great pleasure to know Lyle over the past 6 years as a fireman, friend and as an extremely personable man. In my experience, Lyle is dependable, likable, loyal, honest, enthusiastic and realistic in his expectations.

Lela I. Roselieb

Lela I. Roselieb, 89, of Erie, IL, died Monday, March 27, 2017 at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline. Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Gibson – Bode Funeral Home, Erie. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until the start of the service on Wednesday. Burial will be in the Sharon Cemetery, rural Erie. Memorials may be made to the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities.

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