Around Town


Scott Takes Over At State Park (Recreation Area)

The Prophetstown State Park has new site supervisor. Russell Scott, who actually has the title of Site Tech II, began his duties on Monday.


Scouts Celebrate Arbor Day (photos)

Members of Girl Scout Troop #253 got into the spirit of Arbor Day, with the help of ComEd, as they planted a tree at the Tampico ball diamonds.  


Fire Destroys Family's Home in Hooppole

A Hooppole family has lost all of their possessions in a house fire that began about 1:00 Sunday afternoon.  Marshall and Nesa Robertson and their three children were not home at the time of the blaze.


Armstrong - Lagomarcino Engagement

Mark and Beth Armstrong of Erie are proud to announce the engagement of their son Matthew Edwin Armstrong of Glasford, Illinois, to Laina Ruth Lagomarcino of Morton, Illinois. She is the daughter of Tom and Sandy Lagomarcino of Moline.


Morrison Hospital To Expand

CEO Pam Pfister presented plans for the Morrison Community Hospital expansion project, on Wednesday to an audience of curious community members. 


Niccoli's Changing Hands

Today will mark the final day for Larry and Andrea Niccoli to greet customers at their restaurant in Prophetstown.  Dave Barajas, owner of La Familia Restaurant and Dave's Coffee Cakes in Rock Falls and most recently the new owner of Pizza Joe's in Prophetstown has purchased the business.


Chris Hall Retiring

Chris Hall has been serving the Prophetstown community for almost 40 years beginning back in the 80s with Dr. Meek.


Eclipse Square Dressed For The Season (photos)

A small army descended on Eclipse Square in Prophetstown on Wednesday afternoon to help get the park looking sharp for the summer.  Larry Van Dyke had put out the call on Tuesday for volunteers to help spread mulch around the growing areas of the memorial park.


Welcome Hearts Desire and Advent Christian Church

Aroundptown.com would like to welcome two new sponsors to the site, The Prophetstown Advent Christian Church and Heart's Desire.


Kennah Meier Benefit

A benefit is being planned for 20 year old Kennah Meier of Morrison.  She is the daughter of "Muck" Meier of Prophetstown. 




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