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Audrey DePauw

SHEFFIELD — Audrey E. DePauw, 90, a resident of Hillcrest Home in Geneseo, formerly of Sheffield, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at t…

Traffic court

The following information was recently collected at the Bureau County Courthouse: Traffic court • …

Marriage license, divorces

The following information was recently collected at the Bureau County Courthouse: Marriage license …

LaSalle County Sheriff

AccidentAt 6:30 a.m. on Nov. 14, deputies responded to a single vehicle accident on Route 18 on the …

Bureau County Sheriff

Accidents• Danielle D. Howell, 27, of Maquoketa, Iowa, reported she was forced off Interstate 180 in…

Spring Valley Police

Deer accident• Adela Avila, 53, of Peru reported she hit a deer at 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at the intersectio…
Elmarene ‘Ellie’ Thompson

Elmarene ‘Ellie’ Thompson

STERLING — Elmarene “Ellie” Thompson, 92, of Sterling passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Carolyn Scott

Carolyn Scott

NEPONSET — Carolyn Ann Scott, 101, a resident of the Hillcrest Home in rural Geneseo, formerly of Neponset, passed away at 12:52 p.m. Thursd…

Ottawa man facing felony drug charges

OTTAWA — Verico T. Veal, 39, of Ottawa was charged with two Class 2 felonies of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance (cocaine) less t…

Illinois State Police

Cocaine arrestAt approximately 12:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Zell Jordan, 28, of Chicago was arrested for poss…
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