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The Daily Journal invites area churches to send in news for publication. Brief items are published each Thursday and Church Scroll typically appears the first Thursday of the month. ...READ MORE

The Daily Journal invites area churches to send in news for publication. Brief items are published each Thursday and Church Scroll typically appears the first Thursday of the month. ...READ MORE

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A TAYLOR-MADE LIFE: A love letter to libraries

A TAYLOR-MADE LIFE: A love letter to libraries
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Local Life

The hills are alive with sounds of summer. Several local organizations are in the midst of their summer concert series, and music lovers have no shortage of opportunities to load their calendars with live entertainment.

 

Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation Wednesday to increase access to healthy food options in schools across the state, providing Illinois children with the well-rounded, nutritious meals necessary to maintaining a healthy learning environment.

As the calendar turns to July, excitement builds for America's 246th birthday. There are several spots in Kankakee and Iroquois counties to don red, white and blue and check out fireworks and other festivities. 

Lia Smietanski, of Bradley, was named to the spring semester dean's list at Loyola University's School of Law. Lia is the daughter of Lori L. Latham and Alan F. Smietanski, of Bradley.  Read more

Robert and Sharon Lee, of Kankakee, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends on a Caribbean cruise. The couple married on July 2, 1972, at Trinity United Methodist Church. Sharon’s maiden name was Spaulding. Read more

E. John and Barb Darling, of Kankakee, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house at 2 p.m. July 10 at the Kankakee Train Depot. The couple were married July 8, 1972, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Kankakee. Barb’s maiden name was Johnston. Read more

Gene and Judy Miller, of Onarga, will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple were married June 24, 1962, at Zion UCC Church in Gilman. Judy’s maiden name was Schriefer. Read more