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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.

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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

Life Editor Taylor Leddin's weekly column:

A TAYLOR-MADE LIFE: Right Down the Line

A TAYLOR-MADE LIFE: Right Down the Line
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Local Life

There are many pets around the world and in Kankakee County looking for a forever home. Learn about the five shelters in the area helping house cats, dogs and more.

Now through March 18, the Kankakee Public Library is celebrating Winter Reading. Whether participants read a book, listen to a podcast or watch a show or movie, they can enter to win a variety of great local prizes.

Theresa Yarneau, of Kankakee, is celebrating her 85th birthday with a family gathering. She was born Feb. 7, 1937. Read more

Tom and Judy Minor are celebrating their 50th anniversary. Tom and the former Judy Wehling were married Jan. 15, 1972, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Kankakee. Read more

Ted Schaafsma, of Grant Park, celebrated his 90th birthday with a family gathering and card shower organized by his church by receiving more than 50 birthday cards in the mail. He was born Jan. 14, 1932, in Riverdale. Read more

Dennis D. Rabe, of Bourbonnais and originally of Watseka, celebrated his 85th birthday. He was born Jan. 3, 1937. Read more