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Global travel site Big 7 Travel has released the official list of the '50 Most Scenic Drives in the US.' Route 66 was named the best drive in Illinois.

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From 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, New Vision MB Church will be hosting a food pantry at 1501 E. Merchant St. At 11 a.m. on Sunday, the church will host a Friends and Family Day.  ...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. Information must be submitted by noon Monday before the Thursday the articles are to appear. ...READ MORE

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From 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, Aroma Park American Legion Post 1019 — located at 739 Sandbar Rd., Kankakee — will host a Fish Fry Dinner. Dinner includes fried tilapia, french fries, coleslaw and dinner roll.

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Art and Phyllis (Hagebusch) Murray, of Milford, will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 23 at Sugar Creek Barn in Milford. The event is being hosted by their family. They were married Sept. 16, 1951, in Pierce City, Mo. Read more

Robert and Pamela (Krueger) Plante, of Herscher, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with immediate family Oct. 23 at the Lighthouse Restaurant in Cedar Lake, Ind. They were married Oct. 23, 1971, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Danforth. Read more

Stephanie Stewart, of Bourbonnais, April Bowen, of Kankakee, Anna Anders, of Bourbonnais and Amanda Trompier, of Grant Park, have been named to the president’s list for the summer semester at Southern New Hampshire University in Machester, N.H. The president’s list includes students having e…

Several local students were honored by Lakeview College of Nursing during its White Coat Ceremony, which represents the students' transition into clinical practice within their bachelor's degree nursing program. The event took place at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. Those ho…