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Farm Visit Day set for Aug. 9

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
AMBOY, The Lee County Farm Bureau will be hosting its 20th Annual Farm Visit Day on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to visit a local beef and grain farm and will have the opportunity to speak to Lee County farmers.
Visitors will get a better understanding of beef and grain production and

B. Gascoigne reaches 105-year milestone

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
AMBOY, Blanche Gascoigne marked her 105th birthday on July 21, 2014.
In 1909, when she was born, the Amboy Hospital was incorporated and Amboy High School graduation ceremony seats were fee based, 20 cents for a reserved seat and 10 cents for a general admission seat.
Also in 1909, fingerprint evidence was used for the first time to solve a

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