About 155 members of the Illinois Army National Guard returned home to a warm welcome today at the Peoria Air National Guard Base after a four-week deployment in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Gov. Bruce Rauner, Maj. Gen. Richard Hayes and Illinois Emergency Management... Read More.
This Saturday, December 2nd, the community is invited to share in the spirit of Christmas at the annual Downtown Christmas Parade. This year’s parade begins at 5 p.m. on 7th St. near the former Mount Vernon Township High School. A tree lighting ceremony... Read More.
Former members of the Guard and Reserve who do not have any periods of active duty other than their initial active duty for training and annual training are now eligible to receive "Veteran" on their driver’s licenses. "This bill ensures that every man and... Read More.