Hometown News

John Crady Memorial 5K Race

John, always the athlete, later began jogging and competed in many road races in Northern Illinois and ran the Bix 7 for twenty years, often with his sons, nephew, niece, friends and his young granddaughter a couple times at the Rock Island Arsenal Run.

Erie All-Town Garage Sale Sign-Ups

Erie will be hosting an All-Town Garage Sale June 4th and 5th. The event is a great way to clean out clutter and spring clean.

Youth Golf Begins at PHCC June1

The program is open to players 17 and under runs for nine weeks, ending on July 27th. The program requires a junior membership if the player is not already covered under a family membership.

Walnut 5K Run/Walk for ALS

The Village of Walnut is holding a 5K Run/Walk to support research for ALS on Saturday, July 3 at 8:00 AM. The race will start at the Bureau Valley Elementary Walnut Campus, 323 S. Main St. in Walnut.

Erie High School Graduation 2021 (video/photos)

Multiple honors and awards were announced during the ceremony along with speeches from the class Co-Valedictorians and Class President.

Prophetstown High School To Pilot SVCC Program

The program is part of a growing trend among community colleges in the United States, which allows high schoolers to earn tuition credit by committing to 100 hours of community service during their four years of high school.

Obituary- Arlyn K. Bush

ARLYN K. BUSH, 79, of Prophetstown, IL, died Tuesday, May 18, 2021, near his home in Prophetstown, IL.

Welcome Henry C. Adams Library

Aroundptown.com would like to welcome the Henry C. Adams Library as our newest advertiser. The library has undergone some...

PHS Students Participate In CEO Trade Show (photos)

Three PHS students, Makenzie Glassburn, Sydney Minssen, and Emily Brooks, have attended the daily two hour class during this school year and recently participated in the program's culminating event, the annual trade show.

Erie Fire And Ambulance Pancake Breakfast

Cost for the breakfast is a donation. Dine-in and Carry-Out service available.