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Archive for January, 2014

Community Relations Commission Gets Feedback on Action Plan

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The Galesburg Community Relations Commission has spent months putting together their six-month action plan.

In an effort to make sure the plan was well thought out and on track with the goals of the commission, they asked for feedback, but what they received was not expected.

“‘It was poorly written.’ ‘…shocked that [the commission] would write something such as this.'”

Water Situation In Henderson A Game Of Patience

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A boil order continues for residents of the Village of Henderson, as do requests to conserve water whenever possible, and to be patient.

Water problems started about a week ago, and since then, following a lot of work, Village Clerk Betty Ricketts says lines to the village’s water wells simply froze, and crews are in the process of trying to figure out what to do.

Community Breakfast Shares Songs and Essay

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee revisited the life and message of the late Civil Rights leader once again Monday morning.

After holding a tribute celebration Sunday at First Baptist church in Galesburg, the group held the annual community wide breakfast at Bethel Baptist Church Monday morning.