Richard A. Bailey, 87,of Knoxville, formerly of Alexis, died 12:50 P.M. Friday, August 22, 2014 at Heartland Health Care Center, Galesburg.
John R. Elliott, 61, of Monmouth, Ill. passed away at 5:12 p.m. Friday, August 22, 2014 at his home.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The kids from Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs reinstated right-hander Brian Schlitter from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Iowa on Sunday.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jae Yeong Hwang drove in two runs and Hae Chan Choi weathered a late Chicago rally to lead South Korea to an 8-4 win in Sunday’s Little League World Series championship game.