Woodford County in History

County Seat Move is Hot Topic Locally  –from the Chillicothe Democrat, September 29, 1883 Our telephone connections are now quite extensive. It is quite common for Ottawa and Peoria to talk together, and Lacon has had a chat with Princeton…

Continue Reading »

The Life of Riley: Bureaucracy

A couple of weeks ago, just by accident, I noticed that my license tab had expired almost two months before. I don’t drive much, but the short trips I’d made were with an unnoticed, expired sticker. I checked and found…

Continue Reading »

06/11/2008 Woodford County Marriages

Steven L Forney of Washburn, IL and Sheila A Winchester of Bartonville, IL Travis R Wuettrich   and Mary E Cluver both of Roanoke, IL Jacob N Sweet of Peoria, IL and Andrea N Drum of Metamora, IL Ross M Spangler  …

Continue Reading »