Stateline area

Couple arrested for parental abduction

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested an area couple who are wanted in Las Vegas for abducting their own children to avoid possible abuse charges. At 11:20 p.m. on Jan. 27 a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy on patrol spotted what...

 

Winter’s wrath roars back

Winter’s wrath roars back

A lone pickup truck heads through blizzard conditions on an unrecognizable Main Street near First Street in Antioch, Ill., on Sunday. An all-day snow coupled with high winds – and the accompanying drifiting and low visibility – made all...

 

Ambulance funding will get another referendum

Officials are running out of options to pay for service By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Both the Village of Antioch and the First Fire Protection District will go to referendum again in April in an attempt to raise additional funds for ambulance...

 

Budgets cuts needed to create funds for EMS

Antioch officials still scrambling for answers in wake of failed referendum By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Antioch Village Administrator Jim Keim presented two options Dec. 10 to the Village Board in response to the failed referendum on...

 

Path of destruction

Path of destruction

Teen arrested for allegedly wrecking vehicles, injuring passengers An 18-year-old Ingleside , Ill., man allegedly led police on a chase of destruction in two stolen vehicles Nov. 13 that didn’t end until the teen suffered a gunshot wound to...

 

Ready for a Dickens of a holiday

Ready for a Dickens of a holiday

Lake County Lightning baseball team members (from left) Anthony Sacchetti, 9, Quade Moll, 9, Hunter Pudlo, 10, Cayden Hart, 10, Dax Foote, 10, T.J. Schuyler, 9, all from Antioch, are among the first to greet members of a Dickens Holiday Village...

 

Takin’ it to the streets

Takin’ it to the streets

Costumed characters of all kinds descended upon downtown Antioch Oct. 25 for the annual Treat the Streets event. The participants and their parents when from business to business collecting candy and had a chance to play Halloween-themed games....

 

Wrapped up in love

Wrapped up in love

Carol Maplethorpe explains her project, Knit for Kids, done through World Vision. She has made over 200 sweaters since she retired that have gone all over the globe to keep kids warm. (Photo by Gail Peckler-Dziki) Knitting group creates comfort...

 

Antioch Rotary Club steps up in polio battle

To prepare for its celebration of World Polio Day, the Antioch Rotary Club has been raising funds for its share of the fight. The Club set a goal of $2,000 for 2014. Some of the money was raised through a Rotary Dunk Tank in conjunction with...

 

Halloween central

Halloween central

Standing ready with a plethora of costumes, gag gifts and curiosities for sale are manager Kim Bulava (left) and owner Joanne Linker of JJ Blinkers in down-town Antioch, Ill. (Photo by Bruce Heard) JJ Blinkers has a costume for every whim By...

 
 
 
 

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