Archive - Apr 20, 2014
Led by the Easter Bunny, children and their parents begin the search for treats Saturday at the annual Kane Easter Egg Hunt. A Kane fire truck siren signaled the start of the hunt on a chilly morning with temperatures in the low 40s. This is the scene at the former Chestnut Street Elementary School where pre-school children and kindergarten students searched for treats. Older children looked for treats across the street in Evergreen Park. The K-Club of Kane sponsors the Egg Hunt with donations from the Kane Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the VFW Auxiliary.
Maryellen "Gabby" Morris, 76, of 100 Kentucky Ave., James City, died Friday evening, April 18, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Aug. 24, 1938 in Coal Mine, she was the daughter of Frederick E. and Doris E. Oyler Edinger.Â On Nov. 24, 1955, she married Lloyd G. "G-man" Morris, who survives.
Gabby, a well-known CB radio enthusiast, was a lifetime member of the Highland Township Fire Department and was awarded Citizen of the Year in Kane in 1985 after the tornado.
Micheal Bush, 34, of Clarendon, died at 8:40 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 in St. Vincentâ€™s Health Care following an extended illness.
He was born April 4, 1980 in St. Marys to John H. and Carolyn S. Blankenship Bush Sr. of Kane.