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Local News – 7/14/17

Last Updated on July 14th, 2017

Written by Kendra Tillman
*Down on Main Street Concert The Down on Main Street Concert is tonight (7/14/17) on Main Street, between Marion & Peru Streets in Princeton. The Boat Drunks, a Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band will be the featured performers for the evening. The free event is from 5 until 8 and the music will begin at 6:00. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase.   *7th Annual Z Tour Bike Ride The 7th Annual Z-tour bike ride begins tomorrow morning. Bicycle riders of all ages will be cycling for charity on the local route of their choice. The all-day event begins and ends at Zearing  park in Princeton. All proceeds will benefit the Zearing Child Enrichment Center which is a not-for-profit child care center.   *Princeton Veterans Group Annual Picnic The Princeton Veterans Group consisting of the American Legion, AMVETS and the VFW are set to host their annual picnic for local veterans. The picnic will take place at the City County Park in Princeton on Sunday (7/16/17) from noon until 2. The event is free for veterans and they are encouraged to bring their families.   *Lunch in the Park Lunch is the park takes place today at Soldiers and sailors Park in Princeton. Lunch will be served from 11 until 1 by the Princeton Lions Club and the baked goods will be provided by the Princeton Optimist Club.   *The Ol Fashun Threshun Days begins tomorrow The 40th annual Ol’ Fashun Threshun Days begins tomorrow in Ohio. The event is sponsored by the Bureau Valley Antique Club and will take place tomorrow and Sunday (7/15/17 and 7/16/17). There will be tractors, engines, antique cars and trucks, farm equipment and threshers on display and there will be a threshing wheat demonstration from 11 until 2:30 both days. There will also be a tractor pull, flea market, craft show, petting zoo and music. Parking is free and there’s a $4 admission fee at the gate.   *Perry Memorial Hospital Schedule of Events for the Week Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton has a week of events scheduled.  The grief and loss support group will meet at 2:30 on Tuesday in the hospital chapel and on Tuesday evening at 6:00 there will be a multiple sclerosis educational meeting in the white oak classroom. On Thursday morning there will be a health screening in the white oak classroom from 6:30 until 9:30. Registration is required and payment will be due at the screening. The free healthy cooking demonstration will take place on Thursday evening at 5:00 in the white Oak classroom.   *Princeton Public Library Schedule  The Princeton Public Library has released its schedule of events for the week. Monday is movie night is at 6:30. The youth services story time and craft will begin at 10:30 and the Logan Junior High summer band concert will be at 6:30 pm. The junior high book club will meet at 3:45 on Wednesday afternoon and the Princeton Library Board of Trustees meeting will begin at 7 pm on Wednesday evening. There will be a summer reading workshops on Thursday at 10:30 am and 6:30 pm.   *Monthly Hike the Canal outing announced The friends of the Hennepin Canal will be holding their monthly Hike the Canal outing on Sunday  (7/16/17). This month’s hike is 3.8 miles long and has been named the “Red Tail Hawk”. The monthly hikes were developed as an opportunity for people to get to know the Canal better by hiking it from the Illinois River to the Mississippi in small sections. There is no fee for the hike and membership is not a requirement. The group will meet at bridge 56 on Sunday at 1:30. For more information contact Ed Herrmann at 815-664-2403.   *In reports from the Bureau County State’s Attorney’s Office, 47 year old Kelly Milnes of Princeton pleaded guilty to battery. She was ordered to pay $617 in fees and court costs and was placed on conditional discharge for 2 years. She will also serve 30 days in the Bureau County jail. 28 year old Charles Taber of Spring Valley pleaded guilty to DUI. He will pay $2000 in fees and court costs and received court supervision for 1 year. 18 year old Codi Sturm of Tiskilwa pleaded guilty to retail theft. He was ordered to pay $582 in fees and court costs and was placed on court supervision for 1 year. 39 year old Margaret Grush of Hennepin pleaded guilty to DUI. She was ordered to pay $2000 in fees and court costs and was placed on court supervision for 1 year. 18 year old Brooke Lee of Ottawa pleaded guilty to resisting a peace officer. She will pay $572 in fees and court costs and received conditional discharge for 1 year. 53 year old Steven Marroquin of Spring Valley pleaded guilty to battery. He was ordered to pay $522 in fees and court costs and was placed on conditional discharge for 1 year.