Virginia Machleith, 98, of Ware, died at 6:50 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 in the Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Sept. 30, 1916 in Ware, the daughter of Everett and Grace Ballance Penrod. She married Charles D. Goodman in Union County. He preceded her in death on Aug. 2, 1973. She later married Robert Machleith and precedes her in death.
<p class="p1">Cobden’s JT Moore scores a traditional 3-point play late in a game against visiting Cairo on Saturday. </p>
<p class="p1">The cold weather has struck Illinois. With temperatures predicted to go into the negatives this week, we need to understand that it isn't just a cold winter anymore, it's dangerous.
<p class="p1">Here are some tips for your home, vehicle and body to stay safe in this cold weather.
<p class="p2"><em>Never turn your heat off.</em>
Frank Joseph Tierney was born in Youngstown, Ohio Nov. 24, 1911. He will be buried in Rome City, Indiana, next to his wife, Vera Williams Tierney, who passed in July 1987. Frank and Vera moved to Cobden, Illinois in the early 1970's,
He worked in Civil Construction throughout the Midwest and from Louisiana to Michigan. His last position was Superintendent of Construction for ET Simonds, and he loved his work. He also enjoyed having coffee with friends and acquaintances on Sundays.