Random Fact


Pan cooking bacon is classic, but how terrible is it when your soft exposed skin gets ravaged by hot oil and grease? It’s the worst! Not to mention... Read more »

Word of the Day


Lycanthrope (līkənˌTHrōp) noun a werewolf I’m going to be a lycanthrope for Halloween.

Bizarre News

Marshawn Lynch found a young man wallet sitting in the middle of a gas station parking lot. He saw the name on it, he tracked down the owner of the wallet... Read more »


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The Polar Vortex is Back

Eric Henson, Staff Reporter

Last year a new term for winter popped up, Polar Vortex. Well it’s back and it is worse than before. Fifty percent of the country is  covered in snow and in some towns... read story

November 20, 2014 • 0 comments

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A Round of Applause

A Round of Applause

Mat McClanahan, Reporter

Last Saturday, Pekin hosted the Limestone Rockets as their Mid-Illini basketball opener and the boys put up a good fight, but were beaten in the last few minutes of the game.... read story

December 10, 2013 • 0 comments

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What Exactly is a Taper?

Chase Howard, Staff Reporter

As our PCHS girls’ swim season gets near the close, and time for their “taper,” it raises the question, what exactly is a taper? A taper is a technique used... read story

November 3, 2014 • 0 comments

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Mockingjay Part 1 Promo Poster

Mockingjay Part 1 to be Released into Theaters This Weekend

Caty Cornwell, Staff Reporter

I am just giving you all a friendly reminder that the new Hunger Games movie comes out this weekend. That’s right, the Hunger Games is back on the big screen with their... read story

November 18, 2014 • 0 comments

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The Noteables Chilli Supper

Hot Chilli on a Chilly Weekend

Caty Cornwell, Staff Reporter

It’s that time of year again. The Pekin Noteables Show Choir is in full swing gearing up for their competition season in just two months. Competitions, however, are... read story

November 7, 2014 • 0 comments

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Thing To Do This Summer

Thing To Do This Summer

Sara Marsh, Staff Reporter

Over the summer kids never know what to do. They can’t wait to get out of school, but after a week they are already bored. There are so many fun thing you can do over... read story

June 10, 2014 • 0 comments

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