Keyword: Hometown Heroes
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Mountain Ridge High School Senior Troy Borman has loved and played baseball since he was knee high to a baseball bat. But when the pandemic hit and many things shut down — including his high school baseball season  — he was disheartened. more
The local staff at Independent Newsmedia --- publishers of the Peoria Independent --- are hosting this coming February the 2022 Peoria Hometown Heroes Awards at the Rio Vista Recreation Center.The … more
Centennial High School Senior Crystal Bond has a bright future ahead of her. more
For Peoria resident Kimberly Muhammad, volunteerism and lifting her community up is a way of life. more
Olga Tipton-Tucker’s call to serve her country has long been in her temperament — her dad served in the military for 23 years and she was surrounded by male figures who served as well. more
Over the years, Dean Slack, 83, has donated his time to the Peoria community in an astounding variety of ways. His dedication to the community has earned him a nomination for the first Peoria … more

To Ken Parsons, business and community are intrinsically intertwined. more
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