Savanna Evans

KBUR News Reporter

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OBITS for 09/15/2014

Mrs. Barbara Jean Purdy, 87, of LaHarpe, IL passed away at 6:00 a.m. Sunday, September 14, 2014 at the LaHarpe-Davier Health Care Center, LaHarpe, IL. Arrangements are pending at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in LaHarpe. Condolences may be left at

Jon Owen Newberry, 71, of Dallas City, IL passed away at 7:20 AM Sunday, September 14, 2014 at his home. Jon was born on September 19, 1942 in Quincy, IL the son of Quentin and Marie Wolf Newberry. On January 31, 1965 he married Carolyn Hendricks in Dallas City, she survives. Continue Reading →

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BHS ACT Scores above State Average


Burlington High School got its ACT scores back, and Principal Tom Messinger was able to give the school board some good news at last night’s meeting… “The Burlington High School students scored above the state average in all areas. English, Math, Reading, Science and the composite.” The composite score, as reported by ACT, is the average of the four test scores earned during a single test administration. Messinger also stated that the average composite score for BHS students was 23.4 as compared to the state average of 22.0. Continue Reading →

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