Get a ride to Pekin to watch Rocks


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Posted Online: March 06, 2013, 9:50 pm
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Rock Island High School officials are offering an affordable and comfortable option to getting to Friday's Class 4A Pekin Sectional championship game between the Rocks and Edwardsville Tigers.

The school will have two fan buses to the game, one for students and one for adults.

For students, the cost is $20, which includes a $5 game ticket. Cost for the adult bus is $25, which includes a game ticket.

Bus spots and tickets will be on sale today at the RIHS bookstore from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and inside the circle-drive entrance from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Boarding will begin at 4:30 Friday afternoon in the circle drive and the buses will depart promptly at 5.

For questions or more details, call Charles Butler at (309) 269-3663.

















 




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1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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