ANDERSON — Steven Anderson and Tarryn Sheehan of Utica, boy, Oct. 23, in Illinois Valley Community Hospital, Peru.
EDGCOMB — Mr. and Mrs. Matt Edgcomb (Renee Garza) of Sheridan, boy, Rocco Alexander, Oct. 15, Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield. Maternal grandparents are Valente and Michelle Garza of Winfield. Paternal grandparents are Tom and Lois Edgcomb of Peru.
Dan Holland is the winner of this week’s newstip for telling about Doug Holland Day in Illinois. Coverage appeared Thursday. Holland asked that the money be given to Doug’s widow, Mary.
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Jason Hellman, 31, of 221 Clark St., Utica was charged with aggravated battery of a child under 13, a Class 3 felony, on Tuesday following a lengthy investigation, Utica police said. Police received an initial allegation report of battery on Sept. 29.