Turning Heads

Lana's Salon
by Danielle Webster

There's a new hair salon in Bartonville that's turning heads, and in a good way.  It's called Lana's Salon and in an interview with it's founder Amanda Hageman recently, I discovered just how this mother plans to raise awareness of special needs children while giving back to the Peoria area community.  Currently Lana's Salon offers a discounted haircut for all military, policemen or...

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Asylum Acres

by Danielle Webster

In lieu of all the haunted houses opening in preparation for Halloween, I visited one of the newest local nightly terror attractions last Saturday night, and I'll begin with this:

Asylum Acres in Bartonville is NOT for the faint hearted!

The mood was set from the moment my colleague and I arrived in Bartonville, with a half moon peeking through the...

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Bartonville, IL

by Danielle Webster

The Village of Bartonville lies South of Peoria and was incorporated in 1903.  It is a community with a population of roughly 6,310 residents. Bartonville also boasts an airport, General Wayne Downing Peoria International Airport.  The 182nd Airlift Wing of the United States Air Force base also lies nearby.  A major American company whose roots originate here is Keystone Steel and Wire.  Mike Dunn and Jim Thome both graduated from the local high school, Limestone Community, went on to play in Major...

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