Weeks 24-26 at Journal Star

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, Madilynn Heft, 5, and Samantha Chance, 6, of Peoria wave American flags from the sidewalk during on Thursday during the 44th annual 4th of July Parade in West Peoria.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, Madilynn Heft, 5, and Samantha Chance, 6, of Peoria wave American flags from the sidewalk during on Thursday during the 44th annual 4th of July Parade in West Peoria.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Roy Muhammad of Peoria solicits The Final Call, the official newspaper of the Nation of Islam, on Friday afternoon at the intersection of Lincoln and Western Avenues.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Roy Muhammad of Peoria solicits The Final Call, the official newspaper of the Nation of Islam, on Friday afternoon at the intersection of Lincoln and Western Avenues.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, wrestlers Scotty Keyes Big Pappa and Perry Winkle stand in triumph with their championship belts after claiming victory on Sunday at the Sky Pro Wrestling match at Hilltop Bar & Grill in Creve Coeur. Sky Pro Wrestling was formed in February by a group of wrestlers from around the central Illinois area and is associated with the Independent Professional Wrestling Federation.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, wrestlers Scotty Keyes Big Pappa and Perry Winkle stand in triumph with their championship belts after claiming victory on Sunday at the Sky Pro Wrestling match at Hilltop Bar & Grill in Creve Coeur. Sky Pro Wrestling was created in February by a group of wrestlers from around the central Illinois area and is included in the Independent Professional Wrestling Federation.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Hunter Taylor of Bonney Lake, Wash. waits the shade of an umbrella for the start of the Pro Singles finals race on Sunday at the AMA All-Star National Flat Track TT Series race at Peoria Motorcycle Club.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Hunter Taylor of Bonney Lake, Wash. waits the shade of an umbrella for the start of the Pro Singles finals race on Sunday at the AMA All-Star National Flat Track TT Series race at Peoria Motorcycle Club.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Leonard Cox replaces the rear window on a Mustang convertible on Monday at Ernie's Fulton Top Co in Peoria.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Leonard Cox replaces the rear window on a Mustang convertible on Monday at Ernie’s Fulton Top Co in Peoria.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Joel Cremeens of Peoria lays out after failing to execute a trick on Sunday as he and a friend film a skate video in the parking lot of businesses along Northeast Adams Street.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Joel Cremeens of Peoria lays out after failing to execute a trick on Sunday as he and a friend film a skate video in the parking lot of businesses along Northeast Adams Street.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, Opal Ferrie shows family photos to Gary Nixon, Becky Mogler and her husband John of Peoria on Sunday during a guided tour of the "Miss Morron's World Travels" exhibit at the Pettengill-Morron House. An assortment of travel items collected by Miss Jean Morron, a teacher and world-traveler from Peoria, were on display in the home she once lived in.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, Opal Ferrie shows family photos to Gary Nixon, Becky Mogler and her husband John of Peoria on Sunday during a guided tour of the “Miss Morron’s World Travels” exhibit at the Pettengill-Morron House. An assortment of travel items collected by Miss Jean Morron, a teacher and world-traveler from Peoria, were on display in the home she once lived in.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Doug DeRosera holds up the yellow flag as racers in a heat race speed past him on Sunday at the AMA All-Star National Flat Track TT Series race at Peoria Motorcycle Club.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Doug DeRosera holds up the yellow flag as racers in a heat race speed past him on Sunday at the AMA All-Star National Flat Track TT Series race at Peoria Motorcycle Club.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Dekota Doerr of Metamora, right, pulls down on Travis Goveia of Tri-Valley on Saturday at the Shrine All-Star High School Football Game at Tucci Stadium in Bloomington.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Dekota Doerr of Metamora, right, pulls down on Travis Goveia of Tri-Valley on Saturday at the Shrine All-Star High School Football Game at Tucci Stadium in Bloomington.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Children watch as Mike Guymon, left, and Joe Spainer spin fire on Thursday before the start of the Red, White and Boom fireworks display on the Peoria Riverfront.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Children watch as Mike Guymon, left, and Joe Spainer spin fire on Thursday before the start of the Red, White and Boom fireworks display on the Peoria Riverfront.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, Brady Westart of Elmwood-Brimfield tries to escape the grasp of Dustin Haake of Tuscola High School on Saturday at the Shrine All-Star High School Football Game at Tucci Stadium in Bloomington.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, Brady Westart of Elmwood-Brimfield tries to escape the grasp of Dustin Haake of Tuscola High School on Saturday at the Shrine All-Star High School Football Game at Tucci Stadium in Bloomington.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Fireworks explode over the Illinois River, illuminating the crowd on Thursday during the Red, White and Boom fireworks display on the Peoria Riverfront.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Fireworks explode over the Illinois River, illuminating the crowd on Thursday during the Red, White and Boom fireworks display on the Peoria Riverfront.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Hulahoopers perform on Thursday before the start of the Red, White and Boom fireworks display on the Peoria Riverfront.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Hula hoopers perform on Thursday before the start of the Red, White and Boom fireworks display on the Peoria Riverfront.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Carl Lehman, right, and other members of the Quiet Pride motorcycle club get ready to greet the crowd on Thursday before the start of the 44th annual 4th of July Parade in West Peoria.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Carl Lehman, right, and other members of the Quiet Pride motorcycle club get ready to greet the crowd on Thursday before the start of the 44th annual 4th of July Parade in West Peoria.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Doug DeRosera waves the white flag as riders of the Pro Singles Division 3 heat race cross the finish line on Sunday at the AMA All-Star National Flat Track TT Series race at Peoria Motorcycle Club.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Doug DeRosera waves the white flag as riders of the Pro Singles Division 3 heat race cross the finish line on Sunday at the AMA All-Star National Flat Track TT Series race at Peoria Motorcycle Club.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  A crowd gathers to watch people breakdance on Thursday before the start of the Red, White and Boom fireworks display on the Peoria Riverfront.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR A crowd gathers to watch people breakdance on Thursday before the start of the Red, White and Boom fireworks display on the Peoria Riverfront.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Corbin Blaze yells after a hit by Apocalypse on Sunday at the Sky Pro Wrestling match at Hilltop Bar & Grill in Creve Coeur.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Corbin Blaze yells after a hit by Apocalypse on Sunday at the Sky Pro Wrestling match at Hilltop Bar & Grill in Creve Coeur.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Sha Bell of The Diner Bell of Bloomington opens up checks the conditions of his beef ribs, turkey legs and rib tips on Sunday at the Heart of Illinois Fair.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Sha Bell of The Diner Bell of Bloomington opens up checks the conditions of his beef ribs, turkey legs and rib tips on Sunday at the Heart of Illinois Fair.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  The sun sets on Sunday at the Heart of Illinois Fair.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR The sun sets on Sunday at the Heart of Illinois Fair.

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