On-Line Edition Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Vol. 58 No. 17
Lilac Time in Lombard Photo by Steve Spoden THIS YEAR’S FIVE LILAC PRINCESSES are pictured striking a royal pose before the final judging to select the 2016 Lilac Queen. The judging took place Saturday at Westin Lombard Yorktown Center. The identity of the queen will remain a secret until her coronation in Lilacia Park at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Pictured are (seated, l. to r.) Princess Hadley Hill, Princess Emily Robicheaux and (standing, l. to r.) Princess Madelynn Richardt, Princess Isabella Ledonne and Princess Grace Ludwig. The queen and her court will be the guests of honor at the 57th annual Lilac Ball on Friday, May 13, and the Lilac Parade on Sunday, May 15.