Jacob Hove, a member of Scouts BSA Troop 2810, chartered at Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, has earned his Eagle Scout Award, the highest rank achievable in scouting. He is the son of Julie Hove and Pete Hove, both of Sycamore.

The Rev. Patrick Pinion, circuit director, installed the Rev. Timothy Frick as assisting pastor and Carol Brown as deaconess at Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) in Sycamore during a service on Nov. 1.