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Legion Auxiliary To Send Christmas Care Packages To Servicemen

The Chebanse American Legion Auxiliary will again collect items to send to our soldiers overseas.

Drop-off sites for items are at Federataed Bank and Winterroth Hardware in Chebanse; Curves/Mirror Images in Clifton; and Farmers State Bank in Ashkum.

Pick up date for the tiems will be December 1, 2014.

A few of the suggested items area deodorant, foot pwder, sun screen, shampoo, pens...
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Energy Assistance Available In Iroquois County

East Central Illinois Community Action Agency is taking energy assistance applications for all income eligible households. Appointments will be taken for qualified households, on a first come-first served basis. Call 815.265-4685 for an appointment.

Community Action’s policy is that all customers must have and bring copies of the following information on the day of their appointment: 1)...
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Saturday Is “Marcotte Day” At The French Heritage Museum In Kankakee

The Marcotte family, their emigration paths which took them from France to Canada to Kankakee and Iroquois Counties, will be the focus of Marcotte Day at the French Heritage Museum from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 8.

Marcotte Day is the third in a series of specific family days at the museum. Attendees, whether Marcotte descendants or Marcotte related by marriage, will learn of the historic...
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November Calendar ...

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6: Marooned with a Compass Day; Saxophone Day.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7: Central Tots, a program for any pre-school age child, will begin at 10 a.m. It includes a story, activities, a craft and social time at the Central Citizens’s Library, 1134 E. 3100 N. Rd., Clifton.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7: Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8: Central VFW Post 2131 will...
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Kimberly Lange And Jeffery Redenius To Wed In November 22nd Ceremony

page-03.pdf-006Kimberly LeAnn Lange and Jeffery Bryan Redenius, both of Ashkum, are announcing their approaching marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Keith Lange of Crescent City and Moe Lange of Decatur. The groom-elect is the son of Dean and Michelle Redenius of Ashkum.

Lange graduated from Crescent-Iroquois High School, earned an associate’s degree in arts from Lincoln College, then received a...
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