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Graham / Raines

page-03.pdf-005Jaime Graham and Don Raines, both of Clifton, were married Saturday, August 16th, 2014, at Asbury Methodist Church in Kankakee. The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Marla Graham of Clifton. The groom is the son of Gary and Kathy Isley, also of Clifton, and Jessie Raines Jr., of Florida.

Maid of honor was Katie (Boudreau) Quigley. Bridesmaids were Katie Charles, Megan Sikma, Edna Graham...

Watseka Library To Host Reception For Veterans

The Watseka Public Library will host an appreciation reception to honor all veterans on Friday, November 7 at 1 p.m. Veterans of all wars and the public are invited.

The program on Friday, November 7 will include a showing of a new movie based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt during WWII. A WWII platoon is sent to Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from the Nazis and return...

Scarecrows Brighten Town, Benefit Pantry


Delightful scarecrows popped up in Chebanse this fall as creative residents each paid $10 to decorate them as a benefit for the Community Food Pantry. The village supplied the armatures for the 27 scarecrows which raised $270 for the Pantry. The scarecrows will remain up through Halloween. Next up is a wreath decorating event!

Vote Tuesday Ballot Features Federal, State, County Offices, Several Advisory Questions

General election day is Tuesday, November 4th.

Voters will cast ballots for U.S. Senator, Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, Representative in Congress, Representative in the General Assembly, county offices including County Clerk, Treasurer, Sheriff, Regional Superintendent of Schools, and County Board members, as well as...

Nita Dubble Honored By State Tele-communications Association

page-08.pdf-007The Illinois Public Safety Telecommunications Association annual conference was held October 19-22 in Springfield. This is a joint conference between the Illinois National Emergency Number Association and the Illinois Association of Public Safety Communications Officials.

During the conference the Illinois NENA presents the INENA Thank You Awards which are given to members through a...

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