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Scarecrows On Parade!

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Some of the 27 scarecrows that decorate the Village of Chebanse through October 31st. Proceeds from the project benefit the Community Food Pantry. The next project for Chebanse is a display of decorated wreaths.

Milks Grove Challengers’ Random Acts Of Kindness Campaign Flourishes!

page-08.pdf-004The Milks Grove Challengers’ Random Acts of Kindness Campaign continues to flourish. The Challengers popped up at the Circle K in Clifton to help customers fill their gas tanks and wash windshields. The response from the community has been so overwhelming that the Challengers decided to encourage other clubs to get in on the act! The small Milks Grove club has now formally challenged the...
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Ambiguities and Idiosyncrasies

27. IF YOU ATE BOTH PASTA AND ANTIPASTO, WOULD YOU STILL BE HUNGRY?

28. IF YOU TRY TO FAIL, AND SUCCEED, WHICH HAVE YOU DONE?

29. WHOSE CRUEL IDEA WAS IT FOR THE WORD 'LISP' TO HAVE 'S' IN IT?

30. WHY ARE HEMORRHOIDS CALLED "HEMORRHOIDS" INSTEAD OF "ASSTEROIDS"?

31. WHY IS IT CALLED TOURIST SEASON IF WE CAN'T SHOOT AT THEM?

32. WHY IS THERE AN EXPIRATION DATE ON SOUR CREAM?

33. IF YOU...
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In Pursuit of Trivia

The Irish Water Spaniel is sometimes called the clown of the dog family.

"Never mind your happiness, do your duty." ~ Will Durant

The horned toad is actually a lizard.

"A good indignation brings out all one's powers." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The impala is a swift, graceful antelope that can leap up to 30 feet in a single bound.

"There can be no daily democracy without daily citizenship." ~...
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Police Activity Reports

10/25/14: On October 24, Kyle D. Blackburn, 29, Milford, turned himself in at the Iroquois County Jail to begin his sentencing of ten weekends in jail for possession of a controlled substance.

On October 24, Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a car-deer accident. A vehicle driven by Holly S. White, 39, Watseka, was westbound on Co. Rd. 1730N when a deer entered the roadway. White...
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