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Two injured in accident that scatters pigs on I-74 in Urbana

Image Gallery:Pigs on Interstate 74» morePhoto by: Stephen HaasPigs graze on grass on the shoulder of westbound Interstate 74 between the Cunningham and Lincoln avenue exits after the tractor-trailer truck they were being transported in was involved in a rollover crash Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Urba

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2018-10-19 17:27:00

Charleston school board OKs study on possible school resource officer

"I think it's huge benefit," said Reed, who asked the school district to consider the program.

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LETTER: Support Rankin for Coles sheriff

I proudly support Jimmy Rankin for Sheriff. As a person who has had my own run ins with the law, there is not a more forgiving, unjudgemental person than Jimmy Rankin.Jimmy has helped many people, including myself, rehabilitate and change their lives to become great members of our county.

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2018-10-20 06:00:00

Mattoon couple to seek world's loudest bark status for dog

MATTOON -- Golden retriever Lilly was in a "puppy kindergarten" training class when she let loose a bark that was surprisingly loud for a 4-month-old dog, said owners Nathaniel and Lisa West of Mattoon."We called it her 'big girl voice,'" Lisa West said.Lilly, now 11 years old, eventually developed

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2018-10-19 21:45:00

City of Casey City Council met October 15

i. Call to Order - Mayor Groothuisii. Pledge of Allegianceiii. Roll Calliv. Public Forum1. Fifteen Minutes Allotted for Pre-registered by signup only.v. Community Affairs1. Nancy Smitley – Enterprise Zonea. Council Action: Approval of Ordinance #444: An Ordinance to add Territory to the Clark County

EASTCENTRALREPORTER.COM - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

Coles County SWCD taking applications for financial assistance to seal abandoned wells

COLES COUNTY -- An abandoned well can pose a health and safety hazard if it is improperly sealed or not sealed at all. In fact, the Illinois Water Well Construction Code requires the owner of a water well to properly seal the well within 30 days after it is abandoned and no longer used to supply wat

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2018-10-20 17:09:00

High traffic section of Charleston's Madison Avenue to be partially closed

Curt Buescher, Charleston director of Public Works, explained in the notice that NeCo Asphalt will begin a resurfacing project on Madison Avenue today(Tuesday, Oct. 16).

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Urbana man arraigned on weapons charges in north Champaign shooting

More)" rel="lightbox" href="http://static.news-gazette.com/sites/all/files/imagecache/lightbox_800_600_scale/images/2018/10/19/40905_1019_loca_james_borden.jpg" class="imagefield imagefield-jquery-lightbox imagefield-jquery-lightbox-300_width_scale">Photo by: Champaign County JailJames Borden, 30, o

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Briefs: Charleston boys golf meet and greet set

Meet and greet set for Charleston boys golf gameCHARLESTON — On Wednesday, Oct. 24, there will be a meet and greet for the Charleston boys golf team at the Charleston Country Club. The Trojans won their second straight Class 2A state boys golf title last weekend at Weibring Golf Club.The meet and gr

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2018-10-19 22:46:00

Man arrested for threats that closed Kentucky school system

This is a photo released by the Shelby County Detention Center in Shelbyville Ky., shows Dylan Jarrell, who has been charged with harassing communications and terroristic threatening in relation to a threat against schools in Shelby and Anderson counties. Jarrell, 20, was arrested Thursday evening,

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-10-19 16:26:12

Two Injured in Coles County Accident

According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred on Route 130, 1 mile south of Route 133, at 2:25pm.

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Man charged in threat case seeks dismissal

EFFINGHAM — The attorney for the Effingham man charged with falsely making a terrorist threat argued that his client's charge should be thrown out.An indictment alleges that Kendrick Miller, 25, of Effingham, knowingly made a threat to commit a terrorist act in that he threatened to use a firearm to

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-20 00:03:52

Daily News in Robinson, Ill.

Lady Statesmen skid extends to 11 with three-set loss at Lake LandWins continue to elude Lincoln Trail College's volleyball team.The Lady Statesmen dropped their 11th straight match Wednesday (Oct. 17), losing in three sets at Lake Land College, 17-25, 15-25, 18-25."Way too many hitting errors reall

ROBINSON DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-20 00:00:00

Glancing Back: Oct. 20-22

MATTOON -- Union leaders made a public push yesterday for renewed negotiations with Mattoon city officials, though one was cut off when Mayor Wanda Ferguson said details of negotiations would not be discussed. At times, voices raised with frustration about the stalled negotiations between the city a

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2018-10-20 06:00:00

Mattoon woman gets probation in connection with methamphetamine arrests

Quast, 23, for whom records list addresses on Richmond Avenue in Mattoon and of "homeless," pleaded guilty to charges of methamphetamine possession, obstructing justice and battery.

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Police: Semi driver arrested after chase on I-70

Monterious Myrick, 26, of Milledgeville, Georgia, was arrested after the 2:20 a.m. incident when his vehicle was disabled at the 10-mile marker of I-70.

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Two hurt when semi rear-ends utility truck near Douglas-Coles county line

According to a state police report, at 2:25 p.m., a 43-year-old Mattoon man was driving an Illinois Department of Transportation utility truck south on Illinois 130 about a mile south of Illinois 133 when he activated the truck's lights and slowed down to turn east onto a farm-field access road. The

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Two vehicles collide on Route 130, both drivers injured

COLES COUNTY (WICS/WRSP) —Illinois State Police responded to a personal injury crash on Route 130 Wednesday at 2:25 p.m. in Coles County.Police said a Kenworth truck tractor with two trailers and an IDOT international utility truck were traveling southbound on Route 130, approximately one mile south

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Charleston council vote on hike in council's, mayor's salaries

CHARLESTON -- The City Council and the city mayor could be getting additional compensation following a council vote(Tuesday)tonight.Charleston's cty council is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. on the second floor of city hall, 520 Jackson Ave. This week, the council is set to vote on a measure that wo

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Charleston receives grant to add parking along Lincoln trail

Pictured is one of the parking lots that would get a face-lift with potential grant money flowing in. This parking lot, located near the intersection of Decker Springs Road and Madison Avenue in Charleston, is a gravel lot with several ruts scattered throughout.

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