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Encore! Mount Morris to open holiday art show

MOUNT MORRIS - Encore! Mount Morris will open its annual holiday art show Dec. 2 as part of the Christmas on the Square community celebration at the The show will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 2 and 9-10. It also will be open from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 3. This year's show will fea

FREEPORT JOURNAL STANDARD - 2017-11-17 22:00:00

Shorewood Police Car In Wreck At Black, River Roads

SHOREWOOD, IL - A Shorewood police officer was taken to Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center on Saturday evening for precautionary reasons after a collision with a sports utility vehicle around 5 p.m. at a busy intersection in Shorewood. The crash was at Black Road and River Road and both vehicles s

PATCH - 2017-11-19 02:31:02

Coal City man arrested in connection with Mokena woman's death

JOLIET - Jeremy Boshears, of Coal CIty, was charged with killing Kaitlyn Kearns by Will County authorities on Saturday. According to a release from Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow's office, the 32-year-old Boshears was charged with three counts of first-degree murder. The three counts all

KANKAKEE DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 01:29:00

Pair sought following Wilmington bank robbery

WILMINGTON - Two men got away with an undisclosed amount of cash after robbing a branch of US Bank on Saturday. According to WIlmington Police Chief Phillips Arnold, the robbery of the branch located at 417 S. Water St. occurred just after 10 a.m. Nobody was injured during the robbery. Witnesses tol

KANKAKEE DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-19 01:29:48

Investigation: Radioactive leaks at Illinois nuclear plants

An investigation by a government watchdog has found Illinois nuclear power plants reported at least 35 accidental releases of radioactive contamination over the past decade. The Better Government Association reports some leaks have contaminated groundwater near the plants at levels dozens and even h

13 WREX-TV - 2017-11-17 21:33:00

Man charged with concealment of homicide in shooting death of Will County woman: officials

A 32-year-old Coal City man has been named in a warrant charging him with concealment of a homicide in the shooting death of a 24-year-old New Lenox Township woman, officials said Friday. Kankakee County State's Attorney Jim Rowe confirmed that Jeremy Boshears is being charged in connection with the


Schools adept at shoring up security at any hint of danger

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. FILE - This photo from Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 shows family members waiting to pick up students after a lockdown at Elmont Memorial High School in Elmont, N.Y. The president of the National Association of School Resou


Fighting Irish hoping experience leads to victories

Last season was a tough one for the then-youthful Seneca Fighting Irish, as they finished the season 7-21. However, this season coach Russ Witte, who begins his ninth season, has a roster of three seniors and 11 juniors, and most of his returning players saw significant varsity floor time last winte


Caldwell man charged in stepbrother's 2016 death among 43 indicted

A Caldwell man accused of killing his stepbrother last December is among 43 people indicted Thursday by a Brazos County grand jury. A grand jury indictment is not an indication of guilt. It means enough evidence exists for the case to move forward in the criminal justice process. Rod Sterling Clanto


Caldwell man indicted for fatal shooting of stepbrother following money dispute

Brazos County, Tex. (KBTX)- A Brazos County Grand Jury has indicted a local man on a murder charge following the deadly shooting of his stepbrother. Investigators say Rod Sterling Clanton, 51, of Caldwell, confessed to shooting Steven Craig Bishop, on Monday, December 26, 2016. The fatal confront


China Spring 48, Taylor 0

KILLEEN - Looks like the China Spring Cougars are playoff-ready. Tyrick James and Erik Hart scored two touchdowns apiece and Cayden Johnson fired three scoring passes as the Cougars clipped the wings of the Ducks, 48-0, in a Class 4A Division I bi-district playoff clash on Friday night at Leo Buckle

WACOTRIB.COM - 2017-11-18 04:30:00

Gobble, Gobble, Gobble

Margaret Salvaggio| Robertson County News As the families go through the line to select what they would like to eat the volunteers help out. This past Sunday at the Hearne Elementary Cafeteria the Love Out Loud Ministry again for the third time was a hug success with the doors opening up at 5:00 p.


Turkey's trotting all over the place

The Great 2017 Turkey Trot is off and running to a great start as turkey boxes are filling up all over Robertson County. On page 3 you will find 20 Turkey coupons and to play the Great Turkey Trot is simple and you could be the winner. First, take a minute and put your name and phone number on eac


Hutto hosting recycling day for documents, electronics

(Jackie Vega/KXAN) HUTTO, Texas (KXAN) - The Keep Hutto Beautiful Foundation is joining thousands of local organizers across the country to host a free document shredding and electronic recycling event. Members of the community are encouraged to drop off their unwanted electronics and their docume

KXAN - 2017-11-18 16:27:15

Motorcyclist killed in crash with pole on SH 79 near Hutto

Motorcyclist killed in crash on US 79 between Hutto and Taylor. (Courtesy: Rosalinda Marroquin) HUTTO, Texas (KXAN) - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a pole on the side of State Highway 29 between Hutto and Taylor, Thursday afternoon. The Texas Department of Public Safety was not able to


Snook ISD reacts to proposed bond getting turned down by voters

SNOOK, Tex. (KBTX) - Taxpayers in the Snook Independent School District this month voted against the the proposed bond package that would've improved the schools. The final vote was 192-157. The bond would have raised the tax rate by up to 15 cents per $100 property valuation. In total, the cost to

KBTX.COM - 2017-11-17 20:02:00

Ladycats give coach homecoming win

Having family ties to Brock, Nikki Hyles knows the significance of coming away from Eagles Gymnasium with a victory. Which is what her Aledo Ladycats did Saturday, winning 46-44 to capture third place in the Brock Varsity Showcase. "A lot of my family comes Brock," Hyles said. "I know how hard it is

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-19 16:28:00

Driver indicted in fatal wreck

A driver involved in a deadly crash near Cottondale in July has been indicted by a Wise County grand jury. According to records that were unsealed this week, Christoval Reynal Villarreal, 32, of Decatur was indicted for criminal negligent homicide stemming from a wreck July 12 at the intersection of

WCMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-18 23:59:59

Model for making our community better

Growing up, my family owned and operated a small printing business. Part of running a family-owned business were long hours and few days off between all the demands from payroll, accounts receivable to managing employees. Just finding time to sleep was difficult enough. Which is why over the past fe

WCMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-18 18:54:42

Animal shelter gets $430K estate gift

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WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-18 01:15:00