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  1. Judge sets trial for trio charged with neglect in Monticello man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The News-Gazette

    A Piatt County judge has found there is enough evidence for the trials of three people charged with criminal neglect following the death of a 64-year-old Monticello man to go forward. Jury trials for Mason Brown, 34, and his mother, Christy, 61, both of Monticello, and Justin Tatman, 37, of Bement have been tentatively set for Jan. 7. All three pleaded not guilty Friday before Judge Brad Rau, who ruled there was probable cause for their cases to proceed.

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  2. Trio face neglect charges in death of Monticello manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | The News-Gazette

    Criminal neglect charges have been filed against three people in the wake of the death of a 64-year-old Monticello man. Monticello police Chief John Carter said "deplorable" living conditions were a contributing factor to Ronald Blankenship's death from "severe bilateral bronchopneumonia of the lungs and a closed-off larynx."

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  3. Weekend Top 10, June 15, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Ever want to see somebody dress up like Jerry Lee Lewis and sing like hima s only with an English accent? Check out singer Terry Lee's show at 7 p.m. Friday at the Bement Country Opry in Monticello. The mighty Seth Rollins takes on the legendary Elias for the Intercontinental Championship at WWE Live! at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at State Farm Center.

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  4. Weekend Top 10, June 8, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Folks line up to spit crickets at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Old Glory Festival in Bement. Organizer Pat Hunter says participants pop crickets in their mouths and spit, trying to break the record of 32 feet.

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  5. Top of the Morning, June 7, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    All eyes will be on the flag-carrying kids of Boy Scout Troop 490 at Saturday's Old Glory Festival in Bement. At noon, they'll walk in formation to the center of Veterans Park for the main event: Pause for the Pledge.

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  6. With the 2018 primary in the books; it's on to NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    A quick review of Tuesday's primary before we turn our attention to November: Rantoul High's Class of '86. In the past nine months, alums have been tabbed village police chief and presumed Champaign County sheriff .

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  7. Piatt County sheriff candidates wrangle over incidents at jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    The Piatt County sheriff's race took to social media this week, with challenger Kyle Turngren accusing incumbent Republican David Hunt of not being transparent about violence at the county jail when it housed Cook County inmates from 2012 to 2016. Hunt returned fire by saying Turngren - a current guard at the jail - could have avoided violence by walking away from a situation that resulted in injuries to his Republican challenger.

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  8. Area history, March 1, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    In 1918, A.J. Swick of Bement was listed as dead in the war-casualty list. He reportedly died the day before in England after gangrene developed in his leg.

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  9. 2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Welcome to Year 2 of High School Confidential, a project involving 35 area high school students who will write weekly for The News-Gazette and news-gazette.com. We'll introduce each of the budding journalists throughout the school year, and let each student take over our Snapchat account 'News-Gazette.'

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  10. Report card is in for 2016 Illinois Science AssessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    The Illinois State Board of Education released the 2016 Illinois Science Assessment scores that show how well fifth-graders, eighth-graders and high school biology students mastered the state's learning standards for science, which incorporate the national Next Generation Science Standards. It's the first time schools and families have seen state science test scores since 2014.

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  11. 2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Welcome to Year 2 of High School Confidential, a project involving 35 area high school students who will write weekly for The News-Gazette and news-gazette.com. We'll introduce each of the budding journalists throughout the school year, and let each student take over our Snapchat account 'News-Gazette.'

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  12. 2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Welcome to Year 2 of High School Confidential, a project involving 35 area high school students who will write weekly for The News-Gazette and news-gazette.com. We'll introduce each of the budding journalists throughout the school year, and let each student take over our Snapchat account 'News-Gazette.'

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  13. Top of the Morning, Jan. 9, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    On Tuesdays, we'll introduce the kids behind "High School Confidential." Today: Bement's SYDNEY GADBURY , who is well on her way to becoming a dental hygienist.

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  14. Teaching cursive: Schools disagree on if it's still a priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    A cursive handwriting lesson in Kim Johnson's third-grade class at Lincoln Trail Elementary School Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Mahomet. About a month ago, Sheila Greenwood was talking with a first-grade boy in her office, when he noticed some of her handwritten notes.

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  15. 2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    Welcome to Year 2 of High School Confidential, a project involving 34 area high school students who will write weekly for The News-Gazette and news-gazette.com. We'll introduce each of the budding journalists throughout the school year, and let each student take over our Snapchat account 'news-gazette' on a Thursday .

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  16. Cellphones get a ringing endorsement in classroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    When Danville High School health teacher Tyler Arnholt gives a lecture, he'll occasionally see a student with his head bent down and one or both hands hidden in his lap, a pocket or a strategically-placed backpack. While the teen may think he's being discreet, "he's not," said Arnholt, who's in his sixth year of teaching.

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  17. 2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    Welcome to Year 2 of High School Confidential, a project involving 34 area high school students who will write weekly for The News-Gazette and news-gazette.com. We'll introduce each of the budding journalists throughout the school year, and let each student take over our Snapchat account 'news-gazette' on a Thursday.

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  18. 2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    Welcome to Year 2 of High School Confidential, a project involving 34 area high school students who will write weekly for The News-Gazette and news-gazette.com. We'll introduce each of the budding journalists throughout the school year.

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