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  1. I-24 crash in McCracken County causes detourRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | KFVS12

    ... icate westbound traffic can get off at exit 3, but not on. Drivers are asked to avoid the area. As a reminder, the Brookport Bridge is restricted to vehicles no more than 8 ft. wide, which prohibits most trucks.

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  2. Teenager Dies In House FireRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Authorities say a teenager died in a house fire near Brookport. The Massac County Sheriff's Department says the 13-year-old victim was home alone when the fire broke out Sunday night.

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  3. Revie Shannon Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... died at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Baptist Health Paducah. He was a member of Bethel A.M.E Church of Brookport, Ill., a retiree of the Kentucky Department of Transportation and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, ...

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  4. Services set for teen killed in Ill. house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | KFVS12

    Services are scheduled for a 13-year-old boy who authorities say was killed in a fire at his family's southern Illinois mobile home. William Elmore died Monday at a hospital of injuries sustained Sunday night at his home near Brookport in Massac County.

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  5. James LawrenceRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    BROOKPORT, Ill. - James Presley "Big Jim" Lawrence, 90, of Brookport, Ill., passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Massac Memorial Hospital.

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  6. Pledges help save libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    (front) play computer games Friday afternoon at the Brookport (Ill.) Library. After several months of concern that the library could close by this summer, increased donations and an upcoming fundraising performance have helped assure that the ...

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  7. 6 face drug charges in PaducahRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... in a controlled substance, police said. Detectives then went undercover and spoke with Montie Roberts, 56, of Brookport, Ill., who they say wanted to buy cocaine. When officers approached her, she gave doses of amphetamine to Waylon Knott in an ...

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  8. Disaster Recovery Workshops Offered in Brookport, GiffordRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | WSIL

    ... efforts. It will be March 19 in at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Gifford in Champaign County and March 21 at Brookport First Baptist Church in Brookport, in Massac County. Tornados in both towns in November destroyed dozens of homes and killed three ...

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  9. Disaster recovery workshops offered in Ill. townsRead the original story

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... efforts. It will be March 19 in at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Gifford in Champaign County and March 21 at Brookport First Baptist Church in Brookport, in Massac County. Tornados in both towns in November destroyed dozens of homes and killed four ...

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  10. $45 Million Heading To Areas Affected By TornadoesRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... Quinn will visit two communities that were especially hard-hit, the town of Washington in central Illinois and Brookport in the far south of the state. Federal aid was given to people and businesses affected. But the Federal Emergency Management ...

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  11. Quinn brings cleanup funds to BrookportRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    BROOKPORT, Ill. - In announcing $45 million in state disaster aid to help communities devastated by tornadoes last November, Gov. Pat Quinn had a message for residents of Brookport Thursday afternoon.

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  12. Governor Secures State Resources After Denial of FEMA Funding Appeal; ...Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Media Newswire

    ... governments. The relief package will provide much-needed aid for impacted municipalities, including Washington, Brookport, Gifford, New Minden, Diamond, Coal City and East Peoria. All local governments in the nine counties impacted by the historic ...

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  13. After FEMA denial, state will make $45 million available for tornado aidRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    Quinn was scheduled to visit two communities especially hit hard: Washington in central Illinois and Brookport in southern Illinois.

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  14. After FEMA denial, Ill. turns to state tornado aidRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    ... tornadoes. Quinn was scheduled to visit two communities especially hit hard: Washington in central Illinois and Brookport in southern Illinois. He blamed the Federal Emergency Management Agency's decision on outdated rules, an issue he raised last ...

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  15. Quinn announces $45M relief package for tornado-ravaged communitiesRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... Illinois last November. The funds will contribute to recovery efforts in municipalities including Washington, Brookport, Gifford, New Minden, Diamond, Coal City and East Peoria, according to a release from Quinn's office. All local governments in ...

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  16. Local Governments to Receive State Tornado AidRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | WSIL

    ... Quinn will visit two communities that were especially hard-hit, the town of Washington in central Illinois and Brookport in the far south of the state. Federal aid was given to people and businesses affected. But the Federal Emergency Management ...

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  17. Quinn to visit tornado-hit towns after FEMA denialRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... officials denied the state's appeal for disaster assistance. Quinn's public schedule says he'll visit Washington, Brookport and Belleville Wednesday and that he'll have an announcement on state relief. In a statement late Tuesday, Quinn said the ...

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  18. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Quinn will visit two communities that were especially hard-hit, the town of Washington in central Illinois and Brookport in the far south of the state. Federal aid was given to people and businesses affected. But the Federal Emergency Management ...

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  19. Gov to visit tornado-hit towns after FEMA denialRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... officials denied the state's appeal for disaster assistance. Quinn's public schedule says he'll visit Washington, Brookport and Belleville Wednesday and that he'll have an announcement on state relief. In a statement late Tuesday, Quinn said the ...

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  20. After Feds reject tornado relief, State moves in with $45 million in aidRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Logan County Herald

    ... governments. The relief package will provide much-needed aid for impacted municipalities, including Washington, Brookport, Gifford, New Minden, Diamond, Coal City and East Peoria. All local governments in the nine counties impacted by the historic ...

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