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  1. 'We are Salt Fork'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The News-Gazette

    Carli Bird felt more than just the typical first-day-of-school jitters as she stepped into Salt Fork High School on Monday. She couldn't help but wonder if she - as a Fairmount-area resident and freshman, no less - would be looked upon as an outsider in the building, which had long served as Catlin High School.

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  2. Calm before the swarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The News-Gazette

    ... and its smallest (Amanda Geary at DeLand-Weldon). In the first of what could be a wave of Vermilion County mergers, Catlin and Jamaica have consolidated to form the new Salt Fork district. (Possibly on deck for 2016-17: Westville and ...

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  3. As area suicides rise, so do prevention effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The News-Gazette

    ... town of Oakwood (pop. 1,542) has endured four suicides in three years by people under the age of 30, and nearby Catlin (pop. 2,022) has mourned two residents who committed suicide in 2015, according to Lori DeYoung, a licensed clinical social worker ...

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  4. Tom Kacich: Hays cashes Rauner check, passes money onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    State Rep. Chad Hays, R-Catlin, got an $8,000 campaign contribution from Gov. Bruce Rauner on May 5, but he didn't cash the check until Monday. "I'm basically just sending it to the team, so to speak," said Hays, an assistant Republican leader in the House GOP caucus.

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  5. Homer Opera House rebornRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... the tallest buildings in Champaign County," Picklesimer said. "Clearly, it's the oldest theater in Champaign County. Catlin and Rossville have opera houses but they're in far less good shape and used less." "A lot of people wanted me to do a small ...

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  6. 1 dead in two-vehicle crash in Vermilion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Illinois State Police say one person is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Vermilion County during the morning hours of July 23. Authorities say the crash took place on the Westville-Catlin slab, located about one mile west of Westville, at 7:16 a.m. Troopers say their preliminary investigation reveals that a 2001 Volkswagon Beetle was traveling westbound when it ran off the roadway onto the right gravel shoulder and overcorrected, resulting in the Volkswagon colliding head-on with a 2007 Toyota Camry. Illinois State Police say the driver of the Volkswagon, identified as Amy A. Pipes, 60, was ejected from her vehicle on impact and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  7. Updated: Accident victim identified as Amy Pipes, 60, of Ridge FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Amy Pipes, a 60-year-old Ridge Farm woman, was killed this morning when the Volkswagen Beetle she was driving collided with a Toyota Camry about one mile west of Westville. The driver of the Camry, Shelby Smith, 20, of Catlin, was taken to the hospital but escaped serious injury, authorities said.

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  8. 1 dead in two-vehicle crash in Vermilion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Illinois State Police say one person is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Vermilion County during the morning hours of July 23. Authorities say the crash took place on the Westville-Catlin slab, located about one mile west of Westville, at 7:16 a.m. Troopers say the collision caused the temporary closure of the road. Vermilion County Coroner Peggy Johnson says one of the drivers involved in the crash was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  9. Police investigating fatal crash in Vermilion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    The Westville-Catlin slab is blocked to traffic as Illinois State Police investigate a fatal crash that happened this morning.

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  10. Patricia B. (Pratt) MinerRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... 11, 2015. "Pat" was born Oct. 27, 1928 in Lambertville, MI., to Lozier Roy and Ruth (Brown) Pratt. "Pat" grew up in Catlin, IL., raised by her grandmother, Luella Grace Pratt. She graduated from Catlin High School, and in 1950, she graduated from ...

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  11. Salt Fork wants to partner with Oakwood on soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... arrangement, in the hopes that a finished proposal could be before both school boards for consideration in July. The Catlin and Jamaica school districts have been in a cooperative high-school soccer program with the Westville district since 2004. ...

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  12. From college to work - in two daysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... director in late March. He officially started this week. "It was the perfect fit for me," said the 22-year-old Catlin native, who was honored to be selected for the position right out of college. "I wanted to be back in the Vermilion County area. ...

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  13. DACC commencement set; Hulvey to speakRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... students who are graduating summa cum laude will have key roles in the ceremony. They include: Kelsey Peterson, of Catlin, who will deliver the class response; Holly Huckstadt, of Danville, who will lead the Pledge of Allegiance; Reginald "Reggie" ...

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  14. Top of the morning, May 6, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Wayne Scarlett sits in front of a cabinet of chemistry beakers in his classroom at Jamaica High School, where the retired superintendent of three Vermilion County school districts teaches chemistry, physics and physical science this year. The longtime Catlin resident who now lives in Indianola is the 2015 Catlin Lions Club's Ciitizen of the Year.

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  15. New DACC trustee looking to 'give back'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    For the last six years, Tonya Hill has served on a Danville Area Community College Foundation committee that's helped match scholarships - 440 totaling more than $470,000 last year - to deserving students. Now, the Catlin resident and Old National Bank executive is eager to make an even broader impact on students and college district as DACC trustee.

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  16. Superintendent honored by peersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... Area Community College to offer quality vocational programs and dual enrollment opportunities for students. The Catlin native and his wife, Debbie, a teacher's aide in Catlin's early childhood program, live in his hometown with their sons, Camron ...

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  17. Kimberly Norton named new Danville High principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... succeed Phil Cox, who is stepping down on June 30 to become an elementary school principal (of the North Campus in Catlin) and curriculum director of the new Salt Fork school district. Norton was tapped from among 10 applicants and two finalists by ...

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  18. Updated: flash flood warning, watch issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... Street flooding has already been reported in Danville with more flooding possible. Other areas impacted include Catlin, Fairmount, Oakwood, Tilton and Westville. ** New 10 p.m. Wednesday: A flash flood watch has been issued for Moultrie, Douglas, ...

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  19. Schmink wins Catlin mayor's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Come May 5, a Catlin village commissioner will be moving into the mayor's office for the next four years. Unofficial vote totals showed Schmink garnered 252 votes, or 54.66 percent of the 461 cast in the three Catlin precincts, while Robinson received 209, or 45.34 percent.

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  20. Life remembered: 'She was so caring'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Her job title was English teacher. But students and staff at Catlin High School said that didn't begin to describe Lezlie Randall.

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