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  1. 'I wasn't expecting to find a man coming at me with flames all over him'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The News-Gazette

    ... than a year, said she and Thomas know each other from EMT training. They put Rimshas in Thomas' vehicle until the Georgetown ambulance arrived. Booe said the back of the house was engulfed in flames when he arrived to find Seaton and Engel with ...

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  2. Top of the morning, Jan. 22, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The News-Gazette

    A full target is seen during score-taking at the UI Armory in Champaign on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. About 475 archers from Champaign, Danville, Georgetown, Chicago, as well as from Indiana, showed off their archery skills.

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  3. UPDATED: Queen's reward? Back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The News-Gazette

    ... right now, running on about two hours of sleep," said Foster, the area's first Miss Illinois Fair Queen since Georgetown's Molly Reeves was crowned in 2008. "But it's totally worth it." By the end of the day Monday, Foster was scheduled to be back ...

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  4. Vermilion County's Foster named Miss Illinois Fair QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The News-Gazette

    ... Foster was one of nine area women in the competiion, joining Jordyn Basler (Iroquois County Fair), Sierra Dicken (Georgetown Fair), Haley Duden (Champaign County Fair), Mikala Grandfield (Piatt County Fair), Amy Loschen (Ford County Fair), Karson ...

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  5. Money mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The News-Gazette

    ... furnaces ($9,148), cabinets and countertops ($11,883). $5,938.37 for a 91/2-foot Western MVP 3 snow plow, from Georgetown's Rahn Equipment to the village of WESTVILLE . A snow plow attachment for a backhoe was also ST. JOSEPH 's biggest purchase of ...

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  6. Area update:Volunteers sought for One Winter NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... its tax base. The county assessor's office believes the EAV will increase from $182,288,413 to $182,979,253. GEORGETOWN - The Georgetown school board voted to incorporate three parent-run sports programs into the school district's athletic program: ...

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  7. Area update: Rantoul considers allowing alcohol on village propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... directly to acquire bids on the project. Fehr-Graham has been hired to begin engineering plans for the site. GEORGETOWN : The Georgetown-Ridge Farm school board voted to increase driver's education fees from $50 to $100 and approved the ...

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  8. Area update: Deal reached with power supplierRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... Farmer City Council unanimously approved new wording for the liquor license that removed an ambiguous "and/or." GEORGETOWN : Georgetown City Council members voted to have 20 digital water meters installed at the senior-citizen apartments on Huffman ...

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  9. Route to be named for soldier who died in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A segment of Illinois 1 from the south end of Westville to Georgetown will be named the "Sgt. Kenneth R. Nichols Jr. Memorial Highway," following the approval Wednesday of an Illinois House joint resolution.

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  10. Car of 'armed and dangerous' Mahomet man recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... and he is believed to be driving a 1994 tan Buick LeSabre (license plate No. R712995) that was stolen from the Georgetown area. According to the Champaign County Sheriff's Office, a man brandishing a 12-gauge shotgun entered a home in the 900 block ...

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  11. Warrant issued for 'armed and dangerous' Mahomet manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A home invasion warrant was issued Sunday for a 26-year-old Mahomet man who authorities described as "armed and dangerous." He is Jacob K. Morrissey, a 5-foot-9, 180-pound white male with brown hair and blue eyes and he is believed to be driving a 1994 tan Buick LeSabre that was stolen from the Georgetown area.

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  12. Delivering healthy doses of puppy loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    But each time Hannah makes her rounds at the Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System, she showers patients - and staff - with loads of affection, lowering their blood pressure and lifting their spirits in the process. Hannah, a nearly 8-year-old Collie, is a certified pet therapy dog, and Marilyn Campbell of Georgetown is her owner and handler.

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  13. 4-star recruits Anthony Cowan, Kevin Huerter sign letters of intent to MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Testudo Times

    ... 12-ranked point guard in the nation according to 247Sports . He chose to stay home in Maryland over offers from Georgetown, Illinois and Xavier among others. Cowan and Huerter are set to fill major roles next season with the expected departure of ...

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  14. 2015 Veterans Day eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... our area. They include (if your event is not included, please list it in the comments at the end of this story) : GEORGETOWN: Veterans celebration from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Georgetown-Ridge Farm High, 500 W. Mulberry St. The school will host all area ...

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  15. Georgetown Township sets coat driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Georgetown Township will hold a coat drive from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Oct. 30 at the township building, 1805 N. Main St. People can drop off new or gently-used coats, hats, mittens, gloves, scarves and boots for people of all ages.

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  16. Maryland offers 2017 forwards Kris Wilkes and Jaren Jackson, scouts JuCo forward, per reportRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Testudo Times

    ... Korean defense, the 6'8, 175-pound Jackson has a basketball background. His father, Jaren Jackson Sr., starred at Georgetown and played 13 seasons in the NBA, where he averaged 5.5 points per game as a 6'4 hooting guard. Jackson Jr. is the No. 5 ...

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  17. UPDATED: Ambulances in parade used to transport victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... before coming to a stop. Several ambulances from various towns were in the parade lineup, including Westville, Georgetown, Lynch and Tilton, and responded to the accident scene along with Medix in Danville, Booe said. "If there were anything lucky ...

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  18. Rural Georgetown man charged over false bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A rural Georgetown man was arrested and charged in connection with a false bomb threat at the Vermilion County Courthouse earlier this week. Brandon L. Brooks, 27, was charged in circuit court Friday with felony disorderly conduct, according to the Vermilion County sheriff's department.

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  19. Trooper to be tried on weapons charges over Steak 'n Shake drive-through incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... in connection with the fight. Mason's next court appearance is also scheduled on Sept. 28. Garza, 28, formerly of Georgetown and currently of Braidwood, is a state trooper assigned to District 5 in Joliet, which encompasses Will, Kendall and Grundy ... 1 comment

  20. Events planned in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    11-13. The festival - which includes Native American ceremonies and demonstrations, a petting zoo, crafts and contests - is moving to Georgetown from its previous home of Attica, Ind.

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