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

    Friday | 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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  2. Trooper to be tried on weapons charges over Steak 'n Shake drive-through incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Aug 19 | 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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  4. Updated: Bond set at $250,000 each for siblings in meth caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The News-Gazette

    Two Georgetown siblings are facing felony drug charges following what authorities are calling one of the larger methamphetamine busts in Vermilion County. Anna J. Hicks, 32, and Samuel G. Hicks, 29, each were charged in Vermilion County Circuit Court on Tuesday with one count of methamphetamine manufacturing , a Class 1 felony; possession of meth manufacturing material, a Class 2 felony; and possession of meth , a Class 3 felony.

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  5. Westville incident preceded Steak 'n Shake altercation in DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The News-Gazette

    ... them was Cody Garza. Garza, 28, of Braidwood, is a state trooper for District 5, based in Joliet, and formerly of Georgetown. He was not on duty at the time, and Danville police said he was in the area that weekend to attend his Georgetown-Ridge ...

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  6. Updated: Trooper charged with felony in Steak 'n Shake incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | The News-Gazette

    ... to be back in court for their preliminary hearings on Aug. 27. Following the hearing, Tammy Garza, of rural Georgetown, posted Cody Garza's bond, but he had not been released from the Vermilion County Jail as of 2:45 p.m. Mason also remained behind ...

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  7. Tony Carr commits to Penn State: Maryland misses out on 2016 4-star guardRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | Testudo Times

    Carr held scholarship offers from 23 different programs, including Georgetown, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Pitt, and Stanford, among others. Carr is ranked as the 53rd best player, according to the 247 composite rankings .

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  8. Updated: Alcohol involved in incident involving state trooper, shots...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | The News-Gazette

    ... some minor scrapes. "We're very fortunate in that regard no one was seriously injured." Garza, 28, formerly of Georgetown, was arrested for reckless discharge of a firearm, while Casey Mason, 27, was arrested for aggravated battery to a police offer ...

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  9. The Future Five, July 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... Set, Roll," and his 2014 album "Ignite The Night" debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's top country album chart. The Georgetown Fair features an array of activities. To get there, from Danville, take Illinois 1 into Georgetown, go to the first stoplight, ...

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  10. Life Remembered: Love of music helped her copeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... working off and on at different hair salons and at Merle Norman cosmetics in Danville. Sadowski, of Georgetown, met Ms. Pipes about 30 years ago. Her friend sang in different bands, and her husband - Rick Sadowski, also a musician - helped Ms. Pipes ...

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  11. Lena Mae Elliott Short, enjoyed her familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Cape Gazette

    Lena Mae Elliott Short, 99, of Georgetown, was born Feb. 22, 1916, and passed away at Harrison Senior Living, Georgetown, Saturday, July 4, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Short worked at the University of Delaware Substation, Georgetown, retiring in 1984, and has since enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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  12. Maryland basketball review: Looking Diamond Stone's high school careerRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Testudo Times

    ... school, the University of Wisconsin Badgers on March 27. UConn, Wisconsin, Oklahoma State, Arizona, Duke, Georgetown, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Marquette, Michigan State, North Carolina, UCLA, Texas A&M, San Jose State, Depaul and Cal Poly; Diamond ...

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  13. Candidates interviewed for Georgetown treasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Mayor Pro-Tem Darin Readnour said two candidates have been interviewed for the Georgetown treasurer position, and he hopes to appoint one of them to the job in July. City Treasurer Kathy Galyen submitted her resignation last month.

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  14. House Fire In Georgetown, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Everyone was able to get out safely thanks to the quick actions of their 8-year-old daughter who quickly alerted the family when she smelled smoke.

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  15. G-RF board OKs contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    The current two-year contract with the Georgetown-Ridge Farm Education Association includes a hard salary freeze for employees. Superintendent Jean Neal said the new contract includes a 2.87 percent salary step increase for most employees.

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  16. Life Remembered: Sanders 'loved Georgetown'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    In the Georgetown City Council chambers, a red rose sits in place of the name plate of Mayor Kay Sanders. A friend placed the flower there Tuesday morning in memory of Mrs. Sanders, a longtime Georgetown resident who decided in the spring of 2013, at age 72, to campaign for mayor as a write-in candidate.

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  17. Hundreds of students learn safety lessons outside the classroomRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    More than 400 Vermilion County students spent the school day Tuesday at the Georgetown Fairgrounds to learn some safety lessons that aren't always covered in the classroom. At this year's Progressive Agriculture Safety Day, fifth and sixth graders shuttled through 10 stations that covered safety-themed topics ranging from firearms to methamphetamine.

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  18. Ruby Marie WagnerRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... addition, she is survived by nieces and nephews, Jeff and Jan Poynter of Paris Ill., Hilah Jane and Sam O'Neal of Georgetown, Ill., Debbie and David Ross of Mt. Liberty, Twila and Gary Smith of Mt. Liberty, Danny Wagner of Philippi, Frances Greco of ...

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  19. Dark Alley Releases Edgy Young Adult Novel, "The Art of Raising...Read the original story

    May 2, 2015 | PR.com

    ... that seem to be universal to growing up in small-town America." Burbank, CA author, Thomas Lopinski grew up in Georgetown, Illinois, a quaint small town with one stoplight, one high school, one lake, one police car, and one hundred ways to get into ...

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  20. Dark Alley releases Edgy YA, The Art of Raising Hell, by award-winning author, Thomas LopinskiRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | PR Log

    ... that seem to be universal to growing up in small-town America." Burbank, CA autor, Thomas Lopinski grew up in Georgetown, Illinois, a quaint small town with one stoplight, one high school, one lake, one police car, and one hundred ways to get into ...

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