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  1. Election has some Illinois GOP leaders fearing for party's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    In far southeastern Illinois' Crawford County, Earl Deckard looked with trepidation at Tuesday's election results that put state government in Democratic control as a blue wave swept through what had been Chicago's traditionally Republican suburbs. "We've always had a good Republican county here," said Deckard, a resident of Oblong, a town of just under 1,400 people located 125 miles southeast of Springfield.

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  2. Postelection autopsy has some Illinois Republican leaders fearing for the party's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... traditionally Republican suburbs. "We've always had a good Republican county here," said Deckard, a resident of Oblong, a town of just under 1,400 people located 200 miles straight south of Chicago. "The rest of the state? I'm not sure what the rest ...

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  3. Geneva MenacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Daily Gazette

    Geneva Riegle Menacher, 87, of Oblong, passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.

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  4. Harry F. KirchnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | The Daily Gazette

    ... in Dugger, Indiana, the son of Harry and Myrtle (Widdows) Kirchner. He married Betty Jean Palmer on Nov. 10, 1951, in Oblong. After graduating from high school in Sullivan, Indiana, Harry attended Eastern Illinois University, earning both a ...

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  5. Polley, Robert O. "Bob"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... Alva and Bertha Pauline Chowning Polley. He was united in marriage with Betty Jane Leathers on June 5, 1949, at the Oblong Christian Church. She survives. Also surviving are one son: Rick (Janet) Polley, one daughter: Becky (Jim) Pinney; ...

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  6. View AlertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... is expected to begin shortly. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Robinson, Marshall, Casey, Oblong, Palestine, Martinsville, Hutsonville, Flat Rock, New Hebron, Annapolis, Hardinville, Eaton, West Union, Dennison, York, ...

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  7. "One time is too many" Sheriff reacts to recent murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... the case back in July. Officials say the murder took place in the small town of Bellair, Illinois, which is north of Oblong. The two suspects in the murder are Kendall's daughter Kristine Phillippe and Phillippe's boyfriend, Jason Strawbridge. Both ...

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  8. Village needs survey responses to save taxpayer dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Maintenance work on any municipality's equipment can get expensive, and it's your tax money that pays for it. Oblong recently found out it's eligible for a big grant to save money on a wastewater maintenance project.

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    May 29, 2018 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Harmon's Drug Store in Oblong, Illinois has been open since the 1940's. But a new state policy is causing some issues for this small town business.

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  10. Betty Grace Elliott DariganRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Davis Enterprise

    It is with great sadness that the family of Betty Grace Elliott Darigan announces her passing on March 22, 2018, at the age of 92. Betty was born near the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee to a preacher's family. During her formative years, her family moved a number of times, settling in Oblong, Ill.

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