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  1. Death notices: Feb. 1, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... with Randy VanFossen officiating. She passed away Jan. 27, 2018. Funeral services for Carol L. Bradbury , 68, of Piper City, were held Jan. 31 at the Presbyterian Church in Piper City, with the Rev. Wade Ditty officiating. She passed away Jan. 26, ...

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  2. Igartua earns knockout for Team GenesisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Johnson (1-1) earned his first amateur career victory against David Chavez by a first-round submission. The Piper City native worked his way from the bottom, slipped out of an arm bar attempt and sunk Chavez with a chokehold. "He did really well," ...

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  3. Carol BradburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Carol L. Bradbury, 68, of Piper City, passed away at 2:40 p.m. on Friday in the emergency room at the Gibson Area Hospital, following a sudden illness. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Presbyterian Church in Piper City.

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  4. Ford County residents frustrated by jump in home valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 27 | The News-Gazette

    ... multi-township assessors reassessed 1,300 properties in eight towns in Ford County, including Roberts, Melvin, Piper City, Elliott, Sibley, Kempton and Cabery. Not reassessed were properties in Paxton and Gibson City, although Langland said both of ...

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  5. T-Bird Gasser? 1955 Ford Thunderbird is Unusual-But Very...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... made and waiting thanks to a mockup Y-block motor that was on hand. Kyle Fuoss of Fuoss Fabrication in nearby Piper City, Illinois, built the custom headers that were sent to Bob Buckley of Coating Specialties in Chicago Heights, Illinois, for the ...

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  6. Area history, Nov. 29, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    ... In 2002, Ford County was set to see its first Democrat take office since the 1930s when John Gallahue of Piper City took the oath of office to become a member of the Ford County Board. Gallahue, a farmer who also owned a machine and welding shop and ...

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  7. Robert SchleefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... in 1971. After working in Vermont, Doc moved back to Illinois, where he practiced veterinary medicine with the Piper City Vet Clinic until 2007. For the last 10 years, Doc continued to work as a veterinarian out of his vet office in Gilman. Doc ...

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  8. Man sentenced for shooting horse during argument with exRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... in jail as part of a plea deal. According to police, Harrell and his ex-girlfriend were in an argument in rural Piper City. Harrell pointed a gun at the woman and then turned it on her horse. The horse was shot in the muzzle and was expected to make ...

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  9. Oakwood superintendent to run for regional schools chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    ... all the districts he's served. Lewis began his teaching career in Sheldon and was principal at Tri-Point High in Piper City and Westville High. He was also the director of operations for Westville schools for three years. He has a bachelor's degree ...

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  10. 5 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... need to be accompanied by an adult. The 11th annual Thrill the World event will be held Saturday in downtown Piper City at 5 p.m. Zombies take to the street to perform Michael Jackson's "Thriller" dance in unison with 68 other events in nine ...

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  11. Chebanse Haunted HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Derek Miller, of Chebanse, and Caitlin Rich, of Piper City, are volunteers at the new haunted house, located at the Chebanse Civic Center, 180 W. First South St. in Chebanse.

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  12. Chebanse haunted house rekindles fun, frights of yoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Derek Miller, of Chebanse, and Caitlin Rich, of Piper City, are volunteers at the new haunted house, located at the Chebanse Civic Center, 180 W. First South St. in Chebanse. The Chebanse Haunted House is open from 7-10 p.m. every Friday and Saturday for the rest of October.

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  13. James Faulkner Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    James H. Faulkner Jr., 66, of Wilmington, passed away Oct. 7, 2017, at Aperion Care Nursing Home, where he was living. Surviving are one son, Steve Faulkner, of Texas; one brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Michelle Faulkner, of Chebanse; two sisters, Mary Jane Karg, of Murphysboro, and Sandy Washbond, of Lincoln; three foster sisters, Crystal Roberson, of Piper City, Cindy Tousignant, of Kankakee, and Tana Brown, of Copperas Cove, Texas; along with several nieces and nephews.

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  14. Dorothy TrumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    She was born March 15, 1926, in Piper City, a daughter of Samuel and Sarah Blevins. Dorothy married Jesse Trumble on Jan. 1, 1945, in Watseka.

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  15. Main Street Band part of Central class reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... of moved on with our families," Bertrand said. "I played with another band for 22 years, New Relation, out of Piper City. Then, I moved south to Assumption." Five years ago at the 35th reunion for the Central Class of '77 at the Kankakee Boat Club, ...

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  16. Glenna Fitzgerrel-JolyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Charles Joly, of Bourbonnais; one daughter, Becky Laue, of Momence; her stepchildren, Charles (Virginia) Joly, of Piper City, Rose (Mike) Barton, of Godley, Frank (Dawn) Joly, of Ashkum, Shari Joly, of Bolingbrook, and Rebecca Joly, of Clifton; five ...

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  17. Death notices: Sept. 8, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... are pending at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais. Graveside services for Janet Ruth Hornstein , 81, of Piper City, were held Sept. 7 in the Brenton Cemetery in Piper City, with the Rev. Elizabeth Reis officiating. She passed away Sept. 4, ...

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  18. Judy FrechetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Surviving are two daughters, Sharon Clore, of Chatsworth, and Pamela Lawless, of Piper City; one brother, Billy Carrigan, of Roberts; two sisters, Mona Griffin, of Constable, N.Y., and Nora Chouinard, of Bluford; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a special dog, Bagle. Judy was an avid Cubs fan.

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  19. Janet HornsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Janet Ruth Hornstein, 81, of Piper City, passed away at 6 a.m. Monday at the Piper City Rehab and Living Center. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman.

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  20. Merle OnkenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Surviving are his wife, Margie Onken; daughter, Julie Whitthorne of Paducah; brother, Marvin Onken of Piper City, Illinois; sister ,Arlene Brucker of Cullum, Illinois; two stepchildren; one grandson; four stepgrandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

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