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  1. Area history, Jan. 8, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    In 1917, Francis Labounty, a grocer, was shot to death by a Watseka assistant city marshal who mistook him for a robber. Both men mistook each other for a man who had robbed Labounty of $400 cash earlier in the evening.

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  2. Q&A: An inside look at Beecher's Jarod StolzenbachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Beecher senior Jarod Stolzenbach tosses up a shot through Watseka defenders during the Watseka Holiday Tournament back in December. Stolzenbach is leading the Bobcats in scoring through 15 contests with 14.3 points per game.

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  3. Death notices: Jan. 7, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... arrangements are pending at the Knapp Funeral Home in Milford. Funeral services for John Wesley Duff , 97, of Watseka, were held Jan. 6 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka, with Dr. Kenneth Vaux officiating. He passed away Jan. 1, 2017. Burial was in ...

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  4. Norma McCulloughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    She was born July 26, 1931, in Watseka, the daughter of Milford and Tena Osterhous Bunn. Norma married Thomas G. McCullough on June 10, 1951, in Watseka, at the Presbyterian Church.

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  5. Dana MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Visitation will be from 2 p.m. Saturday until the 3 p.m. memorial service at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka, with the Rev. Gary Minard officiating.

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  6. Watseka woman arrested for stealing gift cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Amanda S. Perry was arrested by Watseka police on Wednesday and charged with theft of $5,500 in gift cards from the recently closed Pizza Hut where she was employed.

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  7. Girls basketball: Iroquois West wins key Sangamon Valley contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Truly great teams have an extra gear they can hit when the going gets tough, and Iroquois West showed some serious mettle on Thursday with a 73-50 victory over Watseka in a Sangamon Valley Conference showdown. The Raiders, who led by just four points at the beginning of the fourth quarter, exploded for 26 points in the final eight minutes of play to race out to a blowout victory.

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  8. New law will tie license-plate renewals with car owners' birthdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Legal Record

    One of the new laws for 2017 allows the Secretary of State's Office to move toward linking your car's registration and your birthday. "We all remember our birthdays," state Rep. Tom Bennett, R-Watseka, said.

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  9. Death notices: Jan. 5, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... 2017) at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Jones Funeral Home in Kankakee. Norma L. McCullough , 85, of Watseka, passed away Wednesday (Jan. 4, 2017) at her home in Watseka. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knapp Funeral Home in ...

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  10. Boys basketball notebook: Dwight's Fox continues to dazzleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Dwight's Justin Fox takes a shot amid Watseka defenders. Fox is on a blistering pace through nearly half the season averaging 28.9 points, 12.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 2.6 steals and 2.3 blocks per game.

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  11. John DuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    John Wesley Duff, a World War II veteran and prominent member of Watseka's business community, passed away Sunday at the age of 97. Born Sept. 19, 1919, Duff grew up in Whitefish Bay, Wis.

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  12. Francis MelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    He was born June 29, 1934, in Chandler, Okla., the son of Floyd and Sara Bessie Lee Melson. Francis married Pauline Schmidt on June 27, 1970, in Watseka.

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  13. Parker JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Parker A. James, 96, of Watseka, passed away Saturday at the Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City. He was born Sept.

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  14. Death notices: Jan. 3, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Center in Kankakee. Funeral arrangements are pending at Jones Funeral Home, Kankakee. Francis L. Melson , 82, of Watseka, passed away Sunday (Jan. 1, 2017) at the Iroquois Resident Home in Watseka. Funeral arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral ...

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  15. As year ends, these words have staying powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Iroquois County Board candidate Russell Bills answers a question during the Meet the Candidates Forum hosted by the Watseka Area Chamber of Commerce and the Iroquois County Republican Women, Thursday evening in Watseka. Patrolman Travis Garcia on ...

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  16. Wedding: Hizon-BoyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... The bride is the daughter of Miguel and Benilda Hizon, of Bourbonnais. The groom is the son of William Boyer, of Watseka, and Mary Boyer, of Kankakee. The maid of honor was Sarah Mae Hizon, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Regina Pingul, cousin ...

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  17. Luella DubeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... 3, 1945, in Gilman. He preceded her in death on April 16, 1974. Surviving are two daughters, Mary (Jack) Kohl, of Watseka, and Carol (Wendell) Drew, of Watseka; one sister, Lucille Clark, of Donovan; four grandchildren, John (Jenny) Kohl, Kim (Ryan) ...

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  18. Boys basketball roundup: Dwight tops Reed-Custer in MarseillesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... couldn't muster up enough of a counter-attack to close the gap. They needed overtime to settle the score, but Watseka racked up 16 points in extra time to walk away with a win. The Warriors (8-3) had two excellent performances from Blake Castonguay ...

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  19. Harbor House touched by spirit of givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... overflowing support from the staff of 20 at the Kankakee-based shelter, as well as the Harbor House Resale Shop in Watseka. The annual Adopt-a-Family campaign resulted in an outpouring of gifts for the families that arrive at our doorstep. They're ...

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  20. Girls basketball roundup: Boilermakers crush Harlan in 13th straight winRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... finally came across something they couldn't handle and were chewed up by Benton Central. Points were scarce for Watseka (11-2) in the loss, but Magan Harris still managed to hit double digits with 11. Watseka had more losses on Tuesday than it had ...

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