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  1. Cecil EadesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    He was born May 13, 1939, in Lexington, the son of Cecil Henry and Fern Eades. He married Sharon Terry on April 22, 1989.

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  2. Wedding: Buswell-BennerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Haley Buswell and Joseph Benner, of Watseka, were married Aug. 8, 2015, at the St. Edmund Catholic Church in Watseka. The reception was held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kankakee.

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  3. 90th Birthday: Alice CorbinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Alice Corbin, of Watseka, is celebrating her 90th birthday with a dessert open house being planned by her children from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 at the St. Edmund Parish Center in Watseka. She was born on July 7, 1926, to Walter and Irene Lanoue.

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  4. 25,000 constructions jobs on line in budget messRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    When the Illinois Legislature convenes today, there will be about 25,000 construction jobs on the line - not to mention the prospect of prolonged headaches on the road. The deadline for passing a state budget is on Thursday, and if legislators are unable to agree on a spending plan, road construction projects will come to a halt.

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  5. Robert GarrettRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    He was born July 27, 1930, in Iroquois, the son of John E. and Lena Garrett. Robert married Helen E. Moore on May 26, 1951, in Watseka.

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  6. Eldon FaupelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    He was born Aug. 10, 1938, in Earl Park, Ind., the son of Clarence and Dorothy Faupel. Eldon married Linda Tuttle on Jan. 17, 1965, in Watseka.

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  7. Recovery panel to lead Fourth paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Amelia Marcier and Boede Gregory, Lil Miss and Mr. Firecracker for the Watseka 4th of July parade and their coloring contest entries. Amelia Marcier and Boede Gregory, Lil Miss and Mr. Firecracker for the Watseka 4th of July parade and their coloring contest entries.

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  8. Dr. Martin of Watseka has fixed (and made) thousands of smilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Dr. John Martin smiles at his Watseka orthodontist's office this past week. It's been four years now since Martin received his last chemotherapy treatment.

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  9. High school softball: Meet our All-Area teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Herscher sophomore Molly Cann showed she can do it all at the plate with the ability to leg out infield singles and also finding the gaps for extra-base hits. It all led to a .509 batting average and 55 runs scored.

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  10. Louis SteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    He was born June 24, 1918, in Ashkum, the son of Carl and Maggie Stein. On Jan. 19, 1946, Louis married the love of his life, Marie Anderson.

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  11. Death notices: June 22, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    James Flores, 78, of Peotone, passed away Tuesday at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Funeral arrangements are pending at Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home in Peotone.

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  12. Sugar Creek Opera to perform 'The Grapes of Wrath'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    This year, in its 14th season, Sugar Creek Opera will perform "The Grapes of Wrath," an opera commissioned in 2007 and based on the John Steinbeck novel of the same name. Set in Depression-era Oklahoma, the opera is the story of the perseverance of the Joad family.

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  13. Willard 'Poody' KessingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    He was born Nov. 6, 1929, in Colfax, the son of Frank and Laura Kessinger. Willard married Betty Cahoe on June 26, 1949, in Watseka, at the Christian Church.

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  14. Alvin GockenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Alvin C. Gocken, born Oct. 10, 1936, in Watseka, the son of Raymond and Gladys Gocken, passed into the arms of the Lord on Saturday . Surviving are his daughters, Lorri Moore and her husband, Tony, of Watseka, Cindi Haran, of Chebanse, Peggy Michalik and her husband, Tony, of Kankakee, and Kristina Stuckey and her husband, Kevin, of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughter-in-law, Fah Gocken, of Bourbonnais; along with 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

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  15. Aqua proposes purchase of Watseka's water systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Watseka officials are looking at a recent multimillion dollar proposal by Aqua Illinois to purchase its water-wastewater system that's currently operated by ERH Enterprises of Westville. Aqua has proposed to buy the water-wastewater system for $8.5 million to $10.5 million within the next year, according to recent published reports.

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  16. Death notices: June 18, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Mary E. McBride , 71, of Forrest, passed away at 11:50 p.m. Thursday , surrounded by her family, at home. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Calvert and Martin Funeral Home in Forrest.

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  17. Death notices: June 17, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Gerald Oliver , 83, of Kankakee, passed away Thursday at Miller Health Care Center in Kankakee. Funeral arrangements are pending at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.

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  18. Jerry AllhandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Jerry W. Allhands, 70, of Watseka, passed at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday at his family home in Watseka. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2016, at Baier Funeral Home, Watseka.

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  19. Dustin PattenaudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

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  20. 50th Anniversary: Charles "Garyon" and Mary HurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Charles "Garyon" and Mary Hurt, of Crescent City, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with family dinner being planned in Bradley. They married on June 11, 1966, at First Christian Church in Watseka.

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