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  1. Severe thunderstorm warning issued for southern countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The News-Gazette

    From the National Weather Service: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... CENTRAL COLES COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS... NORTHEASTERN MOULTRIE COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS... SOUTHERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS... * UNTIL 330 PM CDT * AT 225 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ARTHUR...OR 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF SULLIVAN...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

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  2. Supreme Court OKs filling impending Sixth Circuit vacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... means the associate duties Webber now carries out in Piatt, DeWitt and Douglas counties, and occasionally Moultrie County, will have to be picked up by a new person. Flannell said after the applications are in, he'll ask the Illinois State Bar ...

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  3. State trooper performs taps out of sense of service, honorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... college, Atkinson began his foray into law enforcement as a telecommunicator and auxiliary deputy for the Moultrie County sheriff's office. After a year there, he became a police officer for the Illinois Commerce Commission, holding that post until ...

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  4. Eagle Creek To Be Replaced With New HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources will be seeking a private developer for the project. Local civic leaders in Shelby and Moultrie counties, along with State Senator Chapin Rose, Mahomet, say there are developers eager to take on the project.

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  5. Yes, you can blow less than .08 and be convicted of DUIRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Illinois Bar Journal

    In the May ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts newsletter, Moultrie County State's Attorney Jeremy J. Richey reminds lawyers that drivers who blow "less than .08 on a breath test can be convicted of a DUI charge."

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  6. Eagle Creek Study CompletedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    State Capitol State Senator Chapin Rose, Mahomet, says a long awaited assessment study of the shuttered Eagle Creek Resort has finally been completed. Eagle Creek, located in Findlay, was closed by a court order when mold was found throughout the resort.

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  7. Boil order issued for parts of Moultrie CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Officials say residents in the Tanglewood Subdivision, Kas Villa Subdivision, South Shores Subdivision, Lakeside Villa Subdivision, and in the area south to Wolf Creek are affected by this boil order. The order was issued due to a water main break.

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  8. David B. PlankRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... June 30, 1950, at the East Union Mennonite Church. He graduated from the eighth grade at Rosedale School in Moultrie County, Illinois. He worked as a parts manager in Iowa City at Vertrees Motor Company and Hartwig Motors. After retiring, he ...

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  9. United Way recognizes outstanding volunteers, contributorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Y 103

    ... Mellott, Jeff Taylor, Francita Harvey, Gina Smith, Katie Eytchison, Terrance 'TAT' Taylor, DeWitt County and Moultrie County. As for the bigger awards, Karen Schneller was given the ECL of the Year Award, Amy Frazier the Volunteer of the Year Award, ...

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  10. Arcola animal park to open FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... ptember after first trying to develop his drive-through animal park and zoo on a larger piece of farmland in Moultrie County and running into a dispute with neighboring land owners, who didn't want it there.

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  11. Arcola animal park to open FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... after first trying to develop his drive-through animal park and zoo on a larger piece of farmland in Moultrie County and running into a dispute with neighboring land owners. Some of the animals living on the drive-through land have been acquired ...

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  12. Meetings set for owners of land along abandoned rail lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... property next to what had been called Prairie Wind Trail between Oakland in Coles County and Lovington in Moultrie County. The meetings will provide information regarding the transfer of the property from the IDNR to adjacent property owners. "This ...

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  13. IFB Members to Provide National Policy InputRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Illinois Farm Bureau

    ... the animal care committee. Clint Robinson, Water Quality Committee. Robinson returned to his family farm in Moultrie County several years ago, after working as a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design certified engineer at Koch Air in St. ...

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  14. Moultrie County Switches to E-CitationsRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The county circuit clerk's office says it's one of the first in the area to implement E-citations. Officers will start using computers in their patrol cars, to print out traffic tickets, making them more accurate and legible for the courts to process.

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  15. Updated: slick roads result in several accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    New 2:11 p.m. Thursday: State police said a Lovington man's injuries are serious but don't appear life threatening after the man was involved in a head-on crash in Moultrie County Thursday morning. Police said that on Thursday morning around 8 a.m., 23 year-old Kevin Smith of Lovington was driving his pick-up truck on Illinois Route 133 near Arthur when he lost control on the icy road, went into the other lane of traffic and collided head-on with another vehicle.

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  16. Kacich: 'Oops' - there goes plan for Prairie Wind TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    A 25-year saga will end in the new year - at least it is supposed to - when the Illinois Department of Natural Resources begins the process of redistributing strips of property in Douglas, Moultrie and Coles counties that had been purchased with the idea of developing a recreation trail. The Prairie Wind Trail was supposed to extend for about 30 miles along the old Terre Haute & Peoria Railroad bed , from Oakland in Coles County to Lovington in Moultrie County.

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  17. Collectors Get Involved with Illinois CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Nearly half the counties in Illinois have hired a Taylorville firm, Credit Collection Partners, to go after debtors. "I'm trying to get them to collect debts that are owed to the court," says Moultrie County circuit clerk Cindy Braden, "without having to go through a warrant process or something that's more time-consuming for the court."

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  18. Collectors Get Involved with Illinois CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Nearly half the counties in Illinois have hired a Taylorville firm, Credit Collection Partners, to go after debtors. "I'm trying to get them to collect debts that are owed to the court," says Moultrie County circuit clerk Cindy Braden, "without having to go through a warrant process or something that's more time-consuming for the court."

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  19. Top of the morning, Oct. 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    I'm tempted to pack my kids in the minivan and head to Moultrie County, where there are two - yep, two - nights of trick-or-treating. It's been that way for years.

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  20. Developers Showing Interest In Eagle CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... a budget. "There are several major developers that are very interested in doing something down there," Moultrie County Board Chairman Dave McCabe told WAND's Doug Wolfe. "They're all waiting for this engineering study to know how they can proceed." ...

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