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    Signs indicate good corn harvest coming

    by  • September 16, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The harvest has begun, but only for those who started early. John Hawkins, spokesman for the Illinois Farm Bureau, says, “Normally, we’ve had some years where the Monday after Labor Day, we usually start the corn harvest, and then we switch over to soybeans; but, this year, we may actually see some farmers …...

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    New laws for disability parking placards

    by  • September 16, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Starting next year, having a disability parking placard in Illinois won’t automatically mean you don’t have to feed the parking meter. Under the new law, only those who can’t physically operate or reach the meters, or walk more than 20 feet, will qualify for meter exempt parking. Once they present a doctor’s note that...

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    Girl allegedly killed by uncle eulogized as loving

    by  • September 16, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    EFFINGHAM (AP) — The father of a 7-year-old southern Illinois girl who authorities say was killed by her uncle told mourners attending her funeral that she was “wonderful and perfect.” The Effingham Daily News reports Thomas Long was among those who addressed about 150 mourners who attended services Monday for Willow Long at Effingham’s...

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    Carlyle man killed in weekend ATV accident

    by  • September 16, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A Clinton County man died after crashing his all-terrain vehicle into a tree late Saturday night. According to Clinton County Coroner Phillip Moss, 47-year-old Kevin Simonton, of Carlyle, was on his way home just before midnight Saturday on Pollman Road near Carlyle when he crashed his ATV into a tree. Others who were with...

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