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    Daylight Savings time ends Sunday

    by  • November 1, 2013 • News

    This weekend is the end of daylight saving time. In 2007 DST was amended to begin on the second Sunday in March and end on the first Sunday in November. Residents are reminded to set their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning, or before going to bed Saturday night, which will...

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    School performance shows drop in achievement

    by  • October 31, 2013 • News

    Thursday’s release of “report cards” on school performance will show a drop in the percentage of students passing the Illinois standards achievement test last school year. But that doesn’t mean teaching or student performance has actually fallen. Rather, the decline in scores is a result of the state Board of Education’s decision to toughen...

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    Breese man charged with sex assault

    by  • October 31, 2013 • News

    A 20-year-old Breese man has been charged in Clinton County court with Class 1 felony sexual assault with force. Westley Dean Clements was arrested Monday for an incident that according to Breese Police Chief Bob Fix, is alleged to have happened Saturday. Judge Dennis Middendorff set bail for Clements at $50,000 and a first...

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    Clinton County looking for information on stolen golf carts

    by  • October 31, 2013 • News

    The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information regarding the theft of four brand new golf carts. They were taken at approximately 2:50 p.m. Wednesday from Twin Oaks Golf Course on Illinois Route 127 in Keyesport. All four carts were 2014 Club Car Precendents white with beige seats. Call the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department...

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