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Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School Leaders of the Herd

Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School is proud to announce the April “Leaders of the Herd.”  Left to right: Mr. Thomas, principal; Chelby Hall, freshman; Adriyanna Patterson, sophomore; R.J. Martin, junior; and Conor Steinbaugh, senior.


North Vermillion Jr. High students of the Month

The 8th grade SOTM is Emily Fitzwater. Emily is the 13 year-old daughter of Matt and Missy Fitzwater of rural Covington. 


Reorganizational meeting held for Georgetown Heritage Society

Rose Hawkins, Correspondent

Independent News

Thirty people attended the reorganization meeting of the Georgetown Heritage Society. 


Catlin Masonic Lodge to present concert featuring Rod Stewart impersonnnator

The Catlin Masonic Lodge #285 proudly presents for your musical entertainment Rod Stewart Tribute Shows featuring Steve Bobbitt, at the 1898 Opera House located at the Catlin Masonic Lodge, 107 North Sandusky Street in Catlin. 


Developer asks Tilton for Gaming revenue

Kim Luttrell

Correspondent

Independent News

Tilton businessman and real estate developer Ryan Quick asked the Tilton village board for a share of the gaming tax revenue the village is collecting from his two video gaming locations.


Catlin decides to move forward on sewer plant improvements

Kim Luttrell

Correspondent

Independent News

Catlin commissioners have agreed to move forward with plans to make improvements to its wastewater treatment operation.


Georgetown amends liquor ordinance

Kim Luttrell

Correspondent

Independent News

Georgetown aldermen approved changes to the city’s liquor ordinance recently.

The council approved the creation of a Class E liquor license which will allow sale for consumption on the premises of beer and wine only.


Danville Library upcoming events

April 26: Teens who attend Money Smart Teen DIY will make duct tape wallets. This program will be held in the first floor meeting room at 5 - 6 p.m. For teens, ages 12 through 18.


Presence Regional EMS System hosts rodeo

The Presence Regional EMS System is partnering with the Illinois Fire Service Institute and Illinois EMT Association in presenting the Presence Regional EMS Rodeo.


Local FFA Chapters to benefit from Culver's “Scoop of Thanks” fundraiser

On Thursday, May 4, Culver’s restaurants nationwide will show their support for their local FFA Chapters through Culver’s “Thank You Farmers Scoops of Thanks” fundraiser. 

  Through the Scoops of Thanks fundraiser, when guests purchase a scoop of custard for $1, proceeds will benefit their local FFA Chapters. 


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