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DONOVAN—The Wildcats celebrated Basketball & Cheerleaders Senior Night. They honored their senior cheerleaders and basketball players who has dedicated the past four years to our Wildcat A…

Steve Meenen, Melvin, was elected interim president of the Ford County Fair Board at their recent annual meeting, according to a news releasea from the fair board. He follows Kirk Miller, Melvin, who has served as board president since 2009. Miller chose not to run for re-election to the office.

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announces that it will be awarding more than $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2022-23 academic year, according to information provided. The scholarships are to be appl…

At its annual Christmas open house, the Crescent City Historical Society displayed its “What Is It?” item. Visitors to the museum wrote their guesses down, with all responses entered into a drawing. No one guessed the item so all responses were put back into a drawing and the winner – Penny …

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