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Coroner identifies man killed in fatal vehicle crash in Georgetown

DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND)- The Vermilion County Coroner has released the name of the 55-year-old Ridge Farm man who was killed in single motor vehicle crash early Friday morning in Georgetown, Illinois. According to the coroner the traffic crash occurred on 1800 East Road at approximately 6:43 a.m. The coroner identified...
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Vermilion County coroner: Ridge Farm man killed in crash

VERMILION COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The Vermilion County coroner said a Ridge Farm man is dead after a crash in Georgetown. In a news release, Coroner Jane McFadden stated the crash happened around 6:45 a.m. on 1800 East Road. McFadden identified the man killed as 55-year-old Brian H. Edwards. An autopsy was performed Friday afternoon. […]
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Ridge Farm Man, 55, Dies in Morning Crash on 1800 East Road

The Vermilion County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that an alarm received at 6:43 AM Friday morning July 1st was a single vehicle crash, a 2004 Chevrolet Blazer, leaving the road while southbound on 1800 East Road for an unknown reason. The vehicle struck an old concrete property marker and caught fire. The driver, pronounced deceased at the scene, has been identified by the Vermilion County Coroner’s Office as 55-year-old Brian H Edwards of Ridge Farm.
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Fourth festivities over Lake Vermilion tonight

DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) The Danville Boat Club is hosting “Thunder over Lake Vermilion” tonight at the Danville Boat Club. The doors open at 5pm for tonight’s fireworks, food, and music at Vermilion Lake. Admission is $5 with children under ten free. Pulled pork barbeque with choice of...
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Robbery spree lands Sangamon County man 12-year prison term

PEORIA — A Sangamon County man who pleaded guilty in January to federal charges in connection with a string of robberies at banks and convenience stores in Central Illinois in spring 2021, including the robbery of the Village Pantry in Paxton, was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in federal prison.
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Central Illinois spree robber sentenced to 12 years in prison

A federal judge has sentenced a central Illinois man to 10 years in prison for robbing banks and stores across a five-county region, including Peoria, Livingston, and Ford counties, in April of last year. John Beck, 55, of Mechanicsburg, admitted robbing the Elmwood bank, the Village Pantry in Paxton, the...
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Red, White & Boom!

Freedom Festival will be 7-10 p.m. Monday, Milligan Park. Free activities for children, including face painting and inflatables. Food trucks on site will include Wildfire 348, Hoosier Ice Queen and Street Penguin Gelato. New Richmond. 56th July Fourth Festival at New Richmond Park will be Monday at New Richmond Park....
CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN
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Our Vermilion County Hero for July is Conner McLeod

The Vermilion County Hero for July is Conner McLeod, the EMS coordinator for Georgetown Ambulance Service. He also serves as PR officer and has gone above and beyond in showing support for the community with various activities including and open house, blood drive, high school engagements and community education opportunities.
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