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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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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.
VERMILION COUNTY, IL
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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. […]
VERMILION COUNTY, IL
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Vermilion County Museum Announces Quilt Show Winners

THE FOLLOWING IS A VERMILION COUNTY MUSEUM RELEASE. The Vermilion County Museum Society, 116 N. Gilbert Street, Danville, IL, 61832, is pleased to announce the winners of the 39th Midwest Heritage Quilt Show. This year’s show, sponsored by Threads of Time Creative Sewing & Retreat Center, received 73 entries. E & B Gifts & Awards is donating ribbons for the winners and participants. Major media sponsor is Commercial-News.
VERMILION COUNTY, IL
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Pro-choice demonstration planned at Pike Place

Pro-choice advocates plan to demonstrate at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Pike Place in Crawfordsville. Event organizers ask participants to gather at noon at the courthouse, where they will discuss their plans for the event and then make their way a block south to Pike Place. Last week, the U.S. Supreme...
CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN
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Bilingual Storytime at the Library

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 1, 2022) — The Davenport Public Library will be hosting an English/Spanish Bi-lingual Storytime on Thursday, July 7, Fairmount, 1PM. Join us for bi-lingual English/Spanish storytimes this summer, co-hosted by leaders in the QC Latinx community! Everything you would expect from our traditional storytime — stories, music, and activities — will be presented in both English and Spanish language. English and Spanish speakers alike will enjoy these storytimes. These programs are geared for children ages 2-7, but all ages are welcome to attend and enjoy! Registration is required.
DAVENPORT, IA
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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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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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Danville Police Ready for July 4th Weekend, and LOCK YOUR STORAGE SHEDS

The Danville Police Department continues their extra Fourth of July Patrols through this coming Tuesday, July 5th. Deputy Chief Terry McCord says they are especially watching for speeding, dangerous, and intoxicated drivers this weekend. Please do your best to keep everyone safe; including, leaving the fireworks to the experts. AUDIO:...
DANVILLE, IL
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