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World War II soldier from Indiana accounted for, returning home for burial
INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana soldier who was declared dead following World War II has been accounted for. Leonard Adams of Dana, Indiana in Vermillion County was 25 years old when he was killed during World War II. According to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), in January 1945, Adams...
Jennifer Siddens: This Week’s I AM, YOU ARE, WE ARE Honoree
The following is this week’s I AM, YOU ARE, WE ARE Honoree by Jodie Ingram. When I hear neighborhood, my mind typically takes me to Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and then it is followed by the ever so catchy, “It’s A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” theme song. Mister Rogers has been quoted “Imagine what our real neighborhoods would be like if each of us offered, as a matter of course, just one kind word to another person.” Well, Jennifer Siddens, you understood the assignment and would make Mister Rogers proud! Jennifer has been nominated by her neighbor for being the truest definition of “love your neighbor”. She is a “true blue Bismarck proud citizen” that pours love into her community and everyone who surrounds her.
New state law is adding regulations for how schools handle reports of bullying
INDIANA – A new state law is adding regulations for how schools handle reports of bullying. House Enrolled Act 1483 would require Indiana schools to notify the parents of a bullying victim within three business days that an incident has been reported and to notify the parents of an alleged bullying perpetrator within five business days.
Danville’s Golden Nugget Casino opens its doors
DANVILLE, Ill., (WCIA) — The long-awaited Golden Nugget Casino in Danville opened its doors to customers Saturday afternoon. The casino made it official on social media, explaining that they would open at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 27. The Illinois Gaming Board issued a temporary permit late Friday night to give the green light. The casino’s […]
Local Record: May 30, 2023
• Operating a vehicle while intoxicated in the 1900 block of Lebanon Road —2:40 a.m. • Property damage crash at 1880 S. U.S. 231 — 6:05 a.m. • Forgery/counterfeiting in the 100 block of Vermont Street — 9:11 a.m. • Juvenile complaint in the 1000 block of...
Escape Attempt by Prisoner Literally Falls Three Floors Short
The Vermilion County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed with Neuhoff Media that in the early hours of Sunday morning, May 28th; an inmate gained access to a maintenance area inside a wall where the pipes for the jail’s plumbing are kept. From there, he was able to break an exterior window; and then attempted to climb out to the ground using bedsheets that were tied together.
US agency identifies remains of Indiana soldier killed in France during WWII
DANA, Ind. (AP) — The remains of an Indiana soldier who was killed in France during World War II have been identified by U.S. military scientists more than 75 years after his death. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Tuesday that the remains of U.S. Army Pfc. Leonard E....
Man attempts to escape Vermilion County Jail using bedsheet
DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) – Vermilion County Sheriff Pat Hartshorn confirmed a man attempted to break out of jail over the weekend using bedsheet. “An inmate was able to gain access to a maintenance opening that led inside of a wall used as a pipe chase,” Hartshorn said. Once inside the wall, Hartshorn says the man […]
More jobs plus amenities at new Danville casino
DANVILLE, Ill. (WCCU) — After three years in the making, Danville’s Golden Nugget Casino is finally open. Saturday was the first night the casino opened and it has more people excited to see what all the hype is about during this holiday weekend. "I'm excited," said Gerry Thomas....
Welcome: Summer travel, a new casino, and a new gaming era
Happy Memorial Day and welcome Golden Nugget Danville to the gaming industry. The Memorial Day weekend is the official start of the summer travel season. It was originally called Decoration Day, meant to honor soldiers who died in the Civil War, and decorating graves was the major activity. It was later expanded to all wars. But like Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Presidents’ Day, it is has been converted into a commercial celebration, more of a time to spend money than decorate graves and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
SACS names Techer of the Year
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – Southwest Allen County Schools has named their 2023 Teacher of the Year. Covington Elementary 4th grade teacher Jennifer Peeper was announced this year’s recipient on Friday as part of the Covington Elementary Field Day Kick Off Pep Rally. Peeper joined SACS in 2013...
Danville remains a trail target
DANVILLE — The completed portion of the Kickapoo Rail Trail in Vermilion County, a scenic stretch not far from the Vermilion County Fairgrounds, has drawn rave reviews. Opened in 2021, it takes cyclists and walkers along a former railroad trestle bridge high above the Middlefork River. However, it has...
Nationwide Executive, Otterbein Trustee Networks with Students and Faculty
Otterbein University’s entire community is committed to the career success of its students — from the professors to the support staff and even members of the board of trustees. During spring semester, Otterbein Board of Trustees member and Chief Audit Executive at Nationwide, Greg Jordan, hosted an on-campus...
New Tilton Mayor Bill Wear Hoping for Some Long Time Coming Changes
(ABOVE) Left, New Parkway Cannabis Dispensary being built along Route 1/U.S. 150 (Georgetown Road); Right, Area Southwest of Georgetown Road and I-74 where the old 14th Street clover leaf used to be. Tilton has been working on acquiring both the north and south of I-74 old cloverleaf areas, with hopes of a Culver’s on the south side.
'A day of remembrance'
Standing in front of a mix of veterans in wheelchairs, local politicians and solemn guests was Tim Hilton, his voice shaking as tears filled his eyes. “What is Memorial Day? The beginning of summer activities and parades?” the former Navy sailor asked behind a podium. “No, it’s not a holiday, but a day of remembrance.”
Memorial Day ceremony held at the Danville National Cemetery
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) — To honor those who paid the ultimate price, Danville National Cemetery held a ceremony this Memorial Day. Families came out with flowers, and chairs to spend some time with their loved ones. "These were people who gave their lives not for a political party, but...
On Memorial Day: Speakers Call for End to Discord, in Memory of WHY So Many Died for Our Country
(ABOVE) Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs calls for better attitude among leaders while guiding our country, in memory of those who died to allow the USA the remain in existence today. During the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Danville National Cemetery, State Representative Mike Marron and numerous speakers called for...
‘This impacts all of us’: Central Illinois clinics respond to Danville vandalism
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Women’s clinics in Central Illinois are responding to vandalism at the site of a future clinic in Danville. It happened over the weekend on N. Logan Avenue near Kimber Street. The FBI says a man backed his car into the building and had several gasoline containers with him. Keith Reisinger-Kindle, the […]
Hospitals have a fast-acting drug to help stroke victims — if they seek treatment in time
More hospitals are turning to a drug called TNKase — a brand name for tenecteplase — to break up the blood clots that threaten stroke victims. It ’s a less expensive and much faster acting drug than previous treatments. While it isn’t suitable for all patients (such as those suffering from bleeding in the brain) it can help avoid the brain damage of a stroke. But patients get the benefit only if they seek treatment quickly, within the first hours after a stroke occurs.
Riverton Parke wins Sectional Championship
MONTEZUMA, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The Riverton Parke Panthers win the softball sectional championship for the second straight year as they beat LCC, 10-5 Thursday night. The Panthers will host the regional championship next week.
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