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First confirmed case of Ebola confirmed in Texas

The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas – a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.

By | September 30, 2014, 9:39 pm | News

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Mechanic Street to close for six days

Mechanic Street, between East High Street and Vine Street, will be closed on the following days between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.: Wednesday, Oct. 1; Thursday, Oct. 2; Friday, Oct. 3; Monday, Oct. 6; Tuesday, Oct. 7; and Wednesday, Oct. 8

By | September 30, 2014, 4:29 pm | Press Release

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State rep candidates set for debate

Following the large crowd that attended the debates between county commissioner candidates and the probate/juvenile judge candidates on Sept. 17, Kay Culbertson, News publisher, expects to see a good turn out for Monday’s debate with candidates for the 68th District House of Representatives seat.

By | September 30, 2014, 12:45 pm | 2014 Election Debates

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Image gallery for September 30, 2014

Chuck Martin/News Terry Postle, right, assistant foreman for the Mount Vernon Parks Department, and Russ Adams, check the positioning of the new fence surrounding the Civil War monument on Public Square, Monday. The old fence was damaged by a car in the spring.

Terry Postle, right, assistant foreman for the Mount Vernon Parks Department, and Russ Adams, check the positioning of the new fence surrounding the Civil War monument on Public Square, Monday. The old fence was damaged by a car in the spring.

By | September 30, 2014, 12:40 pm | Image Gallery

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Local author uses children’s book to share family story

Submitted photo Illustrator Brianne Israel Presley, left, and author Loranne Marsh Temple, right, gather with Temple’s granddaughter, Simone, who has Prader-Willi Syndrome.

Local author Loranne Marsh Temple has recently published her first children’s book, “Simone Comes Home,” which is based on the birth of her granddaughter, Simone, who was born with Prader-Willi Syndrome.

By | September 30, 2014, 12:30 pm | News

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Learning about fire safety fun for Danville students

Pam Schehl/News Danville primary pupils attended a Firefighter Phil assembly about fire safety on Monday. Pictured are, from left, first-graders Ethan Swendal and Katelyn Stevens, Puppet Al E. Cat and presenter “Magic” Bob.

While safety lessons can sometimes be a little on the dull side, if giggles and applause give any indication, Danville Elementary students in kindergarten through grade two thoroughly enjoyed the Firefighter Phil program held Monday at the school.

By | September 30, 2014, 12:10 pm | News

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