DANVILLE — Ze'ryah Thompson, 6, tries on a firefighter's helmet Sunday as Anari Coner, 5, stands by while they talk to Danville Firefighter Nathan Konieczki at the 20th Annual Community Day at Lincoln Park.
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- Covington fire chief announces retirement COVINGTON, Ind. -- Fire chief Joe Whitaker announced at Monday's city council meeting he will retire at the end of the year. Whitaker has been fire chief since 2010. Whitaker said the fire department has come a long way since he started 31 years ago.
- Dam vote delayed to 2014 DANVILLE -- Aldermen, city officials, audience members and Illinois Department of Natural Resources representatives spent about two hours at Tuesday night's city council meeting talking about the potential removals of two dams in the city and the cha
- Big changes Changes to the General Educational Development test starting next year could have a long-lasting and unintentional impact on the Danville area. Next week, the 2002 version of the GED test will be administered on paper for the last time at Danville Ar
- Red Mask Players offer holiday performance DANVILLE -- The Red Mask Players will present the Christmas comedy, "The Christmas Thieves," by Greg Oliver Bodine. The show times are 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at the Kathryn Randolph Theater, 601 N. Vermil
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Covington fire chief announces retirement
Fire chief Joe Whitaker announced at Monday's city council meeting he will retire at the end of the year. Whitaker has been fire chief since 2010.
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- Three contested races set for March primary DANVILLE -- It will be an uneventful primary election in Vermilion County, with only three contested races on the ballot for March. Monday marked the last opportunity for incumbents and challengers to step up and file the appropriate election petitio
- Hoopeston group sponsors holiday event HOOPESTON -- Christmas is a magical time of the year for children ... and for many adults who remember many past Christmases of their own. The Magic of Christmas, sponsored by the Hoopeston Chamber of Commerce, not only brought a visit with Santa fo
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