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  • Illinois Renaissance Festival scheduled

    August 16, 2014

  • Chorus to meet

    August 16, 2014

  • NWS-CN 08-16 Black mug Alderman Black fills DACC board vacancy Danville Area Community College’s Board of Trustees appointed former state representative and current Danville Alderman William B. “Bill” Black to the board.Black replaced retiring board member Vickie J. Miller. He will serve for the duration Miller’

    August 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police Reports Incidents reported to police include:DanvilleWednesdayTheft in the first block of Michigan Avenue.ThursdayA man arrested for domestic battery in the 1200 block of Freeman Street.Theft in the 700 block of McReynolds Street.Domestic battery in the 900

    August 16, 2014

  • Motorcyclist dies in early morning crash DANVILLE — A fatal motorcycle crash early Thursday morning claimed the life of a local correctional officer.Christopher A. Williams, 33, of Danville, was pronounced dead at 1:13 a.m. Thursday in the emergency department at Presence United Samaritans

    August 16, 2014

  • Fire Calls Firefighters responded to the following calls:Thursday, 11:36-11:40 a.m. — A false alarm at 20 Country Club Drive.Thursday, 12:01-12:09 p.m. — A medical call in the 1400 block of Eastview Avenue.Thursday, 12:04-2:25 p.m. — A structure fire at 101 Bre

    August 16, 2014

  • Community briefs DANVILLEFarmers’ Market setDanville Public Library will host the Downtown Danville Farmers’ Market from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. today on the library lawn.The market will include the Area Art League; music by Todd Gallagher; Rabbits; locally-grown fresh fruits

    August 16, 2014

  • Council considers grinder for yard waste DANVILLE — Leaves soon will start falling and the busy fall yard waste collection period also will begin soon.To largely meet the needs of the program and halt expensive yearly maintenance and repairs on a 12-year-old tub grinder, city council member

    August 16, 2014

  • Softball game features warriors DANVILLE — Local emergency officials will set aside their normal duties to take the baseball field in the annual Finest vs. Bravest Charity Softball event at Danville Stadium.The annual three-game softball event pitting local police and firefighters

    August 16, 2014

  • Unrelated crashes close I-74 lanes DANVILLE — A woman was taken to the hospital following an accident on Interstate 74 late Thursday night.The crash was one of two accidents on Thursday that blocked different parts of Interstate 74.According to Illinois State Police, the woman was hea

    August 16, 2014

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