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DANVILLE – When 15-year-old Izabel Juarez and her family and friends celebrate at her Quinceanera today, they know how special this milestone in her life is.

HOOPESTON — Hoopeston Area school board members discussed administrative salaries Thursday and the percentage of increases for the coming year.

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DANVILLE – Fifteen youngsters learned skills they can use for a lifetime during a weeklong junior culinary camp at Danville Area Community College.

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DANVILLE — Boaters still will be able to purchase a quick snack or drink, but will have to walk just a bit farther to pay for gas as the Vermilion County Conservation District has built a new concessions building on the shores of Lake Vermilion.

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HOOPESTON — The city will have roll-off containers for city residents to use for bulk refuse 6 a.m.-noon Saturday in the parking lot by City Hall, 301 W. Main St. It’s the first city-wide bulk garbage pick-up since the removal of roll-offs from the soccer field earlier this month.

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DANVILLE — Dozens of children have been learning about physics and flight and using their problem-solving skills for the past two weeks during science camps at the Boys & Girls Club and the Danville Family YMCA.

DANVILLE – The Danville City Council this week approved a construction agreement with CSX Transportation Inc. for sidewalk construction at Griffin Street across the railroad tracks as part of changes coming this year.

DANVILLE — The Danville District 118 officials announced the names of two new principals and an assistant principal during a special school board meeting Wednesday afternoon.

DANVILLE — Eastern Illinois Foodbank is distributing a truckload of food to area families 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at South View Upper Elementary School, 133 E. 9th St.

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DANVILLE – A group of 40 youngsters enjoyed the great outdoors Tuesday during an all-day summer camp at Kennekuk County Park.

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DANVILLE — DLO Musical Theatre will present two youth musicals in this month — Disney’s “Freaky Friday the Musical,” a teen show, and “A Kidsummer Night’s Dream,” a children’s show.

DANVILLE – Terri Cummings, dean of Danville Area Community College’s Business and Technology, will present an update on her division’s programs Thursday to the Board of Trustees.

HOOPESTON — Hoopeston Area school board members conducted a special meeting Monday to discuss the Maple School boiler project and technology purchases.

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COVINGTON, Ind. — Customers who enjoyed the history, the food and the ambience of Maple Corner in the past are happy to see the familiar “face” is back.

DANVILLE – Problems with dust and other issues shouldn’t affect residents as much this year when the city starts its roadway seal coat program.

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DANVILLE — Seniors can still have healthy meals without leaving home, thanks to Faith in Action.

GIFFORD — The first Barn Bash is coming to Gordyville USA, offering fun for the entire family. This event helps raise funds to continue the work of Gateway Family Services of Illinois, a central Illinois non-profit agency.

DANVILLE – Compliance checks on tobacco retailers by the Danville Police Department have been occurring for many years through the Illinois Department of Human Services "Kids Can't Buy 'Em Here" Tobacco Enforcement Program.

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DANVILLE – Following the return of a hot air balloons event after a lengthy absence, a powerboat race will return to Danville next weekend.

Brian Cornett of Tilton, a Danville police officer, faces four misdemeanor charges related to a domestic incident that occurred Thursday.

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DANVILLE – The morning after being named the new principal of Danville High School, Tracy Cherry was at the school, talking to construction workers, assessing the lawn that needed to be trimmed and organizing her office.

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DANVILLE – Most might only know Ward 1 Alderwoman Brenda Brown for her city work and involvement in the community such as with the Salvation Army, Laura Lee Fellowship and East Central Illinois Community Action Agency boards.

Activities take place at Vermilion Regional Airport on North Bowman Avenue. Free shuttle buses run continuously 2:30-10:30 p.m. Friday and 12:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday From Lowe’s at North Vermilion Street and Boiling Springs Road and Walmart at North Vermilion Street and West Newell Road. Park…

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The Danville community lost a tireless advocate for its young people with the death Tuesday of Nathaniel “Bobo” Smalls at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville.

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DANVILLE – It’s looking like some great weather for Balloons Over Vermilion this weekend and co-chair Jim Anderson said attendees may want to bring an umbrella, not for rain, but to shield the sun.

DANVILLE — Longtime administrator Tracy Cherry was named Wednesday night as the new Danville High School principal effective immediately.

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DANVILLE – Sparks were flying as Grayson Goble welded a T-joint Tuesday morning in Danville Area Community College’s state-of-the-art welding lab.

DANVILLE – City officials will move ahead with a new gated railroad crossing on Griffin Street near the Boys and Girls Club but they no longer will seek a quiet zone as part of the planned improvements.

Republic Services picked up the bulk containers at the Hoopeston's soccer field last week at the request city officials.

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DANVILLE – The first of six Fair Oaks public housing buildings slated for demolition started coming down Monday morning.

HOOPESTON — Robert Richardson, the new Hoopeston Area School District superintendent, took the district helm on July 1. He previously served as superintendent and principal of Brimfield school district, 25 miles west of Peoria.

DANVILLE – Members of the city council’s Public Works Committee tonight will consider a contract to address sewer televising and cleaning.