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Area Memorial Day ceremonies 2016

LeRoy memorial Day services

LeROY — Annual memorial Day Services will begin at 8 a.m. at Gilmore Cemetery on Monday, May 30.


State funding a major concern at Tri-Valley

DOWNS – As with many school districts in the state of Illinois, finances continue to be a major concern to the Tri-Valley district, Superintendent Dr. David Mouser told the school board at its meeting on May 16.


Many expected for Heritage Days' Sammy Kershaw concert

FARMER CITY — Heritage Days is just a week away and its organizers are preparing the Farmer City festival for another step forward. 

This year’s event will include several new draws, with the headliner being country star Sammy Kershaw. 


New grocer's goal: Stock the shelves

FARMER CITY – Stock the shelves. 

First and foremost, that’s the goal for Nick Patel, who began leasing the Farmer City Market last week. 

Patel, 26, is ready to begin his first business ownership venture at the Farmer City grocery store that has otherwise been struggling in recent months. 


Tri-Valley Relay for Life a success, students say

DOWNS – A group of students from Tri-Valley High School demonstrated to the Tri-Valley School Board Monday night the efforts they put into raising money for cancer research.

Four members of the Tri-Valley Relay for Life team addressed the board to tell of their accomplishments.


More news from the Old Bank Restaurant

The Old Bank Restaurant and Bar will soon open in downtown LeRoy.

Owners Ken and Nanam Yoon Myszka and Stu Hummel hope to open the restaurant at 201 E. Center St. sometime this summer.

The building, which once was the home of the original Old Bank Inn restaurant, has special memories for Ken Myszka.


Council approves liquor ordinance changes; talks sewers, streets, speed limits

LeROY – The city council approved changes to its liquor ordinance policy regarding noise, but there was no decibel level set at Monday’s regular council meeting. 


LeRoy Council votes down grass clippings ordinance

LeROY – The city council voted down an ordinance that would prohibit blowing grass clippings onto city streets, although they were in general agreement that citizens should make an effort not to do so. 


Poppy Days upcoming in LeRoy

By Catherine Franklin|LeRoy Legion Auxiliary

It is that time of year again: time to honor the veterans that sacrificed everything for their country. 


New Tri-Valley scheduling, athletics site in the works

DOWNS -- The Tri-Valley athletic program will be under new direction next year, and some changes will be made to the way things are run, the Tri-Valley School Board learned Monday evening at their regular board meeting. 


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