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  • The Clinton Board of Education earlier this week approved the buy and trade of a couple district vehicles.
     
    Superintendent Curt Nettles indicates the drivers education program will be equipped with a new car.
     
     
    Additionall, the district plans to buy and trade a van for a truck. Nettles indicates that vehicles serves several purposes.
     
     
    Nettles indicates the van was damaged in a traffic accident, the insurance company totalled the van out and almost $68-hundred will go towards the payment of the vehicle.

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  • First National Bank and Trust in Clinton recently awarded $10-thousand dollars across several small businesses in DeWitt County.
     
    The REV winners were awarded last week. The Buttered Bun was awarded $5,000 to purchase a commercial stove. Triple-M Farms received $3,000 for a delivery truck and Mason Dial of Dial Farms, received $2,000 to add livestock to his growing operation.
     
    It was the first small business competition and was a way to re-invest in the small businesses of the community. 

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  • A Quincy veterans home where 12 people died from cases of Legionnaires' disease in recent years, has seen the issue resurface. 
     
    There are pair of new cases at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. One victim has died, but state veterans affairs officials believe that was the result of other factors. 
     
    Right now the department isn't certain of the cause of the two new cases. 
     
    The water at the facility is being tested and officials are keeping close tabs on residents to ensure they don't contract the disease.

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  • It was a pleasant week in central Illinois and State Climotologist Jim Angel indicates we could see some rain later this weekend, ahead of a cool down.
     

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  • Boil order until further notice. The area is 700 - 900 blocks E. Main to S. Taylor to E. Jefferson to S. George.
     
    Call 217-935-3432 with questions.

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  • The DeWitt County Board followed the lead of about a half-dozen DeWitt County taxing bodies Thursday night when they approved an agreement with Exelon taxes to paid out for the next three years.
     
    DeWitt County Board Chair David Newberg indicates the agreement eliminates a series of appeals dating back to 2011 and sets the EAV up to 2020.
     
     
    The Clinton Board of Education approved the same agreement Tuesday night of this week.

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  • The NOAA weather prediction center released their outlook for the winter of 2018-19 Thursday morning. 
     
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, Deputy Director of the Climate Prediction Center, Mike Halpert, says conditions are similar to last year at this time but that doesn't mean we're in for another winter with above normal temperatures.
     
     
    Drought is predicted in the northern plains is predicted for this winter, despite record rains from last year.
     
     
    Wetter than average conditions are expected in the northern plains while the southern US is expected to be dry. Halpert says right now, Illinois finds itself in an 'equal chance' category for temperatures. He explains there is not enough information available to make a prediction yet. 

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