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 width=Thursday's Hometown Tour broadcast on WHOW took us to Heyworth.

Like many small communities in Heyworth, a rich history makes them one of the unique places in central Illinois. Their Mayor, Todd Zalucha (right), says while trying to keep their historical presence, they've begun to grow and see development on the west side of their community in recent years.

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 width=Superintendent of Heyworth Schools Dr. Ty Wolf (left) explains they have a lot of good things going on but he says one thing that can hang over the heads of area schools is the state funding situation, and Heyworth is no different.

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Police Chief Chris Lane and Fire Chief Denny Powe also joined the program Thursday morning. Hear the intervew in it's entirety at dewittdailynews.com and click on the audio on demand section.

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