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Archive for January 18th, 2014

Princeton Woman Killed In Out-Of-State Crash

Posted by wlpo on January 18, 2014

A Princeton woman is dead after a crash near Dayton, Ohio.

65-year old Marthanne Morton died Wednesday after she was flown from a crash scene west of Dayton.  Investigators say she was on a state highway Wednesday morning when she collided with a driver from Richmond, Ohio.  Deputies say the other driver crossed the center line and hit Morton head on.

No one else was hurt in the crash.

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Heavy Snow Possible Saturday

Posted by wlpo on January 18, 2014

Get the snow shovel ready.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6 tonight for the Illinois Valley.  Four to six inches of snow is possible across the area with heavy snow at times falling up to an inch an hour.  The snow should end by early this evening.

Wind gusts could be as high as 20 miles per hour so that will add to the driving difficulties.

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Village-Wide Boil Order Lifted In Tonica

Posted by wlpo on January 18, 2014

No need to boil water anymore in Tonica.

Just before 10 Saturday morning, a village-wide boil order was lifted.  The boil order had been in effect since Wednesday after a pipe was damaged inside the village water tower.

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Pot Bust In Granville

Posted by wlpo on January 18, 2014

Two men have been arrested for drug dealing in Granville.

Members of Tri-Dent along with the Granville Police Department and Putnam County Sheriff’s Office did a search warrant Thursday at the home of Christopher Miller.  Miller was arrested for unlawful possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.  Facing a more serious charge is Joshua Hill.

He was arrested on a felony charge of unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver.  Both Hill and Miller were taken to the Putnam County Jail.

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First Illinois Bank Failure Of 2014

Posted by wlpo on January 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) – Regulators have closed a small bank in West Chicago, making it the first U.S. bank failure of 2014 following 24 closures last year.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has taken over DuPage National Bank.
The lender, which operated three branches, had about $61.7 million in assets and $59.6 million in deposits as of Sept. 30.

Republic Bank of Chicago, based in Oak Brook agreed to pay the FDIC a premium of 1.20 percent to assume all of DuPage National Bank’s deposits. Republic Bank also agreed to buy essentially all of the failed bank’s assets.

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