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Denny's Sporting Goods in Onarga under new ownership in 2014

Denny's Sporting Goods in Onarga will be under new ownership when 2014 gets underway.

Trent and Amy Eshleman assume ownership January 4, 2014. Trent recently resigned his position at principal at PBL High School, effective at the end of December.

A contract for the purchase of the sporting goods business and retail store was arranged with current owner owner Terry Eshleman, who will remain employed at Denny's Sporting Goods.

For 2014, the store and team dealership operation will remain in downtown Onarga, will remain Denny's Sporting Goods, and will maintain its current retail hours.

Denny's Sporting Goods has been in business for 32 years. The business was started in 1982 by the late Denny Eshleman.

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American Red Cross Opens MARC for Storm Victims

The American Red Cross has announced a Multi-Agency Resource Center is open today (Tuesday, November 26th) to help area storm victims. The new center in Gordyville will serve as a central location for local and state agencies as well as human service organizations.

Representatives from the agencies and organizations will be able to answer questions and provide information regarding disaster related assistance. Those affected by the recent tornado are asked to take proof of your address with you when requesting assistance.

The new Multi-Agency Resource Center (or MARC) will be located at 2205 County Road 3000 in Gordyville. It will be open from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm.

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DACC 'Pack the Place' to benefit Gifford Recovery

Fans are invited to Danville Area Community College next week (December 2nd) for a 'Pack the Place' event. Athletic Director Tim Bunton is hoping for a packed house Women's and Men's basketball teams hold their first home double header.

Bunton announced that all proceeds from gate admissions and concessions for the December 2nd games will be donated to help Gifford rebuild from a devastating tornado last Sunday.

DACC's opponent Monday night, Lincoln Land Community College, also plans to add to the proceeds with a donation of its own.

The DACC Lady Jaguars play the Statesmen beginning at 5:30 p.m. followed by the men's game at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for students (other than DACC), and free for DACC students.

A table will also be set up during the games to accept additional monetary donations for the Gifford disaster relief efforts.

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"Pack the Place" today at KCC

Kankakee Community College invites basketball fans to the campus gum this evening for two games.  Fans are encourged to wear scarlet and navy to support the Cavaliers at the George Ryan Gymnasium.

Admission is FREE. There's also Free hot dogs, chips and drink for the first 100 fans at each of the two games.

The Lady Cavs host Lake Land Community College at 5:30 pm.  The Cavalier Men play Southeastern Community College at 7:30 pm.

The Clifton Central High School cheerleaders will perform during the women's game.

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Vermilion County Candidates Turn Out to file on Opening Day

Vermilion County candidates wasted no time filing their petitions for the March 2014 Primary. Fourteen (14) candidates had filed to run for seats on the Vermilion County Board by midday Monday.

County office-holders filing included incumbent Vermilion County Sheriff Pat Hartshorn, a Republican, Sue Stine, a Republican seeking re-election as Vermilion County Treasurer...and Cathy Jenkins of Georgetown, a GOP running for Vermilion County Clerk.

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