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Country Theatre Workshop Camp

The Cissna Park Country Theatre Workshop is holding a theatre camp this week. Children will hold two performances this Saturday, June 23, at 2 pm and 7:30 pm to demonstrate the skills they've learned at camp.

Tickets are available at the door at time of performances; there will be no advance reservation calls. Parents will also be able to reserve 6 seats.

Performances are at Country Theatre Workshop, 2 miles north of Cissna Park on IL Rt. 49.

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Illinois County Fairs sharing $5-million agriculture grants

Governor Bruce Rauner has announced $16-million in agriculture grants for Illinois communities. The money includes six-million dollars for Soil & Water Conservation Districts. There's also money for educational programs thru tzhe U of I Extension Service. 

The reamining five-million dollars is for county fairs.  More than $54,000 will go to 92 county fairs around the state for operations and maintenance.

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Loda in line for $500,000 grant for new water tower

A Department of Agriculture grant may be brining a $500,000 to the village of Loda for a new water tower.  The federal grant will require an income survey as part of the application process.  Local residents will be asked to provide survey info.  The survey is part of an "environmental review record," according to village engineer Tom Overmyer.

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Donovan Boil Order

Donovan residents will be under a boil order for at least the next 24-hours.  Village officials announced a water sut-off for up to two hours starting at 9 am today (Wed).  The shut-off is for Donovan residents on the west side of the railroad tracks and north of 2nd Street.

The boil order for the entire village will follow the shut-off and last thru Thursday morning, at least.

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Cissna Park FFA earns honors at State Convention

Members of the Cissna Park FFA chapter attended the 90th annual Illinois State FFA Convention June 12-14. They were among more than 5,000 other members, advisors and guests who took part.

The CP FFA members attended with their chapter advisor, Jeffrey Clifton.

Theme for the three-day event was “Be Bold.” The convention recognizes achievements of Illinois FFA members, elects the major state officer team, and celebrates agriculture. The convention program featured addresses by National FFA Southern Region vice president Ian Bennett of Georgia and from each of the retiring major state officers.

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