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Drivin’ the Dixie Saturday

The historic Dixie Highway is hosting the annual ‘Drivin’ the Dixie’ car show this weekend. Car, truck and motorcycle enthusiasts will make their way up and down Illinois Route 1 from Danville to Momence. There are several scheduled stops in between.

Entertainment is also provided at Island Park in Momence.
Registration is free. It starts at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of the Danville Municipal Building, 17 W. Main St. People can also pre-register by going online to vermilioncountymuseum.org

Sponsors include Lithgow Automotive, Clark's Garage and Todd's Auto Body. Businesses and organizations serving as passport stops include Berry's Garden Center and Floral Shop in Danville; the Bismarck Lucky Clover 4-H Concession Stand at Bismarck's Men's Club; and Casey's gas stations in Rossville, Hoopeston, Milford and Watseka.

For more information, call the museum at 217-442-2922 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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Friendship Festival set for next week

The annual Bourbonnais Friendship Festival is set for Wednesday, June 21 rujnning thru that weekend. This year's theme "Friendship ... How Sweet It Is!"

Several popular events are included in the weekend fun. New to the festivities this year is a car, truck and bike show on Saturday, June 24. The show will take place from noon to 5 p.m.

The festival also will include a fishing derby Saturday, June 24, at the Municipal Center pond from 9 a.m. to noon, a 5K run/walk at 7:30 a.m. and a performance from the Jessie White Tumblers at 7 p.m. the same day.

A number of bands also will be featured at the friendship festival including Nick Galik and the Gamblers, High Anxiety, Coopers Grove Band and Boots-N-Motion.

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  • Parent Category: News

Friendship Festival set for next week

The annual Bourbonnais Friendship Festival is set for Wednesday, June 21 rujnning thru that weekend. This year's theme "Friendship ... How Sweet It Is!"

Several popular events are included in the weekend fun. New to the festivities this year is a car, truck and bike show on Saturday, June 24. The show will take place from noon to 5 p.m.

The festival also will include a fishing derby Saturday, June 24, at the Municipal Center pond from 9 a.m. to noon, a 5K run/walk at 7:30 a.m. and a performance from the Jessie White Tumblers at 7 p.m. the same day.

A number of bands also will be featured at the friendship festival including Nick Galik and the Gamblers, High Anxiety, Coopers Grove Band and Boots-N-Motion.

94.1 WGFA

  • Parent Category: News

Friendship Festival set for next week

The annual Bourbonnais Friendship Festival is set for Wednesday, June 21 rujnning thru that weekend. This year's theme "Friendship ... How Sweet It Is!"

Several popular events are included in the weekend fun. New to the festivities this year is a car, truck and bike show on Saturday, June 24. The show will take place from noon to 5 p.m.

The festival also will include a fishing derby Saturday, June 24, at the Municipal Center pond from 9 a.m. to noon, a 5K run/walk at 7:30 a.m. and a performance from the Jessie White Tumblers at 7 p.m. the same day.

A number of bands also will be featured at the friendship festival including Nick Galik and the Gamblers, High Anxiety, Coopers Grove Band and Boots-N-Motion.

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Fairbury Police search for fugitive

A domestic problem in Forest (IL) now has Livingston County authorities looking for a man who escaped from police custody.

Christopher Folk reportedly broke out the rear window of a police squad car and fled. Fairbury Police are asking the public to help in locating Folk. He was in custody after police responded to a domestic violence call in neighboring Forest.

Since fleeing from custody, Folk now faces additional charges of escape and damage to state-supported property. Police believe Folk may still be in the immediate area. Contact Fairbury Police is you know of Folk’s whereabouts (815-692-3347).

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