Bushnell (Illinois, United States)

Type: City
Name: Bushnell (Illinois, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 40.552799
Longitude: -90.506203
population: 3,098
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Backpack program aims to ease B-PC youths' food insecurity

Food insecurity is a rising problem during tough economic times, and many children who receive nutritious meals at school go hungry on weekends.The Women's Guild at St. Bernard Catholic Church is hoping ease that hunger with the Bushnell-Prairie City ... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Lunch program targets childhood hunger in summer months

By DEBORAH GERTZ HUSARHerald-Whig Staff WriterCARTHAGE, Ill. -- Eight-year-old Shooter Griffith walked into the Illini West High School cafeteria just about lunchtime with a familiar question."Is it ready yet?" Shooter asked.Dee Dixon, the cook for Carthage's ... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Man arrested on multiple drug-related charges

A Macomb man was arrested Thursday, police say, after investigators seized prescription pain pills, marijuana packaged for delivery, an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency, packaging material, digital scales and a high-voltage stun gun flashlight.William ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Options set to celebrate July 4 holiday

PHOTO/ Voice File Photo McDonough County residents have multiple chances to celebrate the Fourth of July, starting first today in Bushnell.Fireworks will go up at dusk tonight or at about 9 p.m. on Illinois Route 9 in Bushnell, where concessions will ... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Macomb could see new enterprise zone boundaries

In its bid to get a new enterprise zone designation from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the current Macomb/McDonough County Enterprise Zone board plans to change its boundaries.Kim Pierce, the zone administrator, told Macomb ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Up in the Air

Local families, aircraft buffs talk planes over breakfast PHOTO/ Jackie Smith/The Voice The skies over Macomb echoed with a quiet whirring sound as a series of Cessna 172 aircrafts toured over town much of Sunday morning — a faint, but welcome wake-up ... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Austin, David

Guest Book Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for David Austin. View Sign David, 82, of South Daytona passed away peacefully on June 27, 2014 after a brief illness. David was born in Wisconsin, but lived ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

Arrest made in Bushnell City Hall break-in

BUSHNELL, Ill. (WGEM) -The Bushnell Police Department has reported the arrest of a Toulon, Illinois, man accused of breaking into city hall earlier this month.Chief Joseph Fosdyck says Robert L. Beard II was recently arrested in Peoria County on unrelated ... [Published WGEM.com - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Six arrested in coordinated federal-local heroin round up

Six area residents were arrested on Tuesday in a continued federal-local joint law enforcement investigation into the distribution of heroin, according to a news release from the McDonough County Sheriff's Office.In a joint warrant round-up, Kyle D. Williams, ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Bushnell food delivery program gets new van

Vicki Remy packs every meal for delivery&nbsp/&nbsp Derek FrankBUSHNELL, ILL. -- For decades, the Home Delivered Meals program has provided meals to the community of Bushnell, Illinois.But that program almost came to an end recently.Volunteers at the ... [Published KHQA 7 Online - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Thacher, William A.

, at his home under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast. He was born the son of Stephen and Alvina Thacher, July 2, 1926, in Blue Island, Illinois. Bill was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII , serving in the Philippines ... [Published Citrus County Chronicle - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Four Bushnell city employees unionize

Bushnell City Hall's four employees, including two clerks and an office manager in the utility office and an assistant city clerk, have formally organized with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 51, based out of Springfield.Two ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jun 18 2014]

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...maybe don't own their own home or maybe or are living with another family, or adult children may be moving back in with their parents," she said. "We have a lot that, where they maybe can't find employment or make enough to support their family. We've always been considered fairly high poverty here, but I think we're about the highest we've ever been."
"It's a year to year thing. It's not a given we'll have the program again next summer, but I hope so" Graham said
"They had a representative at the bid opening Friday and he said he is comfortable with their bid," he said. "They plan to use smaller equipment for some of the work and that lowered their costs."
"What you need to do is go over and get up in the (bomber) doors to put your head up and look around" Carlson said. "It was really neat."

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Backpack program aims to ease B-PC youths' food... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Jul 21 2014]
Lunch program targets childhood hunger in summe... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Jul 15 2014]
Man arrested on multiple drug-related charges [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 14 2014]
Options set to celebrate July 4 holiday [Published Taft Midway Driller - Jul 03 2014]
Macomb could see new enterprise zone boundaries [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 01 2014]
Up in the Air [Published Taft Midway Driller - Jul 01 2014]
Austin, David [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 01 2014]
Arrest made in Bushnell City Hall break-in [Published WGEM.com - Jun 26 2014]
Man suspected of Bushnell City Hall break-in ar... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jun 26 2014]
Six arrested in coordinated federal-local heroi... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jun 26 2014]
Bushnell food delivery program gets new van [Published KHQA 7 Online - Jun 20 2014]
Thacher, William A. [Published Citrus County Chronicle - Jun 19 2014]
Four Bushnell city employees unionize [Published McDonough County Voice - Jun 18 2014]
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