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Acord resigns; Budget appropriations approved

By ERIN SANSON Enquirer~Democrat Reporter The County Board met on Tuesday, Aug. 8 for its regularly scheduled meeting. There were only 17 board members in attendance as board member Matt Acord resigned from his position on Aug. 1 citing a change in work schedule which conflicted with his board duties as the reason. There is…

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Dorchester Homecoming celebrates its 62nd year

On Friday, Aug. 5 at the annual Dorchester Homecoming a cornhole tournament was held and run by the Jersey Country Cornhole. The first place team was All Hikes Matter. BY: Erin Sanson Coal County Times Reporter The 62nd Dorchester Homecoming was held August 5-7 with activities and fun for all ages to enjoy. On Friday,…

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Ned Ray Newingham

Ned Ray Newingham was born on Feb. 11, 1945 to Clarence and Rosa (Henson) Newingham in White Hall. Ned met Sylvia Clark and they were married on June 27, 1986. He was a tree trimmer for Ansplundh Tree Service and Illinois Power until 1979 when he became self-employed as a carpenter, tree trimmer and owner/operator…

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