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Gag-gift company in rural Calhoun County gets reality TV show

CALHOUN COUNTY, IL (KTVI)-Just outside tiny Hardin, IL, sits the headquarters of a multi-million dollar company. Surprised? Many are. Calhoun County is home to Jonah White, and his gag-gift empire, the… 523 more words

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Boyd Memorial, Leary, Calhoun County

This monument sits across from the Depot in Leary. It’s dedicated to Phillip Edward Boyd, and the inscription says “33 Years Dedicated to Leary 1878-1908″. I know that Boyd was a decorated Civil War veteran, but that’s about all I can find. 9 more words

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Man shot and killed by Jacksonville police officer identified

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) – Jacksonville Police Chief T.L. Thompson says for the first time in the 43 years he’s been with the department, one of their officers fatally shot a suspect while out on a call. 226 more words

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Ex-radio host sentenced for sex act with child

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – A former Christian radio host will serve at least 25 years behind bars after being sentenced for having sexual contact with a child. 134 more words

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Downtown, Leary, Calhoun County

This is the view of Leary from the Boyd Memorial. Notice the well kept Amerits Bank with the cars out front.

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Bill Shepphard Ford Dealership, Leary, Calhoun County

Through the grapevine I’ve learned this building was an old Ford dealership. I’m unsure when it was abandoned. (Private Property)

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