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Crash leads to a car fire on Route 18

Driving in a pouring rain is different than driving on a dry day. A woman from Peoria will be shopping for a new car after hers was destroyed in a crash Tuesday evening in Putnam County. 42 more words

Liquor commission tickets five area businesses

It’s probably been awhile since you were carded before buying alcohol, but there was a time when your age wasn’t so obvious.

Five businesses in Putnam County were ticketed for allegedly selling alcohol to people under 21 during a sting Wednesday by the Illinois Liquor Control Commission. 38 more words

Genealogy Resources

The Tennessee Room

The Tennessee Room of the Putnam County Library houses the local genealogy and local and state history collection of the library. The Tennessee Room also houses a limited colleciton written by Tennessee authors. 271 more words

Family History

Area unemployment rates show declines

An 8.8 percent unemployment rate is high, but it is an improvement over the same time last year. The Illinois Department of Employment Security says La Salle County’s August 2014 unemployment was 8.8 percent, down from 11.1 percent last August. 50 more words

Archibald Ambrose Ramsay

Archibald Ambrose Ramsay
b. 8 January 1823, Fleming County, Kentucky, to William and Elizabeth (McAnulty) Ramsay
d. 7 February 1905, Buffalo, Dallas County, Missouri

m. 12 January 1854, Georgetown, Vermillion County, Indiana… 69 more words

Parke County

Welton Morgan Modesitt

Welton Morgan Modesitt
b. 27 August 1815, Moorefield, Virginia, to Charles Byrns and Rebecca (Welton) Modesitt
d. New York, New York

Welton immigrated to Indiana in 1820 from Virginia and lived in Terre Haute, Vigo County, and Cloverdale, Putnam County. 42 more words

Vigo County

Jubal Meadows

Jubal Meadows
b. 28 January 1799, Bedford County, Virginia, to William and Lucy (Hicks) or Mary (Bandy) Meador/Meadows
d. 14 April 1865, Edgar County, Illinois… 114 more words

Putnam County