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Princeton Bureau County Republican (Newspaper) - July 11, 2015, Princeton, Illinois Saturday july 11, 2015 serving Bureau county since 1847 newsstand Price 75? discuss dropped lawsuit 40-45 residents pack Ivor boardroom by Lyle Ganther Oglesby a the Illinois Valley Community College Board of trustees on thursday july 9, spent much of its monthly meeting dealing with the boards decision earlier this year to drop a lawsuit against Putnam county and Marquis Energy. About 40-45 people attended the session. Bill Mennie president of Mennie machine co. Based in Mark said a i am Here As a business Guy and a local taxpayer. We Are Here for several reasons. We Are very concerned about what has happened. Maybe we done to know the whole Story but or. Mark Marquis has filled us in. We have spent an estimated $1.1 million so far. There is another $100,000 we May be liable for from the appraiser. A we Arentt looking for an answer tonight. We Are just looking for a plan so this does not happen again. I think somebody should be held responsible for what Page 3olivero Speaks of colleges actions intent by Lyle Ganther Oglesby a Melissa Olivero chair of the Illinois Valley Community College Board addressed several issues raised by audience members on thursday july 9, during the Public comments portion of the boards regular monthly meeting. She questioned the timing and impetus of the recent attacks on the College the Board the administration and the attorney. A the Case involving Marquis Energy and Putnam county Are Over a a she said. A the litigation was pending from 2011-15. During that time the Board held 48 open meetings. No one came to any of those meetings to discuss. Not one person made any comment Over four years about this litigation. Now that it is Over we have a Board room packed with people. A we Are somewhat stunned by the vitriol in the letters and ads that we have seen. Where i come from neighbors do not attack neighbors in Anonymous political ads. Instead people work together As a Community to resolve their Page 4 in Jia Srann Smej Moiny Monal Adjis Ante with Dai needs j. Medication supervision a my # private amp companion suites available 4 the Hawthorne by at Liberty Village it o Chi a Many safety features Princeton a Peru a Streator 815 875 6600 �?�815 224-2200 a 815-672-1900 t r a. R o i Emo / j a a co 1/1/ a o i a of my i part or Arconti Nuburn Circle a care visit us at our website prowler Facebook year 169 no. 83 one Section 16 pages 9821 a Bureau county Republican manager by Goldie Rapp searching for the right candidate Princeton hires Dave Anderson to help find a City Royalty rules the Day pageants were part of the annual Wyanet festival and Laddys 125th Celebration thursday june 9. Below the Wyanet Royalty court includes front Row from left first runner up Jennah Menerey Little miss Wyanet summer festival Isabella Bauer and second runner up Maryjane Rock and Back Row first runner up Savanna Bell miss Wyanet summer festival Carrington Musil and second runner up Stephanie Christian. At right pageant Royalty Are ready to begin their reign Over Laddys 125th Celebration. Ladd Royalty Are mini King Jackson Bazydlo from left mini Queen Emma Slingsby and miss Ladd Ava Cattani. Both celebrations continue through this weekend. Bar photo Becky Kramer Dave Cook a whole new world for the rep youth theatre the Young cast to present a Disney Saladdin Princeton a the search is on for a new Princeton City manager. The Princeton City Council on monday july 6, unanimously agreed to hire Dave Anderson to conduct the search. The Cost will be $150 per hour plus expenses. Andersons Cap fee is $6,000. If the search costs More than that Anderson confirmed it would be on his dime. Anderson retired As Normal a City manager in 1998. Following retirement he became an Illinois City county management association Range rider which is a Volunteer position that provides guidance and assistance to any Iluma member. After 15 years Anderson decided to step Down from the organization but has still been Active in the association in doing City county management searches. Anderson just finished up with a search in finding a new county administrator for the Bureau county Board. A i enjoy doing the work and i know a lot of people in the profession a he said at the meeting. A i know a lot of people in the state Princeton Page 2 by Shannon Serpette Henry a the River Valley players youth theatre better have a massive magic carpet for its upcoming show. Its production of a a Disney Sajad Din will feature More than 70 children and teenagers from surrounding communities including Princeton Hennepin and Henry. As in prior years every child who auditions is Given a role Deanne Crook co producer for the show said. Despite the Large number of children auditioning this year the River Valley play ers has remained firm in its commitment to never turn a child away. A it just gives them an Opportunity to be in something bigger than they re used to Quot Crook said. For some children it could be the Only Opportunity they have to be in a theater production she added. The audience should be impressed by the Young Talent see in this show especially the big numbers that feature the Large cast of children she said. Crook said Kaleb Wright of Hennepin is doing a great Job playing the title role of Aladdin. In addition Crook said the audience should be wowed by the costumes. A a they be got that arabian feel a she said. The show which is sponsored in part by a Grant from the Sun foundation and the Illinois arts Council is directed by Robert Eckert and Christine Gaspardo. A a Disney Saladdin will be performed at 7 30 . Thursday july 16, Friday july 17, and saturday july 18, and at 2 . Sunday july 19, at St. John Xxiii Community Center 1301 second St., Henry. Tickets Are $12 each. Refreshments will be available. Tickets can be purchased by calling 309-364-3403. Other Lead roles include rep Page 3

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