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Princeton Bureau County Republican (Newspaper) - September 5, 2015, Princeton, Illinois Saturday september 5, 2015 serving Bureau county since 1847 newsstand Price 75cescaped convict still on the run . Marshals take Over search for maximum Security inmate on the Loose by Eric Engel Princeton a the Active search for an escaped convict West of Princeton has been suspended for local authorities said Princeton police chief Tom Root and taken Over by the u. S. Marshal service. According to Illinois state police Maxi mum Security state prison inmate Joshua Lee Drinnon escaped from a private inmate transport vehicle at 4 45 . Wednesday sept. 2, while at the great Sauk Trail rest area on West bound interstate 80 at mile Marker 51. Drinnon incarcerated for aggravated robbery was being transported from a court proceeding in Blountville tenn., to Richard j. Donovan correctional facility in san Diego Calif. Drinnon is a Bald White male with Blue eyes measuring 6-feet, i Inch tall and 240 pounds and according to the California department of corrections and rehabilitation cd Drinnon was Able to get out of his restraints and run past the transporting officers and was last seen entering a Cornfield North of the rest area. Police said he was wearing a White to shirt and red wind suit pants. City county and state police have been combing the area surrounding the rest area since Drinnon escaped performing a Grid style search of buildings Fields and forests in the search area and scattering checkpoints on every surrounding Road. The Cdr stated approximately too personnel including swat team members multiple k-9 units and Aerial operations equipped with Thermal imaging technology spearheaded the Hunt for Drinnon. Root speculated on the possibility of Drinnon having contacts who were aware of his plan to escape based off the fact the convict has not yet been found in the Rural escape Page 3 bar photo Dave Cook remembering the veterans of the War of 1812 a memorial ceremony was held in Honor of five veterans of the War of 1812 at Wyanet s Forest Hill cemetery on Friday sept. 4. Members of the Wyanet and Princeton vow conducted a military Salute followed by a cemetery walk featuring talks presented by the veterans descendants. Wilhelm and Bohms finders keepers Lamoille a state of the Union Espinoza a fix repair renovate a by Zachary j. Pratt Lamoille a the Lamoille school District s strategic planning presentation thursday sept. 3, provided a look into How the District plans to improve As Well As explanations of the District s finances. One of the key ideas according to superintendent Ricardo Espinoza was for the District to Quot fix repair renovate everything we could in the most efficient Way we could do it. And we to illustrate the effects of the districts actions and plan Espinoza referred to the areas taxes. Quot i know your taxes have gone Down for the past two years Quot Espinoza said. This led to what the District is doing differently. A in the past historically the District was borrowing Money called life saving Money a Espinoza said. These Loans were less than effective and difficult to use according to Espinoza and did nothing to better residents tax rates. Now the District has a different tactic. The District has applied for qualified zone Academy Bonds zab. A these Are Zero percent Bonds Quot Espinoza said indicating they contain no interest rate. This he said should save taxpayers $178,938 in the course of 15 years. The plan is to take out two Bonds. A the second Bond will pay for our full strategic plan Quot Espinoza said. For the other Bond he said a a we re going to go after 3 percent Money. A because we re related to the state of Illinois we automatically have a bad Bond rating a a Espinoza said but he added that the District was Able to negotiate privately for Lamoille Page 4 Malden ladies find heartlands medallion by Goldie Rapp Princeton a it Only took one clue and 18 hours and 50 minutes of search time for heartland Bank and Trust medallion to be found. Hannah Wilhelm and Kristin Bohms both of Malden were the winners of the 28th annual heartland great medallion Hunt. The two found the disc hidden in a Guardrail behind Sherwin Williams paint store in downtown Princeton during the morning hours of monday aug. 31. The duo along with their families saw the first clue in the Bureau county republicans saturday aug. 29, edition and began their search. They looked All Over soldiers and sailors Park Bureau county courthouse Darius Miller Park and the former Matson Public Library building. A we read the first clue and we were clueless Quot said Bohms. With no Luck they decided to sit Down and decipher every word put Forth in the clue. They did an online search of a Fields of dreams a As the first clue stated Quot the theme for this year is a Fields of a one of the articles talked about the history of Bureau county and it being known As the Fields of dreams a said Bohms. Wilhelm added they thought pioneers medallion Page 3 year 169 no. 107 one Section 16 pages 7 98213 00012 1 Bureau county Republican a farm onal askance with 0aiyneeds a Hau Shortie at m j a medication supervision in of it a private amp companion suites available f a Many safety features ? Princeton a Peru a Streator to _. R r 815-875-6600 815-224-2200 815-672-1900 part of at continuum Circle of care visit us at our website www.simplythe6nest.net a Facebook

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