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Updated Jul 28, 2016 at 12:01 PM

The main stage of the Clay County Fair was filled with 11 young ladies vying for the title of Jr. Miss Clay County Fair. At the end of the Hollywood themed night, Mia Darrough, the 12-year-old daughter of Gene and Jana Darrough, was crowned as the new Jr. Miss Clay County. The first runner up was Landree Erwin, the 11-year-old daughter of Brent and Chrissy Erwin of Louisville.

Updated Jul 28, 2016 at 9:56 AM

The first pageant of the 2016 Clay County Fair was held Monday night. Mila Zink, the six-year-old daughter of Josh and Jennifer Zink of Louisville, was crowned as the 2016 Little Miss Clay County.

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 12:03 PM

When You Buy a Blizzard Treat on July 28th, 2016 the Flora Dairy Queen will donate $1 to Children's Miracle Network. An additional $2* will be donated to help a local child named Tifanae Litaker.

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 11:50 AM

WASHINGTON-U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today announced $200,000 in federal funding to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs at Clay County Hospital. Today's funding, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will...

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 11:15 AM

The Clay County 11U All-Star team took part in the second round of the Little League World Series tournament at Olney over the weekend.

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 11:13 AM

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Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM

            Attention Clay County! It’s almost county fair time and 4-H’ers all over our great county are getting their projects ready to be judged. Cookies are being baked, woodworking projects...

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 10:48 AM

Henry E. O'Brien, age 60, of Xenia, Illinois, went to be with the Lord early Tuesday morning, July 12, 2016, at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois, with his wife by his side.

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 10:44 AM

Have fun while you’re exercising with Olney Central College’s Zumba class.

Updated Jul 19, 2016 at 10:39 AM

Karen A. Winters, 68, of Flora, Illinois, died at 10:23 p.m., July 17, 2016, at her residence. Karen was born on October 24, 1947, to Karl A. and Dorothy M. (Hale) Holtz in Olney, Illinois. She married Thomas Neal Winters on November 8, 1968.

Updated Jul 12, 2016 at 2:00 PM

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