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Mary Morgan Elementary earns Gold Circle of Quality recognition

BYRON – Mary Morgan Elementary school has achieved the Gold Circle of Quality recognition for their Preschool for All (PFA) program.

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Ogle County Sheriff 12-10-18

Dec. 3 The following were arrested for outstanding Ogle County Warrants: Leon Johnson, 39 of Lanark was arrested for an outstanding warrant for Carry / Display of License Plate. Johnson did not post the $3,000 10 percent bond and remains in the Ogle County Jail. Johnson will appear in court on 12-04-18 at 1 p.m.

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Byron Police report 12-10-18

Nov. 6 Byron Police arrested Maggie Brinza, 20 of Rockford, on a Boone County warrant and a Winnebago County warrant. Brinza was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.

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Man guilty in child assault, abuse case

OREGON –Daryn A. Jacobs, 50, formerly of Forreston, was found guilty by an Ogle County Jury of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child and Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse, Ogle County State’s Attorney Eric Morrow announced.

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Oregon Police report 12-10-18

Nov 26 At 6 a.m., Oregon Police investigated a one-vehicle traffic crash at the intersection of 1st and Gale Streets where a 2006 International Plow driven by city of Oregon street department employee James R. Morris, slid into some wooden poles and in removal of the plow, several other poles were knocked over as well as damage done to the City plow. No citations were issued.

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Village of Stillman Valley awards $4,273 business matching grant

STILLMAN VALLEY – On Saturday, Nov. 17, Village leaders and residents gathered for a presentation of a Business Matching Grant for the fiscal year 2018-2019.

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Swim lessons being offered

OREGON – Learn to swim this Summer at the Oregon Park District. Morning and evening classes are available. Summer swim lessons begin on June 4.

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  • Obituaries

    Pat Wiener

    OREGON – Pat Wiener, 86, of Oregon, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 at home. She was born June 20, 1932 in Oklahoma City, Okla., the daughter of Bebe and Bettye Mousa.

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    Iva Berneice Maxwell

    FORRESTON – Iva Berneice Maxwell, age 87, passed away on Dec. 9, 2018 in Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon. Berneice was born March 12, 1931 in Perry County, Arkansas the daughter of Lawrence R. and Iva M. (Payne) Bull.

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    James W. Ealey

    OREGON – James W. Ealey, 75, of Oregon, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 in Serenity Hospice Home, Oregon. Born July 16, 1943 in Princeton, Ill., the son of John D. and Mavis L. (Weise) Ealey.

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    Ruth Alice Avey

    MOUNT MORRIS – Ruth Alice Avey, age 94, passed away on Dec. 5, 2018 in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mount Morris. Ruth was born Feb. 2, 1924 near Low Point, the daughter of William Clyde and Abbie Grace (Gifford) Hare.

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