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The second installment of the Piatt County Real Estate Taxes will be due Tuesday, Sept. 2. Taxpayers are reminded that the Labor Day holiday will be observed Monday, September 1st and that the Courthouse will be closed in observance of the holiday.
The Piatt County Camera Club is sponsoring a photo contest for non-professionals, with works to be displayed during the upcoming Monticellobration in Monticello.
Home sales are on the rise for the second straight year in Piatt County, giving realtors hope the doldrums caused by the 2008 recession are nearing an end.
Daytime sightings of red foxes are unusual, but one Cisco official says they have become rather commonplace in that community. This photo was taken the morning of Thursday, July 17 within the Village of Cisco, and Allerton Park John Griesbaum confirms it is a red fox (Vulpes vulpes).
The Monticello Main Street Farmer's Market returns this Thursday, June 19, and will continue from 3 to 6 p.m. each Thursday through Oct. 2 in front of the Community Building on North State Street (outside the Allerton Public Library).
Bement’s Old Glory Festival is scheduled for this Saturday, June 14 and the event will expand to another venue this year.
Despite being moved indoors for the second straight year, the Piatt County Relay For Life on June 7 attracted plenty of participants, and raised $57,000. Activities in Monticello High School included the survivor lap, bands, and activities designed to keep those taking part awake for the overnight activity, which raised money for the American Cancer Society.
DeLand American Legion Post 102 Commander Marty Conatser hopes the public feels welcome in the Post’s new building, which will be officially dedicated on Saturday, June 14.
The Piatt County Extension Service may have taken away your excuse to avoid gardening.
Unemployment rates dropped in April throughout East Central Illinois, with Danville’s rate falling to single digits for the first time in a year.
Piatt County’s jobless rate dropped from 7.1 to 6 percent in April when compared to a year earlier.