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The dangerous life of a repo man
Although his name isn't Joe he has been repossessing cars since 1990, and has lived in various local locations between Braidwood and South Wilmington, far from the job.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Shadow Lakes home destroyed by fire
By Tonya Michalec Staff Writer Sirens could be heard as fire engines came from every direction on Friday, June 14 - they were all heading to Braidwood's Shadow Lakes for a reported structure fire.
BOB NOVY has been selected as grand marshal of this year's Carbon Hill Homecoming parade.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Tri-County Cougars record first win
The Tri-County Cougars got their offense on track and held off the Michigan Lions 36-34 for their first win of the season, Saturday at the Bobcat Field in Wilmington.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Shadow Lakes marks 25 years
Inspiration can come from anywhere, even from a single thought. That was the case when it came to the memorial garden that was constructed in Shadow Lakes.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Daily Journal/Sunday Journal
Perucca named assistant regional superintendent of education in Will County
Coal City Middle School Principal Frank Perucca, of Braidwood, will become assistant superintendent in the Will County Regional Office of Education on July 1. Perucca was appointed by regional Superintendent Shawn Walsh, of Elwood, who was appointed to his post in February.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Morris Daily Herald
Thomas Earl Kimbro
Born July 18, 1956, in Joliet, Ill., to the late Earl Thomas and Margaret Mae Kimbro, Thomas was a graduate of Reed-Custer High School with the Class of 1976.
New ordinance restricts parking on Comet Drive
Safety is the objective when it comes to students in the Reed Custer School District, and the safety of those entering and exiting the school was a highlighted topics at discussed by the Braidwood City Council last week.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
ZAFRAN received boquets of flowers from her first and last students. The photo bouquet features the faces of her final class of students at Coal City Elementary School and a vase of roses arrived from two students from her first grade class in 1977.
Wed May 29, 2013
Hibler appointed as Finance Commissioner
On May 28, the mayor and commissioners approved the appointment of Elena Hibler to take over the remainder of the term as Finance Commissioner.
Tue May 28, 2013
City remembers fallen heroes
Marney Simon Staff writer The rain on Monday made for a somber backdrop as the sound of Taps rang out through Braidwood.
Sun May 26, 2013
The Southtown Star
Memorial Day flag-planting at cemetery evokes strong emotions
After she planted a miniature U.S. flag in front of the grave marker, Martina Jackson affectionately tapped the top of the white stone and murmured, "Thank you." If she had not said it, her T-shirt already had: "To those who served our nation THANK YOU for all the freedoms we enjoy." Jackson, of Lynwood, was among the army of 350 volunteers who ... (more)
Fri May 24, 2013
Born Aug. 15, 1959 in Joliet, Kenneth was a son of Darold and Sharon Brockett-Bushue. He was raised Catholic, attended school in Braidwood and graduated from Reed-Custer High School.
Thu May 23, 2013
Mack T. Dickerson: 40, of 1312 Elgin Ave. in Joliet, was arrested by sheriff's police Sunday on a charge of driving on a suspended license.
Early registration discounts available for Reed-Custer students
Registration for the 2013-2014 school year for all Reed-Custer Schools will be held on Tuesday, July 30 from 7 a.m. to noon and Wednesday, July 31, from 3 to 7 p.m. Registration will be held at the Reed-Custer Middle School, 407 Comet Drive, Braidwood.
Wed May 22, 2013
Route 66 fun run creates cash for schools
Marney Simon Staff writer A six mile jaunt around the city paid off in Braidwood, and not just in terms good health.
Catherine Steele, "Cathy," 70, of Braidwood, and formerly Forest Park passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Presence St.