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Singing for the Stars April 14th

Join Iroquois Sexual Assault Services (ISAS) as they host Singing for the Stars on Saturday, April 14th at the Watseka Theatre.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m.

This fundraiser is a fun and unique event where a local pro vocalist and a community member get paired up to compete.

Tickets for event entry are just $20. There will be a cash bar and food available at the event.

Advance tickets are on sale. Tickets are available online at KC-CASA.org/event. Seating will be limited. This event is open to ALL ages!

For more information please call ISAS at 815.432-2779 or go online to our event page at kc-casa.org/event.

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Take Back the Night, April 10th

The Zonta Club of Kankakee invites the public to attend the Annual Take Back the Night Rally in support of the Kankakee County Center Against Sexual Assault (KC-CASA) on Tuesday, April 10h at 6:00 p.m. in the Presence St. Mary’s Conference Center.

Participation is FREE.

Take Back the Night has motivated both women and men to confront numerous social evils, including rape, sexual violence, domestic violence and violence against women and children. This year’s event will include stories shared by sexual violence survivors and a short march outside if the weather permits.

Show your support that human beings have the right to be free from violence, the right to be heard, and the right to walk in their community free from fear of sexual violence.

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Heroin dealer gets prison time

A Livingston County heroin dealer has been sentenced to four years in prison. 29-year-old Felicia Bustle of Odell pled guilty to unlawful delivery of heroin, a class two felony.

Bustle and 30-year-old Elisha Hallam, and 43-year-old Carlos Montes were arrested on October 4th by the Dwight Narcotics Unit. During the investigation, 14 grams of heroin, 14 hypodermic syringes, 16 bags of heroin residue inside, drug paraphernalia and a 2011 Cadillac Utility vehicle was seized.

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

                   Everyone has a role to play to keep kids safe

Prevent Child Abuse Illinois, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital will commemorate the start of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month at a joint press conference at 10 a.m. on Wednesday April 4 in St. Mary’s main lobby, 1800 E. Lake Shore Drive, Decatur. Following the conference there will be a planting of blue pinwheels, one of the national symbols of child abuse prevention.

Read more: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

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April begins with cold and snow

Easter Sunday brought cold and snowy weather. Just over an inch of snow was recorded at the WGFA-WIBK studios in Watseka. The work-week gets started today with sunshine but then rain arriving by Tuesday evening. Monday’s high is at 46.. There’s a chance of rain showers tonight. Tuesday night rain turns to all snow after 9 p.m., mostly cloudy with a low of 28. Windy and much colder. Wednesday, mostly sunny high of only 39.

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