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LaFayette receives water supply evaluation report

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The LaFayette board of trustees conducted their monthly meeting Monday evening with three agenda items listed for discussion and/or action.
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) conducted an evaluation of LaFayette’s community water supply system on June 17.

Band concert Sunday at Bistro

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The Stark County Community Band will give a free concert at 3 o’clock Sunday, July 12 in the News Room Bistro in Toulon.
Sandy Langdon will offer an ice cream social after, of strawberry shortcake or brownies a la mode with tea or lemonade for $5.

Future Country Music Star Tasji Bachman

Tasjianna Bachman is the 17-year-old younger daughter of Eric and Kyungae Bachman, of Toulon.  Nastassja is Tasji’s 22-year-old sister.  Tasji will begin her senior year this fall at Stark County High School.
Tasji intends to make it big in Country music and have a career singing and writing songs, all of which she already does.

TRHHC to host 9th Annual Hog Roast Saturday

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Toulon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center will be holding their 9th annual Hog Roast Fundraiser on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the facility from 3-7 p.m.  The event will take place at the facility, located at 700 East Main Street, Toulon, IL.  
This year we have expanded our event with the addition of a Car Show.  This is in addition to the petting zoo, music, balloon artist, face painting, children games and many raffle items throughout the event.  Tickets are $8.00 which includes your choice of pulled pork or pork patty sandwiches, baked beans, homemade potato salad, dessert and a drink. Tickets can be purchased on site or in advance at the facility.  
Proceeds from this event will go toward the Edward Esposito Alzheimer’s Unit and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Mark Wilson returns from Cuban trade mission

Toulon area farmer Mark Wilson returned recently from Cuba where he was part of a trade mission that evaluated potential future markets for American agricultural products.
“Cuba imports 82 percent of its food,” noted Wilson, “and they want our products, especially our pork and beef, and they need our grain.”