Area history, Sept. 9, 2018

Area history, Sept. 9, 2018

Today is Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1918, Main Street in Champaign was filled from Walnut Street to Market Street for a "pavement dance" to help raise money for the Red Cross.

In 1968, Beatrice Smith, 39, of Chicago Heights was shot and killed at a rest stop at U.S. 45 and Sadorus Road south of Tolono.

In 2003, Patricia Noggle announced she would retire from her position as Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School principal on June 30, 2004.

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