Moves to Iowa
12:57 pm
Sun August 25, 2013

Rushville Mayor Steps Down

Scott Thompson
Credit Rich Egger

Scott Thompson grew up in Rushville, and spent the past ten years in city government – the first four as an alderman, followed by six years as mayor.

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Commission Formed
6:21 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Rushville Could Add Zoning Laws

The Schuyler County Courthouse in downtown Rushville
Credit Rich Egger

Mayor Scott Thompson will chair a commission that will study whether it’s feasible to implement zoning in Rushville.

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Sen. John Sullivan Backs Work
2:37 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Expansion Planned for Rushville Detention Center

Credit Rich Egger

A facility that houses violent sexual offenders will soon undergo a multi-million dollar expansion.

The Rushville Treatment and Detention facility houses residents classified as sexually violent persons after they finish prison sentences.

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Five Part Series
1:36 pm
Sun December 9, 2012

Turning Around the Downtown

This slide show takes a look at what some downtown walls might look like with murals. We start at Digger's College City Bowl...
Curtis Bisbee

Macomb is getting ready to work on its courthouse square. Repairs will be made to the streets and possibly the infrastructure underneath. The project gives the city, businesses, and residents a rare opportunity to re-examine the square and ensure it remains vibrant for decades to come.

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Money from Estate
5:10 pm
Sat October 27, 2012

Rushville Ready to Match Library Grant

A drawing of the new Rushville Public Library
Credit Rushville Public Library

Rushville already has the money in hand to make it eligible for $1.2 million in state grant money to build a new library building.

The $400,000 required in local matching money comes in the form of a bequest from Mardelle Hinner. The estate stipulated the cash be spent on a new library building.

Library Director Charlene Copeland said the current two-story building will be replaced by a single-story library.

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