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June 28, 2014

Fires under investigation

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The MVFD was called to a car fire on South 24th Street at 12:13 a.m. Friday, then received the report of a home fire in the 1000 block of South 13th Street at 12:24 a.m. JFPD was called for mutual aid to the home fire, which was put out by an extinguisher before firefighters arrived. The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire.

Sargent said both fires in the city are also being investigated as arson. The Illinois State Fire Marshal has been contacted and will be working with the investigators from both departments in assessing evidence found at all scenes, Sargent said.

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    Summersville Grade School hosted a kindergarten camp this week to help prepare future students for the new school year. Kathy Hollenkamp, the kindergarten teacher at Summersville, said having the camp has made a big difference in her classroom. On Thursday, the students spent part of the day working on projects that helped them with counting and fine motor skills. The 11 children in attendance also enjoyed circle time with Hollenkamp while learning about the calendar, nursery rhymes and the alphabet. The first day of school for Summersville students is Aug. 15.

    Classroom fun

    Summersville Grade School hosted a kindergarten camp this week to help prepare future students for the new school year. Kathy Hollenkamp, the kindergarten teacher at Summersville, said having the camp has made a big difference in her classroom. On Thursday, the students spent part of the day working on projects that helped them with counting and fine motor skills. The 11 children in attendance also  enjoyed circle time with Hollenkamp while learning about the calendar, nursery rhymes and the alphabet. The first day of school for Summersville students is Aug. 15.

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