ROCK VALLEY FEATURED NEWS
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    It was a good day for Byron’s 5th Annual ChiliFest
    Oct. 16, 2014
    BYRON - The Byron Chamber of Commerce was pleased with the turnout for the 5th Annual ChiliFest held on Saturday, Oct. 4, an event presented by RE/MAX Professional Advantage. The event was held at the Byron Forest Preserve Heritage Farm (7993 N. River Road) in Byron, with cooking beginning.....
    **see the Tempo for full story**

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    Millenium Mural tells the stories of Boone County
    Oct.16, 2014
    BELVIDERE – The Millenium Mural got a new look on Oct. 12. The original mural was painted in oil 14 years ago by Bill Hueg and was badly fading. Hueg recreated the mural on a lightweight canvas. The new mural was made possible from a bequest from Marjorie Blietz.***see the Belvidere Daily Republican for full story***

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    Hononegah freshman rides the hallways to promote school spirit
    Oct. 16, 2014
    ROCKTON – Last week was Homecoming week at Hononegah High School. A lot of special school-spirit related events were going on throughout the week culminating with the Homecoming parade, football game and dance.
    ***see the Herald for full story***
     

OTHER EVENTS
Oct. 16, 2014
2014 Harlem Homecoming Court
 
The 2014 Harlem Homecoming Court is comprised of front row: Kayle Hale, Deanna Chandler, Mackenzie Calabrese, Emily Scott, Bryanna Morris, Kailey McKnight, Stephanie Richards, and Alex Christianson, middle row: Jordan Jacobson, Logan Barger, Brendyn Ford, Chuck Barrios, Jacob Polhill, and Ian Stupec, top row: Payton Hartman, Ethan Hastert, Madison Moore, Cody Paholski, Grace Zimmer, andNick Talon. The King and Queen will be announced during the Pep Assembly on Friday.