SPRINGFIELD — State Rep. Tom Bennett, R-Gibson City, spoke out this week against a proposal to implement a graduated income tax increase in Illinois, calling the idea “unnecessary and unwise” …
- Area college sports catchup (May 19, 2019)
- PBL seventh-grade boys' 4x100 relay earns fourth-place finish at IESA Class AA state meet
- GCMS's Delanie Dykes finishes third in 800-meter run at IHSA Class 1A state girls track meet
- GCMS softball claims IHSA Class 2A regional title with 3-2 win over Bloomington Central Catholic
- GCMS baseball ends season with 1-0 loss to Bloomington Central Catholic in IHSA Class 2A regional title game
ROBERTS — Residents of the Kempton area in northern Ford County and members of the county board will have to wait a bit longer to meet with officials from EDF Renewables, the company that owns…
PAXTON — The nonprofit Paxton-Buckley-Loda Education Foundation is seeking sponsors for its various programs and events to be offered in the 2019-20 school year.
SPRINGFIELD — State troopers across Illinois participated in Distracted Driving Awareness Week from April 21-27, giving special attention to distracted driving while still enforcing other traf…
PAXTON — Tayler Parrish, a junior at Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School, will be a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass., on June 23-25.
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Following is a list of cases filed recently in Ford County Circuit Court, as posted at www.judici.com:
PAXTON — Ford County Treasurer Krisha Shoemaker announced that 2018 real estate tax bills should be mailed by mid-June.
ELLIOTT — Water remains the topic of interest at Elliott village board meetings, although the mood is generally more positive now that the board is moving forward with improving the water supp…
PAXTON — The Paxton Park District’s board of commissioners approved this summer’s fee rates for the public swimming pool at Coady Park during its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 14.
Brandon Wilkerson -- The former Tri-Point boys track and field standout finished first in the 1,600-meter run for Augustana College in Thursday's Augustana Midwest Twilight meet.
EAST PEORIA -- Paxton-Buckley-Loda finished fourth in the seventh-grade boys' 4x100 relay with a time of 48.87 seconds at the IESA Class AA state meet held Friday and Saturday.
CHARLESTON -- Delanie Dykes of the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School girls track and field team finished third in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:19.66 in Saturday's final round of the …
GIBSON CITY — In a close game with multiple opportunities to take advantage, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley couldn’t take advantage, as the Falcons fell to Central Catholic 1-0 in the class 2A regi…
WATSEKA -- For the second time in two weeks, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team could not hold onto a one-run lead against Clifton Central.
WATSEKA -- Aidan Laughery of the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School boys track and field team will have a busy weekend at the IHSA Class 1A state meet.
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