Aaron Slack, PBL agriculture teacher, has been named staff member of the month for March at Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School.
April pick up packet is ready! In cooperation with the Ford-Iroquois Master Gardener program, this month’s packet consists of a seed starting lesson! If you prefer, you may utilize our no contact pick up by calling the library at 217-379-3431 for instructions!
PAXTON — In a close Sangamon Valley Conference game throughout, the host Panthers used a fourth-quarter rally to clinch its second straight win, defeating Dwight 31-28.
GIBSON CITY — The Falcons closed out their condensed spring slate with a resounding home win in HOIC Large action, defeating Deer Creek-Mackinaw, 41-16.
Q. My late grandmother had a pair of these ceramic dogs on the top of her buffet. It has been in the family forever. As a child I always loved them. Now it is the only one surviving and it is mine. It is in good condition and is 5” high.
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS – Farmers who would like to run for a three-year-term on the Illinois Corn Marketing Board (ICMB), the Illinois Soybean Program Operating Board (ISPOB), or the Illinois Sheep and Wool Marketing Board (ISWMB) can now start circulating nomination petitions, according to i…
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored what we in health care see every day: When your health is at stake as a patient, you deserve and demand the highest-quality, safest care possible – no matter where you live, how old you are, or where you are seeking that care.
Ford County, IL — Ford County Public Health Department (FCPHD) is announcing 14 new cases. Ford County has a total of 1,653 cases. Of those, 959 are confirmed cases and 694 are probable cases.
(April 5, 2021) — With no substitute for blood and no way to manufacture it, volunteer donors are essential for hospital patients in need of transfusions. During National Volunteer Month this April, the American Red Cross is celebrating the blood, platelet and plasma donors who help fulfill …
Jake Palmer, Nick Lindsey, Heath Wilson and Josh Pritchard coach some of the more successful small-school high school football programs in our area.
Whether they attend public, private or home school, area high school and middle school students interested in vocal or instrumental music, including piano, are invited to attend music camp with a scholarship from Gibson Area Music Foundation.
Isabella Martinez, daughter of Michael and Nichole Martinez, of Paxton has been named student of the month for March at Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School. Isabella was nominated for the award by her chorus teacher, Ms. Mauck.
PAXTON, IL — April pick up packet will be ready on the 1st! In cooperation with the Ford-Iroquois Master Gardener program, this month’s packet consists of a seed starting lesson! If you prefer, you may utilize our no contact pick up by calling the library at 217-379-3431 for instructions!
Sustainability is a buzzword in today’s world as people become more interested in taking care of our natural resources for the generations to come. What does this word mean though? Sustainability means meeting our own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their…
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has extended the expiration dates of driver licenses and ID cards until Aug. 1, in a bid to reduce the number of people coming into Driver Services facilities.
PAXTON, IL - March pick up packet is ready! In cooperation with the Ford-Iroquois Master Gardener program, this month’s packet consists of a Butterfly lesson with art/craft items included! If you prefer, you may utilize our no contact pick up by calling the library at 217-379-3431 for instructions!
GIBSON CITY As part of the Gibson City sesquicentennial celebration, former Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley schoolteacher Craig Kummerow is helping the planning committee by interviewing some longtime residents.
GIBSON CITY - As Gibson City marks the 150th anniversary of its founding this year, the sesquicentennial planning committee is spotlighting some of the town’s businesses and their stories.
The Ford-Iroquois Retired Teachers Association will begin conducting meetings with its first meeting set for Thursday, April 8. The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. at Cissna Park Family Restaurant, 104 N. Second. Each attendee is responsible for his/her own meal and can order off the menu. No r…
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY. – In March, Farm Credit Mid-America paid a record $200 million in cash patronage dividends to eligible customer-owners through its Patronage Program, according to a news release. The distribution brings the total amount returned to customers over the last five years to …