Once again, Loda Good Ole Days weekend went spectacularly well ... with the exception of one problem.
Three cheers for Paxton! Thank you for being the fabulous small town with a big heart that I’ve loved for 50 years. In spite of everything that has been endured by those who know the town’s sour underbelly all too well, Paxton is a city of friendly people who are good at heart. Anne Frank ex…
I continue to read letters/comments in regard to the planned demise of PBL Eastlawn School, the former Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School and former Paxton Community High School building.
In your May 16 article covering the Ford County Board’s finance committee meeting, Chairman Chase McCall and board member Ann Ihrke called the state split movement “symbolic” and merely designed to spark a discussion. Nothing could be further from the truth.
I just ran across Jolen Minetz’s letter that was published a few years ago regarding the future of PBL Eastlawn School in Paxton. Plans to demolish the historic building may already be said and done, but I couldn’t agree with her more.
Illinois is considering the most radical abortion bills ever. If passed, they will turn us into the abortion haven of the Midwest and the “Abortion Capital of America.”
I am writing in response to several articles in the Paxton Record relating to the future and likely demise of the PBL Eastlawn School building. I found the blatant disregard for the historic value of the building in this decision-making process quite disturbing.