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In advance of the start of the 2016-17 school year, first-year Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley School District Superintendent Jeremy Darnell sat down with Ford County Record Editor Will Brumleve to discuss a variety of topics. The 41-year-old former GCMS Middle School principal replaced the retired Anthony Galindo as the district’s superintendent on July 1.
SPRINGFIELD — Christine Hazen of Ford County and Nita Dubble of Iroquois County were among 74 4-H volunteers inducted into the Illinois 4-H Hall of Fame during an Aug. 20 ceremony in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield.
PERDUEVILLE — When Bill Jarboe is asked how he thinks he’ll be remembered by his co-workers at Ludlow Cooperative Elevator Co. once he retires from his 45-year career there at the end of this month, the 65-year-old’s first thought is that he doesn’t really know.
But after contemplating the question a bit longer, Jarboe finds something to say:
There’s his versatility, for one.
ST. ANNE — The Kankakee Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group (KAMEG) released the following list of persons arrested by KAMEG agents recently:
GIBSON CITY — There was no public comment during a budget hearing for the Ford County Special Education Cooperative (FCSEC) that preceded Monday night’s Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley school board meeting.
LODA — Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative, a member-owned co-op serving electricity to the rural areas of East Central Illinois, recently energized its 27th substation.
By ROSS BROWN
Ford County Record correspondent
GIBSON CITY — Gibson City Council members received new information regarding the Carley Subdivision north of Eyer Street during their meeting Monday night.
PAXTON — A committee of the Paxton City Council is recommending some changes to the building permit process.
The Paxton Police Department released the following list of recent activity:
Following is a list of cases filed recently in Ford County Circuit Court, as posted at www.judici.com:
• Megan C. Hawk, 23, of Paxton, for possession of a controlled substance.
• Llaija B. Green, 18, of Paxton, for criminal defacement of property (less than $300 in damage) and battery.