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Ford County Circuit Court cases (March 22, 2017)

Following is a list of cases filed recently in Ford County Circuit Court, as posted at www.judici.com:

Felonies
• Ryan D. DeAtley, 33, no address listed, for aggravated arson.

Misdemeanors
• Frank A. Zamiar, 48, of Paxton, for disorderly conduct.
• Alex J. Gutierrez Jr., 22, of Burbank, for disorderly conduct.


Paxton Police Blotter (March 20, 2017)

PAXTON — The Paxton Police Department released the following list of recent activity:


Paxton's public pool to be open this summer

PAXTON — The Paxton Park District’s public swimming pool will be open this summer.

Over 20 people showed up at the Civic Center for the Paxton Park District Board of Directors’ monthly meeting on Tuesday as the board prepared to vote on options discussed for the 2017 swimming season.

One of the eight options discussed was to close the park district’s public swimming pool.


Police seize psilocybin mushrooms, arrest Decatur men in I-57 traffic stop

ASHKUM — A search of a vehicle that state police pulled over on Interstate 57 in Iroquois County on March 14 led to the seizure of 21.5 grams of psilocybin mushrooms and the arrest of two Decatur men for possession of a controlled substance.


Monthly recycling pickup to be discontinued in Sibley

SIBLEY — The Sibley Village Board learned during its March 6 meeting that garbage hauler Arlan Kaufman will be discontinuing monthly recycling in Sibley starting April 1.

The last recycling collection will be Friday, March 31, Kaufman said.


Hospital pledges to match up to $2,500 in donations for Roberts library repairs

ROBERTS — The Roberts Village Board learned during its March 6 meeting that Gibson Area Hospital had pledged to match $2,500 in donations for repairs needed at the Roberts Public Library if the group organizing fundraising efforts is able to raise that amount.


Tickets on sale for chance to win $1,000

GIBSON CITY — The Gibson City Rotary Club is selling 150 sets of raffle tickets for a chance to win $1,000 in cash.

A set includes three tickets, at a total cost of $25. The tickets must be purchased by Friday, March 24. Tickets can be purchased from Gibson City Rotarians, at the Bank of Gibson City and at the Moyer District Library in Gibson City.


Ford County Circuit Court cases (March 15, 2017)

Following is a list of cases filed recently in Ford County Circuit Court, as posted at www.judici.com:

Felonies
• Benjamin D. Arteman, 26, of Bellflower, for aggravated driving on a revoked/suspended driver’s license.
• Ben R. Musson, 36, of Fisher, for aggravated driving on a revoked/suspended driver’s license.

Misdemeanors


Busboom named student of month at PBL High School

PAXTON — Dalton Busboom, the son of Holly and Derek Busboom of rural Ludlow, was named student of the month for March at Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School.

Busboom was nominated for the award by special education teacher Steve Waugh.


Three from PBL advance to state math competition

CHAMPAIGN — Three members of Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School’s math team have advanced to the state competition as individuals.


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