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GIBSON CITY — When you’re in your 80s and walk with crutches, it might be easy to sit back and let others do the helping. But that’s never been Mary Timm’s way.
PAXTON — Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s first induction class for the newly created PBL Hall of Fame features former Major League Baseball pitcher Scott Garrelts; the creator of the flying car, Sam Schweighart; and Frank Drendel, who is currently non-executive chairman of the board of CommScope Holding Company Inc., a public company that develops infrastructure solutions for communications networks in m
GIBSON CITY — Seth Dickey received a hero’s welcome when he arrived in his hometown of Gibson City on Monday after a year of service in the U.S. Army, including six months in Afghanistan.
By JENNA KUIK
For the Paxton Record
GIBSON CITY — On Oct. 12, 1968, Stan Alt clocked in at Birkey’s Farm Store for his first day as a full-time employee.
The event would be insignificant in most small farming communities, where a job in agriculture is in the cards for many young people. But Alt’s path — and tenure — make for an interesting story.
PAXTON — Samantha Langley is enjoying her new job as a media marketing consultant for the Paxton Record and News-Gazette Community Newspapers Group.
The 22-year-old rural Paxton resident’s first day on the job was March 25, and her first day selling advertising for the Paxton Record was April 3.
PAXTON — Jean Watson has been named the 2014 Woman of the Year by the St. Mary Catholic Church’s Council of Catholic Women.
PAXTON – Since Paxton-Buckley-Loda sophomore Caitlynn Riblet was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma in December, her journey through the treatments has been defined in one slogan.
The slogan can be seen on T-shirts worn by PBL students and faculty alike every Thursday in support of Riblet – “Fight Like a Girl.”
CHICAGO — Lifelong Chicago Cubs fan and former Buckley and Loda resident Louie Reinhart is gearing up for the game of his life on Friday, April 4, the Cubs’ home opener.
PAXTON — Kelly Snyder, medical records clerk at Heartland Health Care Center of Paxton, has been named the nursing home’s employee of the year.
LODA — Rosemarie Foley of Loda has been named the 2014 Woman of the Year by the Council of Catholic Women at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Loda.