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PAXTON — Immediately prior to its regular monthly meeting tonight, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda school board will hold a public hearing regarding a proposed amended budget for the current fiscal year, which runs through June 30.
The hearing begins at 7 p.m. in the board room at the unit office in Paxton.
LODA — The village board continues to explore its options on how to secure financing for a new water tower in Loda.
Doug and Tom Overmyer, engineers with Phoenix Consulting Engineers, were at last Wednesday’s monthly board meeting to talk about options.
By ROSS BROWN
GIBSON CITY — Gibson City Council members voiced approval Monday night for upcoming street projects.
By ROSS BROWN
PAXTON — The Ford County Board approved a $192,000 contract Monday with Skokie-based Computer Information Systems Inc. (CIS) to implement its system for the sheriff’s office.
The board also approved spending $22,000 annually for three years beginning a year after the system is installed later this year.
GIBSON CITY — The Gibson City Police Department released the following list of persons arrested or ticketed recently:
➜ Madyson A. Sherman, 21, of Morris, for speeding on Sunday, March 12.
➜ Lee M. Jordan, 29, of Kankakee, for speeding on Saturday, March 11.
PAXTON — The Paxton Police Department released the following list of recent activity:
RURAL LUDLOW — DNA extracted from skeletal remains found nearly four years ago in a river in northeast Champaign County does not match any missing persons, Sheriff Dan Walsh said Thursday.
WATSEKA — Iroquois County State’s Attorney Jim Devine said Thursday that he will not be filing any criminal charges in connection with the death of a suburban Chicago man who suffocated while being subdued by two men following a fight outside a Buckley bar on Christmas night.
PAXTON — Some members of the Paxton City Council believe the city should obtain a larger loan than originally proposed to complete the re-painting of the city’s two water towers later this year, plus a variety of work related to maintaining the city’s wastewater system.