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PAXTON — Paxton antique dealer Robin McNish and “American Pickers” co-star Frank Fritz will hunt for “rusty gold” in a couple of weeks at two undisclosed properties north of Paxton. With barns and sheds full of vintage signs, gas pumps and “boxes and boxes of old antique stuff,” McNish said she is sure that Fritz will enjoy this “pick.”
WATSEKA — Dr. Teresita Torres, a family medicine specialist at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka, recently addressed the Enterovirus-D68 virus outbreak that has occurred in 10 Midwestern states, including Illinois.
PAXTON — The Ford County Sheriff’s Office released the following list of activity for the period of Aug. 31 through Sept. 6:
Following is a list of cases filed recently in Ford County Circuit Court, as posted at www.judici.com:
• Shane E. St. John, 25, of Paxton, for a violation of the Sex Offender Registry.
• Jesus Santivanez, 20, of Gibson City, for possession of cannabis (under 2.5 grams).
BUCKLEY — The Buckley Village Board authorized its attorney, George Cuonzo, to pursue legal action against four properties during its Sept. 2 meeting.
Building code violation notices were sent to the properties’ owners on Aug. 11. The properties are at 212 S. Railroad Ave., 116 S. Railroad Ave., 105 S. First St. and 103 S. First St.
By ALEX ROSTOWSKY
For the Paxton Record
PAXTON — The Ford County Board accepted a $14,456 bid Monday night from Hi-Tech Towers of Gibson City to replace the lighting system on a communication tower next to the courthouse in Paxton.
PAXTON — After a tornado struck Gifford last fall, a group of churches in and around Paxton wondered whether they could combine forces to help in a mission project for their neighboring community.
GIBSON CITY — Gibson City’s Downtown Revitalization Committee presented its final report to the city council Monday night.
PAXTON — A fourth option to address the future of Paxton’s oldest school building is now on the table, and it is the most expensive yet.
PAXTON — The Paxton City Council agreed to close a portion of Market Street on Saturday, Sept. 27, to help facilitate a festival to salute “American Pickers” star Frank Fritz.