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Ryan Tompkins, the head coach of the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School boys basketball team, said he "knew it was going to be a tough week."... [Read More]
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The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley junior varsity boys basketball team won 50-46 Friday over Deer Creek-Mackinaw. In the third quarter, GCMS outscored Dee-Mack 19-13 to overcome a... [Read More]
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The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team won 25-18, 25-17 Thursday over Buckley St. John's. Gracelyn Greenburg had three kills for PBL while Emily Robidoux and... [Read More]
The Paxton-Buckley-Loda girls basketball team lost 61-53 to Watseka in the Sangamon Valley Conference Tournament championship game on Thursday. Watseka, which went into the game... [Read More]
The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade boys basketball team lost 42-31 to St. Joseph on Thursday. The Panthers tied St. Joseph at 13-13 at the end of the... [Read More]
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A 40-29 victory Thursday over Deer Creek-Mackinaw extended the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley girls basketball team's winning streak to seven games and improved the Falcons' overall record... [Read More]
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A new family group has re-opened the cafe on Main Street in Elliott, and they held a grand opening Wednesday. [Read More]
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Of the 40 or so people who toured the newly renovated second floor of Ford County's oldest commercial building on Thursday, not one of them... [Read More]
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The Paxton Park District is looking for a new coach for the Paxton Aquatic Wildcats swim team for this upcoming summer.Alex Goudy wrapped her coaching... [Read More]
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Two wins, including a 51-24 victory Wednesday over Momence, puts the Paxton-Buckley-Loda girls basketball team one win away from its second consecutive Sangamon Valley Conference... [Read More]
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After living and working aboard a U.S. Navy ship for more than a year, Josiah Martin returned home - although only briefly - for what... [Read More]
The annual series of summer concerts in the pavilion at Paxton's Pells Park has come to an end - at least for now. [Read More]
State Sen. Jason Barickman, R-Bloomington, will once again take on extra responsibilities as a part of the Senate Republican leadership team.Barickman recently was appointed to... [Read More]
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Marvin Perzee, the long-serving president of the Iroquois County Fair board, has announced he is stepping down as president due to health issues. [Read More]
By ROSS BROWNbluehavanaross@gmail.comGIBSON CITY — Gibson City Council members approved an ordinance change Monday night that limits the city's facade grant program to helping fund... [Read More]
Conrad Longmire, a former theoretical physicist who graduated from Sibley High School in 1939, and Mark Salyards, a former chief master sergeant in the U.S.... [Read More]
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The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher High School wrestling team won 55-21 Tuesday, Jan. 15, over Olympia. Calen Ragle pinned Austin Swan in 1:23 for GCMS/Fisher in the... [Read More]
The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School boys basketball team won 65-28 Tuesday, Jan. 15, over Iroquois West. With the win, the Panthers improved to a record of... [Read More]
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A game between two state-ranked teams in Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley and Cissna Park offered something rarely provided to the two teams - a challenge.All 16 wins... [Read More]
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New details emerged during Tuesday's preliminary hearing for two Paxton residents accused of fracturing the thighbone of their 3-month-old daughter during an October incident. [Read More]
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