Friday Feb 21
Subway restaurant in Bement robbed for second time in a month
Police say a man entered the Subway at 133 N. Macon St. at 8 p.m. Thursday, threatened the cashier with a knife and stole an undisclosed amount of cash.
Man sentenced to probation for aggravated criminal sexual abuse
A Bement man who admitted inappropriately touching a teen-age girl last summer has been sentenced to four years of probation.
Bement organization lacks volunteers; celebrations may suffer
Bement's Fourth of July celebration and Christmas Parade are at risk of not being held in 2014 with the announcement that the Bement Community Council will suspend activities for the year.
Consultant: Bement should deactivate high school
A school consultant is recommending Bement deactivate its high school, stopping short of advising a full consolidation with neighboring Cerro Gordo.
Bement sandwich shop robbed
Piatt County Sheriff's officials are investigating a robbery at knifepoint that occurred at the Subway sandwich shop in Bement shortly after 8:30 a.m. Thursday.