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Gibson City waives fee for coin-operated amusement machines
There are 40 such machines throughout the city - everything from pool tables and jukeboxes to state-regulated gaming machines.
Soldier gets surprise welcome
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.
Man survives Mahomet crash, but SUV hard to find
Mahomet police officer Becky Bragg said a man with blood all over his face came into the Mobil Super Pantry at the northwest corner of Oak and Lombard streets about 2:35 a.m. and said he had crashed into trees.
Doran captures another term as Ford sheriff
Ford County Sheriff Mark Doran won re-election to his third four-year term in Tuesday's primary election, capturing 62 percent of the vote in a race featuring Paxton Police Chief Bob Bane and Ford County Emergency Management Agency Coordinator Dennis Higgins.
2 newcomers taking on sheriff in Ford GOP primary
Two political newcomers - Paxton Police Chief Bob Bane and Dennis Higgins, coordinator of the Ford County Emergency Management Agency - are challenging two-term incumbent Sheriff Mark Doran in the March 18 Republican primary election.