Thursday Dec 5
Fitton to seek judgeship in Ford County
Ford County State's Attorney Matt Fitton on Thursday became the third attorney to announce candidacy for the to-be-vacated circuit judge's post in Ford County.
Thursday Dec 5
Illinois Bar Journal
Two attorneys seek Ford County judgeship
Two attorneys have announced their candidacies for Ford County resident circuit judge, a job that will be vacant Dec. 31 due to the resignation of Judge Stephen Pacey.
Most Ford County board members seek re-election
One Ford County Board member is giving up her seat next year, but all others up for re-election are vying for another term.
Paxton wellness center moves to bigger space
Gibson Area Hospital is moving its wellness center in Paxton to a much bigger building on East Pells Street - a facility that will also host educational health care classes and programs.
Pacey resigns judgeship
He is the resident judge in Ford County, and serves the 11th Judicial Circuit, which includes Ford, Livingston, Logan, McLean and Woodford counties.
Powerball winning numbers $70M Nov. 30: Lottery winner hits huge Powerball prize
The Powerball jackpot is on the rise again for Nov. 30, 2013! Aren't you glad you have the winning Powerball ticket? The Powerball winning numbers are worth a life-changing $70 million annuity, or $39.1 million in cold hard cash to the lucky lottery winner, according to MLive News on Saturday, Nov. 30 .
Ford County lending a hand
Businesses and agencies in Ford County are doing what they can to help the nearby Gifford community that was devastated by a tornado Sunday.
An FBI perspective on the JFK assassination
We begin a week of special reports remembering that awful day 50 years ago when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
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Born Feb. 17, 1921, in Cabery, Ill., to William and Eda Watts, she married James Magnuson June 8, 1940, in Paxton, Ill.