Warrants issued for two in Paxton
Arrest warrants have been issued for two men who allegedly stole a car at a Paxton gas station just hours after one of them was released from the Ford County Jail.
Road work planned in Paxton
There will be lots of contractor activity in Paxton beginning later this month. Street department superintendent Randy Swan told the city council that Iroquois Paving secured the state bid to improve state Route 9 west of Interstate 57 and through the easternmost city limits.
Ford health agency leader hired
Paxton resident Lana Sample has been hired as interim administrator of the Ford County Public Health Department, 11 weeks before it starts operation.
Lawyers interested in Ford County prosecutor post
At least two attorneys are interested in filling the Ford County prosecutor's job when State's Attorney Matt Fitton steps aside to fill the vacant judgeship this summer.
Tom Kacich: Survivor recalls Paxton shootout 35 years later
A lot has changed in Paxton since a notorious interstate highway shootout 35 years ago this month that left five people dead, including two police officers.
Solar savings less than projected at Ford-Iroquois agency
Solar panels installed during the winter of 2011 at the Watseka office of the Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department.
Ford health positions could be filled soon
Two key positions, plus a number of others, could be filled by the Ford County Public Health Department board during its next meeting.