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  1. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Sitting vacant and deteriorating for years, the historic former Ford County sheriff's residence and jail on the courthouse square is expected to be restored and put to use, now that it has a new owner. "It's good to get it passed on to somebody that hopefully will find a good use for it," Ford County Board Chairman Rick Bowen said after the board voted 9-2 this week to sell the aging complex to the nonprofit Paxton Foundation.

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  2. Tom Kacich: Danville man to run for Shimkus' seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The News-Gazette

    ... a very big and very conservative district. "Yes, and I kind of live at the north part of it, too. It stretches from Paxton in Ford County all the way down to the tip of Illinois," he noted. For the record, it's 260 miles from Paxton to Brookport on ...

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  3. Tom Kacich: Danville man to challenge ShimkusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The News-Gazette

    ... is a very big and very conservative district. "Yes, and I kind of live at the north part of it too. It stretches from Paxton in Ford County all the way down to the tip of Illinois," he noted. For the record, it's 260 miles from Paxton to Brookport ...

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  4. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Sitting vacant and deteriorating for years, the historic former Ford County sheriff's residence and jail on the courthouse square is expected to be restored and put to use, now that it has a new owner. "It's good to get it passed on to somebody that hopefully will find a good use for it," Ford County Board Chairman Rick Bowen said after the board voted 9-2 this week to sell the aging complex to the nonprofit Paxton Foundation.

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  5. Photos of the Week: June 26-July 2, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | The News-Gazette

    ... the third floor, which was last occupied in the 1920s. Baier offered a tour of the old Remembrance Hall in downtown Paxton on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Roosevelt Harper, left, a U.S. Army veteran, joins friend, Tashiba Blakely, both of Champaign, in ...

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  6. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Sitting vacant and deteriorating for years, the historic former Ford County sheriff's residence and jail on the courthouse square is expected to be restored and put to use, now that it has a new owner. "It's good to get it passed on to somebody that hopefully will find a good use for it," Ford County Board Chairman Rick Bowen said after the board voted 9-2 this week to sell the aging complex to the nonprofit Paxton Foundation.

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  7. For cops, 'the motivation is the family'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | The News-Gazette

    ... that we still work diligently to try to solve," said Wooten, a Rantoul police lieutenant. The case of the missing Paxton woman, last seen in Rantoul on March 10, 2007, has been with Wooten for about half his career. Until then, the case remains ...

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  8. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Sitting vacant and deteriorating for years, the historic former Ford County sheriff's residence and jail on the courthouse square is expected to be restored and put to use, now that it has a new owner. "It's good to get it passed on to somebody that hopefully will find a good use for it," Ford County Board Chairman Rick Bowen said after the board voted 9-2 this week to sell the aging complex to the nonprofit Paxton Foundation.

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  9. B&B owner: Appellate court denial a 'non-story'; Gay couple ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    The attorney for a Christian-based bed-and-breakfast west of Paxton that is facing sanctions from the state for discriminating against a same-sex couple six years ago said Thursday that he plans to contest a recent appellate court order dismissing the B&B's appeal of those penalties. The Fourth District of the Illinois Appellate Court entered an order to dismiss the appeal filed last December by Chicago attorney Jason Craddock on behalf of TimberCreek Bed-and-Breakfast co-owner Jim Walder.

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  10. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Sitting vacant and deteriorating for years, the historic former Ford County sheriff's residence and jail on the courthouse square is expected to be restored and put to use, now that it has a new owner. "It's good to get it passed on to somebody that hopefully will find a good use for it," Ford County Board Chairman Rick Bowen said after the board voted 9-2 this week to sell the aging complex to the nonprofit Paxton Foundation.

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  11. Severe Thunderstorm Warning for southeastern portions of Ford and Iroquois Counties until 6:15 PM CDTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Ford County in east central Illinois... Southeastern Iroquois County in east central Illinois... * Until 615 PM CDT * At 509 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Buckley, or 7 miles northeast of Paxton, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...Golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

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  12. PBL bomb threat traced to teensRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    Paxton police said they have determined that a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old were the persons responsible for writing a bomb threat that was found at Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School on Monday night. The police department said in a news release they made the determination Wednesday following "extensive interviews" they conducted with PBL High School administration.

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  13. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Sitting vacant and deteriorating for years, the historic former Ford County sheriff's residence and jail on the courthouse square is expected to be restored and put to use, now that it has a new owner. "It's good to get it passed on to somebody that hopefully will find a good use for it," Ford County Board Chairman Rick Bowen said after the board voted 9-2 this week to sell the aging complex to the nonprofit Paxton Foundation.

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  14. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Sitting vacant and deteriorating for years, the historic former Ford County sheriff's residence and jail on the courthouse square is expected to be restored and put to use, now that it has a new owner. "It's good to get it passed on to somebody that hopefully will find a good use for it," Ford County Board Chairman Rick Bowen said after the board voted 9-2 this week to sell the aging complex to the nonprofit Paxton Foundation.

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  15. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Sitting vacant and deteriorating for years, the historic former Ford County sheriff's residence and jail on the courthouse square is expected to be restored and put to use, now that it has a new owner. "It's good to get it passed on to somebody that hopefully will find a good use for it," Ford County Board Chairman Rick Bowen said after the board voted 9-2 this week to sell the aging complex to the nonprofit Paxton Foundation.

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  16. Raminator crushes it in Fort DodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | The Messenger

    The 2000 horsepower truck made quick work of noisily smashing the cars nearly flat. -Messenger photo by Hans Madsen The Raminator Monster Truck, driven by Dale Benear, of Paxton, Illinois, makes another pass across a row of old cars it was crushing at Shimkat Motors Saturday afternoon.

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  17. Parachute4PetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    This thrilling affair will be held at Illinois Skydiving Center on Saturday and Sunday, May 13 & 14th from 9am - Sunset each day and will feature reduced rates on skydiving packages, door prizes, raffle, cookout, and appearances by PetNet adoptable dogs! Illinois Skydiving Center is a Cessna 182 Dropzone located in Paxton Illinois. Home of The University of Illinois Falling Illini Skydiving Club.

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  18. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Sitting vacant and deteriorating for years, the historic former Ford County sheriff's residence and jail on the courthouse square is expected to be restored and put to use, now that it has a new owner. "It's good to get it passed on to somebody that hopefully will find a good use for it," Ford County Board Chairman Rick Bowen said after the board voted 9-2 this week to sell the aging complex to the nonprofit Paxton Foundation.

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  19. 'Heart of a lion': Driver Cynthia Gauthier revs up Monster Jam seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Canada.com

    According to a professor at Monster Truck University - yes, you read that right - driver Cynthia Gauthier was a most likely to succeed student. "She's very tough," said Tom Meents , who teaches at the Paxton, Ill., school and is a legendary, champion Monster Truck driver himself.

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  20. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2013 | The News-Gazette

    Sitting vacant and deteriorating for years, the historic former Ford County sheriff's residence and jail on the courthouse square is expected to be restored and put to use, now that it has a new owner. "It's good to get it passed on to somebody that hopefully will find a good use for it," Ford County Board Chairman Rick Bowen said after the board voted 9-2 this week to sell the aging complex to the nonprofit Paxton Foundation.

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