Thursday Aug 28
Gifford meeting set on RTHS ballot question
The question asks residents of the Gifford Grade School district who also reside in the Rantoul Township High School district whether they would like to detach from RTHS to enable them to send their students to Armstrong Township High School.
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Church rolls out shower trailer for disaster victims
The United Methodist church in Colfax is on a mission to pay it forward. A mission spurred by a helping hand the colfax community received a few years ago.
RTHS would lose $750,000 yearly if Gifford separates
Rantoul Township High School would lose more than $750,000 a year if Gifford Grade School district detaches from the district.
Top of the Morning, Aug. 7, 2014
Derin Scott, left, and his wife, Shannon, get their lunch Nov. 18 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Gifford while taking a break from their daylong efforts to reclaim belongings from their house, which was heavily damaged in the Nov. 17 tornado.
Top of the Morning, Aug. 4, 2014: From the Archives
Our From The Archives photo gallery includes this shot of players clearing the field as lightning struck nearby during a Camp Rantoul scrimmage in 2011.
Area history, Aug. 3, 2014
In 1914, Deputy Sheriff Gus Evans and George DeRolff went to Gifford today to search for an insane man who allegedly stole a horse and buggy at Farmer City Saturday night.