Friday Aug 22
Watseka man arrested in Hoopeston shooting
Responding to a call of shots fired at 2:25 a.m. in the 500 block of East Seminary Street, Hoopeston police found a 33-year-old man lying on the ground but not injured.
Kacich: Nutter tries to make inroads
Tom Bennett is getting all the publicity in the 106th Illinois House District race, given his appointment last week by Republican officials to take the place of retiring state Rep. Josh Harms, R-Watseka, on the November ballot.
GOP chairs pick Bennett for House run
Tom Bennett of Gibson City, the Ford County Republican county chairman and chairman of the Parkland College Board of Trustees, will be the Republican candidate for the Illinois House in the 106th District.
Second group inquires about marijuana facility in Iroquois County
County Board Chairman Rod Copas informed the board's policy and procedure committee of the news but did not disclose details.