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

    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.

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  2. Warrants issued for two in PaxtonRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    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.

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  3. Budget near for Ford health departmentRead the original story

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    ... date two new health departments serving Ford and Iroquois counties begin operation. Mike Short, president of the Ford County Public Health Department board, said the budget is for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. That is expected to ...

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

    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.

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  5. Local 4-H members part of legislative team in SpringfieldRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Daily Herald

    ... House during the budget address." "The 4-H team included Danielle Brinkmann of Clinton County; Joshua Pine of Ford County; Karley Hall of Franklin County; Lindy Couch of Henry County; Ethan Heidrich of Kendall County; Bailey Stegall of Knox County; ...

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  6. Ford health agency leader hiredRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The News-Gazette

    Paxton resident Lana Sample has been hired as interim administrator of the Ford County Public Health Department, 11 weeks before it starts operation.

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  7. Lawyers interested in Ford County prosecutor postRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | The News-Gazette

    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.

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  8. Man survives Mahomet crash, but SUV hard to findRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | The News-Gazette

    ... man, whose name has not been released, is from Marshall and had been helped by police about an hour earlier in Ford County when he ran out of gas. She contacted his family and learned that he suffers from schizophrenia. He told her he was on his way ...

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  9. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story

    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.

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  10. State review next stop for health agencies' plansRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | The News-Gazette

    ... that fulfills most of the requirements for health department certification. Mike Short, the president of Ford County's board of health, said the plan is to have the state's approval of each IPLAN no later than June 15, allowing each county's health ...

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  11. Solar savings less than projected at Ford-Iroquois agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | The News-Gazette

    ... per year. "From everything we can tell ... it produces about $300 a year in Iroquois County," Copas said. "The Ford County one is much better." Corbett declined to discuss the solar-panel savings prior to his contract as administrator being bought ...

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  12. Solar savings less than projected at Ford-Iroquois agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | The News-Gazette

    ... per year. "From everything we can tell ... it produces about $300 a year in Iroquois County," Copas said. "The Ford County one is much better." Corbett declined to discuss the solar-panel savings prior to his contract as administrator being bought ...

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  13. Ford health positions could be filled soonRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | The News-Gazette

    Two key positions, plus a number of others, could be filled by the Ford County Public Health Department board during its next meeting.

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

    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.

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  15. Audit criticizes Ford-Iroquois agency's actionsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | The News-Gazette

    The Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department board has reviewed a forensic auditor's report that confirmed the agency's management committed several illegal acts using taxpayers' money, as first revealed through media investigations last year.

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  16. Danville nonprofit in search of new CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | The News-Gazette

    The East Central Illinois Community Action Agency is searching for a new CEO to replace Dwight Lucas, who is no longer leading the nonprofit social service organization.

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  17. Paxton group has plans for restoring former sheriff residence and jailRead the original story

    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.

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  18. Timing uncertain for new judge's installation in Ford CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 19 | The News-Gazette

    Ford County State's Attorney Matt Fitton knows he will be stepping out of the prosecutor's chair and onto the bench at some point in the next year.

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  19. Doran captures another term as Ford sheriffRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 19 | The News-Gazette

    Ford County Sheriff Mark Doran won re-election to his third four-year term in Tuesday's primary election, capturing 62 percent of the vote in a race featuring Paxton Police Chief Bob Bane and Ford County Emergency Management Agency Coordinator Dennis Higgins.

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  20. Voters pick Fitton for Ford circuit judgeRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 18 | The News-Gazette

    Ford County State's Attorney Matt Fitton will be stepping out of the prosecutor's chair and onto the bench at some point in the next year.

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