Next ‘big thing for Paxton’: New gas station, ‘quick-serve’ restaurant by I-57

Next ‘big thing for Paxton’: New gas station, ‘quick-serve’ restaurant by I-57

PAXTON — The Paxton City Council heard a presentation Tuesday, June 11, from a group of investors proposing to redevelop...

Hope Vineyard Church in Paxton closing; Star Gymnastics moving in

Hope Vineyard Church in Paxton closing; Star Gymnastics moving in

PAXTON — Before leading his final Sunday service as pastor of the Hope Vineyard Church, there was a mix of...

Earthrise Energy to award $22,200 in grants to Heartland’s renewable energy skills students

Earthrise Energy to award $22,200 in grants to Heartland’s renewable energy skills students

NORMAL — Earthrise Energy announced Thursday its establishment of a $22,200 grant to fund four scholarships for students pursuing a...

Copper Creek Contractors threatens libel suit vs. Ford County Chronicle

Copper Creek Contractors threatens libel suit vs. Ford County Chronicle

GIBSON CITY — An attorney for a Mahomet-based contractor hired in 2022 to install a spray-foam roof at Gibson City...

Obituary: Donovan J. Taylor

Obituary: Donovan J. Taylor

Donovan J. Taylor , 74, of Rantoul passed away at 2:48 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at Carle Foundation...

Kathy Donnelly

Kathy Donnelly

PIPER CITY — Kathy Donnelly, 67, of Piper City, died Thursday, May 30, 2024, at Piper City Rehab & Living...

George S. Jackson

George S. Jackson

GIBSON CITY — George Steven Jackson, 70, of Gibson City, died suddenly at 9:27 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at...

Dana Rosten

Dana Rosten

CLINTON — Dana Rosten, 62, of Clinton, mother of Ford County Chronicle Co-Publisher and Sports Editor Andrew Rosten of Paxton,...