PBL JH track and field photos (April 8, 2021)

PBL JH track and field teams win in season opener

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade boys track and field team finished first with a score of 70 in its season-opening meet on Thursday. The PBL seventh- and eighth-grade girls teams each finished first as well with scores of 52 and 57, respectively. The PBL seventh-grade boys finished second with a score of 45 while Iroquois West finished first with a […]

Photo gallery: PBL volleyball vs. Dwight

PBL volleyball improves to 10-1 with win over Dwight

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda varsity volleyball team won 25-7, 25-15 over Dwight on Thursday to improve to an overall record of 10-1. “It was a nice team win,” PBL head coach Lindsay Stalowy said. The Panthers’ win on Thursday followed a 25-16, 25-8 victory at Dwight the previous Tuesday. “I’m happy that we were able to play just as well […]

Fuoss sets service points record for GCMS volleyball in win over Heyworth

HEYWORTH – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley varsity volleyball team won 25-4, 25-17 over Heyworth on Thursday. Kira Fuoss recorded 23 service points on Thursday, breaking the school record for most service points in a match. The original record was 19.  Fuoss also had 21 assists, four aces and three digs. Jessica Freehill had 17 kills, one block, four digs and three […]

Pastor Steve Jones: God’s Constant Care in Uncertain Times

We’ve all seen and heard, through news reports and our personal experience, the fact that we’re living in uncertain times. We’re involved in a worldwide pandemic that’s still causing loss of life as well as loss of livelihood for many. Our American economy is, by all accounts, in huge disarray. Market observers have declared that recent events and their effect […]

Why Michael Madigan hasn’t yet been indicted

By JIM NOWLAN Friends ask: “Why hasn’t Mike Madigan been indicted yet? After all, he has been under investigation for what must be a couple of years now.” My answer: It’s because the federal prosecutor is not confident he can prove that the former Illinois House speaker personally did anything illegal. I define public corruption as receiving unearned personal gain at taxpayer […]

Illinois State Representative Tom Bennett: Illinois Senate & House Republicans Introduce the People’s Independent Maps Act

As Democrats in the House and Senate hold simultaneous redistricting hearings that hinder public input, Republicans in the House and Senate have introduced the People’s Independent Maps Act to allow Illinois legislative redistricting maps to be created by an independent commission, rather than politicians. The People’s Independent Maps Act, Senate Bill 1325: Gives the Supreme Court the power to appoint sixteen independent, citizen […]

CAPITOL RECAP: Elections board director on leave after attempted online extortion, agency says

By Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD — One day before consolidated elections, the Illinois State Board of Elections executive director was placed on administrative leave after being the subject of an online extortion attempt, ISBE said in a news release. The eight-member elections board voted unanimously on Monday, April 5, to place Director Steve Sandvoss on leave, according to the release. The board […]