Photo gallery: GCMS girls basketball vs Flanagan-Cornell (HOIC Tourney)

GCMS girls basketball wins 45-35 over Flanagan-Cornell in HOIC Tourney consolation game

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley varsity girls basketball team won 45-35 over Flanagan-Cornell on Monday in the first round of the Heart of Illinois Conference Tournament’s consolation bracket. “The girls worked hard,” GCMS head coach Keri Dornbusch said. “They moved the ball well. They played together.” The 12th-seeded Falcons will face ninth-seeded LeRoy in the consolation semifinals at 5:30 […]

PBL girls basketball defeats Watseka 38-33

WATSEKA – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda varsity girls basketball team won 38-33 over Watseka on Monday. The Panthers (10-10) took a 10-3 lead in the first quarter as Lorena Arnett made two free throws and a 3-pointer to give PBL the early 5-3 lead before a basket by Losa Suaava extended the lead to 7-3 with 1:53 left in the opening quarter. […]

Obituary: Amelia Humphrey

Amelia Belle “Minnie” Humphrey, 87, of Paxton went home to be with our Lord at 2:18 p.m. Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton on Pells. A Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 312 E Center St., Paxton. Baier Family Funeral Services, Paxton is assisting […]

A life remembered: Dr. Russell H. Pitch

By WILL [email protected] PAXTON — Having dental work done can be a painful experience, but it usually was not for patients of Dr. Russell H. Pitch. The longtime Paxton dentist was so meticulous with his dental work that some of his patients would call him “Painless Pitch” — and some people in town actually thought that was his real name. […]