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LeROY — Two juveniles and an 18-year-old were arrested last Wednesday after allegedly being caught vandalizing a local place of worship.
On Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the late afternoon, LeRoy Police Officers were dispatched to a criminal damage to property after a resident found his pick-up truck had been spray painted.
DOWNS – The Tri-Valley School District has recently stepped up to help a neighbor in need.
McLean County Unit 5 has experienced well-publicized bussing issues to begin the school year. Enter the Tri-Valley School District.
FARMER CITY — The city council granted a request for $1,000 to a community organization, heard another request for the same amount from another, and received an update from the DeWitt County Development Council.
FARMER CITY — The city has apparently decided, after eight months, that they have no legal recourse to sue a downtown business owner for accepting Tax Increment Financing funds.
FARMER CITY – The weekend before Halloween will mark the first installment in what is hoped to be an annual Halloween haunt at South Park.
Farmer City’s “Haunted Forest,” a family-friendly hayrack ride through the new South Park campsites, is set to begin on Friday, Oct. 28 from 5 p.m. until midnight and Saturday, Oct. 29 from 3 p.m. until midnight.
Commercial farmers and those working in agriculture are invited to join DeWitt County Extension and the DeWitt County Farm Bureau for a “Help Extension Help YOU” forum to share ideas about what kinds of programs farmers will need to succeed over the next 100 years.
LeROY — On Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the LeRoy Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 12th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.
LeROY — The school board heard audit results, a student presentation, and refunded bonds that would save the local taxpayers $312,000 over a nine-year period at its regular monthly meeting.
DOWNS – Progress on a future business development at Downs Crossing was postponed this month due to watershed problems discovered in proposed engineer plans.
DOWNS – The village voted unanimously to purchase a ballistic shield for the police department at last Thursday’s regular meeting.
The equipment will cost $3,200 and Chief Joshua Dingler said it is a priority of the department, which began anew with his hiring two years ago this month.