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Gibson City Today
Photographer: N-G Online Staff
Gibson City is a town of about 3,200 people in Ford County.
Cassie Cramer, left, and Kris Cramer work at Ropp's Flower Factory on Melvin Street.
Roger Cramer stands in one of the greenhouses at Ropp's Flower Factory.
Ellie Stolz stops by Ropp's for some spring flowers.
John Bell stands in front of Ace Hardware on Sangamon Avenue.
Chris Hazen is head cashier at Ace Hardware.
Jeff Harden, an employee of the Gibson Hospital Annex, checks out at Ace Hardware.
Dori Kelm works the checkout lane at Ace Hardware.
Ron Hood works the paint department at Ace Hardware.
Amy McNutt stops by the hardware store downtown.
Mike Grove shops at Ace.
Tammy Cowell, left, stands with Ace Hardware co-owner Amy Hood.
Jim Hood is co-owner of Ace Hardware with his wife, Amy.
Link Woodward is one of the employees at Ace Hardware.
Betty Meiners and Eric Rosenbaum work in The Fashion Shop in downtown Gibson City.
Scott Moody is owner of The Fashion Shop.
Benny Cheng works at Vienna Yang Chinese Cuisine on Sangamon Avenue.
Evie Whittet and Lori Henrichs work at Scott's Pharmacy.
Peg Hill and Diane Edgington are two employees at Scott's Pharmacy.
Scott Edgar is owner of Scott's Pharmacy.
Rochelle Boline stands on the east side of Sangamon Avenue in downtown Gibson.
Jeanne Denney paints the porch of her house on Sangamon Avenue, which was built in 1915.
Sharon Craig is the librarian at Moyer District LIbrary.
Lydia Thompson, a worker at the Moyer District Library, stands in front of a display of famous figures in American history made by third-graders at GCMS Elementary School.
Kay Bell pauses from her work on a computer in the town library.
Josh Bell uses one of the patron computers at the Moyer District Library.
Justus Clinton sits in his truck on Sangamon Avenue.
Karen Haynes works at Specialty Grains.
Joseph L. Andris taught for 34 years at the elementary school in Gibson City and now works for the Department of Natural Resources.
Janet Hammitt works the front desk at Middleton, Middleton and Dueringer.
Peggy Godsey, seated, is the accountant's assistant to accountant Scott Shull.
Denise Grady works the counter at the town post office.
Kristen Massey stops by the U.S. Post Office in Gibson City.
Brenna Salyards visits the town post office.
Matt Taylor pauses for a moment from his work on a computer at the Moyer District Library.
Anita Meyer looks up from her magazine at the Moyer District Library.
Betty Coates, whose artwork adorns the back door to the Moyer District Library, stops at the building's main desk.
Lois Friese looks up from the cover notes on a novel at the library.
Robert 'Buzz' Bell and his sister Marie Woodward stand in the yard between their two houses on Sixth Street.
Administrative Assistant Janet Davis sits at her desk in City Hall.
Sisters Julie Stagen, left, and Becky McDevitt are two of the owners, along with another sister, of the New and Again Resale shop on Sangamon Avenue.
Manage Kathy Moore and sales clerk Linda Carlton work in the not-for-profit charity shops, Shepherd's Closet and Closet Too on Sangamon Avenue.
Kendra Chriss is a staff member of Insurance Providers Group, Inc.
From left are Kevin, Larry and Ursula Hustedt, owners of Hustedt Jewelers on Sangamon Avenue.
Bev Friend, owner of Bev Friend's Footware, stands in front of some of the shoes in her store on Sangamon Avenue.
Three baby robins sit in the nest their mother built in a wreath next to the door to Bev Friend's Footware.
Jim Sommer works for the Gibson City Public Works Department.
Adolph 'Doc' May, is owner of May's Appliances. He moved to Gibson City when he was 8 years old, 80 years ago.
Jeff McGuire sits in the office of Alexander Lumber.
From left, Sue Gaesser, Susie Knox and Jeanine Litwiller are employees of the Strictly Kids shop. Litwiller is the store's owner.
Seven-year-old Shea Kilgus reads a book at the Strictly Kids shop.
Rachel Sampson, 3, sits in her parents' truck.
Gibson City Mayor Daniel Dickey and his wife Paula work in the gardens on the south side of Gibson City Bible Church on the west side of town.
Bradbury Auto Sales staff members, from left, Keith Friday, Tom McCartney and owner Mick Bradbury stand at the entrance to Bradbury Auto Sales.
Joshua Johnson is owner of Friendly Flower Shop, Inc., and president of the Gibson City Chamber of Commerce.
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