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BUCKLEY — Village board members agreed this week to hire Grosch Well Drilling Co., based in Mason City, to drill a test hole for a new well, collect a water sample, and ship the sample to Peoria-based PDC Labs to be tested.
The cost is expected to be $2,000 for the test hole and around $250 for the water-testing process.
URBANA — An Urbana man with a criminal past who admitted he possessed a gun has been sentenced to eight years in the Illinois penitentiary.
In return for Quintin Brown's guilty plea to that charge, other charges alleging that he tried to kill his own father with that gun were dismissed.
URBANA — A Savoy man charged with weapons offenses for allegedly pointing a gun at a co-worker in jest and possessing brass knuckles will be back in court next month.
Matthew Sinclair, 31, appeared Tuesday in Champaign County Circuit Court before Judge John Kennedy with his attorney, Roger Webber of Urbana.
Bookends program allows seniors to review literature with students from comfort of home
CHAMPAIGN — It seems like an unlikely combination: a fourth-grader, a 64-year-old volunteer, an iPad, a blog and a children's book.
URBANA — A Champaign man who allegedly possessed guns and drugs at his home is being held in lieu of $1 million bond after being charged with two felony offenses.
Assistant State's Attorney Matt Banach said an Illinois State trooper stopped a car on Interstate 57 north of Rantoul Monday for alleged vehicle code violations and could smell and see cannabis inside.
URBANA — A Champaign man who admitted having cocaine and driving while under its influence was sentenced Monday to a year in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
URBANA — A Rantoul woman with a history of drunken driving was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for aggravated driving under the influence.
Michelle R. Trimble, 53, who listed an address in the 100 block of South Meyer Street, pleaded guilty to that offense before Champaign County Judge Richard Klaus.