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The Tolono village board has scheduled two special meetings.
The first will be held Thursday, March 6. On the agenda is the consideration of approval of a village employee contract and the authorization of payment pursuant to a village employee contract.
The second will be held Tuesday, March 11. On the agenda is consideration of a village personnel policy.
Unity West Elementary School's PTO hosted a Family Fun Night on Feb. 28. Texas Roadhouse catered food to over 360 people, there was line dancing in the gym, and a dozen rooms hosted carnival-style games.
The Philo Public Library held a Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration on March 2, complete with birthday cake, Dr. Seuss trivia and more.
The ninth annual a cappella benefit concert at Unity High School was held Saturday. Performers for the first show included University of Illinois’ Xtension Chords, No Comment, RipChords and No Strings Attached, Illinois State University’s Clef Hangers and Unity’s own Surreal Sound.
The Unity Rockettes were honored for finishing as runners up in the state and performed their stoplight-themed dance routine at halftime of the boys’ basketball game during “Pack the Place” night last Wednesday in Osborn Gym.
Melting snow and ice combined with a heavy rainfall caused some flooding in Sidney, but the town is back to normal now.
Supervisor of Operations Earl Bennett said the deepest spots, on David Street in the downtown area, were about 2 feet deep. Bennett said he had to close seven different roads on Thursday.
Read the full story in the Feb. 27 issue of The County Star.
Unity East and Unity West elementary schools presented a band and choir concert last Tuesday at Unity High School.
The Tolono Public Library hosted a valentine make and take craft time on Feb. 8.
The Savoy Recreation Center hosted its annual Daddy Daughter Dance last Monday night. Participants enjoyed music, cake and punch and received a keepsake photo.
A trivia night and silent auction fundraiser for Unity West Elementary School was held from Feb. 1.