Sidney

Sidney, Tolono coach-pitch teams compete

Coach-pitch teams from Sidney and Tolono squared off against one another on May 31 at Witt Park in Sidney.


Countryside 10K draws runners in support of ag

AREA RESULTS
Countryside 10K
At Sidney
2K WALK


Farm Leader Banquet 2013

News-Gazette Farm Leader of the Year Jack Murray was honored at a banquet at the Hilton Garden Inn in Champaign on Tuesday, March 26, 2013.


Girl donates her hair to Locks of Love

It had been a year and a half since Katelyn Moore got a real haircut. But last Friday the 7-year-old from rural Sidney decided to lop it off not just to get a cute new look; it was a way to help others.


Workday held at new library

Volunteers set up shelving and books, cleaned up dirt and worked on lighting in the former Sidney Market on March 16 as they continue to get the building ready to be the new Sidney Community Library. A book sale will be held there on April 6.
 


Schools gear up for ISAT testing

This week local third-, fourth- and fifth-graders are being tested on their knowledge of reading and math.
To get the students geared up for the testing, Unity East and Unity West elementary schools both had special events on Friday.
At Unity East, students were put through an ISAT Boot Camp.

Read the full story in the March 7 edition of The County Star.


Fifth-graders show off musical skills

The Unity West Elementary School and Unity East Elementary School fifth-grade choruses and bands performed at a winter concert on Feb. 19 at Unity High School’s auditorium.


Signups for various youth sports set in area communities

Philo Ball Park Association
2013 season signups are set for the following dates:
• 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23
• 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27
• 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 2
All signups will be at the Philo Township Hall, 104 S. Harrison St., Philo.
For more information, e-mail Tom Billman at tom@philosports.com or Steve Sappenfield at steve@philosports.com.


Uni High vs. Georgetown Notre Dame de La Salette

 

Uni High vs. Georgetown Notre Dame de La Salette, February 4th, 2013 at Uni High School Kinney Gym


Central Illinois Daily Life Jan. 14-20, 2013

Photos from Central Illinois the week of January 14-20, 2013.


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