Stephanie Henry

Former Pickle Tree getting new occupants

The former Pickle Tree Farm Restaurant site will soon become a one-stop shop for pets needing daycare, grooming, or routine healthcare services.

Team Jeremiah supports local family

A community of supporters continues to grow for a Mahomet family after their 7-year-old son, Jeremiah King, was hit by a car two weeks ago.

That community is called “Team Jeremiah,” and close friends say the amount of people who have stepped forward wanting to help this family has “snowballed.”

Changing the world with t-shirts

While his voice may be recognizable from his morning radio show, Mahomet resident Tim Sinclair would like people to see the t-shirt he’s wearing from behind the microphone, a t-shirt that he believes can save the world a little bit at a time.

Planning session garners ideas for future

After several handshakes and introductions, neighbors and residents got down to the business of discussing the future of Mahomet at a Community Planning Workshop hosted by the Village Tuesday night.

Caring for Mahomet's trees

Though not officially designated yet as a Tree City USA, Mahomet is certainly a tree-filled community.

Therefore a recently appointed Tree Commission has been taking steps to gain Mahomet that special designation, as well as update the current ordinance and polices pertaining to tree maintenance, selection, and removal in the community.

Music room undergoing expansion

After dealing with overcrowding in the music room for the last several years, the junior high is finally getting a new, larger space for its band and chorus programs.

Construction began last week on the project, which will include an addition to the existing music room, doubling the room in size, and “modernizing” the storage facility, according to junior high principal Jeff Starwalt.

Mahomet native finds success in NYC theater scene

Though New York may be a long way from Mahomet, one former Mahomet-Seymour High School graduate is finding that his time as a Bulldog prepared him well for his current life in the New York theater world.

WYSE team shows off skills

Some join the team for the challenge of it, some for the fun, and some think it just looks good on a college application.

Though taking challenging academic tests might not appeal to all teenagers, one group of students at Mahomet Seymour High School do it as a sport, competing with schools around the state to find today’s “brightest” in the areas of science and engineering.

Science Day provides hands-on learning

There just may be several young chemists, biologists, physicists, engineers, and other scientists in the making after next week’s annual Science Day, which takes place at Middletown, Sangamon and Lincoln Trail schools.

Group with roots in past looks to future

“It’s about the fellowship with the other ladies, and the lessons are interesting, too,” said Bonnie Cook of her monthly, Wednesday afternoon get-togethers in Mahomet.

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