The Mahomet-Seymour High School Color Guard’s performance at the Illinois Drill Team Association (IDTA) state finals Feb. 15 earned them the title of state champions. According to Kari Marino, both the team’s routines — color guard and lyrical flag — qualified, and six senior soloists also q…
MAHOMET — Before the EPA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and any regulatory mechanisms to protect the environment, an estimated 20 million people nationwide attended festivities on April 22, 1970, also known as the first Earth Day.
URBANA — Toni Cassano sat on the steps of her daughter’s Mahomet home alone Nov. 2, 2009, waiting for help moments after finding Holly Cassano murdered.
MAHOMET — If a school program’s success can be measured in both student enthusiasm and awards at competition, Science Olympiad at Lincoln Trail Elementary School was a big hit again this year.
MAHOMET – Patricio’s Pizza & More is one of the newest restaurants in town, and it is borne of long-time plans by the owner, who already has menu expansions in mind as he and his wife get their feet wet in the business world.
CHAMPAIGN — Four lawyers with a collective 98 years of experience tried to quickly sum up why voters should choose one of them to be a Champaign County judge.
MONTICELLO — Apex Clean Energy has yet to officially file the necessary zoning applications for its proposed Goose Creek Wind development, but those on both sides of the wind energy issue are already lining up their cases.
MAHOMET -— The Mahomet-Seymour board of education will delve deeper into the district’s expenses for attorneys after a split vote by members at their regular meeting Jan. 21.
MAHOMET — The Village of Mahomet’s board of trustees agreed Tuesday to allow modification of the sign for Eastwood Center, 804 Eastwood Drive.
URBANA — A Champaign County jury will be allowed to hear what Michael Henslick told Champaign County sheriff’s investigators about his alleged role in the rape and murder of his former high school classmate and mobile-home park neighbor.
MAHOMET — The Mahomet-Seymour school district is holding meetings for parents interested in early entry into kindergarten (students not 5 years old on or before Sept. 1), and grade level or subject area acceleration.
MAHOMET — In their first performance this year at the Illinois Drill Team Association Clinton Competition, the Mahomet-Seymour color guard took first place with their routine Saturday (Jan. 18).
MAHOMET — Numerous educators are concerned with the direction the Mahomet-Seymour board of education is taking the district, with some stating they feel teachers are being “micromanaged” by the current school board.
MAHOMET — Plans to spruce up Barber Park got a big boost Friday (Jan. 17) when the Village of Mahomet was awarded a $400,000 state grant to support Phase I of improvements at the park.
MAHOMET — Policies regarding Mahomet-Seymour board of education members requesting information from district employees and, separately, the potential appointment of a student representative to the board were advanced this week.
MAHOMET — It’s been a long time coming, but visible progress is being made daily now on the new “Solace of Mahomet” multi-building apartment complex at the intersection of Lake of the Woods Road and US 150/Oak Street.
MAHOMET — Here are the second-quarter high honor and honor rolls for Mahomet Junior High School. The criteria for high honors is a 4.0 grade point average (GPA), and for honors is 3.0-3.9999 GPA.
MAHOMET — The stomach flu, common cold and other illnesses can sneak into schools and spread easily as hundreds of students and educators come into contact, but the Mahomet-Seymour school district is focused on reducing student school days lost to illness.
MAHOMET — Aaron Johnson, new Farm Credit Illinois president and CEO, is poised to help oversee a building expansion this year to add about 20,000 square feet — and several new jobs — at the company’s headquarters here at 1100 Farm Credit Drive.
MAHOMET — While there have been some logistical changes, The Mahomet Citizen will continue to serve the community as the top local newspaper in print, supplemented by its strong online presence, after a November change in ownership.
Luke Busch was a student at Mahomet-Seymour Junior High when he was diagnosed with a terminal illness. The Busch family established the Luke Busch H.E.A.R.T. Award in his memory.
MAHOMET — Director John Howard said the Mahomet Public Library needs aid or it may not be able to offer its annual tax assistance program for seniors and lower income households.
MAHOMET — The Mahomet Citizen has chosen its Top 10 stories of the year, and 2019 brought both conflict and sadness, cooperation and community-wide fun.
MAHOMET — Leaders at Mahomet-Seymour schools want to hear more from the community and what residents seek from their district on topics ranging from considerations of diversity to resource use and more.
MAHOMET — A fledgling new business dubbed “Company Coffee & Wine” got a green light from Mahomet’s board of trustees on Tuesday night at their regular meeting.
MAHOMET — Two Mahomet couples have big plans for a new establishment that they hope to make a destination spot for not just local folks but all Central Illinois residents and beyond.
MAHOMET — Members of the Mahomet-Seymour board of education approved the district’s annual tax levy request Monday before their regular meeting turned contentious over multiple topics, an atmosphere that has almost become the norm for the panel since spring elections.
MAHOMET — Sponsored by the Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce, this year’s Mahomet Village Christmas and associated events were deemed a hit by organizers and attendees alike.
MAHOMET — A unanimous vote Tuesday put a prohibition of cannabis-related businesses on next week’s consent agenda for the Village of Mahomet Board of Trustees.
URBANA — A Mahomet man who admitted he used a stun gun on an acquaintance in a grocery store three months ago has been sentenced to two years of probation.
MAHOMET — Two men were charged Dec. 6 and a third summoned to court later after police found evidence of a cannabis-growing operation Dec. 5 in a home in Mahomet.
MAHOMET — The Mahomet-Seymour board of education met in special session Tuesday to discuss community engagement efforts coming up for the district.
MAHOMET — Eighteen-year-old senior Jillian Jordan has been waiting a long time to be part of the Mahomet-Seymour High School Madrigal Singers.
CHAMPAIGN — When Elizabeth Hayn has moments of precious eye contact with her 4-year-old son, Garrett, and sees her 3-year-old daughter, Everly, pick up a teaspoon, she feels immensely grateful.