MAHOMET — In a time when many military ceremonies, from Memorial Day to veterans’ funerals, feature taps played electronically on a speaker, events led by the American Legion in Mahomet offer the real thing.

MAHOMET — Pending final approval by the Village of Mahomet Board of Trustees, residents in three newly annexed areas of town could receive tax rebates from the village for the next three years.

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MAHOMET — Poeta Training Center, which offers wrestling and fitness programs year-round, is coming to Sangamon on Main as an anchor tenant that has leased the main gym and additional space or approximately 4,300 square feet in total, according to a Tuesday press release.

Dawgapalooza is an annual fundraiser to support Mahomet-Seymour school athletics and other extracurricular activities, from band to scholastic groups. Held each year before the Bulldogs’ first football game, the event typically nets between $5,000 and $8,000 to support district programs, and…

MAHOMET — The fall football season is about to start, and the annual Dawgapalooza fundraiser to support all Mahomet-Seymour athletic and music programs is Friday, Aug. 30, prior to the Bulldogs’ season opener at home against Marion at Mahomet-Seymour High School.

MAHOMET — In a contentious, more than four-hour meeting Monday, the Mahomet-Seymour board of education juggled a pair of hot topics: accusations that past boards violated the law and, separately, that one newer member benefited personally from nonprofit activity on behalf of the school’s students.

MAHOMET — The Village of Mahomet Board of Trustees is poised to add no-parking areas on Jones Court, located just off of East Oak Street (Illinois 150) on the north side of the McDonald’s restaurant near Green View.

MAHOMET — Parents in the Mahomet-Seymour school district will have a chance to talk technology Wednesday and learn more about how students use Chromebooks throughout their school years, starting in sixth grade in particular.

MAHOMET — The battle over a set of annexations approved by the village of Mahomet in the spring isn’t over, according to one resident, who addressed the board of trustees on Tuesday night regarding proposed tax rebates for newly annexed residents.

MAHOMET — Kindergartner Dempsey Seten, 5, of Seymour might have been in the running for “Most Excited Student” on Monday at Middletown Prairie Elementary School’s open house, preceding today’s first day of student attendance in the Mahomet-Seymour school district.

MAHOMET — Hundreds of runners laced up and took to the courses for the 24th annual Run Mahomet last weekend, aiming for good times and fun — and all for a good cause.

MAHOMET — In just two short weeks, downtown Mahomet will be filled with music lovers, food vendors, bands and more for the annual Mahomet Music Festival, which will feature country music star Joe Nichols.

URBANA — A Mahomet man faces up to 14 years in prison when he is sentenced in October for causing the death of a friend because he drove while drunk.

MAHOMET — After being the driving force behind some big projects at the school district for the 2018-19 school year, the Mahomet-Seymour Athletic Boosters Club is prepping for another year of supporting the Bulldogs as the new school term nears its start.

MAHOMET — Students and instructors don’t just utter loud exclamations and learn to break boards while practicing taekwondo — certainly not with HMD Academy.

MAHOMET — Mahomet-Seymour students, teachers, staff and parents aren’t the only ones getting prepped for the new school year: Their district’s facilities are being spruced up for 2019-20, too.

MAHOMET — Schoolmarm Miss Sandy offered two lines of children — girls on the right, boys on the left — a few minutes of instruction outside, then the group stepped in single file into the one-room schoolhouse and, in a sense, back in time.

MAHOMET — The 24th annual Run Mahomet, a fundraiser for the Mahomet Area Youth Club, is scheduled for Aug. 2 and 3, with the Main Street Mile kicking off the two-day event.

MAHOMET — Brooks-Warfel Memorial Park, located adjacent to the water plant near downtown, will be spruced up with approximately $26,000 in new playground equipment after Village of Mahomet Board of Trustees approval Tuesday night.

MAHOMET — The Mahomet-Seymour school district plans to replace a pair of underground fuel tanks used for buses and other vehicles with a single, divided above-ground tank at the current site at Lincoln Trail Elementary School, and the project also will mean an additional entrance/exit lane f…

INDIANAPOLIS — The few are getting fewer, but Arthur Leenerman of Mahomet is at an event this week memorializing the worst open-sea disaster in U.S. naval history, the loss of hundreds of sailors at sea at the end of World War II.

MAHOMET — Hundreds of auto enthusiasts decided it was time to “get your motor runnin’/head out on the highway” to the annual Mahomet Auto Fest on Sunday, and thousands more people came out to appreciate everything from shiny Jeeps to revving Corvettes, cool classics to sleek modern cars, tou…

SEYMOUR — A hot and humid day on July 4 didn’t dampen enthusiasm in Seymour and Mahomet for celebrating Independence Day with a parade, patriotic colors, food and fun, and evening fireworks that lit up the sky in both towns.

MAHOMET — Hundreds of vehicles and thousands of auto enthusiasts are expected Sunday, July 14, at the annual Mahomet Auto Fest downtown, with prizes at stake, food to be served and plenty of car talk to go around.