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.

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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.

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 — 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.

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.

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.

URBANA — More than 10 years after the brutal slaying of a Mahomet woman in her home, a trial date has been set for the man accused of her murder.

MAHOMET — Downtown merchants will roll out the red carpet on Dec. 6 and 7 for not just Santa Claus and the youngsters who love him — and the Mrs. — but for all those ready to enjoy a healthy dose of the Christmas spirit.

MAHOMET — To earn academic letter honors, students must be enrolled in a minimum of five academic courses each semester. Freshmen and sophomores must maintain a 3.6 GPA for the entire academic school year and juniors and seniors must maintain a 3.8 GPA. Students must not receive a D or an F.

CHICAGO — School boards in Illinois have voted against a proposed resolution that would call for the Illinois Association of School Boards to support legislation that would allow school districts to set school safety and student protection policies that would allow trained, armed school teac…

MAHOMET — Board of trustees members are inclined to prohibit the sale of cannabis in Mahomet, according to an informal poll of the village leaders Tuesday night.

MAHOMET -- Paying tribute to veterans was the order of the day across the Mahomet-Seymour school district on Monday, in observance of Veterans Day, and students did so with song, videos of thanks and more.

FARMER CITY — The theme for this year’s Farmer City Christmas Parade is “TV Holiday Classics on Parade,” and entries are being sought for the event, which will step off at the Farmer City Fairgrounds at 2 p.m. Nov. 24, according to a press release.

MAHOMET — Volunteers are needed immediately to help deliver meals to area senior citizens through Peace Meal.

MAHOMET — Sangamon on Main was bustling Tuesday night as it continues to draw businesses to the renovated former school facility, with four establishments holding ribbon cuttings.

MAHOMET — Students in Mahomet-Seymour schools on Monday will take time out to recognize the nation’s military service members on Veterans Day with special ceremonies.