Beard faces additional Knox County burglary charges
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 16:30
- Written by John A. Ballentine
Knox County has filed an arrest warrant for Robert L. Beard, 32, of Toulon for four counts of burglary, two counts of criminal damage to property with a $100,000 bond, plus “multiple counts” of burglary and thefts with a $10,000 bond.
Knox is the sixth county to file criminal burglary charges against Beard since his arrest on June 18 of this year for an unrelated traffic charge in Peoria Heights, IL.
Wyoming gets ready to GLOW
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 17:50
- Written by Administrator
As the restoration of the Paramount Theater building in Wyoming progresses, plans are underway to raise needed funds for the project.
October 18 brings the Ready, Set, GLOW Paramount Theater 5K Family Fun Run/Walk fundraiser to the streets of Wyoming. The race will start and end at the Paramount Theater. The event includes much more than just the race, though. Organizers are planning a fun filled evening for people of all ages.
Wine at the Vine fundraiser
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 17:15
- Written by By Doug Hampton
The Wyoming History and Arts Association will be hosting an afternoon of entertainment, snacks, and wine tasting on Sunday, October 19. The event will be held at Indian Creek Vineyard from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Admission includes five wine tastings with different hors d'oeuvre pairings to complement each wine. Non-alcoholic choices will also be provided. Beer and additional wines will be available for purchase from Indian Creek Vineyard.
LaFayette holds one item agenda meeting
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 17:10
- Written by By John A. Ballentine
The LaFayette village board met Monday evening for their scheduled September monthly meeting. Only one item, park playground equipment, was on the agenda for discussion and action.
The existing swing-set will be refurbished and made compliant with current safety standards by repainting, and repairing if necessary.
Toulon City Council approves salary increase, but doesn’t vacate alley
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 16:57
- Written by By Jason Musselman
The Toulon City Council voted to consolidate several different bonds and therefore reducing fees by almost $1,000 per year.
Mayor Larry Hollis said fees now will only be about $400-500 annually saving a significant amount of money for the City’s bottom line.