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Archive for September 10th, 2011

Peru woman accused of providing methadone to investigators

Posted by wlpo on September 10, 2011

Methadone isn’t a drug you kid around with.  A woman from Peru faces a felony drug charge because police say she sold methadone to an undercover cop.

Rebecca Cisek was arrested Friday on a warrant for unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.  Police say the sale happened in late July in a parking lot near Washington Park and school.

Cisek was being held in the La Salle County Jail with her bond set at $25,000.

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The 2012 campaign season is underway

Posted by wlpo on September 10, 2011

Most of the people who hold an elected county-wide office in La Salle County have taken out petitions to run for another term.  You can pick up petitions for county-wide offices at the La Salle County Clerk’s office in Ottawa.  Petition filing begins November 28 at 8am.  The last day to file will be Friday, December 5.

Due to redistricting, all county board seats will be up for re-election.  Also up for reelection next year, County Boar Chairman, Circuit Clerk, Auditor, Coroner, Recorder, and States Attorney.

If you’re considering an Illinois General Assembly Seat you’ll need to visit the State Board of Elections.

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September 11th services planned for Henry and Streator

Posted by wlpo on September 10, 2011

If you want to share the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with others memorial services have been planned in Streator and Henry.  Streator will have theirs at 6pm Sunday at City Park.   Unless it rains, then it will be at Park Presbyterian Church.

The Henry Fire Protection District will be hosting the Central Illinois 9/11 ten year Anniversary memorial service at 6:30pm Sunday in Central Park. It will feature fire, police and EMS crews from all over Central Illinois.  New York City Police officer and 9/11 responder David Martinez will be the keynote speaker.

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Planned power outage wrapped up in Oglesby

Posted by wlpo on September 10, 2011

If you woke up on the west side of Oglesby and wondered why your power was out, it was a planned outage that started at 6:30am Saturday.  Crews were making some changes to the line that serves the Cedar Creek subdivision.  Power was restored by 10am.

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