HALLSVILLE - Pvt. Rachel L. Deerwester, daughter of Rick and Pam
Deerwester of Hallsville, has graduated from U.S. Army basic
training at Fort Jackson, S.C. She is finishing her advanced
individual training at Fort Gordon, Ga.
Sydney Mays Jr., 24, of Bloomington faces murder charges in the killings of Nate Pena and Corey Jackson, both 22, and Juan Carlos Perez, 33. He is also facing charges of attempted murder of Pena’s 4-year-old son, who was paralyzed from the incident at a Riley Drive apartment in Bloomington.
The head of the McLean County Chamber of Commerce said Monday that the state's further easing COVID restrictions is a win for business owners, even as concerns linger about keeping infection rates low.