ARCOLA — Staff from the Champaign office of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency were in Douglas County yesterday after receiving reports that sludge had been draining through field tiles into a drainage ditch which runs through Coles County and into the Kaskaskia River. The sludge, which comes from the Chicago Sanitary District, is being used as fertilizer on about 200 acres of land in Douglas County. Yesterday's leakage was stopped a few hours after the EPA staff arrived... MATTOON — Jack Gilbert and Pam Sanders were crowned king and queen of Jefferson Junior High School yesterday afternoon. Other members of the court are Judith Sanders, Larry Nichols, Kimberly Miller and Joey Johnson. This year's royalty were crowned by Rod Cox and Kay Carter, last year's king and queen. After the coronation ceremony, Jefferson ninth graders, teachers and parents traveled to Fox Ridge State Park for the school's spring picnic.