Danville’s oldest church is about to celebrate its 190th birthday. The celebration will be Sunday October 20 at First Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Franklin. The day will examine the historic significance of the church and look forward to its future.
Potential neighbors of a proposed hog-finishing facility west of Ridge Farm voiced concerns last Thursday night at a public meeting held by the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
Kenny is an ambassador to the town of Westville. He exemplifies what it is to be a good student, citizen, and human being. Through Boy Scouts of America, Kenny has created friendships across the globe while he created friendships in his town.
When Danville Area Community College President Stephen Nacco passes by the former U.S. Army Reserve center, he envisions a place where people can train for all sorts of employment opportunities, from driving forklifts to — if and when a proposed Las Vegas-style casino is built — repairing sl…
Georgetown Township is holding its Annual Coat Drive on November 2, at Westville Village Hall parking lot 201 N. State and the Georgetown Township Building at 1805 N Main, Georgetown and from 9 – Noon at both locations.
A special outdoor event is open to all school age youth and their families at Camp Robert Drake on Saturday, October 27. The Smilin’ Pumpkin Outdoor Sports Fest, sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America, will provide youth ages 5 and up with camping games and outdoor challenges from 1-4 pm o…
Eastern Illinois Foodbank is distributing a truckload of food to area families struggling with food insecurity. The distribution will be held at Georgetown Township Building (1805 N Main St) in Georgetown on October 26 from 10 – 11:30am. All Vermilion County residents who meet income eligi…
The Holiday Season is quickly approaching and Gregory’s Academy of The Art’s is busy preparing for their annual production of Dicken’s Classic Tale A Christmas Carol adapted by Cora Wilson Greenwood.
One of a handful of local “community solar” projects selected in the Illinois Power Agency lottery earlier this year is moving forward with plans to begin construction next year in southern Vermilion County.
VVQ is a quilt guild that meets the third Tuesday of each month, at the Danville Public Library, to provide a forum for local quilters to share their passion for quilting. Our October program will feature three of our longarmers to provide helpful guidelines to prepare your quilt, for the qu…
DLO Musical Theatre opens its 65th season with a show for the whole family, The Wizard of Oz, on October 25 and 26 at 7 p.m., and October 27 at 2 p.m. at the Dick Van Dyke Auditorium at Danville High School.
A newly formed group of individuals with a long history in the gaming industry hopes to build a Las Vegas-style casino resort that attracts people all along the Interstate 74 corridor to the outskirts of Danville for more than gambling.
The public is invited to attend a special presentation by the Bob Jones University Music Ministry Team at Waterman Baptist Church in Lodi on October 16, at 7 PM.
Plans are underway for several events this fall being hosted by the Westville Lions Club. With events like the Candy Day Drive, 6th Annual K9 Walk for Leaderdogs for the Blind, and our Annual Trunk or Treat event there is something for everyone to reach out and help those around us.
The Vermillion County Community Foundation is pleased to award a $1,000 donation to the Vermillion County Indiana Historical Society for partial costs associated with expenses that have incurred due to significant storm damage.
Cool, wet weather fosters wood rot which in turn creates the perfect environment for decay and fungal growth. This is why we often see mushrooms of all sizes, shapes and colors growing in the fall.
Westville, Illinois has been a leader in the community since William P and Elizabeth A West laid out the town in 1873. What started out as a Railroad Station on the Danville and Southwestern Railroad line, became the Melting Pot of the Nation.
When the governments of Vermilion County and a handful of its municipalities started the Vermilion County Land Bank in 2016, the aim was to spur revitalization through redevelopment of the county’s many abandoned properties, which can quickly become a nuisance to neighbors and a drain on loc…
Vermilion County residents will have a free opportunity next month to get rid of old televisions and computer monitors at an electronics recycling event.
Horizon Health will offer a free Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED course on October 7, from 8 am - 1 pm, in Conference Room D, on the second floor of Paris Community Hospital.
The Vermilion County Museum Society, in conjunction with Looking for Lincoln, the National Park Service, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, will be hosting The Illinois Freedom Project exhibit at the Museum from October 3 through December 3.
Registration is under way for a community 5K event that will be held on October 26. The 1st Annual Pumpkin 5K will benefit the developing honor society of Lakeview College of Nursing. The officers of the developing honor society are organizing the event.
The Fair Hope Children’s Ministry here in Danville, IL is currently working a raising funds to help with the new building the organization was given last December.
Girl Scouts of Central Illinois (GSCI) gives girls the skills they need to become successful and make a lasting difference in their communities and the world. GSCI works to make sure as many girls as possible in the district have the opportunity to join and take advantage of the programs Gir…