A more visible police presence is expected at Westville schools today, a day after an unspecified threat prompted officials to lock down Judith Giacoma Elementary and bring a person into custody for questioning.
One of baseball’s most colorful and controversial characters of yesteryear is coming to Vermilion County on May 11.
Nearly a decade after Indiana-based Sunrise Coal first began exploring the possibility of a new mine in Vermilion County, the Bulldog Mine is closer than ever to becoming a reality on 390 acres of farmland southeast of Homer.
Horizon Health will host “Health 360,” a free adult wellness fair, on April 27, from 9 am - noon in the Paris Clinic. The event will feature health screenings, seminars by healthcare professionals, live “Stay Strong, Live Long” exercise programs, and vendor displays.
The April Danville Chrsitian Women’s Connection Luncheon will take place April 24 at the Danville Boat Club. Lunch will take place from 12-2 p.m. Doors open at 11 a.m.
The Vermilion County Conservation District has opened registration for the 2019 Summer Camp Programs at Forest Glen and Kennekuk County Parks.
The Danville Area Community College Ag Club, with the support of area agricultural organizations, businesses and individuals, takes this opportunity to announce Ag Day 2019.
Gregory’s Academy of the Art’s, Vermilion County’s Educational Performing Arts Organization will be holding their 2019 Alumni Reunion on April 27.
DLO Musical Theatre and Full-Fill Industries will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Next to Normal, April 26-28, at the Village Mall in Danville. Evening performances will be April 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee performance on April 28, at 2:00 p.m.
Rather than celebrating a campaign victory, one mayoral candidate is now campaigning to keep his city job. Meanwhile, new Mayor Rickey Williams Jr. is tackling an urgent to-do list topped by a new budget and some key personnel decisions.
Eastern Illinois Foodbank will be distributing a truckload of food to hungry area families. The distribution will be held at South View Elementary School (133 East Ninth St.) in Danville, Illinois on April 13 from 10 – 11:30am. All Vermilion County residents who meet income eligibility cri…
Dynegy’s legal battles over coal ash at its former power station along the Middle Fork River continue piling up, as two environmental groups have joined hands to file another lawsuit, at the state level this time, alleging the company is polluting Illinois’ only Wild and Scenic River.
Come fall, Danville Area Community College students will be able to access their class schedules, information about financial aid and student services and much more on their smartphones.
Despite warnings against making comments regarding coal-ash removal at a public hearing held March 26 by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, most of the people who spoke ignored that directive.
Love Township will hosting their annual meeting on April 9 after the regular township meeting. The regular meeting will take place at 6 p.m. and the annual meeting is scheduled to start around 6:30 p.m.
On April 18, North Vermilion Elementary will be conducting their annual Kindergarten Round-Up for those children who will turn five years of age before August 1.
The Eunice Society at Trinity Lutheran Church in Danville will be hosting their semi-annual rummage and bake sale in the church gymnasium on April 5 from 4-7 p.m. and on April 6 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
To celebrate National Library Week during the week of April 7-13th, the Catlin Public Library would like to invite their patrons, to stop by to enter a drawing to win a gift card to Casey’s.
Spring cannot come soon enough for plant lovers. A long cold winter has gardeners’ eager to spend time outside in the sun getting their hands dirty. The excitement to try new plants, plan a flower garden that will rival last year’s display while still having time to enjoy what has been plant…
Illinois' only officially designated Wild and Scenic River could resemble a major construction zone later this year, with heavy equipment blocking the paths of canoeists, kayakers and tubers who float the Middle Fork River.