Prairie Rivers Network (PRN) presented State Senator Scott Bennett (D-Champaign) with the PRN Outstanding Public Servant award on October 25 in recognition of the Senator’s continued commitment to being an environmental advocate.
Eastern Illinois Foodbank is distributing a truckload of food to area families struggling with food insecurity. The distribution will be held at South View Elementary School (133 E 9th St) in Danville on November 16 from 10–11:30am.
People in Tilton are eager to know who just became a millionaire thanks to a lucky Mega Millions ticket sold at County Market.
Plans are underway for the 2019 Community Christmas Basket program. Meetings will begin Monday, November 11th at the Olivet Nazarene Fellowship Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.
North America’s prairies evolved over thousands of years, with deep-rooted plants creating the rich black soil that has produced crops for years. However, it took more than prairie plants to develop this resource. Bison played an important part in the process.
Red Mask Players present Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, November 8-10 at the Kathryn Randolph Theater, 601 N. Vermilion, Danville, IL. Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30 PM and Sunday performances at 2 PM.
Georgetown Township would like to help all of our citizens that are on Medicare Part D to review their prescription coverage. It is a good idea to check your coverage every year with your new formulary that has arrived from your current provider.
After the final section was inspected and calibrated, employees at Danville’s Watchfire Signs posed for pictures next to a piece of the world’s largest video screen before it was shipped to Las Vegas on Friday, October 25.
Crews have hit a high point, literally, in ongoing construction of the Kickapoo Rail Trail as state contractor Halverson Construction has started initial prep work on the railroad trestle that traverses the Middle Fork River east of Oakwood.
Gregory’s Academy of the Arts will present the Family Classic A Christmas Carol at 7 pm, Thursday November 7, 7 pm Friday November 8, and 2 pm Saturday November 9 at the First Presbyterian Church in Danville Illinois.
OSF HealthCare officials believe elimination of a two-block stretch of Logan Avenue to accommodate a new Carle medical facility would mean a longer journey for ambulances heading to the OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center emergency room, several blocks to the north.
The 22nd Bakersfest was held on October 1 at the Bono United Methodist Church. It was hosted by Happy Homemakers. Thirty-two Home Extension members and guests attended. The theme for the day was Your Favorite Pie which included homemade crust, purchased crust, non-pastry pie, and sugar fr…
The Chrisman Shakespeare club met on Thursday, October 10, at the home of Penny Cook. Hostesses for the meeting were Mary Lou Reader and Marge Foor.
The historians are baking up lots of goodies for a bake sale at the Historical House in Georgetown during the 29th Annual Holiday Gathering, November 1 - 2 - 3, 9am to 5pm.
The Tilton Fire and Rescue Auxiliary will be hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on November 2 at the Tilton Community Center from 4-7 p.m. or while supplies last.
Students from grades 5-12 at Salt Fork, directed by Amanda Bellerud (at the piano), and Barbara Whaling (directing), presented a Choral Fest recently at Salt Fork High School Gym to demonstrate to parents their progress in music. The combined chorus opened the program, singing An America…
Mary Miller Junior High students have been busy with all kinds of engaging activities. We kicked off Red Ribbon Week (RRW) with an assembly on October 24th. Our focus for RRW was Anti-Vaping. Miss Jenkins gave an emotional testimony of how her family was devastated by the negative effects…
The Children’s Dyslexia Center of East Central Illinois present Jeremy Nunes, Front Porch Comedy, with special guest Larry Smith in his “Who’s with me?!” tour, on November 8th and 9th at the Knights of Columbus, 310 Bryan St, Danville.
Red Mask Players present Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, November1-3 & 8-10 at the Kathryn Randolph Theater, 601 N. Vermilion, Danville, IL. Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30 PM and Sunday performances at 2 PM.
Now is your opportunity to attend the Star & Costume Party at the Kennekuk Environmental Education Center of Kennekuk County Park, October 30, 6-8 pm. Everyone is invited to the party and to wear a costume depicting your favorite Sci-Fi character or alien.
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.