The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


  • Add a fourth resource officer Danville Director of Public Safety Larry Thomason recently proposed adding a fourth school resource officer in District 118 schools. City officials and school board members are considering the addition. It’s one that looks worthwhile.School resource

    June 27, 2014

  • Let the light shine in A recent survey ranks Illinois among the most politically corrupt states in the nation. The Land of Lincoln was the fourth most corrupt state, falling in line behind Mississippi, Louisiana and Tennessee.With two of the past governors three governors

    June 25, 2014

  • Tradition lives on at the fair This year’s edition of the Vermilion County Fair opens its gates Monday at the fairgrounds just off U.S. Route 150 west of Danville, continuing a long tradition of honoring agriculture’s role in our community.County fairs enjoy a long tradition in th

    June 22, 2014

  • Explore the nearest library Now that the final school bell has rung for the year, it won’t be long before parents begin to think about ways to pry their children away from the television or even a computer screen.Parents should just join their children and get up and out. Even

    June 19, 2014

  • Remember what dads do Today, of course, is Father's Day, a day to honor Dad with a new tie -- even if he wears one only once in a great while -- a new coffee mug with "World's No. 1 Dad!" emblazoned on it or even just a great card -- especially a handmade one -- telling D

    June 15, 2014

  • Honor the nation's flag Americans celebrate Flag Day on Saturday, a day that marks the official adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the nation's flag by the Continental Congress in 1777. The day wasn't observed until 1885 when a 19-year-old teacher, Bernard Cigrand, first

    June 13, 2014

  • Take care of our parks Judging from the litter, the children apparently had a great time at the birthday party. The pavilion at Winter Park was strewn with pieces of white cake, grape soda cans, orange drink in plastic bottles, and Dora the Explorer plates, napkins and pl

    June 11, 2014

  • Major detour finally gone Saturday's ribbon-cutting ceremony opened the Fairchild Street overpass between Jackson Street and Bowman Avenue, removing a detour that had aggravated local drivers for more than a year. The new overpass became necessary when the Fairchild subway, w

    June 8, 2014

  • D-Day turned the tide of war They came from cities and farms and all the places in between in the United States, Great Britain, Canada and their allies such as France, Poland, Norway and the Netherlands. They filled the largest armada in history 70 years ago today to invade the

    June 6, 2014

  • Project will help city Danville City Council members Tuesday cleared the way for what could be a significant improvement to the nortth side of downtown both in terms of appearance and in terms of assets for the city. Trish and Toby Ceader want to convert what was once a la

    June 5, 2014

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