COVINGTON, Ind. — To passersby, it’s just a simple country church facing a cornfield and an old cemetery.
Genealogical/historical societies have been publishing quarterly magazines, called quarterlies, with valuable genealogical data for their members, and others. Unfortunately unless one is a member of the publishing society, or lives in the area being documented, the relevant material goes unnoticed.
Tularemia was recently confirmed in a dead, wild rabbit that was found in Urbana. A second case was confirmed in a cat in Champaign. Pet owners and non-pet owners alike should be aware of this disease given its ability to infect both humans and pets.
DANVILLE – A John Deere tractor the city refurbished last year but still needed more work and another piece of equipment will be traded for one of the equipment purchases the city council will consider approving next week.
OAKWOOD – The Oakwood Village Board will meet today to consider entering into an agreement with Oakwood School District 76 to create a school resource officer position.
DANVILLE — Former Danville City Council Alderman Bill Black thinks a trained manager would help the city make hard-nosed fiscal decisions and be more open with aldermen and the public.
DANVILLE – A Danville High School teacher has been suspended without pay after being charged with criminal sexual assault by someone in a position of trust for allegedly having a relationship with a DHS student.
HOOPESTON — Hoopeston Area school board members unanimously approved a tentative 2019 budget and set a public hearing date Thursday. The public hearing will begin at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 in the high school library.
DANVILLE – With three fatalities in a little more than a year at railroad crossings, the city has requested a diagnostic team to look at the possibility of more physical measures at railroad crossings to reduce the likelihood of future accidents.
NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.
WASHINGTON — Americans shopped at a healthy pace in July, buying more cars, clothes and appliances, evidence that consumers are helping drive robust economic growth.
DANVILLE — Several North Ridge Middle School parents voiced their concerns at Wednesday night’s Danville District 118 meeting about what they perceived to be a lack of response by district officials in dealing with a former volunteer.
SPRINGFIELD — The hunt for auctioneers to settle a $9.7 million debt by selling off parts of a valuable collection of Lincoln artifacts, including an iconic stovepipe hat and gloves bloodied the night he was assassinated, began Wednesday, but the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Muse…
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is distorting the truth on U.S. economic growth and jobs, pointing to record-breaking figures that don't exist and not telling the full story on black unemployment.
Vermilion County residents who, due to a disability, are unable to appear in person to register to vote may contact the County Clerk’s Voter Registration Hotline at (217) 554-1915 for assistance.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — since the 1940s, and senior church officials, including a man who is now the archbishop of Washington, D.C., systematically covered up the abuse, according to a g…
ROCKFORD — More than 400 northern Illinois residents have signed a petition opposing special-use permits that would allow the development of four proposed solar farms.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify.
URBANA — A University of Illinois report is recommending new efforts to support students in the first weeks of school when sexual assaults are most common, especially among freshman.
DANVILLE — Three teenagers were arrested Monday in connection with a shooting earlier that day in the first block of Kentucky, according to Danville Police Commander Joshua Webb.
WASHINGTON — Peter Strzok, a longtime FBI agent who was removed from the Russia investigation over anti-Trump text messages, has been fired by the agency, his lawyer said Monday.
NEW YORK — Fans and friends, including Mariah Carey and Missy Elliott, offered prayers and well wishes to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, who is seriously ill.
This Week's Circulars
- Police probe home invasion, shooting
- DHS teacher charged with sexual assault
- New boutique opens at Towne Centre
- Shared space
- Employee being investigated
- Hill resigns from DACC board, finalist for DACC post
- Arrest made in restaurant robbery
- Police investigating jail death
- Show choir parents voice concerns to D118 board
- On the clock