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The issue of solar farms and the proposed project at Aqua Illinois continues to generate comments. The initial city council vote to concur with the zoning commission’s approval was 7 "no" and 5 "yes." Since it was assumed, as in the past, that eight "yes" votes were was required to confirm a…

Here are some of the good things readers noticed around the area recently:

Here are some of the good things readers noticed around the area recently:

Danville voters are fortunate to have four good candidates to choose from in the April 2 mayor’s race. We salute them all for stepping up.

This Week's Circulars


Kathryn S. Parsons, 78, of Danville passed away at 8:42 a.m. Sunday, June 23, 2019, at home with her family by her side. Kathy was born in Danville on May 19, 1941, the second daughter of Alonzo Euel White and Inez Mildred (Owens) White. She married Kenneth L. Parsons on October 9, 1960. He …

OAKWOOD, Ill. - Jean Maloy, 87, of Oakwood, Ill., passed away at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2019, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville, Ill. Jean was born December 1, 1931, in Towanda, Ill., to Leo and Lottie Clark Abbott. She married John Maloy on September 29, 1954, at Central Christi…

Perrysville, Ind. - Jerry Lee Byrd, 58, of Perrysville passed away at 10:23 a.m. EDT Monday, June 24, 2019 at Union Hospital in Clinton, Indiana. DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Indiana is caring for the family.

passed on June 23, 2019. A Service will be at 10am on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Sunset Funeral Home in Danville. Visitation will be the evening prior on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 4 to 6 pm.