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I found Wednesday’s Facebook post of white police officers passing out popsicles to Black children in the Community Housing Unit to be irresponsible, and counterintuitive to the newspaper’s role in the community.

We want to express our chagrin that Danville is apparently willing to throw away the legacy of one of Danville’s larger pioneer families because of misplaced apprehensions about their Lynch family name.

We have a saying, “See something, say something.” After seeing the video of Mr. George Floyd, I am saying something. Like many others it hurts to know that someone who is trained to protect would murder Mr. Floyd while being filmed and showing no remorse whatsoever.

Changing the names of United States Army Bases will not change history.

In times of uncertainty, I have often “reached back” into the past for comfort, direction, and guidance. As a former American History teacher, I firmly believe there are so many lessons to be learned and gratitude should be shown. As a brief introduction, I live east of Georgetown on land th…

Now that the warmer season has arrived so have the rummage sales. Robin Hood Of Danville is ready and eager to pick up what is left over after your event. Your leftovers benefit so many families in Danville.

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

Black History Month is a sacred time when we come together to celebrate the Black individuals who have worked hard to create resources to uplift our communities.

I know I live in a "red" area as far as politics goes, and I am 77 and concerned about this country and watching farms being sold, dairy operations going broke, weather dramatically changing, etc. I need not mention all that is not right with the laws of the land, let alone the rise in child…

This Week's Circulars


72, of Bismarck, died July, 2, 2020 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, IN. Arrangements are Pending at Sunset Funeral Home in Danville, IL.

of Williamsport,Judy N. Clawson, 76, died June 30, 2020 at Williamsport Nursing & Rehabilitations. Cremation requested and there will be a family memorial service at a later date. Shelby Funeral Home is assisting the family.

of Paris,Charles Russell Bainbridge, 68, of Paris, former Covington, IN resident died June 30 at Paris. Services 11:00 A. M. EDT Monday July 6, 2020 at Mount Hope Cemetery Covington. Shelby Funeral Home is assisting the family.