COVINGTON, Ind. — Trailing by 20 points going into the championship round, Attica rallied to win their sixth Wabash River Conference in a row, defeating Seeger 229.5 to 220.

CHAMPAIGN — Throughout the journey known as the Big Ten basketball season, there are no easy nights, either at home or on the road.

I get asked quite often about where to see an eagle in this area. As many eagles as we now have throughout our area, there are still people who have never seen one throughout our reading area.


HOOPESTON — The Hoopeston Area boys basketball team could not keep up with the pace of Robinson on Friday as they lost 67-52 in non-conference action.

CHAMPAIGN — A week-long break which saw them reach their first Top 25 ranking in years ends today for the University of Illinois men’s basketball team.

DANVILLE — The start of the Vermilion County Tournament means more than anything the start of the stretch run of the basketball season.

DANVILLE — For the first time this season, the Danville girls basketball was able to wear its brand-new white uniforms in a game at Danville High School.

DANVILLE — The Schlarman Academy girls team’s Vermilion Valley Conference winning streak was snapped earlier this season by Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin.


INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana High School Athletic Association Commissioner Bobby Cox announced to the IHSAA Executive Committee his intention to retire effective August 1.

DANVILLE — For the first time since the 2015-16 season, the Danville Area Community College Lady Jaguars are enjoying the spoils of three-game winning streak.

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Winning of the road in the Big Ten Conference has been tough for almost every team. Doing it at Rutgers has been impossible so far.

INDIANAPOLIS — Myles Powell and 18th-ranked Seton Hall gave No. 5 Butler a taste of their own medicine on Wednesday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

TEMPE, Arizona — Larry Fitzgerald didn't keep the Arizona Cardinals waiting for long. One of the most productive wide receivers in NFL history isn't done yet, returning for his 17th season with the franchise that drafted him in 2004.

DANVILLE — Coming into the 2019-20 prep basketball season, the expectations for the Danville Vikings were sky high.

RANTOUL — The Danville girls basketball team took the lead early and would hang on to get the 46-34 win over Rantoul on Tuesday.

This Week's Circulars


Dixie Myers Hackler, 80, of St. Joseph, passed away at 2:18 p.m., Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at her home with tears of sadness and joy. Dixie was born July 29, 1939, in Danville, the daughter of Hubert and Pearl (Place) Myers. She grew up outside of Catlin, and graduated from Georgetown High Sch…

Richard Phillip "Dick" Layden, 89, of Hoopeston, Ill., passed away at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Living in Hoopeston. He was born on the 11th of March, 1930, in Danville, Ill., the son of Edward and Cornelia (Fitzgerald) Layden. He married Cath…