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.

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


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

CHAMPAIGN — After six years, the University of Illinois men’s basketball program jumped back into the elite on Monday.

DANVILLE — The Danville Area Community College men’s basketball team took the lead early on and kept it as they beat Rend Lake on Monday at Mary Miller Gym.

The Illinois Conservation Foundation (ICF) has announced the 2020 collection of Illinois Department of Natural Resources Collectors Pins is available for purchase.

CHAMPAIGN — After finding the spotlight on the field in Champaign, Oluwole Betiku Jr. is going to move to a bigger stage

ATTICA, Ind. – The Attica boys’ basketball team hosted North Vermillion and the Ramblers came away with a 46-31 win in a contest that was closer than the final score indicates.

DANVILLE — The Schlarman boys basketball team wrapped their first week from winter break with a 69-60 win over Milford on Friday.

DANVILLE — The Danville Area Community College men’s basketball team continued its winning start to the new year.

CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois men’s basketball team have picked up some great wins at home.

DANVILLE — Capria Brown scored 10 of her game-high 24 points in the first quarter as the Hilltoppers raced past the Tigers 52-27 in a Vermilion Valley Conference girls basketball game on Monday night at Shebby Gymnasium.

WILLIAMSPORT, Ind. — The Seeger girls’ and the Covington boys’ basketball teams won the Bi-County Holiday basketball tournament championships.

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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…