‘Teaching Peace in Schools’ Tele-Summit scheduled

Having just celebrated the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, perhaps you’re wondering what further steps you might take in your own community ...

January 29th, 2016 |  


Local Right to Life event draws 50

Champaign County Right to Life would like to thank the nearly 50 people who came out in the chilly weather for the annual Roe vs. Wade Witness on Sund...

January 28th, 2016 |  


Consider a different site for new schools

Are we thinking wisely or are we allowing old memories to block our vision for Urbana City School’s future?What are we really going to have when...

January 28th, 2016 |  



Will Palin boost Trump?

I see where Donald Trump has enlisted the aid of Sarah Palin. I wonder if she will be as helpful to his campaign as she was to John McCain’s. I ...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Destruction of ancient Christian monestary a tragedy

The last time I was in Mosul, Iraq, I visited an ancient Christian monastery. At first glance it was not much to look at, a group of stone and mortar ...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


American flag displays should be maintained properly

Every day I pass the Monument in the Square and the first thing I look at is our American flag and instead of pride I am disgusted. The flag is never ...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Local woman appreciates small-town kindness

During this season of joy, thanksgiving, giving and receiving, I am eager to thank many persons who have brightened my day throughout the year. I cann...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Community supports Habitat for Humanity

Champaign County’s Habitat for Humanity affiliate has had a red letter year! We wish to thank the entire community, our hundreds of faithful vol...

December 21st, 2015 |  


Thanks for successful Tour of Homes

The Cancer Association of Champaign County would like to thank our wonderful community for another successful Candlelight Tour of Homes. Thank you, Ur...

December 8th, 2015 |  


UHS alum seeks help for ill classmate

I’m a 1966 graduate of Urbana High School and writing in hopes of informing my former classmates that another needs our aid. Philip Roeth is in ...

December 8th, 2015 |