Rebuttal of the statements made by Dottie B. McFarland

I visited the Library yesterday with the express purpose of checking out the facilities. The library that Ms. McFarland described as “an ugly al...

October 22nd, 2015 updated: October 22nd, 2015. |  


Thanks to all Chili Cook-off helpers

I would like express gratitude and thankfulness for all who helped with our 9th Annual Chili Cook-off and Hoopla Parade. We start to work on the 10th ...

October 21st, 2015 |  


Community Thrift Store settling in

The Community Thrift Store would like to thank the people of Champaign County for the warm welcoming of the new Thrift Store.All proceeds and donation...

October 20th, 2015 |  



Over 100 form local Life Chain

Champaign County Right to Life wishes to thank the over a hundred people who turned out for the Life Chain witness on Sunday, Oct. 4. Special thanks g...

October 7th, 2015 |  


Support The Youth PROMISE Act

As I listened to Pope Francis addressing congress this weekend, I was inspired to his call to “do more” for peace in our schools and commu...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Corn field a bad spot for Urbana schools

I voted for the school bond issue but I wish I could take my vote back. I didn’t realize at voting time that the Urbana School District bought a...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Paying it forward at Hoopla

In today’s society it is hard to find teens that pay it forward.My two granddaughters and one grandson entered a contest at the Hoopla Parade on...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Let’s do the new Urbana schools right

I would like to bring an issue regarding the new Urbana school buildings to the attention of the taxpayers who are paying for it.I believe there needs...

September 29th, 2015 updated: September 29th, 2015. |  


Library colors look great!

What is with all the negative fuss about the library’s new paint colors? I think the colors are great! And since when are patriotic colors consi...

September 28th, 2015 |  


Repaint the library to its previous colors

I could not agree more with the letter of the editor printed Friday concerning the paint job on the Champaign County Library. I went to the library ea...

September 25th, 2015 |