Boomer Blog: Where are the statesmen?

A good friend, whose political awareness I admire, suggested I write an article about the current lack of statesmen, in Washington specifically and in...

October 4th, 2015 |  


Chow Line: Eat better without breaking the bank

Chow Line: Eat better without breaking the bank

Question: I want to help my family eat better, but it seems like whenever I try to buy healthy foods, it costs a lot more. How can we eat better witho...

September 30th, 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 |  


Boomer Blog: Memories of music – and more

After the article about my Concord school days appeared, I received a delightful phone call from someone I mentioned in that piece – Tom Rogers....

September 27th, 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 |  


Pathfinders successful due to community-minded people

Pathfinders successful due to community-minded people

It has taken many community-minded people to have the faith and trust to stand behind The Simon Kenton Pathfinders. The SKP has worked diligently to m...

September 25th, 2015 |