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 |  


Medical Reserve Corp volunteers respond to emergencies

Medical Reserve Corp volunteers respond to emergencies

Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a series being printed in September about preparing for emergencies.Medical Reserve Corp (MRC) V...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Library turned into ‘tacky billboard’ of patriotism

An ugly albatross has stolen our once dignified county library facade. The garish placement of our national patriotic colors upon this building do not...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Hamilton was proponent of Cedar Bog

So many in our community have experienced the friendship and dedication of Bob Hamilton. The Friends of Cedar Bog were very fortunate to have him as a...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Time to chill: Be sure fridge is cold enough

Time to chill: Be sure fridge is cold enough

Question: I noticed that a friend of mine has a thermometer in her refrigerator. She says she uses it to make sure the refrigerator is cold enough. Wh...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Going to work at a real job

My great-nephew recently informed his father that he does not have a real job; he “just goes to work.” Six-year-old Leo reassured his dad ...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Campaign designed to welcome Pope Francis

Campaign designed to welcome Pope Francis

People of all faiths, and Catholics especially, look forward with great joy to Pope Francis’s visit to the United States from Sept. 22 through S...

September 18th, 2015 |