Roadwork to close interestection near Heritage Cooperative

The Urbana Water Division will close the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and Logan Street on Monday, Nov. 23, for excavation work. During the dig, t...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Second Harvest Food Bank hosts dessert auction to benefit Champaign, Logan, Clark and Madison county pantries

SPRINGFIELD - Second Harvest Food Bank will hold its sixth annual Thanks for Giving Dessert Auction on Tuesday, Nov. 24, in its warehouse at 701 E. Co...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Urbana man to be sentenced after pleading guilty

An Urbana man accused of thefts is set to be sentenced Thursday after he pleaded guilty to charges in two criminal cases.William F. Johnson, 53, of 40...

November 18th, 2015 |  



Urbana City Council to review labor contracts with fire personnel

Urbana City Council on Tuesday heard the first of three readings involving two ordinances pertaining to collective bargaining agreements between the c...

November 18th, 2015 |  


Johnson St. Paris Fire District, Red Cross chapter deliver free smoke detectors

ST. PARIS - Over the weekend, volunteers from the Johnson St. Paris Fire District and the American Red Cross went door to door in the district to inst...

November 18th, 2015 |  


Providing gifts for local kids

Providing gifts for local kids

On Oct. 10, the Mechanicsburg Eagles and corporate sponsor CRSI hosted a Bluegrass Festival benefiting the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office, FO...

November 18th, 2015 |  


Champaign County remembers those who served on U.S. Army Air Corps Remembrance Day

Champaign County remembers those who served on U.S. Army Air Corps Remembrance Day

Local veterans, veterans groups, the Urbana High School Band, vocalists and others gathered at the Champaign Aviation Museum on Oct. 3 to observe U.S....

November 18th, 2015 |  


Recount to be held in St. Paris council race

The race for a village council seat in St. Paris will continue into next week when a recount will take place.The Champaign County Board of Elections s...

November 17th, 2015 |  


Urbana hosts veterans for lunch

Urbana hosts veterans for lunch

Urbana City Schools and its food service provider, Sodexo, hosted a luncheon for veterans in all school buildings Thursday, Nov. 12.Each year, the dis...

November 17th, 2015 |  


Urbana Soroptimists’ spaghetti dinner to support scholarships

Members of the Urbana chapter of Soroptimist International are selling tickets for the organization’s annual spaghetti dinner to be held 4:30-7:...

November 17th, 2015 |