Eating black licorice can be a problem

Eating black licorice can be a problem

Question: I heard that eating too much black licorice can cause heart problems. Is that true? Answer: In some cases, for some people, yes.With Hallowe...

October 21st, 2020 |  


Community needs library levy renewal

Community needs library levy renewal

The Champaign County Library is asking for your support in renewing the 0.8 mill property tax levy in this November’s election.Public libraries ...

October 21st, 2020 |  


The tapestry that was 1927

As much as I love historical fiction is how much I also enjoy narrative history. Authors in both genres research carefully, novelists weaving a compel...

October 20th, 2020 |  



Protecting Ohioans’ health care

Protecting Ohioans’ health care

Ohioans’ health care is once again under attack from Washington Republicans who are attempting to use the courts to get around the will of the v...

October 18th, 2020 |  


And then there was Google

I have never kept specific track, but I probably click on Google at least a dozen times a day to satisfy my ravenous curiosity. Recent results from my...

October 13th, 2020 |  


About history: CCPA hosts cemetery tour

Did you know that Oak Dale Cemetery is home to a veteran who was shot down and held as a prisoner of war during World War II?Or that an Oak Dale Cemet...

October 12th, 2020 |  


Expanding worker protections

Expanding worker protections

For decades, companies have used temporary workers, subcontractors, and independent contractors as a way to pay people less for the same work, skirt l...

October 11th, 2020 |  


New ‘Family Section’ being developed at Oak Dale

New ‘Family Section’ being developed at Oak Dale

Editor’s note: Oak Dale Cemetery is developing an outer section of the cemetery to accommodate the request for a family burial plot. Below is an...

October 6th, 2020 |  


Champaign County Coffee Trail

Champaign County Coffee Trail

Fall is in the air and there is nothing better than cozying up with a warm cup of coffee in the morning or for an afternoon pick-me-up at a local coff...

October 6th, 2020 |  


She was sort of ‘set’ in her ways

Clicking through TV stations the other day, I caught one of those shopping channels during a kitchen show. Their decorative sets of pans, fashionable ...

October 6th, 2020 |