Fall is time to plan for spring

Fall is time to plan for spring

Fall greetings to everyone!It’s certainly starting to feel like it more and more every day — soybeans starting to yellow and drop leaves, ...

September 21st, 2022 |  


Rainbows for Her Majesty

For several days, the world watched a farewell as unique in form as the monarch being celebrated. No one expected anything less than British regiments...

September 20th, 2022 |  


Saluting Direct Support Professionals

Saluting Direct Support Professionals

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of outreach columns from the Champaign County Board of Developmental Disabilities.In September, we take s...

September 20th, 2022 |  



The todays and yesterdays of September

In some ways September is one of the more confusing months of the year. Even as we thirst for a cozy cup of hot chocolate and hunger for anything-and-...

September 13th, 2022 |  


On her own terms

With education the topic of my two most recent articles, it is more than appropriate that I pay belated respects to a truly committed educator, Janet ...

September 6th, 2022 |  


In their own words

Last week I referred to the opinions of several educators in current service. They expressed such care and concern for their students - today I offer ...

August 30th, 2022 |  


Pastor: Dobbs ‘ruling made me weep for joy’

On June 24th, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled the only constitutional rights that exist are those expressly stated in the Constitution, a...

August 30th, 2022 |  


Just let us teach!

As I entered the first-grade classroom at Concord the day after Labor Day in 1955, I found myself stepping into my future. Concerns on the minds of Am...

August 23rd, 2022 |  


Living over the store

Recently the phrase, “living over the store,” sailed unsolicited through my brain. I couldn’t remember hearing or reading this idiom...

August 16th, 2022 |  


It’s what we do!

Group-wise, my siblings and I predictably share numerous characteristics, resulting from nature/nurture influences, I would suspect. As citizens, we c...

August 9th, 2022 |