Thanks to all Chili Cook-off helpers

I would like express gratitude and thankfulness for all who helped with our 9th Annual Chili Cook-off and Hoopla Parade. We start to work on the 10th ...

October 21st, 2015 |  


Community Thrift Store settling in

The Community Thrift Store would like to thank the people of Champaign County for the warm welcoming of the new Thrift Store.All proceeds and donation...

October 20th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog – Fads and phases and crazy crazes

There is just something in us that covets whatever is “in,” “all the rage,” or “the latest.” As a Boomer and a tea...

October 18th, 2015 |  



Boomer Blog: In Delighted Anticipation

Last week the man farming the field on the other side of my backyard fence harvested the corn that has been growing there all summer. Fortunately, my ...

October 11th, 2015 |  


Mercy Memorial Hospital remains vital part of community

Mercy Memorial Hospital remains vital part of community

As you know, the health care industry has experienced some very significant changes over the past year. While some of these changes certainly have pro...

October 9th, 2015 |  


Mechanicsburg Public Library offers new digital resources

We’re excited to share our new digital resources. Use your Mechanicsburg Public Library card to get instant access to popular magazines with Fli...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Over 100 form local Life Chain

Champaign County Right to Life wishes to thank the over a hundred people who turned out for the Life Chain witness on Sunday, Oct. 4. Special thanks g...

October 7th, 2015 |  


Children’s well-being should be first concern of divorced parents

Children’s well-being should be first concern of divorced parents

Question: Several of our children’s friends’ parents are divorced. Some of them seem to work through parenting issues easily, but others s...

October 6th, 2015 |  


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 |