Volunteers needed for study into cancer's causes
The American Cancer Society needs more people to enroll in a historic national research study, and there will be opportunities to sign up next month at local medical facilities.
Cause of Danville house fire undetermined
Fire investigators have not yet determined the cause of a Sunday morning fire that heavily damaged a house and caused some minor injuries to one resident.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Sat Jun 15, 2013
DACC center to host seminar for small business owners
The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Danville Area Community College will host a financial seminar for prospective and current small business owners in all stages of business.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Flag Day ceremony 2013
Danville American Legion Post 210 and Champaign Post 24 hosted flag-burning ceremonies in Danville and Champaign respectively on Flag Day Friday June 14, 2013.
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Ruth V. Hickman
Ruth V. Hickman, 92, of Hoopeston, Ill., died Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Heritage Health Rehabilitation and Senior Living in Hoopeston.
Danville school board OKs 2 leadership appointments
Danville school board members approved the appointments of the Garfield Elementary School principal and a Danville High School assistant principal at a special meeting Thursday.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
VA facilities add mental health professionals
More than a dozen new mental health professionals have recently started their work in new positions throughout the Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System as part of a nationwide goal to improve veterans' access to mental health care.
SPOTLIGHT: Shakespeare fans keep club alive
A club devoted to William Shakespeare continues to meet in east central Illinois - and has been going strong for 120 years.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Breakfast in the Park making mornings fun, tasty
Amanda Nardoni had heard about Quaker Oats' Breakfast in the Park program before, but Tuesday morning was the first time she took her four kids.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Danville group getting aid with NAACP restart
Local and state officials with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People are helping a group of local residents revive a chapter in Danville by organizing a rally and membership drive this week.
Witnesses in 3-year-old DUI case wait for justice
It was supposed to be an evening of fun and relaxation, one last big celebration before family and friends sent their soldiers off to war.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Colleges watching for rules under health-care law
As businesses prepare for more provisions of the Affordable Care Act to take effect, higher education, and community colleges in particular, face unique challenges because of their dependence on part-time employees.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
G. S. Hubbard, the Danville years
When Gurdon S. Hubbard left the Kankakee Potawatomi village, he moved to Danville, Illinois, near the Indiana border with Illinois.
Fundraiser for Laura Lee Fellowship House set June 27
Friends of Laura Lee Fellowship House will host a wine-and-cheese reception to raise money for the 99-year-old community agency.
Danville teen charged with murder in fatal shooting
A Danville teen was formally charged in Vermilion County Circuit Court on Friday with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of another teen late Wednesday night near Lincoln Park.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Sale planned to send DHS squad to Florida
The Danville High School pompettes squad will host a rummage sale to raise money to send members to dance camp in Florida.
Cyclists will enjoy scenic route through Our Town
Bicyclists in Our Town will soon have a new place to ride. A bike path is being built along Route 150 from Danville to Urbana.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
18-year-old shot, killed in Danville
The man's name is not being released until his relatives have been notified. An autopsy is scheduled for later today.
Indiana, Cook County firms interested in Vermilion Manor
Vermilion County officials will soon be turning over to county board members one or two offers to purchase the Vermilion Manor Nursing Home, one from an Indiana-based company that owns a facility in Danville and a second offer from a company headquartered in Cook County that owns facilities in Savoy and Gilman.