SAVOY – The Champaign school board will hold a joint meeting with the Savoy village board Monday night to talk about the plans for building a new elementary school in Savoy.
The boards will meet at 7 p.m. at the Savoy Recreation Center, 402 Graham Drive, Savoy.
CHAMPAIGN – Centennial High School students will perform "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" this evening, but the message after the performance will be, "You're a good teacher, Suzanne Aldridge."
URBANA – Two men were sentenced Friday for unrelated drug and theft crimes.
Judge Heidi Ladd sentenced James J. Driver, 19, whose last known address was in the 1400 block of Summit Ridge, Champaign, to four years in prison with credit for 67 days already served.
URBANA – Thousands of people in Illinois are waiting hopefully for organ donors to come along and help save their lives.
Erin Kasper and some fellow students at the University of Illinois are working to find those potential donors, and they need the community's help.
TILTON – Vermilion County voters on Monday will have a chance to learn more about the local candidates in the Nov. 4 election at a "Meet the Candidates" forum sponsored by the Tilton Lions Club.
The forum is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Tilton Civic Center (the old United Auto Workers hall), 1009 Tilton Road, just west of the Tilton Village Hall. It's free and open to the public.
URBANA – A Rantoul man is accused of sex abuse of a teenage girl in Rantoul.
Jason Tatar, 30, who listed an address in the 600 block of East Sangamon Drive, Rantoul, was arraigned Friday on two counts of Class 2 felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
URBANA – Two local men were sentenced for federal drug crimes and a third was sentenced for having counterfeit currency.
U.S. Central District of Illinois Chief Judge Michael McCuskey on Thursday sentenced Jollar Reynolds, also known as "J.R.," 49, with a last known address in the 400 block of East Illinois Street, Urbana. to 10 years in federal prison.
URBANA – Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana, will hold a cancer survivors forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Auditorium B.
The program will feature a presentation by Sister Mary K. Kimens, who will discuss how to handle stress and worry after a diagnosis, and a discussion of healthful eating for cancer survivors.
QUINCY – Niemann Foods, the owner of local County Market stores, is giving a whole new meaning to the term greengrocer.
DANVILLE – Two Danville residents were injured in a fire that gutted an apartment building on Thursday night.
The fire at 501 N. Hazel St. was reported at 9:32 p.m. When firefighters arrived, heavy flames were coming from the large two-story, wood-frame structure, Capt. Dave Milholland said.