The News-Gazette

The News-Gazette

Area boys' tennis leaders: May 21, 2019


Player, School Pos. Rec. Pct.

Singh, Centennial No. 3 14-0 1.000

Subbiah, Uni HIgh No. 3 6-0 1.000

Taritsa, Uni High No. 4 5-0 1.000

Dalling, Uni High No. 4 3-0 1.000

Gray, Uni High No. 6 3-0 1.000

Baillon, St. Thomas More No. 1 17-1 .944

Scaggs, Centennial No. 2 15-1 .938

Moody's report: Illinois, New Jersey least prepared for recession


SPRINGFIELD — A report from one of the nation's leading credit rating agencies says Illinois and New Jersey are the two states least-equipped to handle another recession.

2nd lawsuit covering 21 more residents filed over Mahomet Aquifer gas leak


MAHOMET — Nearly 40 area residents are now part of lawsuits that accuse Peoples Gas of contaminating drinking water when a large amount of natural gas was leaked into the Mahomet Aquifer about three years ago.

Area history, May 21, 2019

Today is Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1919, a new study showed that rents were going up in Champaign-Urbana.

In 1969, Glenn Salisbury was named the new director of the University of Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station.

Water-main break forces closure of Carle's physician offices in Tuscola

TUSCOLA — Carle's physician offices in Tuscola closed Monday due to a water-main break.

Patients were being contacted to reschedule their appointments, and those seeking urgent care in that area were redirected to Carle Convenient Care Plus, 2512 Hurst Drive, Mattoon.

Police investigating early-morning shooting in Champaign

CHAMPAIGN — A man was injured as a result of an early-morning shooting in Champaign.

Area history, May 20, 2019

Today is Monday, May 20, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1919, area farmers raising Holsteins decide to form the Champaign County Holstein Breeders' Association during a meeting at the Farm Bureau Headquarters.

Editorial | Avoid roadblocks

If the state wants to encourage electric vehicle production, don't create a hurdle for industry.

One of the most common complaints in this editorial space concerns this state's sorry economic climate, one that discourages job creators by imposing taxes and regulations that encourage them to locate or expand in other states.

For the retirees, May 19-26, 2019

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.