Noelle McGee

Noelle McGee

St. Thomas More moving to trimester format next school year

CHAMPAIGN — Come next school year, St. Thomas More will move to a trimester class schedule, officials at the Catholic high school told parents and students this week.

Danville police investigating armed robbery of pizza delivery driver

DANVILLE — Danville police are investigating the armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver Tuesday night.

Cmdr. Josh Webb said the incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Glenwood Street.

FBI, state police investigating Vermilion County assistant state's attorney

DANVILLE — The FBI and Illinois State Police are investigating a Vermilion County assistant state's attorney.

State's Attorney Jacqueline Lacy said the employee has been placed on unpaid administrative leave, pending further investigation, and that her office is fully cooperating with investigators.

Georgetown hog caller defends his title again at state fair

GEORGETOWN — Andrew Metheney can now call himself the three-time defending champion of the Illinois State Fair's hog-calling contest.

DACC trustee steps down after being named finalist to lead foundation

DANVILLE — The Danville Area Community College board will be searching for a new trustee soon.

DACC officials announced the resignation of Trustee Tonya Hill, a Catlin resident who was elected to a six-year term in 2015.

Area districts finding there's no substitute for reliable replacement teachers

Students at Champaign's two balanced-calendar schools have been in the classroom for only a little more than two weeks, but the district has already called in more than 30 substitute teachers — three at Barkstall Elementary and 30 at Kenwood.

Newman woman named Illinoisan of the Day in 84th trip to state fair

NEWMAN — Of the 84 years that Charlotte Wax has attended the Illinois State Fair, this year was extra special.

That's because much to her surprise, the 99-year-old Newman resident was named the Illinoisan of the Day last Friday.

Danville police investigating armed robbery of pizza delivery driver

DANVILLE — Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Papa John's Pizza delivery driver Tuesday night.

Cmdr. Josh Webb said officers were called to the incident in the 1000 block of Giddings Street at 9:48 p.m.

Accident on I-74 near Danville sends two semi drivers to hospital

DANVILLE — Inclement weather may have been a factor in an early-morning crash on Interstate 74 just west of Danville that sent two semitrailer-truck drivers to the hospital.