Central Illinois Gazette (March 2012)

Central Illinois Gazette (March 2012)

Local history: Icy weather 100 years ago and the last Elite Eight tournament at Huff Gym

In 1912, the Urbana rural route carriers were able to get to only a part of their route yesterday and did not even make an attempt today because the country roads are so bad. Several of the carriers report that their horses are in bad shape, the result of having their legs cut by the ice and the half-frozen roads.

100 years ago: The birthplace of Holy Cross Church

In 1912, it was authoritatively stated at a late hour this afternoon that the new west side Catholic church will be located at the southeast corner of West Clark and Elm streets. That excellent property is now occupied by a dwelling house. It was purchased today.

What eliminating the university tuition waiver is really about

From Sunday's column in The News-Gazette ...