RANTOUL — The Rantoul Township High School board went with a familiar name in pegging its interim athletic director.
Allen Jones Sr., the former police chief in Rantoul and former varsity baseball head coach at the high school, was approved unanimously by the board in a 7-0 vote at Monday night's meeting to fill that position.
BEMENT — Alyssa Hendrix has been known to answer to Anna, but it's not her alter ego.
It's her twin sister's name.
When some well-intentioned soul offers a compliment for the way one of her many activities successfully turned out, she is inclined to be appreciative rather than speak in a correctional tone.
URBANA — Shig Yasunaga, Heidi Harnisch, Jackie Williams, Ella Masar and Melissa Welch will be inducted in the Urbana Hall of Fame during Friday's football game against Decatur Eisenhower.
CHAMPAIGN — Fifty-nine years ago, Champaign had one high school. The building at 610 W. University Ave. is still a fixture in a community that now has three other high schools to go with Central.