Community Events

Community Events

Faces of Friday Night: The band member

Although he spends most of Friday night on the sidelines, Mahomet-Seymour High School senior Landon Martin always looks forward to his time in the spotlight — at halftime.

Faces of Friday Night: The Cheerleader

Madelyn Nelson has looked up to the girls on the Friday night sidelines since she was little.

She took up cheerleading in the eighth grade, originally joining the junior high squad as a way to bond with friends.

Faces of Friday Night: The Student Manager

With the help of a couple players, Centennial High School's football manager moves around blocking sleds and bulky pads as he sorts through the odds and ends of the team's equipment shed in the searing heat.

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Man's tractor a driving force

HOOPESTON — Stephen and Holly Eyrich are the only residents in Hoopeston with a steam engine parked in the driveway.

Are you ready for some football?

That first football game of the year, after months of football drought, will probably end up getting soaked (in our continuing 40 days of rain).

Entertainment listings, Aug. 28-Sept. 4, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead

From the big cheese in Arthur to sweet corn in Hoopeston, staff writer Tim Mitchell's recommendations for the week ahead:


Ask 'Mimi' Aug. 24, 2014

Who will you be rooting for during the 2014 Emmy Awards ceremony at 7 p.m. Monday on NBC?

Head to Mahomet for Head East

MAHOMET — In its heyday, Head East never played a show in Mahomet.

But the classic rock band — which got its start in Champaign-Urbana's thriving music scene in the 1970s — still has a connection to the community.

When band members recorded their first album, "Flat as a Pancake," they traveled to Mahomet to take some photos for the back cover.

Dan Wavering - Dare to Dream, Dare to Build 8-21-14

Dan Wavering - Dare to Dream, Dare to Build 8-21-14: Play now!

Brian Moline talks with Dan Wavering about next month's "Dare to Dream, Dare to Build" event hosted by Champaign County Habitat for Humanity and the Homebuilders Association of East Central Illinois.


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