Top of the morning, April 10, 2016

Andy Kluesner will remember his round at the ritzy King and Bear Golf Course in St. Augustine, Fla., not for how he played (94) but what he did in between shots.

Today's Special: New tea shop owner blending old and new

CHAMPAIGN — As a 5-year-old taking cello lessons in downtown Champaign, Hilary Porter would pop into the Walnut Street Tea Co. twice a week with her mom.

"I would always get the Sioux City Sarsaparilla and a Panda Licorice bar," Porter said.

Area history, April 9, 2016

Today is Saturday, April 9, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

Training begins this month for new CASA volunteers

URBANA — The Champaign County Court-Appointed Special Advocates program is in need of volunteers to speak up for the more than 350 abused and neglected children in Champaign County Circuit Court.

1 year later: Friends of crash victim pay tribute

CHAMPAIGN — A Centennial graduate who was killed a year ago in a plane crash will have an endowed scholarship in his name at Illinois State University, thanks to donations from family, friends and colleagues.

The first Andy Butler endowed scholarship will be awarded this fall to an ISU basketball player, said Mr. Butler's fiancee, Jamie Fox.

Top of the morning, April 9, 2016

A scouting report on a first-of-its-kind concert — Farm Aid Lite? — coming to Grange Grove on June 17:

— Neither Styx nor Cheap Trick will be turning Lovie Smith's office into a Green Room. But the rockers will use some part of Memorial Stadium to get ready for their 7:30 p.m. outdoor concert.

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Cities get look at details on CU Fresh Start

CHAMPAIGN — CU Fresh Start, a new approach to stopping gun violence that's based on the "Don't Shoot" book by David Kennedy, will be presented to city leaders next week for feedback.

#SundaySneak: Indian Acres has new owners

Swim club has new owners

The Indian Acres Swim Club at 1 Arrow Road in Champaign has new owners.

Lauren and Joel Morenz of Champaign purchased the club, which has about 300 members, on March 23. One of the previous owners was Lauren Morenz's great-uncle, Don Arnold.

Meet the Fields Award winners

They're a data and instructional facilitator at Cannon Elementary, a fifth-grade teacher at Edison Elementary, an eighth-grade cross-categorical teacher at North Ridge Middle School and a behavior interventionist at Danville High.