"Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they be as frontlets between your eyes. And ye shall teach them your children, speaking of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down and when thou risest up." Deuteronomy 11:18-19
Janice Nickerson has written an interesting article, "7 Fun Genealogy Games For Kids," at http://tinyurl.com/o24an9m. Perhaps one of her ideas that would also be appropriate for "big kids" is her custom jigsaw puzzles made from family photographs. There are many companies that offer such a service.
Central College student Brandon Fritz of Mahomet presented during an Undergraduate Research Symposium on May 5-6.
Fritz presented "Change in Blood Pressure when Talking versus Sitting Quietly" with associate professor of exercise science David Pavlat as part of a series discussing exercise physiology.
Star of the Month
Danville Area Community College Spring 2015 President's & Honor's List:
Alvin — Honor's List: Katie J. Brumett, Sofia K. Dumlao.
Belgium — Honor's List: Isaiah Crowl.
Today is Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
She loves flowers and the Cubs. Mansfield's Phyleta Plunk will get both — one in a vase, the other on Fox Sports Midwest — when she celebrates her 103rd birthday on Friday.
"She is definitely a Cubs fan," said her niece, Pat Amdor. "She watches every game that she can on TV."
When my son turned 8 years old, one reassuring thought popped in my head: he’s still only halfway to driving.
That fear has lurked in the recesses of my brain since the day he as born, when I couldn’t imagine this tiny baby someday commandeering a metal killing machine.
We have arrived at that day. He is now 15, and about to get his permit.
DANVILLE — Jerry Messmore was likely six months old when he attended his first Vermilion County Fair.
He was 5 when he began showing horses at the fairgrounds, and a few years older when he began competing in riding events.