"That the aged men to be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience. The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given too much wine, teachers of good things; that they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children." Titus 2:2-4
A $2,700 grant from the CU Schools Foundation is making cross-district art collaboration possible for 100 students and four teachers in Champaign and Urbana high schools this year.
CHAMPAIGN — You've heard of speed dating. Now comes weed dating. And that's not a reference to marijuana.
Instead, people are invited to Heirloominous Farm at Prairie Fruits Farm (4410 N. Lincoln Road) from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday "for a fun evening of helping to pull weeds while meeting new people who aren't afraid to get their hands a little dirty."
Three genealogy classes will be taught at the Danville Area Community College Community Education facility at the Village Mall next month.
Ronald Sbertoli, genealogist and member of the Illiana Genealogical & Historical Society, will present the following classes from 9 a.m. to noon:
HOMER — A special public "work session" is on slate for the Homer village board the nights of Aug. 25 and 26. The project: work on the sewage-damaged Homer Village Hall/Library.
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
Eight years after kicking off his Unit 4 career as a high school instructional coach, Ryan Cowell debuts today as an elementary principal.
The new boss at Champaign's Booker T. Washington STEM Academy beat out a field of eight candidates the district interviewed for one of its four principal openings.
It's hard to beat a summer salad, and as usual, my mother-in-law, Mary Dickinson of Loda, picks some of the best to serve at family gatherings. She originally found and tweaked recipes from Organic Gardening magazine, and got the idea for herb-flavored finishing salt at a Master Gardener conference.
Illinois State University has announced the following students graduated in the spring with bachelor's degrees.
Argenta — Rachel Joy Bruckner
Arthur — Kelsey Jordan Birch
Bismarck — Lauren Elizabeth Hous
Bondville — Nicholas Alan Johnson
Buckley — Meghan Marie Foss
Catlin — Joel Benjamin Learnard