New partners join Champaign design firm Spinlight

CHAMPAIGN – Chris Phillips and John Turner have joined Matt Hutton as partners in Spinlight, a design and advertising firm in Champaign.

Hutton co-founded Spinlight in 2000 with Debby Winter. She left the firm last year and opened a graphic design company called Winteraven.

Tractor Pull at the fair 2010

Photos from  the Tractor Pull at the champaign county fair  in Urbana, IL. Saturday afternoon July 31, 2010.

Rodeo at the Fair 2010

Photographs from the C-Bar Rodeo at the Champaign County Fair in Urbana, IL. Thursday evening July 29, 2010.

Life remembered: Friends recall Daniel Schreiber's passion, zest for ideas

URBANA – To those who knew him, Daniel H. Schreiber was a passionate young man full of life and quirky ideas, always ready to take on a new project.

Monticello teen organizes benefit for family

MONTICELLO – A Monticello High School freshman is taking it upon herself to help a family affected by a devastating disorder.

Sholem Aquatic Center July 28, 2010

Young and old alike cool off in the variety of pools and slides at the Sholem Aquatic Center in Champaign on Wednesday, July 28, 201o.

Champaign County Fair talent show winners

Results from the Champaign County Fair Talent Contest.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Junior Division (14 years old and younger)

Graduate of Lincoln's Challenge dies from wounds received fighting in Aghanistan

RANTOUL – A Bronze Star-winning Lincoln's Challenge graduate has died after serving in Afghanistan.

Sgt. Jesse Richard Tilton, 23, of Mount Zion in Macon County, was serving with the 508th Regiment, 82nd Airborne, U.S. Army in Afghanistan.

Life Remembered: Former UI band director Harry Begian

The third band director in Illinois history has died.

Harry Begian, 89, of Alpena, Mich., died at home on Monday. Visitation will be at the Bannan Funeral Home, Alpena, from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday.

Pet of the Week Deuce

Deuce, a four year old boxer/bulldog mix is this week's Pet of the Week, available at the Champaign County Humane Society.

Darrell Hoemann

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