Personal record

CHAMPAIGN — If Anne McIntyre were to write a memoir, she would not have to rely on her memory.

For the last 50 years, she's recorded her life in diaries, beginning on April 14, 1966:

"Today I got this diary. I also got something else. The mumps! I have them on the right side. Boy, do they hurt!"

Tasks ahead for Clinton

Hillary Clinton appears to have secured the Democratic nomination for president, according to the Associated Press count Monday, and can further seal the deal with today's contests in California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and the Dakotas.

Housing board to redo appointment

CHAMPAIGN — A member of the Housing Authority of Champaign County board of commissioners has been removed, just one month after being seated, because of an error in the way she was appointed, and the appointment process has restarted.

Still berning

Nathan Poulosky has had a front-row seat on the Bernie Sanders bandwagon since last April, when he was just a junior at Urbana High School.

An honor born of hard work

WESTVILLE — Karen Stefaniak has fond memories of growing up in Westville.

Spotlight on Service, June 7, 2016

A look at area do-gooders. This week: ANSAR Illini Shrine Club

About the club

President: Chris Hicks.

Origin: The club was founded in 1957.

Meets: 6 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month at Urbana VFW Post 630.

Area history, June 7, 2016

Today is Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1916: The 39th annual commencement exercises were held in the auditorium of Champaign High School last night. The class of 106 graduates was one more than last year's group.

Top of the morning, June 7, 2016

An open invitation

On Saturday, crime and courts reporter Mary Schenk told stories from 30-plus years on the beat to an enthusiastic group at the biannual spring luncheon of the Douglas County Republican Women.

Those Who Served: Joining Air Force 'probably the best decision of my life'

URBANA — When U.S. troops began massing for action in the Persian Gulf, Brad Gould found himself shuttled in an unmarked car from his home base in Holland to Germany, then to a plane.

"They needed one volunteer. Everyone else had family in the Netherlands," he recalls.

From there, he supervised medical supply service in Qatar and nearby.

Area history, June 6, 2016

In 1916, Dean David Kinley, vice president of the University of Illinois, plans to sail from New York for South America June 17 for the work of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Kinley will visit Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and perhaps Paraguay.