DANVILLE — For Mike Meyer, it was just a matter of time.
Meyer first came to Danville for the Walldogs meet last August and was the team leader for the Chuckles mural. During that week, Meyer and his wife, Eileen, met a lot of people and saw a lot that they liked about the community.
CHAMPAIGN — Guests at the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen got a little extra help beating the heat Tuesday: free reusable water bottles.
Daily Bread volunteer Karen Kane started collecting the water bottles this week to hand out during the excessive heat wave.
And the gesture was much appreciated by people who stopped in to cool off or eat at soup kitchen Tuesday morning.
GEORGETOWN — Friends and family will hold a benefit for 28-year-old Katasha Ellis on Saturday at the Georgetown Fairgrounds, 413 N. Seminary St.
Ellis, who does not have medical insurance, has been diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer and brain cancer. She has completed radiation and is undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
URBANA — A Champaign County judge extended a temporary restraining order Friday that gives public-health officials the power to keep one building at an unsafe apartment complex north of Thomasboro closed.