DACC commencement set; Hulvey to speak

DANVILLE — Nearly 200 graduates will receive degrees and certificates at Danville Area Community College's commencement exercises on Friday.

The ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. in the Mary Miller gym. Officials will confer more than 500 degrees and certificates this year.

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area

Music scene

CHAMPAIGN — Singers Jason and Nicole Morgan will once again educate the public about the realities of childhood stroke by hosting a benefit concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Faith United Methodist Church, 1719 S. Prospect Ave., C.

Neighbors: Recognizing accomplishments in our communities

Academic honors

— Two area students in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Olivet Nazarene University were awarded NURSE Corps Scholarships: Bethany's Margaret Luckenbill and Champaign's Kendra Vansant.

Younger Generation: Celebrating the achievements of young adults

Math power

University of Illinois Laboratory High School (enrollment 315) competed in the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics State Contest on May 2, placing fifth overall in the division for schools with student bodies between 1,000 and 2,000 students.

Meg Makes: Honey-ginger sauce also a great glaze

This combination of honey, ginger, bourbon and a variety of other flavors makes a delicious glazed-chicken dinner.

I used it as a pan sauce to cook with boneless, skinless chicken thighs, but I could see using it as a glaze for wings or chicken breast on the grill. If you're cooking for a crowd, double or triple this recipe.

Honey-Ginger Chicken

Illinois Ancestors: Group hosting genealogy workshop

The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) will host a genealogy workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 16, titled "Court Houses and Cemeteries, Oh My!"

Go figure: May 13, 2015

Go figure: A numerical look at local headlines


Off limits to Champaign Central prom-goers this weekend: a certain members-only golf club.

Officials honor retiring Paxton streets chief

PAXTON — Retiring Paxton street department head Randy Swan told the mayor he wanted no fanfare as he ended his 34-year career with the city. But instead, Mayor Bill Ingold and the council took a recess during this week's meeting to celebrate with cake and punch with Swan's family.

Area history, May 13, 2015

Today is Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50  and 15 years ago:

My Amish Home: From chilly to hot in one short week

"Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the heavens. And grieve not the holy spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you with all malice." Ephesians 4:29,30,31