Students celebrate their last day of the school year in style at Westview Elementary School in Champaign on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Children enjoyed outdoor fun stations, an indoor dance party and more fun at Clark Park nearby.
Jim Kelly, who enlisted in the U.S. Marines shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, shows the Japanese, company flag he picked up when he fought in Japan. Kelly, who was at his home in Urbana on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, served at Iwo Jima during the historical moment.
With NCAA baseball in town this weekend, basketball beat writer Marcus Jackson touches on John Groce’s pitching abilities, Illini standout David Kerian’s tie to Frank Kaminsky and a former Notre Dame pitcher who is trying his hand at the NBA.
Members of the Champaign VFW Post 5520 hold a Memorial Day service, led by VFW Commander, Jason Staub, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Urbana while American Legion Post 24 sponsor a service at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Champaign on Monday, May 25, 2015.