Melissa Merli

Rantoul musician recalled for drive, sense of fun

RANTOUL — Even after musician Paul Sabuco had a heart attack, then Stage 4 cancer, he would continue to perform, making it all fun for himself as well as others.

Musicians Gloria Roubal, who in recent years was Mr. Sabuco’s partner in the acoustic duo Paul & Gloria, and Keith Harden remember him even performing while wearing his chemo bag under his shirt.


Rantoul Township High School band to compete at EIU

Almost everyone loves a parade. Same goes for marching bands. And if you love them and want to hear many at one swoop, head to Charleston Saturday for the 38th annual Panther Marching Band Festival.

Rantoul Township High School’s band will be among those competing.


Potomac man strumming along in new career

POTOMAC — It’s easy to miss the road leading to Tony Taylor’s workshop — even though it’s close to the village of Potomac.

Going south out of town, the road is just past the second part of the S curve soon after you pass over the Middle Fork River, according to his directions.


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