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Winter clothing giveaway set Saturday

RANTOUL — The Church Women United Clothing Center will hold a winter clothing giveaway.

The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 23, at Bethany Park Christian Church, 1401 E. Grove Ave.

The giveaway is open to the public. Visitors should bring their own bags.

Use the double doors on the west end of the building.


RTHS discipline questioned

RANTOUL — A parent and a community member expressed concerns about student discipline at the March 11 meeting of the Rantoul Township High School board.

Parent Mary Brown said she is unhappy with recent decisions at the school.


Two candidates seek seats on Rantoul Public Library board

Rantoul Press highlights two of the four local elections in this week's edition — Rantoul City Schools board and Rantoul Public Library board. The library board candidates appear here. The RCS board appears elsewhere on this website. Next week: Rantoul Village Board and Rantoul Township High School board

 


So far, no interest in Fisher school property

By ROSS BROWN
Rantoul Press correspondent


FISHER — School board members received an updated view of property the district owns near the bus barn on the northwest corner of town.

The board previously discussed selling a portion of the 33 acres it owns to buy a small tract near the grade school last month.


Final change to hangar, AT&T building sale formally adopted

RANTOUL — Now the waiting begins.

The village board formally approved the seventh — and what it says will be the final — amendment to the agreement for Los Angeles businessman John Van Der Velde to buy the four hangars and the AT&T building at Rantoul Airport from the village for $5.450 million.


Potomac American Legion to host Binglow

By ANGIE WALSH
Rantoul Press correspondent


POTOMAC — The Sons of the American Legion will sponsor a “Binglow” (glow bingo) event on Wednesday, March 27, at the Potomac American Legion building.

Doors will open at 5 p.m, with bingo starting at 6. Tickets can be purchased at the door. A total of 10 games will be played. A cash prize will be awarded per game.


Awards program to honor late, beloved PVO teacher

By NORA MABERRY-DANIELS
For Rantoul Press


ROYAL — Prairieview-Ogden will have a new awards program to honor one of its most beloved teachers.

Kathy Klauda, the mother of Jennifer Klauda Anderson, will support an awards program that will honor two sixth-grade and two eighth-grade students who participate in band or chorus.


Brown recognized for law enforcement service

CHAMPAIGN — Rantoul Police Chief Anthony “Tony” Brown has received the Law Enforcement Commendation Award from the Piankeshaw Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.


Six candidates vie for 3 seats on Rantoul City Schools board

Rantoul Press highlights two of the four local elections in this week's edition -- Rantoul City Schools board and Rantoul Public Library board. RCS board candidates appear here. The library board appears elsewhere on this website. Next week: Rantoul Village Board and Rantoul Township High School board

 


Police search for Rantoul shooter

RANTOUL — Champaign County Crime Stoppers needs help finding the person or people who fired gunshots in Rantoul last week.


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