Chumbley: Some people refuse to be destroyed by fiery trials

“The bush was burning with fire, but the bush was not consumed.”

Most folks have heard the story of Moses and the burning bush. It was an extraordinary scene for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the means by which God chose to reveal Himself.

Letter to the editor: Consider circus’ track record of animal mistreatment

To the editor:

Before readers buy tickets to the Kelly Miller Circus (“Circus coming to  Rantoul area” 4/18), they should consider the notorious company’s long, well-documented history of abusing and neglecting animals and endangering the   public.

Guest commentary: Transparency in the future for Rantoul?

For Rantoul Press

In last week’s edition of the Rantoul Press, Dave Hinton reported in his article, “Village official addresses controversy,” that Village Administrator Jeff Fiegenschuh had addressed the village board over the rerouting of a storm sewer line around village trustee Chad Smith’s property.

Class on finances to be offered

Passing along some news I received from Seek and Find Ministries, 233 N. Garrard, Rantoul.

Rock Solid Finances is now offering classes led by instructor Brian Veeder.

Veeder is an Everence stewardship consultant serving Illinois as a charitable services representative.

A four-week instructional class will be held from 7-8 p.m. on Mondays at Seek and Find.

Kacich: Nursing home’s projected ‘broke’ point is near

They’re only cash flow projections, Champaign County Treasurer Dan Welch cautions, but they’re all that county officials have to work off of right now.

And they show that sometime this summer — perhaps as soon as June — the Champaign County Nursing Home will run out of money.

And then what does the county board do?

Wahl: Time to get tickets for Kelly Miller Circus

Rantoul Press columnist

Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Don’t miss this one-day-only event.

The Kelly Miller Circus is returning to the Rantoul area on May 4. Get your tickets in advance and help in fundraising for RACC’s community-based programming (Freedom Celebration, Movies in the Park, Fall Fest, etc.)

Reeder: Illinois: The state that can’t even get its license plates right

SPRINGFIELD — Not only does the Land of Lincoln have the biggest deficit, the greatest debt, the worst credit rating — we now have the ugliest license plates.

In recent weeks, the new plates have begun appearing on streets throughout the Land of Lincoln.

Fogal: Some of SHARE’s rescued horses more in need of care than others


Rantoul Press columnist

DEWEY — Chaos is ordinarily defined as chaotic, disruptive, unpredictable

Porter: It’s good to get away from all the gadgets and unwind once in a while


Rantoul Press columnist

They say every cloud has a silver lining. Sometimes you have to look pretty hard to find it.

Visel: Check out the new books at Rantoul Public Libary

“If a building can pay you a compliment, that’s just what a library does. A library will believe in your potential your whole life.”

Those honest words were expressed by Lane Stone, author of the Tiara Investigations mysteries.

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