The Library Corner: Come to a theme park of imagination

“A library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a life raft and a festival. They are cathedrals of the mind; hospitals of the soul; theme parks of the imagination.”

Pauline's Corner: Homemade gifts are from the heart

As the weather slowly turns, some of you are thinking ahead. Yes, Christmas is on the horizon, and homemade gifts are so from the heart.

I found a magazine at the Rebecca lodge in Fisher that was written by Violet Rutherford in 1988. In it are the easiest jams, jellies and preserves.

What wonderful gifts they would make to bring along to share with family and friends.

Guest Commentary: Park district really a golf district

For Rantoul Press

What is it, a park district or a golf district? Or which by any other name has become a golf district?

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for the memories

To the editor:
I would like to thank all the special people who helped me while I was crossing guard at the Liquor Locker at the corner of Chanute Street and Route 136, the Rantoul police and ground workers salting my area, plowing when needed.
A special thanks to Danny Russell for all the concerns, help, keeping in touch with all his crossing guards.

Letter to the Editor: Front page photo showed students having good, clean fun

To the editor:
The student being referred to was not just in his underpants. (He had on a Speedo swimsuit and cape).  
It was super hero theme night at the football game, and the student was dressed as Captain Underpants. This is a beloved children’s character with many books in publication.

Letters to the Editor: Minuteman has to stay

To the editor:
I feel that the missile should stay.
After all, it represents Chanute Air Force Base.
If it wasn’t for Chanute there would not be a town here.
There are so many retired people here, and I have lived among them.
I am a military mom; my son put in 22 years.

On the Beat with the Chief: RPD to wear uniform cams

Rantoul police officers, in the next few weeks, will start wearing body cameras while performing their duties. Yes, body cameras will be used to protect the officers as well as the citizens. We now have the equipment.

Art = Life: The prepared mind sees opportunity

Only the prepared mind can see and grab the rare chance or good opportunity.

A couple of months ago I bought several pieces of jewelry from a Chinese (Taiwanese) woman in Champaign. They are jade and amber necklaces. However, one of them was made of some natural green stones.

Letters to the Editor: Front page photo was disappointing

To the editor:

Letter to the Editor: Apologies for dropping the flag

To the editor:

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