URBANA — A Rantoul man who allegedly had heroin in his home that he intended to sell has been criminally charged.

RANTOUL — Jesus is the Way Prison Ministry, a local outreach that ministers to the incarcerated, ex-offenders and their family members, will host its annual fundraiser Friday, Aug. 23, at the Laborers International Union North American Local 703, 108 E. Anthony Drive, Urbana.

RANTOUL — ‘Staffulty’ (staff and faculty) at Rantoul township High School have committed to empowering students as the school year begins.

POTOMAC — David Judy of Potomac recently provided information regarding the Mary A. Judy Industrial School for Girls, which was founded by Ambrose Judy, a relative of David’s three generations back.

ROYAL — The Prairieview-Ogden school board last week approved a FY20 tentative budget that is $178,018 in the black.

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RANTOUL — The summer of 1919 was filled with uncertainty for the people of Champaign County who in just two years had become big fans of Chanute Field and the pioneer aviators who flew there.

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RANTOUL — A resident’s concerns about the condition of the landscaping around Hap Parker Family Aquatic Center are valid, Village Administrator Scott Eisenhauer said, and are likely to be addressed as improvements are made next year.

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RANTOUL — At least one area resident was not happy with the village’s clearing of trees, brush and natural habitat, including beaver dams, in the area bordering Rantoul’s Heritage Lake. Village officials, however, said the work was necessary.

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FISHER — With three board members absent, the Fisher Village Board voted 3-0 to amend its liquor ordinance to allow for a pour-only liquor license Monday night.

RANTOUL — Jesus is the Way Prison Ministry, a local outreach that ministers to the incarcerated, ex-offenders and their family members, will host its annual fundraiser Friday, Aug. 23, at the Laborers International Union North American Local 703, 108 E. Anthony Drive, Urbana.

SPRINGFIELD — A Rantoul man will take part in a Land of Lincoln Honor Flight trip of U.S. military veterans to Washington, D.C., on Aug. 20.

FISHER — The Fisher Village Board adjourned its regular meeting to Aug. 19 to vote whether to amend its liquor ordinance to allow for a pour-only license.

THOMASBORO — The Thomasboro Village Board will hold preliminary discussions about the annexation of and utility extension ot a parcel of land on the east side of U.S. 45.

URBANA — A Rantoul woman who admitted driving while drunk, resulting in a collision with a train that injured her and her son, has been sentenced to 30 months of probation and 180 days in jail.

RANTOUL — When Rantoul resident Wednesday Medlen heard the speaker at the CUNA Management School graduation ceremony in Madison, Wis., give the biography for the winner of the Al Jordan Leadership and Service Award there was a big clue its was going to be her.

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RANTOUL — A trail would be developed, a shelter replaced and a boat ramp/canoe launch area would be created under a plan to upgrade Rantoul’s Heritage Lake park facility.

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RANTOUL — A Rantoul Township High School senior remains at Carle Hospital, Urbana,  awaiting transfer for treatment in Chicago after a single-vehicle wreck last month left him partially paralyzed.

URBANA — A Rantoul woman who admitted driving while drunk, resulting in a collision with a train that injured her and her son, has been sentenced to 30 months of probation and 180 days in jail.

URBANA — A civil suit filed by a former member of the Ludlow Village Board against the village of Ludlow, Board President Steve Thomas and several other parties has been thrown out of U.S. District Court.

A successful kidney transplant is supposed to bring a better life to the recipient. But in the case of Janson Campbell and his mother, Julie — who last month donated a kidney to help her son — the benefits are twofold.

RANTOUL — Rantoul Township High School class of 1954 will hold its 65-year class reunion at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Linden Banquet Center.

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RANTOUL — As recently as three years ago, The Rev. Matt Bahnfleth wouldn’t have dared do something as strenuous as mountain climbing.