North Lewisburg to close road for festival

NORTH LEWISBURG – The village council approved a road closure to allow for vendors at the Celebrate Life Festival following a request from Cardi...

September 24th, 2017 |  


State of the Plate dinner Oct. 8

State of the Plate dinner Oct. 8

Locally grown food will be on the menu and the program at the fifth annual State of the Plate local foods dinner Sunday, October 8 in the restored, hi...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Improve your penmanship skills

MECHANICSBURG - Would you like to improve your penmanship? Are you interested in learning how to write in cursive? On Sept. 26 the Mechanicsburg Publi...

September 19th, 2017 |  



Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

PAWS Animal Shelter (cat)My name is Patsy and I am a quiet girl looking for a forever home. I like my fellow cats and I am just the sweetest kitty you...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Go through proper channels to help hurricane victims

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Texas Gulf Coast. Even though the storm has weakened, heavy waters are expected to continue. During these types of...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Library committees meet

The Policy Committee of the Mechanicsburg Public Library will meet on Monday, Sept. 18, at 9 a.m. in the meeting room at the library.The library’...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Council on Rural Services seeks board members

PIQUA – The Council on Rural Services is a local social service agency that works through grants to expand opportunities for individuals and fam...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Cedar Bog hosts Mellow Yellow Walk on Sept. 10

Cedar Bog hosts Mellow Yellow Walk on Sept. 10

Cedar Bog is offering a Mellow Yellow Walk with several Cedar Bog Volunteer Naturalists on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. Visit Cedar Bog and learn about...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Preparing new generation for local jobs

Preparing new generation for local jobs

A local initiative – to prepare Champaign County students for in-demand manufacturing careers and help supply the skilled employees local manufa...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Keeping farm workers safe

Keeping farm workers safe

LONDON - Farming is considered one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, and the 2017 Farm Science Review is ready to help with info...

September 6th, 2017 |