When I was a child I collected my first lessons about relationships and emotions from my kind parents and a tight knit group of my parents’ contemporaries. I was honored to see several marriages and friendships that truly went the distance. My parents worked hard to surround me with positive…

Have you heard about the man and his wife who, while on a road trip, got into a large-sized fuss over a small-sized incident? Neither would budge; neither would listen; neither would give an inch. Each would loudly and stubbornly argue their viewpoint without backing down. This was followed …

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  • UV Index: 6 High
  • Sunrise: 06:38:16 AM
  • Sunset: 06:49 PM


A mainly sunny sky. High 76F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.


A few clouds overnight. Low 48F. Winds light and variable.


Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 78F. Winds light and variable.

Local & Social Scene

A closely-contested nine-hole quadrangular at Hubbard Trail Country Club went in favor of Rantoul/Paxton-Buckley-Loda, which staved off Westville, Hoopeston Area and Fisher by a 210-212-215-22…


After a pair of dominating performances at regionals and sectionals, Hoopeston Area High School sophomore wrestler returned to the Illinois High School Association State Finals last week.