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Westville woman has village in her corner as she battles rare disease  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE — Since a sudden illness last June that led to a hospital stay, kidney failure and a rare disease diagnosis, Brandy Dougherty has not retreated from ...



Helen Ridlen  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — Helen Louise (Camp) Ridlen passed into eternal life Tuesday (May 7, 2019) in Urbana. The second child of Ellis and Mabel Camp, she was ...



Police investigate school threat | News  Danville Commercial News

WESTVILLE — An allegation involving a potential threat to student safety at Westville High School Wednesday resulted in an investigation by police authorities.



Westville High School Honor Roll | News  The Independent News

Freshmen. High Honors: Kennedy Barney, Chloe Brant, Bryce Burnett, Aliyah Cook, Hadley Cox, Rylee Jones, Gage Lange, Jazmine Lawver, Cole Maxwell, ...



Westville High School wrestlers sign for Hannibal-LaGrange  The Independent News

Mason McBride and Calem McElwee-Wise have signed letters of intent to wrestle at Hannibal-LaGrange University in Hannibal, Missouri.McBride went 36-10 in ...



Danville woman looking to provide some care for Westville caregivers  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE — Emily Frazier enjoys being on the move.However, moving around has never been easy for the 26-year-old Westville woman, who has cerebral ...



Tyler Karuzis  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE — Tyler Andrew Karuzis, 28, of Westville passed away Thursday (Aug. 23, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Tyler was born May 17, ...



Westville church to mark astrophysicist's role in scientific breakthrough  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE — St. Mary's Catholic Church is holding celebration Saturday to commemorate a discovery made by a team of astronomers, including Westville's ...



Tiger statue, scholarships moving ahead in Westville | Local News  Danville Commercial News

WESTVILLE — During the Labor Day weekend, Westville should have a new face in town — a bronze tiger at Westville High School.



Barbara Helen Kotcher  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Barbara Helen Kotcher, 92, of Westville passed away Friday (April 5, 2019) in the evening peacefully at home.



Tiger statue at Westville High close to reality  Danville Commercial News

WESTVILLE — Fundraising for a bronze tiger to greet visitors at Westville High School is leaping ahead.



Students' work to be exhibited at Saturday's Vermilion Valley Conference Art Show  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

High school students throughout Vermilion County will showcase their artwork at Saturday's Vermilion Valley Conference Art Show.The show is set from 12:30 to ...



Anthony J. 'Burr' Brazas  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Anthony J. "Burr" Brazas, 91, of Westville passed on peacefully on Saturday (March 23, 2019) at home.



Tuesday's prep highlights: PBL's Crabb dominates meet  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

In baseball. Cerro Gordo/Bement 4, Tri-City 3. Connor Moore went 4 for 4 at the plate with a double and a stolen base, while Blake Evans notched a run and a ...



Jones pitches no-hitter for Salt Fork | Local Sports  Danville Commercial News

HOOPESTON — Jordan Jones had three strikeouts in pitching a no-hitter as the Salt Fork softball team beat Hoopeston Area 16-1 on Monday in four innings.



Heroes: Westville High School  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE – Joe Krakoski earned 14 varsity letters during his athletic career at Westville High School. He would have had 16, but baseball was dropped after ...



2018-19 High School Confidential: Week 23  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Welcome to Year 3 of High School Confidential, an ambitious project made possible by aspiring student journalists from every corner of our circulation area.



Tigers hungry to replicate success despite key losses  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE — How does a football coach entice a bunch of high school players to stick with their summer workouts, beyond promises of big wins later in the ...



30 Days, 30 Grads: Westville alum earns diploma, DACC degree at same time  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE — When Lexi Shae Karuzis makes the leap from Westville High School to a university campus in August, the 18-year-old may find the pace a bit ...



Noel H. Woods  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Noel H. Woods, of Danville, traveled to be with our Lord on Wednesday (March 6, 2019) after reaching the blessed age of 85 years old. After a long and ...



Joe Wise  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE – Joe Wise, 82, of Westville passed away early Thursday evening (March 1, 2018) surrounded by his loving family at Carle Foundation Hospital, ...



An honor born of hard work  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE — Karen Stefaniak has fond memories of growing up in Westville.



Teacher of the Week: Jennifer Heidrick  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

As a student at Bismarck-Henning High School, JENNIFER HEIDRICK never saw herself teaching. She thought, "No way I could do what they do — grading and ...



Angelica Yowell  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE – Angelica Nicole Yowell, 16, of Westville passed away at 2:07 a.m. Sunday (March 19, 2017) at Riley's Children's Hospital in Indianapolis.



A glimpse of future in classrooms today  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE — At Westville High School, students are using digital cameras, iMacs and video-editing software to produce their biweekly news broadcast, "Tiger ...



Kroner: Brazas clan lives, breathes Westville football  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE — The mention of Westville High School conjures up a plethora of images.Some focus on the school being the site of the first high school football ...



Westville to honor graduates  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE — A radiologist who introduced nuclear medicine to central Illinois, a real estate developer and entrepreneur, and an astrophysicist who pioneered ...



Class 2A Quarterfinal Football:Westville vs Shelbyville  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Class 2A Quarterfinal football: Westville vs Shelbyville, Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Westville High School. Shelbyville beat Westville 51-44.



Thomas Stephen DeQuimpaul  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Thomas Stephen DeQuimpaul, 69, passed peacefully from this life at home with his loving wife by his side on Monday (Dec. 10, 2018) after a long battle with ...



Westville ready to celebrate Labor Day | Local News  Danville Commercial News

WESTVILLE—What would a Labor Day be without a trip to the 104th Labor Day celebration and parade in Westville?This year marks the 104th annual ...



Teacher pay in Indiana continues its downward slide  The Times of Northwest Indiana

As a national and local teacher shortage continues, many are blaming a corresponding decline in teacher pay for part of the problem across Northwest Indiana ...



Alex McMahon  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE – Charles Alexander McMahon, 25, of Westville peacefully passed away on Sunday (Oct. 9, 2016) at home surrounded by loving family after a ...



2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 3  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Welcome to Year 2 of High School Confidential, a project involving 34 area high school students who will write weekly for The News-Gazette and ...



Making the move: Catlin, Jamaica school districts join forces  Danville Commercial News

CATLIN — The new school year promises to bring about big changes for students living in Catlin and Jamaica.



Chargers set a first for Indiana colleges | Local Sports  Danville Commercial News

DANVILLE — In Indiana, most everything and anything in basketball has been accomplished by its college teams.



Cornjerkers continue to build | Local Sports  Danville Commercial News

HOOPESTON — The goal of the Hoopeston Area/Schlarman Academy/Armstrong-Potomac football team this season is to make the playoffs.



Covington upset by Attica | Local Sports  Danville Commercial News

ATTICA, Ind. — As defending Wabash River Conference champs and ranked No. 4 in IHSAA Class 2A, the Covington boys basketball team always gets ready ...



'A special dance'  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

As do many in her hometown of Westville, Joyce Miller remembers the May Fete tradition at the high school.Before graduating in 1968, she and other girls at the ...



Top of the Morning, March 18, 2017  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Introducing Sage Phillips, a 17-year-old student at Champaign Central who bagged Best In Show at the eighth annual Eric Show, a juried exhibition featuring ...



Prep football: Georgetown-Ridge Farm and Westville  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman and Westville in the Coal Bucket game at Westville High School Friday October 25, 2013.



Westville teen shot to death remembered as friendly, outgoing  The Times of Northwest Indiana

MICHIGAN CITY — Calling Tuesday's fatal shooting of a 15-year-old freshman a "senseless crime," Westville High School officials said Wednesday the ...



From the archives: Labor Day celebrations  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Images from News-Gazette photographers of Labor Day celebrations over the years in East Central Illinois.



Seven new ISP troopers arrive at Lafayette post  Newsbug.info

LAFAYETTE — Seven new Indiana State Troopers reported for duty to the Indiana State Police Post in Lafayette on Monday.



Vermilion County polling places  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Here are polling places for Vermilion County and for Danville for the March 20 primary election.VERMILION COUNTYThis list shows the precinct, the polling ...



First Trust Credit Union awards $7K in scholarships  Newsbug.info

First Trust Credit Union is proud to have awarded seven $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors at high schools in LaPorte, Porter and Jasper Counties.



Hoopeston Area hosts triangular track meet | Hoopeston Chronicle  Newsbug.info

Hoopeston Area High School track teams hosted their only track meet of the season last week.



Teacher of the week: Andrea Morgan  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

On Wednesdays, we'll spotlight a difference-making area educator. To nominate a teacher, tweet to education reporter @Nicole_Lafond with the hashtag ...



Tigers ready for challenge | Local Sports  Danville Commercial News

WESTVILLE — Duplicating the season that the 2016 Westville Tigers had on the football field will be a tall order.



HS Football Playoffs Round 2 Class 3A: Monticello vs Westville  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Second round of the Class 3A Football Playoffs between the Monticello Sages and the Westville Tigers, Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Westville High School.



I Sing the Body Electric report highlights health concerns among Vermilion County students  Newsbug.info

OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center announced the results of its I Sing the Body Electric (ISBE) Youth Risk Behavior Health survey last week.



HS Baseball: Oakwood vs Westville  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Oakwood vs Westville during their prep baseball game at Westville High School on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.



Youths in the news, May 21, 2014  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Celebrating the achievements and accolades of young adults in East Central Illinois.Westville Eagle ScoutsFour Westville teenagers from Troop 249 have ...



PRIMARY 2018 QUESTIONNAIRES: 104th Illinois House District Democrats  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

The 104th Illinois House District includes parts of Champaign and Vermilion counties, stretching from the northern edge of Champaign County to the southern ...



SAT scores in Illinois: explore the data  Chicago Tribune

Unlike most of Illinois schools, Hersey High School in Arlington Heights scored an average 1202.3 on the SAT, one of only 14 high schools in the state that on ...



4-for-4 | Local Sports  Danville Commercial News

WESTVILLE — Winning just one Vermilion County championship is special, but earning the right to say that you won four straight — every year of your high ...



William Gilbreath  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

DANVILLE – William "Bill" Dean Gilbreath, 86, of Danville passed away at home 4:54 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 13, 2018). Bill was born in Hegeler on Aug. 17, 1931 ...



2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...



Warriors top Tigers with second-half surge  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Tuscola 28, Westville 7WESTVILLE — Nick Bates rushed for 116 yards and a touchdown and completed 12 of 19 passes for 103 more yards and another score ...



Education Roundup: Portage High School to host Art on the Lake High School Art Show  nwitimes.com

Portage High School to host Art on the Lake High School Art Show. The Art Department at Portage High School is hosting its fourth annual Art on the Lake High ...



Hall of Fame Michigan City Rogers coach Bill Hahn dies  nwitimes.com

Bill Hahn and Phil Freese were standing in the hallway at Michigan City Rogers High School during the 1971-72 school year.



High School Confidential: Week 21  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

On Wednesdays throughout the school year, area students will fill us in on what's happening at their high schools:ALAH.



Sprague keeps history alive | Local News  Danville Commercial News

ROSSVILLE — Scott Sprague has a man cave in Rossville that would make most local historians and antique collectors swoon.



Younger Generation: Celebrating the achievements of young adults in East Central Illinois  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Students honored in juried showChampaign County Arts Council has announced the winners of the seventh annual Eric Show, a juried exhibition featuring ...



Area events for Fourth holiday weekend  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Here's The News-Gazette's by-no-means comprehensive list of area Independence Day events, organized by date (you can find your town within the dates).



Top of the Morning, Dec. 7, 2016  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Congratulations to ...... baritone Nathan Gunn, who received two Grammy nominations (opera recording and contemporary classical composition) on Tuesday.



Danville's Cannon Place is ready for its close-up  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

DANVILLE — A new 65-unit supportive housing complex for veterans is ready for its public debut, thanks to the Home Depot.A crew from the home improvement ...



Neighbors: Recognizing accomplishments throughout our communities  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Legal fellowship grants. The Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association, has awarded its 2015 Post Graduate Legal ...



Updated: Centennial's McDonnell steps aside  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — Mike McDonnell's coaching career can be divided into two parts, the first 19 years and the last 18 years.In between was a one-season absence, ...



Getting Personal: Bill Pickett  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Each week, we offer an email Q&A with a local personality. Here, Melissa Merli chats with 62-year-old Danville resident Bill Pickett, who has covered Vermilion ...



State releases school grades; some improve, some maintain | Local News  The Times of Northwest Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education on Wednesday released the 2016-17 School Accountability Grades showing that nearly 25 percent of ...



Gimme a sign!  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

East central Illinois football players show they know the way to Memorial Stadium.



Business and professional briefs March 10, 2013  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

New jobsKempen joins First Financial. John N. Kempen of Mahomet has joined First Financial Bank as senior commercial lending executive for the bank's ...



Crown Point eighth-grader wins marathon spelling bee with 'cambio'  The Times of Northwest Indiana

WHEELER — It took nearly 30 rounds of competition, but two hours later, Daniel Sibincic won the Kankakee Valley REMC Regional Spelling Bee on ...



Porter County schools record improvements | Porter County News  nwitimes.com

Local schools are in line with nearly three-quarters of the traditional public schools across the state that received a grade of an A or B for 2014, and several ...



Four new troopers assigned to Lowell State Police Post  nwitimes.com

LOWELL | Four new troopers reported to the Lowell District 13 Indiana State Police Post on Monday to begin new careers as Indiana state troopers. They are ...



Young performers highlight DLO season with 'Annie Jr.'  Danville Commercial News

DANVILLE — The heartwarming musical "Annie Jr." promises to be a highlight of the DLO Musical Theatre's 60th season. It's full of familiar music, dancing and ...



Dunes Learning Center has educated Region youngsters about the environment for 20 years  nwitimes.com

PORTER — Just more than 20 years ago, Lee Botts and a group of environmentalists dreamed of a place where the Region's children could learn and gain ...



21 honored for getting jump on careers | Business | nwitimes.com  nwitimes.com

Twenty-one leaders younger than age 21 who have already stuffed enough training and work experience in their tool belts to build a better world were honored ...



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