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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 Lions Club Labor Day Celebration | Local News  Danville Commercial News

TODAY. 7–11 p.m. — Redneck Rodeo with mechanical bull and DJ at Zamberletti Park tennis court. Lions Club Big Wheel at Zamberletti Park tennis court.

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 ...

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 ...

Project Success after school programs return  The Independent News

Project Success after school programs returned on September 10th. Contact the Project Success office today to enroll your student in one of their programs.

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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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, ...

3 Westville residents to be honored in parade | News  Danville Commercial News

WESTVILLE — Three people who have made an impact on the village will be honored this weekend as part of the Westville Lions Club 106th Labor Day ...

Albert Frank Czapski  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Albert Frank Czapski, 90, of Danville, formerly of Westville, passed away at 12:25 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 30, 2019) at North Logan Health Care Center.

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 ...

Showing their true colors  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

WESTVILLE — Whenever Paige Hufford's Westville High School classmates saw her, she always had a smile on her face."She lit up the room," said sophomore ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

Westville HS wrestling team named All County Champs  The Independent News

WESTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL Wrestling team named All County Champions. Westville won both meets last Tuesday night against both Hoopeston and Oakwood.

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 ...

Theodore 'Ted' Vacketta  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

DANVILLE – Theodore J. "Ted" Vacketta Sr., 80, passed from this life on Sunday (Feb. 19, 2017) at his home in Danville, surrounded by his loving family.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Hoopeston Area hosts triangular track meet | Hoopeston Chronicle

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

First Trust Credit Union awards $7K in scholarships

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

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 ...

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

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

Seven new ISP troopers arrive at Lafayette post

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

'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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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.

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 ...

Buffaloes volleyball win Westville Invitational | Local Sports  Danville Commercial News

WESTVILLE — The Georgetown-Ridge Farm volleyball team had a 3-1 record on Saturday to win the Westville Invitational at Westville High School.

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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).

Westville crowns Labor Day royalty | Local News  Danville Commercial News

WESTVILLE — New royalty was crowned at the 2014 Westville Labor Day pageant on Aug. 23.

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.

Girl, 15, Dies After Person Fires Into Vehicle In Michigan City, Indiana  CBS Chicago

(CBS) — Police in Michigan City, Ind. are asking the public for information or surveillance video in hopes of tracking down the person who opened fire at a ...

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 ...

Gimme a sign!  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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