After a year and a half battling cancer, there is only one thing Sara Deyoung wants others to know about the disease: “always get a second opinion.” Deyoung began training for an 80-mile relay with her friends in 2012. She thought her “soul-sucking fatigue” was… Read More
Busey Bank Mahomet has toy Boxes for two organizations to collect toys for chidlren’s gifts for Christmas. One is from Toys For Tots, and the other is a collection by It Takes a Village. People can drop off their toys for these organizations at the… Read More
Life Community Church invites Mahomet women to a special holiday Christmas Tea on December 13 from 10 a.m. to noon. “We just wanted to reach out to the women of Mahomet,” Christine Augustine said. “That’s where our heart is; to expand this so that’s it’s… Read More
Many who have grown-up in Mahomet remember the community coming together downtown during Christmas. And the Mahomet Chamber of Commerce is ready to bring that joyous feel back to Main Street as they present Village Christmas December 5, 6 and 7. “Growing up in… Read More
The Museum of the Grand Prairie, located in the Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve will host their annual To Grandmother’s House We Go Event on December 6 from 2 to 5 p.m. Guests can make, wrap and take home presents and ornaments for their… Read More
The Mahomet United Methodist Church will host a Cookie Walk on December 13 from 9 a.m. until they sellout. The fundraiser, which supports local and international organizations, is run by the United Methodist Women. Guests are invited to purchase a cookie box to stuff with a… Read More
Marilyn Brown, Bridle Brook resident, said she enjoys crafting. It is something she has done all her life. And Mahomet area residents can own a piece of her creations this holiday season, or any other time thanks to the Crafters Club at Bridle Brook. Bridle… Read More
Founding sponsors of Middletown Prairie Elementary’s Hometown Community Proud Playground met with the Mahomet-Seymour School Board Monday night to present their donation. Sponsors include Fisher National Bank, The Mahomet-Seymour Educational Foundation, Mahomet Chamber of Commerce and the Mahomet IGA.
Former Mahomet resident W. Kent Fuchs appointed as the twelfth president of the University of Florida by the Florida Board of Governors last week. Fuchs (pronounced fox) lived in Mahomet with his wife, Linda, from 1985 to 1996 when he worked as a professor in… Read More
The Mahomet-Seymour Drama drama club will perform “It’s a Wonderful Life” Nov. 6 through 9. Shows run at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and also at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets will be on sale at the door.