Commentary: Reflecting on Skate on Main
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Commentary: Reflecting on Skate on Main

By FRED KRONER fred@mahometnews.com photo credit: Heather Wanniger at Sweet Lemonade Photography Start with a premise that virtually everyone can agree on: Anything can be improved. Who thinks Alexander Graham Bell would have first patented the telephone if his knowledge and the technology was sufficient to have created cell ...

January 17, 2018
The bigger picture of drug addiction
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The bigger picture of drug addiction

By FRED KRONER For The Mahomet Daily Full disclosure: I don’t know Richard Stover, nor do I know the entire history of his troubled background. This much I do know. The tragedy that ended Friday with his arrest for the murder of a 60-year-old relative, Betty J. Stover, did ...

December 30, 2017
A Thank You Letter From John Scott
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A Thank You Letter From John Scott

John Scott and his wife, Mary, run the soup kitchen at Candlewood. He shared this letter with the Mahomet Daily after a group of Mahomet residents dropped off presents to fill an immediate Christmas need. The Community Evangelical Free Church dropped off presents for a ...

December 23, 2017
“Silent Night”
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“Silent Night”

We’ve all heard the oxymorons, right? You know, a figure of speech that uses contradictory terms that both make sense, no sense, or nonsense all at the same time. Terms like “active retirement”, “adult children”, “jumbo shrimp”, “fresh frozen”, “authentic replica”, “pretty ugly”, or “a minor ...

December 22, 2017
7 Must-Dos in Estate Planning
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7 Must-Dos in Estate Planning

An estate plan legally ensures your family is taken care of and your financial goals are met after you’re gone. But the majority of Americans—including those with families—aren’t prepared. According to LexisNexis, 64 percent of people don’t have a will and 55 percent of individuals ...

October 16, 2017