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Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:09 am

District 186 is financially stable, but still hurting from past cuts

 It’s only the fourth day of the school year in Springfield Public School District 186, but already Teresa Holton has her AP literature and composition students at Southeast High School reading...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:08 am

Exhibit showcases depth of Illinois State Museum’s collections

 I always learn something when I visit the Illinois State Museum in Springfield. Walking through the new exhibit, “Spectrum: Selections from Fine and Decorative Arts,” I learned about the phe...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:06 am

Appellate court reverses shaken-baby conviction

An appellate court has overturned the conviction of a Springfield man who was sentenced to 16 years after being convicted of battery to his infant daughter.In reversing the 2012 conviction of Mark Wil...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:05 am
 It’s been a long road for the Access 4 Christian Producers, but they’ve finally reached home. As the name suggests, A4CP is a group of Christian producers who make television shows on Spring...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:04 am
 Eventually, we all come to realize that people aren’t always as they seem; it just takes some longer than others to learn this lesson. Take Tracy (Lola Kirke), for example. She’s just come t...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:03 am
 As we roll into the end-of-summertime weekend anchored by Labor Day on Monday, this seems like a good spot to reflect on an eventful summer of great music and incredible events. Sorry, though, w...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:02 am
 Band members Dave Boedecker (guitar, keyboards, vocals), Keith Dunlap (guitars, lead cowbell, vocals), Tony Grissom (drums, vocals) and Tony (A.J.) Tarro (bass, keyboards, vocals) bring a boatlo...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:01 am
 my daughter put three pix on facebookone for each day the first: two baldeagles maybe ignoring us from a deadtree behind the willows of the sandbarwe retreated to our tents at dusk whenmosquitoe...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:01 am
 “I know you’re not an elitist,” my husband, Peter, said. “But do you ever worry that you come across that way to readers?” Peter’s question arose from a conversation he’d had with...


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