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Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:01 am

State police won’t name names

 Larry Willis, publisher and co-owner of the County Journal in Percy, about 140 miles south of Springfield, was just doing what journalists do last July when he asked Illinois State Police for a ...
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:01 am

Lawmakers schedule hearing on museum governance

 Members of an advisory board to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library have agreed to sit on a panel designed to explore governance issues that erupted last spring when the board’s chairman ...
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:01 am

Quinn’s Illiana Expressway runs into problems

 Plans for a proposed toll road between Illinois and Indiana appear to be moving forward, despite a lack of funding and environmental concerns. The Illiana Expressway, which would connect Interst...
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:01 am
 I have met Barack Obama twice. And I must say, I expected greater things.I have shaken hands with every president from Harry Truman to Obama. Some were memorable, some inspiring, some just guys ...
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:01 am
 suicide poem #6  royce by pulling that trigger you’ve spared yourself my grandkids’ growing up their school and sports successes their loves and losses and given them instead a burden t...
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:01 am
 For 25 years, Springfield Art Association has hosted its popular Edwards Place Fine Art Fair in the fall. In its 26th year, the weekend soirée features more than 80 artists and their work, Sept...
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:01 am
 Here’s something a little different from the normal musical selections around town. Kilimanjaro Rumble, master drummers from Central African Republic, Liberia, Congo, Togo and Nigeria, will be...
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:01 am
 Step into the past at the Clayville Fall Festival, Sept. 20-21. Families will have an entertaining and educational time at this old pioneer village that was once a stage coach stop for central I...

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