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Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:12 am
Curses, foiled again• British police recovered a stolen car in Middleton when the two suspects tried driving it into the police station parking garage. Surveillance footage shows the 25-year-old and...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:11 am

A brief history of Springfield baseball

In almost every large town in the state, base ball clubs have been organized this spring. We notice in our exchanges, not only in this state but all states, that this game is more popular than ever. I...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:10 am
 Springfield’s Muni Opera was blessed with a dry, comfortable evening for opening night of Seussical the Musical July 10. The show, based on Dr. Seuss’ popular books including Horton Hears a...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:09 am

Litchfield race is muddier and wetter than ever

 In recent years, the running world has witnessed a boom in obstacle courses, mud runs and other themed events. Adventure races have increasing appeal to a wide range of audiences because they pr...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:08 am

Hillsboro landowners seek remedy for coal slurry pond

 If Catherine Edmiston of Hillsboro gets her way, coal mining in Illinois could be drastically curtailed.The 86-year-old Edmiston has been fighting for a decade to shut down the Deer Run Mine nea...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:07 am
Springfield’s ongoing rail consolidation project could soon take a step forward, even as state lawmakers add a new layer of oversight.Construction on two new underpasses for the 10th Street rail cor...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:06 am
Central Counties Health Centers in Springfield has long provided invaluable health care to many people who otherwise couldn’t afford it. Now, CCHC is getting some recognition – in the form of a $1...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:05 am
Kidzeum, the proposed Springfield museum for kids, is seeking additional TIF funding from the city of Springfield, with hopes of starting construction as soon as possible. The joint effort between St....
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:04 am
 Tarsem Singh’s Self/less uses a common wish as the basis for its premise: What would you do if you were given the chance to live your life again? This has been used in the movies many times ov...
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:03 am
 Welcome friends, to mid-July in central Illinois as the music heats up right along with the local weather. This week features record release parties and fundraisers, closely related events in na...

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