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Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:05 am
The state of Illinois estimates there are more than 2 million residents living with some degree of hearing loss. State law requires all Illinois landline phone companies to distribute free, specialize...
Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:01 am
Springfield saxophonist Shayla Logan participated in the funeral procession for blues legend B.B. King in Memphis, Tennessee, May 27. Logan was one of 15 musicians to be invited to play in B. B. King�...
Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:01 am
Glenwood Elementary School teacher Crystal Day’s fourth-grade students recently learned about the threats to the survival of barn owls in Illinois and decided to do what they could to help. It all s...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
The numbers still aren’t adding up for Illinois’ fledgling medical marijuana industry, once seen by many as a license to print money. Consider startup costs that can never be recouped given the cu...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
When the Nazis began forcing groups deemed “undesirable” into concentration camps in March 1933, gay people were among those rounded up and murdered. Gay people were forced to wear a pink triangle...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 am
Summer camp is a time of discovery and growth for those privileged enough to go, but for underprivileged kids, it could mean starting the next school year on track instead of trying to catch up. Camp ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:01 am
Guy Sternberg is a different sort of tree hugger. Last year, Sternberg and other arborphiles convinced the Illinois Department of Transportation to spare a group of about 30 historical trees which wer...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:01 am
A week ago, Calvin Christian, who is either Springfield’s most persecuted motorist or its biggest traffic scofflaw, had access to wheels and lawyers who were handling his civil-rights lawsuit agains...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 am
In 1865, Mary Jane Tully came to Springfield from Arkansas seeking a new beginning from the destructive Civil War. When she arrived here, the Springfield Home for the Friendless helped Tully settle in...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 am
There’s nothing quite like a soaring vocal harmony that awakens tired ears and excites the soul. That’s the feeling you’ll get when the Sound Celebration Chorus sings. They’re a Springfield-ba...


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