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Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 12:08 am

Was it an accident or crime?

She loved horses and the Green Bay Packers. She hated her curly hair. She was in the sixth grade at Gillespie Middle School. She didn’t like to run, but she played soccer anyway.She’s been dead fo...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 12:12 am
Pet portraits - Photos by Terry Farmer               ...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 12:11 am
 If you get a kick out of giving your pet a gift, you’re in good company. According to a survey conducted by Rover.com, 95 percent of pet owners said they have purchased a Christmas gift for th...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 12:10 am
 Forever Home Feline Ranch was founded in 2009 to provide every cat in need a forever home, be a sanctuary where cats will have a second chance to live a full life in a no-cage, no-kill environme...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 12:09 am
APL to host Tree of Lights open house The Animal Protective League (APL) invites the public to honor a loved one, animal or human, with a memorial light on APL’s annual Tree of Lights. For each $5 d...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 12:09 am
 The sizzle of sausages perking up your ears, the aroma of roasted nuts tickling your nostrils, the strudel melting in your mouth and the hot-spiced wine warming your insides can transport your s...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 12:08 am
 Christmas Card LaneNov 29-Dec 30. An outdoor exhibit/competition comprised of larger-than-life “cards” created by local artists and groups based on the theme “Holiday Season Around the Wor...
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 12:10 am

Area authors showcase books for winter

 The holiday season is upon us, a time when people are seeking the perfect presents. Books can be just that and, as everyone knows by now, buying local is better. On Saturday, Nov. 24, eleven loc...
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 12:08 am

Illicit sex reports increase at women’s lockup

 Most allegations are never proven, but accusations of sex between inmates and staff keep coming at Logan Correctional Center in Lincoln, the state’s largest women’s prison.Sex between inmate...
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 12:07 am
The second annual Best Of Springfield party, presented by Head West Sub Stop, was double the fun, with twice as many food and drink samplings and attendees as the first year. On Thursday, Oct. 25, hun...


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