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Riding the Circuit: Albion, Edwards County, Illinois

As a Mount Vernon, Illinois attorney, I travel throughout the state practicing law and meeting with clients about topics ranging from bankruptcy to estate law, from divorce to litigation. 519 more words

History

Dozens of Antique Vehicles Destroyed by Overnight Fire

STAUNTON, Ill. (AP) – Dozens of antique vehicles were destroyed when a fire swept through a garage outside the southern Illinois community of Staunton.

Staunton Fire Protection District Chief Rick Haase says about a third of the building that served as Country Classic Cars’ showroom and warehouse was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived late Tuesday. 106 more words

News

Preparing for the Solar Apocalypse

There’s nothing like a natural phenomenon to get people all riled up. In case you haven’t heard, certain parts of the United States are going to experience a total solar eclipse on August 21st, and everyone around here is going bat shit crazy. 1,214 more words

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New Madrid

“The Influence of Smoke on Public Health Has Been Considerably Overestimated” — its title from an article in The Black Diamond, the 1909 publication of the National Coal Exchange — takes a trip to… 9 more words

Poetry

Illinois County Courthouses: Lovely Louisville!

As a Mount Vernon, Illinois attorney, I travel throughout the state practicing law and meeting with clients about topics ranging from bankruptcy to estate law, from divorce to litigation. 912 more words

Southern Illinois

Mountain King The Truth EP

By: Doc Jeffurious

Those lads from little ol’ southern Illinois are back at it again. Mountain King checks in with a follow up to their full length self-released, self-produced and self-titled debut album with the wondrous, beckoning wizardry of… 290 more words

When Bob From Marissa Saved The Dead

When The Grateful Dead pulled into St. Louis to do a show at the Fox Theater on February 2, 1970, things weren’t going so well. 476 more words

Southern Illinois