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A simpler time in the dirt

It’s my cousin Jodie’s birthday today (she’s a year older than me and we’re old enough that her age is starting to startle me) and I was trying to think of a childhood memory to share.  393 more words


Renting vs. Buying in So. IL

This week I’ve run into several people who are convinced there is no way out of the rental cycle. Spending a good chunk of your paycheck every month and then never seeing that money again. 687 more words

Jonesboro, Illinois 62952

Jonesboro is a city in Union County, Illinois. Jonesboro is famous for being the location of the third of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, on September 15, 1858. 14 more words


Du Quoin Schools Brace for Funding Cuts

Du Quoin District #300 is made up of about 1,800 students. To provide a good education to that number of students takes a substantial amount of money. 182 more words

Darlene Robinson

Darlene Robinson, 69, of West Frankfort, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 4:53 a.m., Friday, March 10, 2017 surrounded by her family in Herrin Hospital. 418 more words


Genean Sloan

Genean Sloan, 64 of Royalton and a former resident of Johnston City, went Home to be with her Lord and Savior at 7:45 p.m., Friday, February 24, 2017 in Herrin Hospital. 268 more words