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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


Mountain Trip 2017

Whew!  We had a quite a fun-filled trip to the mountains of Virginia.  We have several family members who are in the Staunton area, so a long summer trip has been on my agenda for some time.   630 more words

Weekend Fun

The Frontier Culture Museum-One Heck of a Pit Stop!

As we traveled home from Colonial Williamsburg, we decided to break the trip up and try to stop somewhere halfway through. I had bookmarked some interesting attractions in Virginia and noted the Frontier Culture Museum. 1,127 more words


Tensions Continue Rising Over Illinois Education Funding

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — Who’s meeting with who — and when?

That seems to be the latest holdup in Illinois. Governor Bruce Rauner and Republicans demand the Senate send the governor an education funding bill that’s required for schools to get money. 407 more words


Friday Bench: Frontierland

A surprise find on our travels in Virginia, the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton had a wealth of information about early settlement in the USA.


Nelson County Resident Tries To Put Out Fire By Spitting Moonshine On It

NELSON CO, Va. – Reports are coming in that a Virginia resident combated a sudden house fire by spitting copious amounts of his batch of homemade moonshine onto the burning blaze. 180 more words

Blue Ridge

Reading: Saturday 2-4pm Ox-Eye Vineyards Tasting Room

For those of my Loyal Readers in the Staunton area who did not make the book launch a few weeks back, I’ll be joining three other poets — Caroline Brae, Patsy Asuncion, and Leona Sevick — for a reading at the Ox-Eye Vineyards tasting room on Middlebrook Avenue, right downtown. 134 more words