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Carlinville Christmas Market elects new officers and board

The Carlinville Christmas Market Foundation is moving right along and gaining momentum in its preparations for the […]

Community blood drive at the Elks Lodge

To help ensure an adequate blood supply for our region, a blood drive is being held at […]

Birthday, Barbara McCormick

Barbara McCormick will celebrate her 80th birthday May 4, 2013. She was born in Peoria and was […]

Lunch Bunch prepares for summer 2013

The “Lunch Bunch” is a free 8-week summer lunch program that was first implemented in June and […]

Days Gone By – April 25, 2013

1913 (100 years ago) A new Rebekah Lodge of the Odd Fellows was instituted at Hettick on […]

Christ-Following 101 Vol. 8 – 17

“Whenever God says, “Let us arise and build,” the enemy says, “Let us arise and oppose.” There […]

Event to spread the word about ‘R word’

By Rick Wade Some will tell you that discouraging the use of certain words is political correctness […]

Local talent on display at Refuge Open Mic

All writers, poets, musicians, comics, and anyone with a talent for creating original works are invited to […]

Taylor Music Studio to hold spring recital

Sunday, April 21, piano students from the music studio of Gretchen B. Taylor will present a program […]

Days Gone By – April 18, 2013

1913 (100 years ago) Time and money well invested if you go to the Opera House next […]