MONMOUTH, Ill. (AP) — A one-mile stretch of a Warren County highway in Illinois will be dedicated later this week in honor of a sheriff’s deputy who died in the line of duty.
“There’s no manual for this anywhere.”
Those were the words of Galesburg American Legion Baseball team coach Steve Cheesman when asked how he’s approaching the passing of a teammate and friend to many on the squad.
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — A school district in western Illinois will give a high school diploma to an African American man 55 years after he was denied one because he attended a picnic at a park where blacks weren’t allowed to go to at the time.
Three thousand ears of corn were steamed and served to those in attendance at this year’s Oneida Sweet Corn Festival.