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Find your new best friend: Coles County pets of the week

This cat and dog are available for adoption at the County Animal Rescue and Education Center. The cat is "Marta," a 1- to- 2-year-old spaye… Read more

City seeking cleanup of west Broadway property in Mattoon

MATTOON -- The city is seeking the cleanup of property along three blocks of west Broadway Avenue that contains bricks and building materia… Read more

YARD AND GARDEN: Here are a few facts about okra

Our last project at Douglas-Hart Nature Center was a lot of fun! We made garden art from repurposed tennis and badminton rackets. We strung… Read more

THE THROWBACK MACHINE:The unavoidable return of Friday Night TV Showcase

Take a moment to travel back with me to a simpler, more refined time: Friday night, your living room, 1985. You’ve got your Zenith TV fresh… Read more


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2018 Auto Racing Challenge

Play our 2018 auto racing challenge! Just pick the 10 drivers you think will finish 1st through 10th for each race and your top 15 races co…

Spruce up your home with our Home & Garden special section!

In this issue: Warm-weather chores you shouldn't skip, planting for privacy, update your deck with these do-overs and more!