Attorney Thomas Logue and legal secretary Peggy Reinhart worked together for more than 60 years before recently retiring.
The trail of a child kidnapping in 2007 led to an apartment in Kirkwood where Shawn Hornbeck, missing for more than four years, was found too.
The exhibit features the life of Zella Powell, a member of a prominent family from Mattoon’s founding who became the first Black student to graduate from Eastern Illinois University.
Zella Powell’s granddaughter, Stephanie Wright-Griggs, will make opening remarks at 4 p.m. Thursday at the exhibit.
The Local History Center features six rooms of story board displays, artifacts and other items that track key elements of Mattoon’s development.
The bombing of Pearl Harbor is a flashbulb memory for the oldest living Americans. These are some others.
Saturday's presentation also will include information about plans to form a local vintage base ball club.
Mattoon Christian Church's food panty is open 3:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 3:30-5:30 Fridays at 2720 Marion Ave.
BEECHER CITY — Rev. Brett Sapp said funerals are typically somber occasions but the one on Tuesday for his uncle, U.S. Navy Machinist's Mate 1st Class Keith Tipsword, was also a celebration.
Community members are invited to line the route that will take body of Keith Tipsword from the funeral home in Effingham to his final resting place at Mocassin Cemetery in rural Beecher City.
The Pearl Harbor veteran's funeral is scheduled for Tuesday in Effingham, with burial to follow in Beecher City.
A Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Coles County Vietnam memorial at the southwest corner of Peterson Park.
Want to see what Illinois farmland looked like from above, 70 years ago? Here's a look at the effort involved in making that possible.
The Lincoln and Sargent farms will host activities and performances depicting 19th-century life.
Located just 50 minutes from Bloomington, the Monticello Railway Museum is home to over 100 pieces of railroad equipment including several restored trains and cars that operated in Illinois.
Air Show 2022 is scheduled for noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Coles County Memorial Airport, with gates opening at 11 a.m.
The last open house for the summer at the historic Five Mile House will be held from 1-4 p.m. Sunday.
Migrating buffalo, Native Americans, and countless early pioneers seeking new homes in the virgin forests and prairies of Illinois used the Old York Trail.
The open house will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the historic Five Mile House at Illinois Route 130 and Westfield Road.
Those attending will be invited to share any of their own Kaskaskia River adventure stories.
CHARLESTON — The Five Mile House is scheduled Sunday, July 10, to feature Abraham Lincoln portrayer Joe Woodard, who will offer behind-the-scenes commentary on his leading role in PBS' "Abraham Lincoln, Prelude to the Presidency" documentary.
The Ulysses S. Grant presentation is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday in the Community Room in the Mattoon Public Library’s lower basement.
The burial service for John W. Thompson is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ash Grove Cemetery in Windsor.
The Thomas Monahan Co. in Arcola was founded in 1922 and is celebrating its centennial.
Turn the clock back to when coal mining was at its peak in Southern Illinois and revisit what life was like then.
The historic Five Mile House will host special events from 1 4 p.m. Sunday.
The multi-room Local History Center is in the lower level of the Mattoon Public Library.