MARK Twain Memorial Lighthouse in Hannibal will get some needed renovations next year, preserving a structure linked to several U.S. presidents as well as Twain's daughter. Andy Dorian, director of Hannibal Parks and Recreation, also envisions high-tech l
MILITARY service is a life-changing event, and proposed legislation now pending in the Illinois Senate could help smooth veterans' transition back into civilian life. This bill is a good start. It has some common-sense efforts to help veterans of any era,
Editor's note: The following editorial appeared in the May 24 edition of the Springfield State Journal-Register and was distributed to Illinois newspapers by the Illinois Press Association.
REPUBLICANS and Democrats find little to agree on these days, but a number of recent studies gives them every reason to work together on the nation's opioid abuse epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had previously estimated that 91 Am
THE Pikeland School District received a timely and generous donation from an alumni group last week that will assist with the advancement of a variety of educational initiatives. The Pittsfield High School Class of 1954 Scholarship Fund, which began provi
BRIDGE the Gap to Health walkers and runners will help establish some records on Saturday as the event's 17-year fund-raising total exceeds $700,000. About 2,000 participants are expected to run or walk across Quincy Memorial Bridge.
DRIVERS in Illinois and Missouri will be observed closely during the next couple of weeks as part of the national "Click It or Ticket" campaign. Officers in both states will be issuing tickets to drivers and passengers who are not wearing seat belts or ot
A FEW very committed activists have been telling anyone who will listen that the Electoral College is likely to be abandoned soon. The facts, and the legislative landscape, prove the would-be reformers wrong.