Obituaries

Alan M. Brown, 66, of Springfield, passed away Sunday, June 30…

Emily M. Ryan, 75, of Springfield, died on Friday, July 5, 201…

Edward E. Seifert, 84, of Springfield, formerly of Auburn, pas…

Mark Stephen Gall, 50, of Pawnee, died Thursday, June 6, 2019,…

Opinion

Hello from warm and finally drying out in July in central Illinois, and as you read this, your favorite columnist will be away for a couple of days to visit bourbon country in Kentucky. There isn't much on the sports calendar that interests me these days, unless you want to dissect why the C…

Another big week for our state and county, as we celebrate higher gasoline taxes, higher cigarette taxes, a higher sales tax and on and on. I can hardly wait to see what's next, can you?...

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