Obituaries

William Woodrow Russell Sr., 87, of Sherman, died Tuesday, Jan…

Donna Buckley, 94, of Winchester, passed away Friday, January …

Carmen Martin, 63, of Williamsville, passed away January 11, 2021. 

Mary Catherine Elliott, 88, of Springfield, died Friday, Janua…

Samuel V. Davis, 88, of Dawson, passed away at his home Thursd…

Opinion

• I remember reading that THE Ohio State University was always the recruiting favorite with E.J. Liddell from Belleville West, in part because he was a huge Buckeye fan growing up, but that Illinois coach Brad Underwood did not “close the deal,” as the decision time neared. How many more tim…

And just like that, we're back to Phase 4 here in Sangamon County. Out of the blue, on a Monday afternoon, we go from lockdown to one step away from 'somewhat' normal. Of course, we've been dealing with differing mandates from the County, Springfield Mayor and the Governor for a few weeks no…

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