Captain Eddie A. Blaylock, commanding officer of Troop I, announces special enforcement operations during the 2020 Memorial Day weekend. The official counting period for this year’s holiday begins at 6 p.m., Friday, May 22, and ends at 11:59 p.m., Monday, May 25.
The St. James Senior Center will reopen on June 1 after closing in April due to COVID-19 precautions. The facility will slowly bring back some of its many programs, including daily lunches, over the coming months.
Staff Sergeant Ian Ives, a Cuba native who was seriously injured when he stepped on an explosive device in Afghanistan last year, has returned to his home in Seattle, Washington, after being discharged from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, last week.
Domestic assault charges have been filed as a result of three separate incidents in Crawford County over the past couple of weeks.
By Bill Cooper
The big Sea-Ark boat sat in 35 feet of water on Stockton Lake north of Springfield. Damon Spurgeon and I fished eighth-ounce jigs tipped with an earthworm for walleye. My rod tipped bounced noticeably, atypical of a walleye bite. After applying pressure on the fish, it felt heavy.
By Larry Dablemont
There is no good or bad in nature. That is a hard thing for many to accept. When my daughters were little girls, I tried to explain nature to them, and yet, protect them from the harshness of it. We’d be on a trip somewhere, and one of my girls would notice a dead rabbit in the road.