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 bombing of Pearl Harbor is a flashbulb memory for the oldest living Americans. These are some others.
Visitors got a taste of being home for Christmas, if only in their dreams.
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.
Community members were invited to walk through the historic fire station for the last time during the open house on Saturday.
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.
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.
Union members march to honor the past and seize the future.
The Moweaqua road leading up to a monument, honoring the 54 men who died in the disaster 90 years ago, was dedicated on Sunday, with the name Coal Miner’s Way.
The Macon County History Museum will host a program on two Central Illinois topics at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. The event is free and will last about an hour.
Turn the clock back to when coal mining was at its peak in Southern Illinois and revisit what life was like then.
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from Mount Zion and Decatur will hold a flag retirement ceremony for worn out flags on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14.
Take a page-by-page look at the goings-on of this week's 1972 Journal in this week's windswept edition of Clint Walker's THROWBACK MACHINE!
"This is a day for history. Generations unborn will read of it as we have read of the Spanish Armada, of Yorktown, of Waterloo."
Retelling the stories of aviation pioneers, barnstormers, test pilots, military airmen and NASA scientists and their connections to DeWitt County, “Prairie Flyers: A Century of Aviation in DeWitt County” brings an upscale gallery to the small Clinton museum. It runs through July 3.
“Our sole purpose is to provide the final rites for fallen veterans,” said Commander Charles Loury, who has been with the Honor Guard since 2007.
The Lincoln Theater will have an open house followed by a Business After Hours event beginning 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 18.
An 1856 speech by Abraham Lincoln that impacted the creation of the Republican Party will be the topic Wednesday of an online program sponsored jointly by Looking for Lincoln and the McLean County Museum of History.
Antique tractors and farm tools were on display during the Farming in the '50s event in Argenta on Saturday.
Men scratched notes to their families. "Dear wife, Goodbye. Forgive me. Take care of all the children." Another wrote, "Tell dad to quit the mine and take care of mom."
More than 300 participants took part and enjoyed sunshine and blue skies.
Stories of Abraham Lincoln from children who came into contact with the president topic of presentation.
From plowing farm fields to crewing B-17 Flying Fortresses, remarkable careers in aviation have gone airborne in DeWitt County. Their stories are being preserved in a new aviation exhibit at the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum.