Broadway star and Billy Joel tribute piano player and singer Michael Cavanaugh greets fans and signs autographs following his performance at the Zwermann Arts Center on the campus of Lincoln Trail College Tuesday night. Cavanaugh's concert marks the 44th in the LTC Foundation concert series. Upcoming shows this year include Cody Ray, ELVIS!, April 5; Motortown, June 23; and Tusk-Fleetwood Mac Tribute, Sept. 20. (Tom Compton photo)
Local law enforcement is taking all threats seriously after the shooting that killed 17 in Florida.
"Threats of school shootings are very serious matters that the State's Attorney's Office and all members of law enforcement in Crawford County take very seriously," Crawford County State's Attorney Matthew Hartrich told the Daily News.
Big things are happening at Lincoln Trail College. Two weeks ago, the Lincoln Trail College Foundation appropriated $165,000 for college projects that will be completed over the next six months. Foundation Executive Director Rod Harmon is excited about the trajectory he sees the College taking.
It is not often that a Broadway performer makes it onto the stage of the Zwermann Arts Center on the campus of Lincoln Trail College, but for one night only, Michael Cavanaugh, a charismatic performer, musician and actor known for his piano and lead vocals in the Broadway musical Movin' Out, will bring his Billy Joel tribute to Robinson Tuesday, Feb. 13.
There's a touching story behind the $25,000 check Wynne and Rosemary Ritch gave to the neuromuscular center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles this week. A story that begins in 1974 at the Schiff Scouting Reservation in New Jersey where Wynne was taking part in the Boy Scouts of America executive training program. He'd go on to spend 33 years as an...
Locations in Crawford and neighboring counties are among the nearly 36,000 rural homes and businesses in Illinois currently unserved by high-speed Internet service that could get connectivity in the near future with the help of a federal program.
I sent a letter to the editor a few days ago expressing an opinion on the Florida shooting and have had some ask me what I would do to help fix some of the problems leading to this and other horrible crimes. Accordingly I thought I'd just lay my opinions out there. I know there are people on both sides of this issue who won't like something in what I believe, but here goes.