June 20, 2013


Twelve pages of news and events from, and important to, the local community including Little Mr. and Miss Newman 2013.

On the front page - Freedom Festival highlights and the Class of 1963 holds 50 year reunion.

In other news - Roadside safety checks in Douglas County, Galey throwing hat in ring for sheriff, Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show headlines at Ann’s Jam 4, Newman Festival 5K/Biathlon results, historic dinner in Oakland features Lincoln, Merchant Drawings 2013, Kim's Kiddie Klassic Tractor Pull winners, Mayberry comes to Coles County, ERBA to help low-income families stay cool, and the Charleston Alley Theater to present "Past Forward Summer Theater."

Regular columns include Tim Hendershot covering ; the Newman Council of Churches talking about food, fellowship, and faith; Dr. Sally Foote discussing myths about heat stress in pets; and there is  in the Recipe Corner.