August 8, 2013


In This Week's Issue:

Eight pages of news and events from, and important to, the local community including questions about high voltage lines in Douglas County.

On the front page – The Newman Independent: Great for all ages! Newman Rehabilitation and Health Care Center celebrates 40 years. Broadlands Homecoming approaching.

In other news – Broadlands Homecoming events, Legion roofing project to start soon, Douglas County delinquent tax properties to be sold, Faith Morris wins "Excellence in History" DAR award, trap shoot winners, Parkland to hold first-ever Enrollment Extravaganza, Farm Progress Show, Charleston Alley Theater to produce Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Charleston Speedway results, EIU degrees at Parkland, Millikin degrees at Parkland, Red Cross seeks additional blood donars, and Carle marks 25th year as a Level I Trauma Center.

Regular columns include Tim Hendershot covering Titans JFL and the 2013 NCAA football preview, the Newman Council of Churches talking about purity, Dr. Sally Foote discusses soothing pets during vet visits, and there are Creamy Cucumbers in the Recipe Corner.