By Lisa Carroll

ELGIN - In 2015 a grant was provided to the Elgin Community Library to cover outreach programs, story times and summer reading programs. Having up to three years to use the grant, the money has all been put to good use and there's no more remaining.

By Lisa Carroll

FLETCHER - Fletcher's Good Book Club often has volunteers available to read stories aloud to the participating children, but on July 11 a special guest was in attendance.

You know the Pledge of Allegiance, probably by heart. You may recite it only occasionally, or get the chance several times a week. Sometimes, I'm guessing, you say it mechanically, and other times filled with deep meaning.


MEDICINE PARK - Several captivating impromptu performances by fiddler extraordinaire Sage Cornelius dazzled a mass of music seekers on Cobblestone Row during Medicine Park's 2018 Rockin' the Park event over the weekend.