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Days Gone By In Staunton

Stories from the files of the Staunton Star-Times in years gone by. Thursday, September 1, 1966 -- GOING UP -- The new steeple which is part of the remodeling project at the First Methodist church in Staunton was hoisted into place Monday, the work...

 

Reducing the conflicts of that relationship with your boss

If you're in a work situation where you have a strong, positive relationship with that supervisor or boss above you, congratulations. While it definitely does happen, this is not always the case for...

 

From Our Files

Issue of Nov. 28, 1996 The road names for Macoupin County were posted in the post office that will take effect with the implementation of 911. A Staunton woman, Kelly N. Ellis, hit a patch of ice while driving on I-70 and crashed on Nov. 25. She was...

 

Slices of Life

By: Jill Pertler A year ago today I woke up being someone’s wife and went to bed a widow. My life changed forever that day. And, I guess it’s been changing ever since. I honestly never contemplated being a widow. I don’t think many of us do....

 

Looking Back

This week's Looking Back photo is the Livingston School built in 1907 and later enlarged in 1912. Problems with overcrowding in 1916 and 1917 caused the school to operate on half days. More...

 

Looking Back Photograph

Basketball season is opening now. This picture shows the Livingston High School team in 1946. Members of the team were (L to R) Rico Pellizaro, George Sawchak, Bill Augustine, Richard Fratick,...

 

Slices of Life

Welcome to the world of aphantasia By: Jill Pertler Ever feel lost? Welcome to my life. Quite literally. Ever since I can remember, I’ve had trouble with directions and all things spatial. I described myself as geographically challenged. I can’t...

 

From Our Files

Issue of Nov. 14, 1996 Twins, a girl and boy, were born to Jerry and Jamie Jeffers of Staunton on Nov. 3 at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield. Bill and Eileen Rhodes will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 8. Susan Basso Adcock of...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Stories from the files of the Staunton Star-Times in years gone by. Thursday, August 18, 1966 -- GOCKEL DISCUSSES SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION -- Jack A. Gockel, local architect who is in charge of the new construction at the Staunton schools, was in charge o...

 

America needs Trump – without Trump

By JIM NOWLAN The recent election of Republican Glenn Youngkin to be governor in Democratic stronghold Virginia displays emphatically that Trump conservatism fares better – without Trump. The conundrum for Republican Party leaders, a weak lot, is...

 

Days Gone By In Staunton

Stories from the files of the Staunton Star-Times in years gone by. Thursday, August 11, 1966 -- REDIKULUS DAYS BRING BIG CROWDS -- The annual "Redikulus Days" promotion, sponsored by the Staunton Jaycee Chapter in cooperation with local stores, were...

 
 By Tom Emery    Opinion    November 10, 2021

Illinois has been well-represented in American wars

Since statehood, and even before, Illinois has been well-represented in American wars. In many cases, Illinois was among national leaders in the number of men and women supplied to the service. Today, statues, monuments, and memorials stand silently...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor Find enclosed check for $32 for one year subscription. Clara and I enjoy all the news from Staunton and surrounding areas. We are enjoying the “Land of Pleasant Living” here in Maryland and feasting on blue crabs and oysters. Best...

 

Slices of Life The best of times in the worst of times

This could be a difficult time of year for me. It might be. A year ago, we were discovering my husband was gravely ill. We were on vacation when he entered the emergency room of the hospital - alone....

 

From Our Files

Issue of Nov. 7, 1996 Alvin and Vera Prante of New Douglas will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 10. Anthony D. “Tony” Monti (66) of Staunton died Oct. 31 at Community Memorial Hospital. Lydia E. Beinke (85) of Staunton died Nov....

 

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