| Mar 12, 2013
It was a story Dorothy Atwood DeBolt enjoyed telling, one that any harried parent of young children might find somewhat familiar.
The phone rang one day as the busy mother raced around her home, getting ready for an out-of-town trip and wrapping up...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Rich and Evie Frederick of Somerset are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married March 24, 1973, at St. Hillary Roman Catholic Church, Washington, Pa.
Born in Charleroi, the former Evelyn Lynn is the daughter of Ruth...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:17 AM
SOUTH BEND -- When Kim Moore is finally able to start coaching golfers at Saint Mary’s College next fall, credibility will be her most important teaching tool.
“I want them to know I’ve been there before,” Moore said. “I&...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:33 PM
A fundraiser, "Zumba for Baby Andrew," took place Sunday, May 19, at TNT Cardio Club in Richland Township.
More than 100 people attended and more than 60 attended for the two-hour Zumba session. Others stopped in for a basket raffle and 50/50 raffle,...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Half-way there. Ryan Chalmers, an all-around athlete, made it to Hutchinson, the half-way point in his trek across America. The difference between his cross-county trip and that of many others before him? He’s doing so in a wheelchair.
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:34 PM
After winning the Ms. Congeniality Award, Kimberly Brown figured she had no shot at winning Ms. Wheelchair Illinois. Most contests use that award as a …...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:32 PM
It's hard to imagine topping the emotional peak from last week's season premiere, when Tig saw his troubled daughter Dawn burned alive right in front of him. Never was there a more literal embodiment of the sins of the father being visited upon his child....
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:30 PM
There’s a big push to build Alaska’s first fully accessible park.
It costs about $530,000 with half the money coming from proposition 3, which is on this Tuesday’s ballot.
Lawmakers are also being asked to fund the project and the...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Candice Hause, a senior at Shade-Central City High School, is trying to raise awareness of autism and help area families and those living with the condition.
Hause has chosen to raise money for a joint project designed to improve a sensory room used by...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Two basketball teams raced around the court — on wheels — at the Flintridge Prep gym Saturday, as the Rebels hosted the wheelchair basketball team from the Rancho Los Amigos rehabilitation center in Downey.
Six athletes from Rancho Los Amigos...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 7:23 PM
HAMPTON — Joanna "Jojo" Sibert lolls on her mother's lap, her body pressed into its contours. She lets one leg drop to the side, the only departure from an otherwise seamless melding of the two. A soft Mona-Lisa smile flickers across her face as her...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Jason Wepsiec spent Sunday evening watching the Super Bowl and wishing his beloved Bears were on the field.
After the game, he left his home in Sauk Village and headed to his fiance's place in Plainfield, which was closer to the unemployment office he...