| Jun 5, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Aberdeen: Memorial services for Robert S. Thompson, 92, of Aberdeen will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 6, at Plymouth Congregational Church, Aberdeen. The Rev. Jill Warner will officiate. Private inurnment will be held at Groton Union Cemetery preceding the...
| Jun 23, 2011
South Florida's Lissette Garcia represented the Sunshine State in the 2011 Miss USA pageant this month. A medical student in addition to a beauty queen, she eats lots of vegetables (and chocolate) and exercises up to six days a week, sometimes twice a...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:41 PM
It was a bluegrass music festival in Franklin County to help those with disabilities in our area.
It raised money for Unbridled Change, a non-profit center in Boones Mill that uses horses year-round for therapy.
This was the third year for the...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 11:14 AM
The family and friends of Amanda Peters are organizing a benefit at 115 Bourbon Street in Merrionette Park, IL on Saturday Sept. 17th 2011. The purpose of the benefit is to help raise money to assist the family in paying present and future medical bills...
| Aug 26, 2011
It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 10:30 AM
The first of three workshops designed to introduce persons with mobility-related disabilities to computer and related technology fields was held last week at Hiram G. Andrews Center in Johnstown. Project Enable is an initiative funded by a grant from...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 4:47 PM
I am U.S. Navy retired with 22 years active service; also, a Vietnam Veteran with four (4) shipboard deployments to Vietnam waters, known as the combat zone.
From Jan. 9, 1962 to May 7, 1975, Agent Orange (Dioxin) was used in Vietnam as a defoliant....
| Nov 25, 2011
Maggie Daley, who dedicated herself to children's issues and the arts while also zealously guarding her family's privacy during 22 years as Chicago's first lady, died on Thursday, Nov. 24, more than nine years after she was diagnosed with breast cancer....
| Nov 24, 2011
| 8:03 PM
Maggie Daley, who dedicated herself to children’s issues and the arts while also zealously guarding her family’s privacy during 22 years as Chicago’s First Lady, died a little after 6 p.m. Thursday, more than nine years after she was...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 3:46 PM
Some Vietnam veterans who have had or now has diseases brought on by Presumptive Exposure to Agent Orange Dioxin are not alone.
Many children of Vietnam veterans conceived during and after the war are also infected by Agent Orange Dioxin. This is the...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 1:05 AM
AFTON, Minn. - Jill Steeves remembers what her son, David, would say about his weekly horseback-riding sessions with River Valley Riders.
David, 21, has cerebral palsy and a limited vocabulary. But he knew that Wednesday night meant horseback riding....
| Oct 21, 2011
| 10:51 AM
- Click here for a link to The Gift of Time cookbook.
- Click here for more information about Halloween Costume shopping ideas from Children's Orchard.
- Click here for more information on Jamie's Wish and the KU-KSU tailgate...