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Springfield, Ill., native reaches goal to teach abroad with Peace Corps

Kimberleigh (Kimber) Griffin, 23, of Springfield, Ill., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Ethiopia June 29 to begin training as a secondary education English volunteer. 448 more words

Africa And Middle East

""Cousins Tony & Dean Kerasotes, hello! This is Your Cousin Mike. I have been in touch with Sangamon Historical Society & Landmarking's Mike Kienzler" "Copyright (c) 2015 by kerasotes""

“June 27th 2015, Cousin Tony, Cousin Dean, hello. This is Cousin Mike. I have been in touch with Sangamon Historical Society & Landmarking’s Mike Kienzler (at mkienzler@msn.com). 276 more words

LLCC announces 2015 graduates

SPRINGFIELD — More than 2,200 certificates and degrees at Lincoln Land Community College’s commencement ceremony at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. 7,833 more words


Man under the mullet

By Ryan Fleischli, Staff Writer

SPRINGFIELD — Who among us can say they know of John Lee Scogin? 817 more words


Funeral brings history to life

By Tyler Allison, Staff Writer

Springfield – Any person who has lived in the Springfield area knows Abraham Lincoln is the focal point for a number of attractions and celebrations in the community. 663 more words


Abraham Lincoln and Susan's Uncle

History is full of surprising parallels. Take the example of Abraham Lincoln and Susan’s uncle. On May 2 and 3, 2015, the citizens of Springfield and hundreds of visitors remembered the death of Abraham Lincoln, the long train trip that carried his body to Springfield, and his burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery 150 years ago. 395 more words


Another Day in Springfield, Illinois!

I did already make it very clear to my homeschooler that she will be doing a report and presentation on this trip for her Social Studies class. 117 more words