SPORTS HEADLINES

Wilmington Region

DAVE MELHORN sits at the back door of an Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) taken in 1966.

05/21/2024 - 4:18pm
I'm 77-years-old and I still haven't figured out what the hell we were doing in Vietnam. Paul “Dave” Melhorn Paul “Dave” Melhorn served in the Vietnam War, and by some miracle, lived to write about his experiences. His book, “My Year in Vietnam”...

Coal City Region

Firefighter/Paramedic William Perry of the Coal City Fire Protection District was recently awarded the State of Illinois Medal of Honor.

05/21/2024 - 4:10pm
On Tuesday, May 14th, Firefighter/Paramedic William Perry of the Coal City Fire Protection District was awarded the State of Illinois Medal of Honor. The Medal of Honor is the highest award given by the State of Illinois to a firefighter for an act...

Braidwood Region

05/21/2024 - 4:04pm
Reed-Custer Middle School eighth graders on their way to Great America Amusement Park never reached their destination Tuesday after the buses they were riding in were involved in a traffic accident on northbound Interstate 55. Channahon Fire...