Monday Jul 7
Paddling the Mississippi Like Huckleberry Finn
The quote: "Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don't. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft."
Belleville News Democrat
Enyart to hold second 'Tele-town Hall' meeting
Residents of Enyart's 12th Congressional District, which encompasses 12 counties stretching from Alton, in Madison County, to Cairo in Alexander County, may call into the teleconference beginning at 6:45 p.m. Enyart plans to discuss his inquiries into U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health-care issues, the 2104 Defense Department budget and its ... (more)
Saturday marks 25th annual Ohio River Sweep
From Pittsburgh to Illinois, volunteers lined the Ohio River to do some sprucing up for the 25th annual Ohio River Sweep Saturday.
Evansville Courier & Press
Cites, counties unite for annual River Sweep
Volunteers from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Cairo, Illinois will converge on the banks of the Ohio River on Saturday for an annual clean-up of the waterway.
A good day for remembering
Daddy Whittle was a pistol and as his youngest child, he'd boast to his farm neighbor buddies a "Little Danny is my last golden bullet."