The Clay County Advocate - Press-Flora, IL

Updated Jul 13, 2015 at 11:38 AM

Jon Foreman is relentlessly hopeful. He’s a deep thinker whose sincerity is sobering in a world shrouded in senseless violence.“Most of the headlines are disaster and genocide and war and racism,” he says, “but there’s also this undercurrent, where you look into the eyes of, you know, my young nephew or my grandmother, or you hear the birds in the air, or you smell the seashore — or whatever it is — and you’re reminded there’s a beauty to the planet, as well.

Updated Jul 13, 2015 at 11:30 AM

No doubt about it. Cooking contests have opened an avenue of creativity for home cooks across our country. After all, the purpose of these contests is to find ways of using their products creatively in new recipes.

Updated Jun 26, 2015 at 9:12 AM

The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic culmination of decades of litigation over gay marriage and gay rights generally.

Updated Jun 25, 2015 at 9:20 AM

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.

Updated Jun 1, 2015 at 5:10 PM

Baseball players that will be entering grades 3 through eight will have the opportunity to learn baseball fundamentals at the 2015 John Frech Baseball Camp held at the North Clay City Park in Louisville on June 8, 9 and 11.

Updated May 26, 2015 at 9:52 AM

About 22 million children in the U.S. live in a house with at least one gun, according to Nationwide Children’s Center for Injury Research and Policy.

Updated May 23, 2015 at 6:02 PM

It was the only regional tournament that played out accordng to seeds as the number two seed Flora Wolves took on the number one seed Teutopolis Wooden Shoes for the championship of the Lawrenceville regional.

Updated May 11, 2015 at 10:45 AM

North Carolina writer Ann B. Ross’ 16th “Miss Julia” novel starts a bit slowly, but soon hits the madcap goings-on that fans clearly love.“Miss Julia Lays Down the Law” finds our heroine in hot water with the police.

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