Happy Anniversary, Charlie Palmer

by Tom Tock With all the attention being placed this year on one anniversary or another – the 200th of our State of Illinois being the most notable – it slipped this writer’s attention that it has been 150 years…

Fire at the Ron De Voo, Dwight

On June 3, at approximately 6:05 p.m., a fire was reported at the Ron De Voo bar – located at 112 S. Franklin St. in Dwight, according to Dwight Deputy Fire Chief Justin Dyer. Dwight Fire, Dwight EMS, and Dwight…

Try New Things

If someone were to ask me if I’m a person that takes a lot of risks, or a person who tries new things, I would say that I’m on the “I don’t try new things” side of the chart. With…

Late Night

It’s been a very very long time since I’ve gone a week without writing a column. I’ve composed some that may have been less than stellar, but I had been putting them together for a few years straight, and last…

Tech-Ni-Kolor AutoCrafters of Dwight Marks 20 Years

Larry Seabert, owner of Dwight’s Tech-Ni-Kolor AutoCrafters, has been restoring antique autos and fixing vehicles damaged in auto accidents for two decades. And although 80 percent of his business is fixing automobile accident vehicles, his first love is restoring the…

The Madness Continues

As I was sitting down and thinking of ideas to write about this week, I just couldn’t get past the weekend of college basketball that just took place. It was simply too entertaining to not touch on and dive deeper…

Time Marches On. . .

I’m just going to jump right into this column. There are going to be a few key pieces and ideas. The first one, there’s no better tournament in the world than the one that the NCAA gives us with March…