That’s Entertainment! 05/28/08

String of Elvis Hits Shakes Things Up  PEORIA – "I’ve done some 37 musicals, and this is the most talented cast I’ve ever had!" exclaimed director Mary Ellen Ulrich. "Ever," she repeated with emphasis. "The music, the dance, they are…

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Sports Around Illinois 05/28/08

High School Three Sport Athletes  It’s the era of sports specialization where focusing on a single sport that sometimes starts as early as elementary school is commonplace. However, there are still a few three-sports athletes that reach high school. Murphysboro’s…

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R.F.D. News & Views 05/28/2008

Oil Prices Fueling Increased Production Costs BLOOMINGTON – Soaring crude oil prices are driving farmers’ production costs to record levels and are rearranging the economic landscape of Illinois’ farm economy, according to an economist with the University of Illinois Department…

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