The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Posted at 11:00 AM

In poking fun at the Miss America pageant on the most recent episode of HBO's "Last Week Tonight,"John Oliver reached for the comedic equivalent of low-hanging fruit. Then he veered into something wholly unexpected — investigative journalism.

Posted at 10:00 AM

Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD.

Updated at 9:57 AM

Rebecca Wyatt Nevitt learned while designing and organizing the first Shawnee Marathon Half.Full Distances that Roanoke's marathon dumps $1.5 million into the local economy each year.

Updated at 9:53 AM

A spicy hot time can be had at The 18th Annual Harrisburg Elks Club 2014 Chili Cookoff, Saturday, Oct. 4.

Updated at 9:51 AM

Someday in the not-too-distant future, many of us will startle our grandchildren by telling them that once upon a time, friends would meet for lunch, shake hands and then eat without washing those hands after the shake. They’ll be amazed that in the...

Updated at 9:45 AM

The Hardin County Fluorspar Festival honors the favorite mineral of Hardin County with three days of early fall recreation.

Updated at 9:37 AM

The Ozark Tours returned last year after many years’ absence, providing an opportunity for people to learn about the history and beauty of Col. L.O. Trigg’s Illinois Ozarks.

Posted at 10:06 AM

TV really doesn't get much uglier or more cynical than CBS's Stalker (Wednesday, 10/9c), a crass and...

Posted at 10:05 AM

Think your $150-plus monthly cable bill has gotten out of control? You're not alone.Earlier this summer, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) launched a website for consumers to share their TV billing horror stories. Within 10 days, her...

Updated at 9:22 AM

Rebecca “Becky” Dean Carter Meece, 63, of Attica, Mich., died 8:45 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at her residence.

Updated at 9:20 AM

Blythe Lemira Wallace, 89 of Rosiclare, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at her residence.

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