The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 11:08 AM

The prospect of writing New Year’s resolutions reminds me of a column I read by a writer named Marilyn Schwartz.She reported that a lady planning a dinner party put out an invitation to her guest list, all women, telling them they were to bring a covered dish and their obituaries.Obviously, she was planning a very interesting activity for the evening as each shared what they planned and hoped for their lives.

Updated at 11:02 AM

It is another new year. The last one is behind you now. It’s hard to believe. It seems like only yesterday that you were reflecting on what you would accomplish in the coming year. And yet another year has passed. And now you get to think about how...

Updated at 10:58 AM

A man was shot at 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of North Jackson Street in Harrisburg.

Updated at 10:55 AM

Dan January of Eldorado started collecting arrowheads, knife stones, grinding stones and hoes at the early age of 17 in 1970.

Updated at 10:54 AM

Most Americans depend on electricity to keep our houses functioning normally.

Updated at 10:49 AM

Getting old is easy. Being old isn’t.I am the proud new owner of “progressive” lenses. I didn’t buy these lenses because I have forward-looking ideas.

Updated at 10:45 AM

The Saline County Sheriff’s Office have released two new photos of suspects in the Dec. 10 armed robbery of First Southern Bank in Carrier Mills.

Posted at 11:10 AM

Day 3 of a three-part series on New Year’s resolutions… The first time I remember feeling self-conscious about my weight was when my family was in Hawaii. We had enjoyed just about every minute of our week-long vacation and were having a...

Posted at 11:05 AM

  Looking to install or replace commercial overhead doors? Remember Job #1 -- these doors have got to be built...

Updated at 10:11 AM

Mrs. Jean Hammond, 79 of Temple Hill, passed away on Monday morning, Dec. 29, 2014, at the Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Updated at 10:08 AM

Martin L. Stewart, 49 of 608 E. Washington St., Carrier Mills, died 6:28 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Harrisburg Medical Center.

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