|Civil War dead are memorialized at Wilson's Creek >> Features|| mariwinn|
|Participants in the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Memorial Illumination stand at attention while the park's flag is lowered.
It was August 10, 1861, when 17,000 men, Confederates and Union ...more|
|Vietnam revisited via memorial wall >> Features|| mariwinn|
|American Legion Vietnam Memorial Post 639 in Springfield was host to The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall. An introduction to the wall told us the exhibit was "in memory of the men and women who ...more|
|Patriotism overflowed in new memorial garden >> Features|| mariwinn|
|Avis Holloway (center) assists Helen Boutwell (at right) in positioning a wreath in front of the Blue Star Veteran's Memorial marker during a dedication ceremony at the Springfield Botanical Gardens ...more|
|Susi Ettinger: Ciphers & glyphs >> Features|| mariwinn|
Excitement filled the Weisel and Kelly Galleries of the Springfield Art Museum on May 15, 2015, as folks gathered to meet diminutive Susi Ettinger, pictured with her companion. In her 92nd year ...more|
|To France >> Features|| erikpoe|
|Running away was the only option left for him. His recent loses had just been, too much. His girlfriend left him over religion, his friends stopped being friends just because he wasn't a Democrat or ...more|
|Knowledge to win a poinsettia trivia contest >> Features|| ataylor|
So, like many, you probably missed celebrating National Poinsettia Day. It was December 12.
You probably also missed the black Friday sale of decent-sized poinsettia plants for 96-cents ...more|
|I didn't know that!: Corn flakes' origin >> Features|| ataylor|
|by Ashley Taylor
Ever sit at your kitchen table in the morning and wonder, who invented your cereal? Well, if you are eating corn flakes, it was John Harvey Kellogg, pictured at left.