Patriot’s Day in the United States is September 11. Norris City mayor Roy Kissell recently signed a proclamation declaring September 17 – 23, 2017 as Constitution Week. [Read more…]
I don’t know where the first part of this year has gone. Now we are already planning fall festival events.
We know that when the DuQuoin State Fair starts the end of August through Labor Day, then all of our local [Read more…]
I obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in college and a teacher’s certificate from the Commonwealth of Kentucky to teach history and the social sciences, including government in junior high and high schools. [Read more…]
Big Hill Cemetery is located west of Norris City, just across the county line in Mayberry Township of Hamilton County, Illinois. It is located near Shiloh Methodist Church and the now vanished village of Shadsville. [Read more…]
The first burial in Mt. Oval Cemetery was John DeLap, my maternal great, great, grandfather, who was buried there on June 10, 1873. He was in the Black Hawk War. The second burial was John Davis who was buried there [Read more…]