Articles by Jermaine Pigee
Nooks & Crannies

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

A Celebration of Life

Each of us will face final days on this earth, and each of us will face the loss of people we love. While we can’t change this fact, there’s plenty we can do to improve end-of-life quality and to memorialize those we’ve lost.






Country Church/City Church

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city, in each issue.






Nooks & Crannies

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.






Pig Minds Brewing Co.: Don’t Knock It Until You Try It

This establishment may only sell vegan dishes, but the general manager wants people to give this unique food a chance.