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Local Author: Timothy E. Wilkerson

Tim retired from the United States Army as a Chief Warrant Officer and helicopter pilot.  He is a veteran of the Vietnam Police Action (War).  After active duty, he joined the Ohio Army National Guard and continued to serve in the reserves until his retirement, twenty-three years later, from the Illinois Army National Guard. During his twenty-seven years of service to his country, he flew as a pilot in the unit, an Instructor Pilot, and Maintenance Test Pilot.  He flew in support of State missions, as well as continued his training as a pilot and officer.  He also attended the … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Sharon K. Jack of Country Home Quilting & More

A Professional machine quilting business owned by Sharon K. Jack. It is located in my country home in Sullivan Illinois. I use an A-1 Longarm quilting machine with a stitch regulator. A quilter since 1999 with a Longarm machine. I attend Longarm classes and lectures regularly to keep up with the latest techniques and information. I attend trade shows to keep up with latest in patterns and threads. I am a member of the American Quilter’s Society(AQS. I also belong to the Quilts Etc., Olney Quilt Guild, and Sew Happy Stitchers, these are local quilt guilds. I enjoy taking your … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Sharon K. Jack of Country Home Quilting & More

A Professional machine quilting business owned by Sharon K. Jack. It is located in my country home in Sullivan Illinois. I use an A-1 Longarm quilting machine with a stitch regulator. A quilter since 1999 with a Longarm machine. I attend Longarm classes and lectures regularly to keep up with the latest techniques and information. I attend trade shows to keep up with latest in patterns and threads. I am a member of the American Quilter’s Society(AQS. I also belong to the Quilts Etc., Olney Quilt Guild, and Sew Happy Stitchers, these are local quilt guilds. I enjoy taking your … Continue reading

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Local Photographer R.R. Best

R.R. Best has been published in newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Sun-Times, the The State Journal-Register in Springfield, the Decatur Herald & Review and the Mattoon Journal Gazette and is chief photographer for the Sullivan News•Progress, a job he has held for over 20 years.   R.R. Best has also been the publicity photographer for the “Little theatre On the Square” and for other area attractions and events.   R.R. Best Photography Website … Continue reading

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