Foundation Park: A Centerpiece of Centralia, IL

Thanks to the foresight and good will of former businessman Verne E. Joy—and legions of citizens—Centralia, Illinois, has a scenic park that is truly a local treasure. In 1943, Mr. Joy established the Centralia Foundation Trust with an initial donation … Continue reading

Getting To Know Our Town: St. Rose, Illinois

St. Rose, Illinois, holds the honor of Clinton County’s newest incorporated community, voting to join together in November, 2016. This village, which is just five miles northwest of Breese, may be small but it definitely makes its presence known. Early … Continue reading

Nudge Coffee Roasters Branches Out In Breese, IL

The historic former Breese City Hall building seems a fitting place for Nudge Coffee Roasters. The relatively new coffeehouse, an offshoot of Nudge Coffee Roasters in Highland, Illinois, is all about community, so a location in one of the town’s … Continue reading

Timmermann House: A Luxury Country B&B in Aviston, IL

It’s hard to imagine anything more delightful than relaxing on the patio at the Timmermann House Bed & Breakfast in Clinton County, Illinois.  The B&B is located in a former farmhouse, just outside of Aviston, Illinois. Babe is the resident … Continue reading