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