Friday, May 22, 2015

Story Round-Up: Features in The Herald-News, Week of May 17, 2015

With a holiday weekend looming, it's been a busy and compact week!

To see what people in the Joliet community have been doing, visit here:

At the bottom of this page are various events in and around the area. Below, are this week's feature stories. Enjoy!

Retiring University of St,. Francis served like no other
By Sean Leary

An Extraordinary Life: Joliet man valued integrity and honesty

Jerry Herbst valued these two traits, in himself and in others. Receiving a second chance on life with a liver donation gave Jerry the opportunity to promote the cause so others could live, too. Video "extra."

Pets of the Week

Seeking the purr-fect cat or dog? We've got them right here.

New Lenox woman received donor kidney from a stranger

Meet the amazing Michelle Doyle, who's experience with polycystic kidney disease showed the world her fortitude and strength. Meet also Kellie Lonchar from Ohio, Doyle's white knightress who galloped into town and gallantly saved Doye's live. Video "extra."

Pastor of Homer Glen church looks back on 15 productive years

Few people have vision and even fewer see visions realized. Here's what the vision of one man looks like fifteen years later. With three video "extras."

Author Bob Brink bases fiction on fact

Even when writing fiction, this retired journlist and former reporter for The Herald-News still needs a fact-based story.

And finally, the calendars:

Local health events May 19 through May 26

Local faith events May 21 through May 28

Local arts and entertainment for May 22 through May 28

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