Friday, June 26, 2015

Story Round-Up: Features in The Herald-News, Week of June 21, 2015

Packed day, running behind. Below is a snapshot to my week.

All the feature briefs, along with the event calendars - health, faith, and arts and entertainment - can be found at the link below. The fourth, Gotta Do It, runs each Sunday.

Check back with each day for new event listings.

Joliet man opens his home, heart to orphans

The story must be read to be believed, the first time I've told it from the dad's point of view. Below, a link to a story on the same family that I wrote in 2008.

An Extraordinary Life: A servant to others

Susan McNabb dedicated her life to the special needs community. This is an instance where I wish I could have recorded a video clip of one of the classes her foundation offers for special needs adults, but illness (my part) and the Coal City tornado (God's part) eliminated that opportunity.


Pets of the Week

The place to find the purr-fect four-footer for your family.

Running out of options: Two with ties to Braidwood battle aggressive brain tumors
By Kevin Beese

A story by one of my new freelancers shows how devastating one common brain cancer can be...with links on how to help these families.

Pastor in his 80s still preaching and reaching out
By Kevin Beese

Joliet's David Downey is a white man that was recently honored for a nearly six-decade outreach to the black community, and he ain't done yet.

Bolingbrook venue hosts third annual BaconFest
By Sean Leary

A mouthwatering story promoting America's favorite food written in Leary's humorous style. Read it and smile, even if you don't like bacon.

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