Established in 1876

Lawrence County's Largest (Circulation) Weekly

eVersion Phone 618-936-2212

Doug Meinhart, a crop insurance specialist with Farm Credit Services, spoke to a large group attending the Tuesday morning meeting at Central Christian Church in Lawrenceville concerning the Farm Bill. Other professionals spoke on the topic to enlighten the local audience on changes to anticipate. (Photo by Barbara E. Allender)

Karlee and Jim Potts are pictured on their wedding day in St. Francisville.

Canadian native survives winter
  By Barbara E. Allender
   A life-altering event in the life of Karlee Kosolofski-Potts could have taken a devastating turn. As it turns out, the 23-year old Canadian native is alive to share the lessons of a harrowing experience from her childhood and the promise of a modern love story.
   At the age of two, Karlee was pronounced clinically dead. Her lifeless body had been found “frozen solid” on the doorstep of her home near Rouleau in the province of Saskatchewan.
   (To read more, subscribe to The Sumner Press today!)
Family history is subject
  On Monday (January 26)evening, the Documentary by Kevin Borden, author and presenter was held at the Museum for members and guests in attendance. This was an interesting family history and stories about Borden’s, ancestors and non-ancestors. The Borden’s arrived in Lawrence County IL some 193 years ago, and the family is not sure why they relocated to this county, but some have remained throughout the years, and continue to reside here—this is home.
   (To read more, subscribe to The Sumner Press today!)

(Click on property for more information)

707 State Street, Lawrenceville

   Price Reduced for Great Home in Sumner
   (Click on property for more information)


   50l S. Christy, Sumner

U.S. Route 50 Four-Lane Coalition meets
  The US Route 50 Four-Lane Coalition held a meeting on January 14th in Clay City. The meeting was well attended with members representing each of the six counties along the corridor. The goal of the coalition is a 119 mile rural expressway along the current US Route 50. At the meeting, the Coalition prioritized a list of concerns and will focus on these items when communicating with IDOT and members of the Illinois General Assembly.
   (To read more, subscribe to The Sumner Press today!)

Subscription Rates: Lawrence county in Illinois is $20.00 a year. All others are $22.50. Papers sent outside continental U.S. is $35.00 a year.

THE SUMNER PRESS is published weekly by Sumner Press Inc., P.O. Box 126 Sumner, Il 62466. Fax: 618-936-2858, Phone: 618-936-2212. Click here to email us

Copyright 2015 by The Sumner Press, All Rights Reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of any of the contents of this service without the express written consent of The Sumner Press is expressly prohibited.