"Descent," the debut adult novel by Tim Johnston, could be straight from headline news. The Courtland family takes a vacation to the Rocky Mountains before their 18-year-old daughter Caitlin, leaves for college.
Community members gathered together on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Elgin High School Cafeteria for a meal of calf fries and barbecue before the start of the 2019 Elgin FFA Auction. During the event, over $30,000 was raised by auctioning off 36 lots.
"Little Legends" brings all your favorite fairytale characters to life. Jack (and the beanstalk), Red (riding hood), Hansel & Gretel, Rapunzel, and others play a part in the stories. The characters live in Tale Town where there is Story Tree in the middle of the square.
What would you do if your 15-year-old daughter went into the hospital and, two days later, unexpectedly died? How do you control your grief and make it through the next year? "Pretend She’s Here" is Luanne Rice’s latest teen/young adult novel.