| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Last minute preparations are underway as a Salem business gets ready to welcome Mitt Romney.
It's a campaign stop that's expected to draw a huge crowd.
Romney will appear at Carter Machinery at noon Tuesday.
At first a few hundred people were...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney hammered President Obama's policies and promised a stronger country if he's elected in November during a campaign speech in Salem on Tuesday afternoon.
"This president is out of ideas and out of excuses,...
| Dec 20, 2009
Fifty years ago, the Baltimore Colts rallied to win a world championship over the New York Giants before 57,545 jubilant fans at Memorial Stadium.
Go on, scratch your head. The 1958 title game is burned into our brains: 23-17, sudden-death, Ameche's...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Baltimore Colts Hall of Famers Art Donovan, Lenny Moore, Gino Marchetti, Raymond Berry, Weeb Ewbank, John Mackey and Jim Parker will be inducted into the Hall of Legends at the Sports Legends Museum on Dec. 6, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:45 PM
Sitting on stage alongside his aging teammates, having dinner during the Sports Legend Museum induction at Martin's West Tuesday night, 85-year-old Gino Marchetti will chew on this:
"It's amazing to me that, after all these years, people are still...
| Aug 14, 2011
Joyce Pennington opened a letter from the state recently and got some unexpected news: At the end of this month, she will be dropped from an Illinois program that helps pay for prescription medications.
The 62-year-old Midlothian woman, who has severe...
| Dec 14, 2008
On Dec.28, 1958, the NFL's best offense and defense, its finest quarterback, its best possession receiver and big-play threat, its most dominant defensive lineman and prototype offensive tackles, its best-rounded linebacker and its most promising...
| Dec 14, 2008
Ernie Accorsi watched the 1958 NFL championship game between the New York Giants and Baltimore Colts as a 17-year-old Colts fan. He went on to become general manager of both teams that played in the historic contest. He has probably watched the game 40...
| Dec 25, 2008
Lenny Lyles is not a bitter man. In fact, it pains him to tell this story. He hesitates, knowing how it will sound. He was a different man in 1960, frustrated and angry, and it was a very different time in America. But the guilt hasn't totally faded....
| Dec 27, 2008
It matters not that their gaits are slowed and frames stooped, the result of ancient wounds and the passing of decades. These former Baltimore Colts - the 1958 Baltimore Colts - are arrested in the collective mind's eye of generations of football fans...
| Feb 20, 2009
| 9:39 AM