Sangamon County should NOT own an MRAP

The Lamp Online Staff

November 2, 2014

Filed under Local, Opinion

By James Whitlaw Staff WriterBefore you saw this lumbering 13-ton monstrosity rumbling down your street, you would hear the full-throated diesel powering the latest Sangamon County Crime fighting tool. Read More »...

Sangamon County should own an MRAP

The Lamp Online Staff

November 2, 2014

Filed under Local, Opinion

By Ryan Mazrim Staff WriterThe Sangamon County Sheriff’s Department has received a much anticipated armored rescue vehicle under the National Defense Authorization Act. Read More »...

Springfield medical officials weigh in on Brittany Maynard’s decision for Death with Dignity

The Lamp Online Staff

November 2, 2014

Filed under Local, News, Politics

By Tyler Cameron Staff Writer You, your husband and your parents have moved states. Your husband has taken a leave from his job, and you quit yours. Read More »...

Overflow crowd for Jimmy Carter visit at Illinois College in Jacksonville

The Lamp Online Staff

November 2, 2014

Filed under Local, News, Politics

By Nathanael Herbert Staff Writer JACKSONVILLE – More than 100 people were sent home Oct. 14 when Illinois College’s Bruner Center for former President Jimmy Carter’s speech. Read More »...

LLCC 19th annual Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11

The Lamp Online Staff

October 31, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Local, News

SPRINGFIELD – Lincoln Land Community College will honor veterans at its 19th annual Veterans Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11. The reception begins at noon, followed by the ceremony at 12:30 p.m. in the A. Lincoln Commons on the...

LLCC board to aid displaced Benedictine students

The Lamp Online Staff

October 30, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Local, News

By Ryan WilsonEditorSPRINGFIELD – Helping Benedictine University students will be a priority of Lincoln Land Community College. Read More »...

LLCC forms Response Team to assist Benedictine students

The Lamp Online Staff

October 29, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Local, News

SPRINGFIELD – Lincoln Land Community College has formed a Response Team to assist students from Benedictine University of Springfield who may wish to transfer to LLCC. Read More »...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings awareness to disease

The Lamp Online Staff

October 12, 2014

Filed under Local

By Dominique LampStaff WriterYour heart may drop. You suddenly feel at a loss for words. You don’t know how to feel or how to act next in order not to be rude. Read More »...

Buckle Up for Brooklyn fundraiser hopes to educate others about seat belts after death of 16-year-old Brooklyn Hope Armstrong

The Lamp Online Staff

October 11, 2014

Filed under Local, News

By Shannon Connolly Staff Writer  CARLINVILLE — Seat belts save lives.   That’s the message the family of 16-year-old Brooklyn Hope Armstrong are sharing after her death in an accident in which she was not buckled up.  Re...

Spooktacular Evening with Abe has become a not-so-scary family favorite at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

The Lamp Online Staff

October 11, 2014

Filed under Local

By Mike WhitlawStaff WriterSPRINGFIELD — Fog won’t cover the room, as it would be a moor on a deep, dark threatening night. Unnatural lights probably won’t move without known purpose or source. Read More »...

LLCC staff member Matt Zimmerman follows his heart to Ecuador

The Lamp Online Staff

April 30, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Local, News

By Ryan Wilson, Assistant Editor Canoa, Ecuador: the home of 70-80 degree weather year-long, a beach with nobody in sight for miles and 100 bananas for only $3. “This place is like the wild west, except they are not packing ...

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