Golconda

The Illinois State Police, ISP, District 22 wants to alert the public of the increased pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic on the rural roads of several southern Illinois counties this coming weekend.  On April 22, rural roads and some state highways in the counties of Union, Johnson, and Pope...
Catherine “Sue” Jennings talked about the Golconda Madstone with her grandson, Christopher Argiro. Photo provided.
History comes alive through the play “The Golconda Madstone,” which is about a stone that is said to have cured people of mad dog and poison snake bites.  The play was written by Eva Baker Watson. Watson captured the history of Christie Boos Bushman, the last person to administer treatment using...

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