On July 24, Marlon S. Thompson, 39, of Kainer Avenue in Barrington, was arrested and charged with battery of a sexual nature on Kainer Avenue, according to a Barrington police report.
July 30 1:50 p.m. |
For those of us who follow the well-being of Sandhill cranes that grace our area for about eight months of the year, this has been a time of waiting, watching and listening.
July 30 12:15 p.m. |
Harper College Trustee Bill Kelley believes in the power and what he calls unsurpassed value of community colleges.
July 29 4:05 p.m. |
The Teamsters Local 700, the union representing corrections officers and supervisors along with lieutenants and sergeants of the Lake County Sheriff’s Highway Patrol Division, has endorsed the sheriff’s opponent in the upcoming election.
Arts & Entertainment
July 29 2:49 p.m. |
Pour yourself a glass of butterbeer – it’s Harry Potter’s birthday.
Things To Do
July 28 5 p.m. |
In 2013, the rainfall during the Lake County Fair could be measured in inches. When the final day of the 2014 edition was well underway, Fair Association Board President Jon Brodzik Jr. used a different measuring system for the five-day event.
July 27 6:10 p.m. |
In 1998, more than 250,000 attended the Lake County Fair. Granted, it is now a five-day festival rather than a six-day one, but for whatever reason, 200,000 visitors is the stuff of memories. In 2009, attendance was 138,000. It dropped below the 100,000 mark in 2011 and remains there.
From the Community
July 25 11:59 a.m. |
The Barrington 12U Fillies Fastpitch Softball Team won their final tournament in South Bend, Indiana the weekend of July 19 and 20.
Things To Do
Kids will have a unique experience with T-Rexplorers: Fossil Hunters, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Hwy.
July 25 8 a.m. |
Barrington Post 158’s deep lineup put up 14 hits, and was simply too much for Elgin Post 57 to keep pace with in a 12-3 loss at the District 2 Tournament in Barrington. Elgin (20-10) drops into a 10 a.m. game Friday versus Libertyville in the double-elimination tournament.
Stevenson senior Sophia Way is not on any list of Illinois’s highest-ranked girls basketball players.
July 24 4:44 p.m. |
BARRINGTON — Barrington senior Keenan Dolezal had one request before the summer travel softball season.
July 24 3:19 p.m. |
Jackie, I’m hoping to start dating again after few tough breakups, but I want to be sure that these men are being honest with me. Do you have some advice on how to spot a liar quickly and how to not get used by him?
July 24 10:02 a.m. |