Historical Society to Feature Program on Bicentennial History of Illinois

   Tome Emery, a writer and lecturer from Carlinville, Illinois, will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Lawrence County Historical Society next Monday at 7 pm at the History Center in Lawrenceville. Emery’s presentation will be “The History of Illinois,” based upon his most recent book published in commemoration of the state’s bicentennial. The program is free and open to the public.