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Larry Jack Sisco

Larry Jack Sisco, of Bellevue, MI, died Friday, June 24, 2022. Larry was the son of Jack and Ailene Sisco. Larry proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserves. Surviving are his wife, Carol (Hart); children, Laura Irene (Travis) Briggs, Lisa Andrea, and Joseph Brian (Ashley); grandchildren, Grace Carolann, Eliza Ray,…

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Obituary of Nora Marguerite Lampert

Nora Marguerite Lampert, 93, of Elizabethtown, IL passed away on Monday, January 30, 2023. She was born September 29, 1929 to Denzil and Lula Shores. On December 12, 1947 she married Richard Wilburn (Muggs) Lampert. They had three children, Willa Oveta, Loretta Jean and Wilburn Deneen Lampert. She was preceded in death by her husband,…

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Obituary of Harry Lee Denton

1933 – 2023 Harry Lee Denton, 89, of Cave-in-Rock, passed away on Sunday, January 22nd, 2023. He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Opal Denton; his beloved daughters Cathy (John) Price of Cave-in-Rock IL and Janet (John) Hart of Harrisburg, IL; grandchildren, John Bradly (Michele) Price of Elizabethtown, IL, Brian David (Trisha)…

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Barbara June Flynn

Barbara June Flynn, 69, of Kuttawa, KY died Friday, January 20, 2023 at her home. Survivors include her daughter, Pamela Hohimer-Blane of Paducah, KY; grandchildren, Angelina Hohimer of Kuttawa, KY, Jaxon Hohimer and Jase Hohimer both of Shawneetown, IL; brothers, Larry Flynn of New Columbia, IL and Mike Flynn of Florida; sister, Rosemary Shores of…

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Julia Hurford Farley named 2022 SIEA Master Editor; Independent wins more awards

2022 – Hardin County Independent staff win SIEA awards, l-r: Jesse G. “Skipper” Farley, Heather Rash, 2022 Master Editor Julia Hurford Farley, Jennifer Lane, and Aida Barnard. 2022 – Julia Hurford Farley presented the 2022 Southern Illinois Editorial Association Master Editor award by SIEA President Travis Lott.   Hardin County Independent’s Lane and Rash won…

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A reason we are thankful – electricity and the Illinois Landmarks grant!

  By Jennifer Lane Editor Over the past year, the past 138 years to be exact, God has protected this historic Hardin County Independent building (est. 1884) and recently provided restoration of its electrical issues through the hands of Mike Sullivan and sons, Logan, Landon, and Lawson of Mike Sullivan Electric of Harrisburg, IL. Since…

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Rita C. Price

Rita C. Price, 74, of Colp, died on Sunday, January 15, 2023. Rita was born September 14, 1948 in Harrisburg, Illinois, a daughter of Allen and Beulah (Winters) Mathews. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Rickey and Shannon Tolbert; son, Danny Buchannan; grandchildren, Haley Tolbert and Harmony (Jake) Holliday; great-grandchildren, Trystyn and Ada Holliday; brother,…

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Obituary of Shirley Ann Stacey Gibula

June 29, 1938 – December 28, 2022 Shirley Ann Gibula, 84, of Lakeland, Florida passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, December 28, 2022. She was surrounded by her family and loved ones. When Shirley was a young girl growing up in southern Illinois, she dreamed of becoming a missionary. But after moving to…

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