Latest John Shimkus Stories

2008-07-02 12:01:11

By Tesa Culli, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 2--MT. VERNON -- Although the Veterans Medical Center in Marion hasn't yet resumed in-patient surgical procedures, the facility is expanding and getting everything in place toward that goal, according to acting director Warren Hill.

2008-06-17 09:01:02

By Laura Griffith, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jun. 17--JERSEYVILLE -- U.S. Rep. John Shimkus offers one way to lower gas prices -- the United States needs to increase its own oil supply and rely less on foreign sources.

2008-04-15 00:35:00

The Bush administration, in a surprising change of course, is set to ask Congress to pass a bill to combat global warming, and will lay out principles of what that will entail.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.