Latest The Telegraph Stories

2008-08-03 12:00:17

By Maggie Borman, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Aug. 3--People like Meadowbrook resident Ron Wallace waste no words when asked what they think about the potential for more cuts to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

2008-08-02 00:00:28

By Sanford J. Schmidt, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Aug. 2--EAST ST. LOUIS -- Apex Oil Co. has announced it will appeal a decision by U.S. District Judge David Herndon that requires the company to being cleanup of a gasoline plume beneath the north end of Hartford.

2008-08-02 00:00:14

By Maggie Borman, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Aug. 2--GREENFIELD -- The boil order that had been in effect for Greenfield since Wednesday was lifted Friday afternoon, city officials said.

2008-08-01 18:00:17

By Linda N. Weller, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Aug. 1--ALTON -- There's lots of junk in the Mississippi River, dislodged by June flooding and carried along by continued elevated water levels -- prompting officials to warn boaters to be extra careful.

2008-08-01 12:00:50

By Joseph G. Cote, The Telegraph, Nashua, N.H. Aug. 1--BEDFORD -- A new bridge over the Merrimack River is about halfway done, but the multimillion-dollar airport connector road is still five years from completion.

2008-07-29 21:00:28

A fire charring forest land west of Yosemite National Forest and threatening communities in Mariposa County, Calif., continues to spread fast. The Telegraph fire has scorched 29,600 acres and remains 10 percent contained, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

2008-07-28 09:01:20

By Dan Brannan, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jul. 28--Alton High School Principal Phil Trapani walks away in retirement with many friends in the community and a lasting impact on students.

2008-07-27 12:00:31

By Travis Fain, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jul. 27--Bragg Jam was headed for a record-breaking year Saturday evening, exceeding even organizers' expectations. Large crowds packed music venues, and the music spilled into the streets.

2008-07-25 18:00:51

By Ashley Smith, The Telegraph, Nashua, N.H. Jul. 25--GT Solar celebrated a bright spot in its 14-year history Thursday, as its stock was traded for the first time on the Nasdaq exchange.

2008-07-25 00:00:32

By Cynthia M. Ellis, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jul. 24--MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The land of blues, barbecue and Beale Street is the music Mecca of the Mississippi River -- and great for a weekend getaway.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.