Normally a tour of Israel would be a once-in-a-lifetime trip for most people, but for Tim Shrader it was his seventh time visiting the Holy Land.
"I just believe in volunteering," said Jeanne Banovic, this year's Litchfield Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year. "That's what drives me and gives me purpose. I like to be out in the community."
For Jennifer Bitter, earning the Special Recognition award was a bit of a shock as she does not feel she has done anything to earn it.
Spend any time with Martha Jackson at all, and the conversation will invariably turn to the Litchfield Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center. It's practically a guarantee.
For the past 32 years, he's been the face of State Farm Insurance in Carlinville and Litchfield.
When he's not patrolling the roads as a deputy for the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department, Mark Brazel of Litchfield can often be found in another cop car, a 1978 Dodge Monaco he had restored as an exact replica of Roscoe Coltrane's sheriff's car from the classic Dukes of Hazzard television show.
To say that Action Powersports new home along Corvette Drive is a bit of an upgrade from their previous home along Union Avenue may be a bit of an understatement.
As a world traveler during part of his youth, Brian Lee of Hillsboro has been exposed to a great deal of architecture and design.