Olympian tells H-F students make no small plans

To get through life, set goals Dr. Seun Adigun told students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School during a presentation on Feb. 20. She’s proven it can work. Since her days at H-F, Adigun has twice been on Olympic teams representing Nigeria. She became world famous in 2018 as the face of the Nigerian women’s bobsled team.

Lion’s Club Pool passes on sale now

Thinking about summer right now? Get a jump on the season and you could save money on a pool pass for the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Lion’s Club Pool in Homewood.

Newest distillery operating from former Thornton 1857 Brewery

The Well at the Distillery is the South Suburbs' newest distillery, but it’s not the first time alcohol has been produced in its Thornton location. The business at 400 E. Margaret St. is producing craft gin, vodka, whiskey and rum in the same spot where beer was brewed for a century. 

No bail for man accused of Homewood murder

A Cook County Criminal Court judge this week denied bail for Frederick Walker, the 23-year-old man accused of murdering a Homewood resident and then setting fire to his home to cover up the crime.

Walker was ordered held without bond by Judge Luciano Panici when he appeared in a Markham courtroom on Feb. 26, after Assistant State’s Attorney Rivanda Doss laid out early details of the case.

Love, Noa: Girls’ fashion boutique owner follows the path of fashion trail blazer Ann Cole Lowe

Editor's note: This story was provided by the Flossmoor Community Relations Committee. It is part of a longer Black History Month series that paired local black-owned business people with their counterparts from history. This story features Kelly Evans, founder of Love, Noa Boutique, 1044 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor, with Anne Cole Lowe, designer of the late Jackie Kennedy's 1953 wedding dress.


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