Bobby Blondi on An Almost Perfect Season

By Randy Mills | October 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

One of the top-rated basketball officials in Illinois, Bobby Blondi, weighs in on my book, An Almost Perfect Season. Bobby’s…

Dave Schellhase Reviews ‘An Almost Perfect Season’

By Randy Mills | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

What an honor to have Dave Schellhase write such a nice review of my upcoming book, An Almost Perfect Season.…

Coming Soon: An Almost Perfect Season

By Randy Mills | September 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s almost here folks! My latest book, An Almost Perfect Season. I will be sharing several pre-publication reviews of the…

A Tale of Two Swords

By Andrea Turner | September 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

I would be the first to admit my lacking an appreciation for plays, my appetite for such advanced cultural things…

Don’t you be going into any caves: The First Year College Adventures of a Southern Illinois Farm Boy

By Randy Mills | September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was fifty years ago this week, but seems like only yesterday. I was the first of my parents’ children…

Best Friends to the End

By Randy Mills | August 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Princeton, Indiana, native Dick Wolfe and Alabama native Robert Hilley could have never imagined being thrown together in the cauldron…

Our Love Won’t End: The tragic death of Corvette keyboardist Mike Blythe

By Roxanne Mills | July 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Oakland City Indiana’s very own rock band, The Darndest Things, as well as most other area garage bands in the…

Oakland City College and me Fifty Years Ago

By Randy Mills | July 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

It will be fifty years ago in early September of 2019 that I, a scared seventeen-year-old teenager from southern Illinois,…

McLeansboro’s Dick Jones: Southern Illinois’ Congenial High School Basketball Coach

By Randy Mills | July 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Southern Illinois basketball stories can sometimes pop up in such unexpected places. My interest in Coach Dick Jones is just…

The Darndest Things: How a local band in the 60s rocked our lives

By Roxanne Mills | July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Like many baby boomers, my husband Randy and I often listen to the “oldies” while traveling.  A few years ago,…

A Farrington Kid

By Randy Mills | June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

There were fifteen rural grade schools in Jefferson County, Illinois, when I was growing up in the 1950s and 1960s,…

Memories of the Wayne City Holiday Tournament

By Randy Mills | May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite events that I related in the book An Almost Perfect Season: A Father and Son and…