I would like to thank all who contacted me both thru the list and privately.
Please forgive me for not responding back to everyone who wrote providing
their encouragement and support. I received so many wonderful messages that
my inbox was overflowing. Know that your messages were read and greatly
Good news! The Newspaper Abstracts web site is back up and running properly
with the exception of a few small areas. All will be even better than
before by the end of August. Many articles that have been submitted in the
past few months will also be added in the coming days and we will easily top
12,000 news articles on the site.
We are also seeking volunteers to coordinate a county and / or state. You
must know how to make web pages and upload them to the site. Anyone
interested in helping on this wonderful project is encouraged to apply at:
If you can't build web pages or simply don't have the time to coordinate a
county or state, you can still help the project by submitting your news
items dated prior to 1931. News items can be submitted thru the mail lists
or with our online forms at:
Again, thank you for your support and have a wonderful week!
Barbara (Saxbury) Freeman
Finding our ancestors in the news!
Saxbury Family History
Pike Co ILGenWeb