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Burt Reynolds, Hollywood Icon, Has Died at 82
Burt Reynolds, the iconic mustachioed star of classics ranging from Smokey and the Bandit to Boogie Nights, has passed away at the age of 82. The actor died early Thursday at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida, as confirmed by his manager. No cause of death has been given at this time.
Annual Vintage Football Game Slated for Rock Island’s Douglas Park
With the NFL season kicking off on Thursday night, it bears remembering that Rock Island was the location of the first ever NFL game, between the Rock Island Independents and the St. Paul Ideals. I've written before about Rock Island's pedigree as a founding member of the Nationa…

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