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Allerton Barn Music Festival returns for eighth season

The eighth year of the Allerton Music Barn Festival in Monticello kicks off tomorrow with Jupiter Plus at 7:30 p.m. The annual festival has become popular in the area and typically sells out each season. Tickets can be purchased online at

By Rebecca Jacobs

September 17, 2014

No, there won’t be a chorus of moos and oinks echoing from livestock at the 2014 Allerton Music Barn Festival. Instead, live performances of string, brass and other instruments will fill the barn, engaging audience members in a rustic setting. Now in its eighth year, the annual Allerton Music Barn Festival...

Letter: Who needs enemies?

September 1, 2004

Danielle Sharp does a wonderful job of wrapping herself in the flag, just as President Bush and Vice President Cheney have done in the past months. She and her Far-Right friends would have us believe those among us who disagree with Bush and protest his policies do not love the United States. I cannot...