It's been an uneventful week in Mattoon, Ill., where the women are robust, the men are pink-cheeked, and the girls ride the mechanical bull while topless.
It's been an uneventful week in Mattoon, Ill., where the women are robust, the men are pink-cheeked, and the girls start powder puff football brawls that spill over into the crowd.
Here's something fun for Midwesterners looking for a bazoonga-infested activity on a lonely Friday night in St. Louis: It's a "Queen Of The Pole" party, with your very special guest, former Cardinal Jim Edmonds.
When we allow the government to take away our right to watch tiny ladies wrestle topless, what's next? Will they take away our right to vote? To breathe? It happened in Canton, Illinois: as police were shocked to discover that a recent "midget wrestling event" took place at the Outskirts Bar & Grill, which included…
Mattoon wins! The "futuristic $1.8 billion power plant" is ours! By the way, we don't have a soybean museum; we don't know what the Tribune is talking about. We wish we had one, though! [Chicago Tribune]
Big day for Mattoon tomorrow. We'll be back in town on Wednesday, and we're ready for some celebratin'! [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
Mattoon High School's football coach resigns. Yes, only we care. Sorry. It's a Friday. [Decatur Herald & Review]
The true wide receiving (and center field) star for our Illini ... is from Mattoon! [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
Where we grew up, in the humble burg of Mattoon, Illinois, there was a small town nearby called Fisher. The town was tiny, but large enough to have a piddly little high school. The nickname for the school's sports teams: The Fisher Bunnies. It was difficult to be too intimidated.