Illinois Country Father of the Year

Wearing fish-adorned suspenders, a well-worn Polo-style shirt and a pair of jeans, Jack Graves blends into the crowd as one of the good ol’ boys with a penchant for fishing. The look may not be GQ in terms of today’s fashion police, but it speaks volumes for this comfortable but genuine father, grandfather and businessman. […]

Nomination Letters

Father of the Year – Jack O. Graves William Jesse AyersLyle BarnesBill BrauerMichael Shawn ClaridaMatthew J. ClaytonCorey DasenbrockCharles DePriestChet DobbinsGreg DolbeareJohn DonhamJim EndresKarl FraleyRay GrimsleyEric HartmannLindell HeringEddward HerronDonald HubnerRoy KlingelhoeferMark KraftPhil LawrenceBob ListerFred MarlingAllen McKnightChester PasiewiczLes ReelDale G. SiverlyDavid SteadMarvin SwigerRodney TravisDouglas L. VaughnJack Yates, Sr.   Nominee: Jack O. GravesTown: ElizabethNominated by: Jennifer Redfearn […]