A local author's book is now available for purchase. Kevin Corley's book “Sixteen Tons” has to do with the coal mine wars of the last century. The novel is largely set in Christian County, and Corley says there is a good reason for that:
The book is available locally at Dana's Book Store on the Taylorville Square. It's also on sale at a bookstore in Virden, and at Barnes and Noble in Springfield. You can also order the book online from Amazon.