I noticed an article about a fairly popular musician in the early 1960s named Joe Dowell from Bloomington, Indiana. My Grandfather's lineage settled in Willow Hill and Newton in Jasper county, Illinois which is not too far. Any relation?
In the early days of the development of this site forums were all the rage. Today, their function has been somewhat diminished and replaced by microblogs like Twitter and Tumblr. However, I remained steadfast in my view that the need for a pure forum is still a necessary collaboration tool. After evaluating several of the most widely used open-source bulletin board software packages, the winner was determined to be PHPBB, which has now evolved into PHPBB3.