LITCHFIELD— The HSHS St. Francis Foundation and its agriculture committee will host a Farm Family event on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Lincoln Land Community College in Litchfield. The event is free and open to all farmers and their families who reside in Macoupin and Montgomery counties. Complimentary health screenings will be available from 7 […]
The top 58 boys and girls’ basketball seniors from South Central Illinois will be playing in the 17th Annual Carlinville Rotary Club All-Star Basketball Classic, presented by Country Financial on Sunday, March 24th at Carlinville High School. A total of 24 high schools will be represented in the event that includes 28 girls and 30 […]
The Summer Repertory Theatre at Blackburn College is pleased to announce open auditions for the comedy play, ‘I Don’t Have a Clue.’ Auditions will be held Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Woodson Hall on the Blackburn College campus. Scripts are currently available for review at the Carlinville […]
Trenton Greff of Gillespie was promoted to Specialist during a ceremony at the Urbana Readiness Center in Urbana March 3. Greff is an information technology specialist assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Illinois Army National Guard based in Urbana, Illinois.
Contributed article by the Illinois Senate Democrats. SPRINGFIELD – Fed up with delayed and denied state payments that compromise quality health care in rural areas of Illinois, State Senator Andy Manar joined rural and safety net hospitals to call for landmark reform of managed care companies under Illinois’ Medicaid program. Manar is co-sponsoring Senate Bill […]
GODFREY – Lewis and Clark Community College has once again been named to the Military Friendly® Schools list by VIQTORY. Founded in 2001, VIQTORY is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities through its G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse and Military Friendly® brands. L&C first received this designation in […]
An Illinois State Police vehicle was one of three vehicles involved in a Sunday morning accident on northbound Interstate 55 around 10:48 at mile post 71 that shut the northbound lanes down for about one hour. The accident marks the 11th time an Illinois State Police vehicle has been struck since January 1, 2019. Authorities […]
Members of the Community Unit School District 7 Board of Education committed Monday night to spend upward of $90,000 to implement a new student assessment testing program and a second program to interface with students and parents, manage fee payments and manage other aspects of the school operation. Both programs should be in place and […]
Contributed article by the Illinois House Republicans. State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) joined her colleagues in the Illinois House Republicans in filling legislation, House Resolution 153, stating their united opposition to Governor Pritzker’s proposal of a graduated income tax – an “Unfair Tax.” Bourne is a chief-co-sponsor of the resolution and spoke at a press […]
Dawson Royer, son of Jason and Lori Royer, has been chosen as student leader of the week at Gillespie Middle School by Mrs. Bertetto. Bertetto says, “Dawson always has a positive attitude whether in a classroom or outside. He is easy to approach by his peers and teachers”. Dawson says, “Treat others as you want to be treated”.