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Church News

THANK GOD FOR THE CHURCH!  I love the church!  I have always loved the church!  I loved going to church before I ever became a Christian. Many of my friends wondered about me when I was a child, so I picked up some

Local News

Gallatin County School Events Calendar November 25, 2015-December 5, 2015 Wed., Nov. 25 -          NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Break            

Crimes & Accidents

Lena B. Durbin9/28/1931 - 12/7/2014 Lena B. Durbin, age 83 of Omaha died peacefully on Sunday, December 07, 2014 at her surrounded by her family.  Lena was born in Eldorado, IL on September 28, 1931 to the late W

School News

Gallatin County School Events Calendar December 2, 2015-December 12, 2015   Wed. Dec. 2 -              Junior High Scholar Bowl – Harrisburg (A) 9:30 a.m.    


Mildred M Dortch2/28/1920 - 6/23/2015 Mildred M. Dortch, age 95 of Galatia, IL but formerly of Shawneetown, died peacefully at the home of her son on Tuesday, June 23, 2015.  Mildred was born on Feb. 28, 1920 in

Opinion / Columns

"Greetings" from the village of New Haven,the little town down by the Little Wabash River. The river has receded some and the fishermen have cleaned the silt from the ramp.The fishermen are also hoping to get the entrance into the river widened,s


The Gallatin County Junior High Girl's Basketball Team were the victors in the Lady Hawks Tournament held on November 2-6. It was three up and three down for Coach Dennison's Hawks as they defeated Hardin County, John Paul II of Morganfield, KY,


Come join us for our 8th annual Plowday.  Bring your tractor and plow and turn some dirt with us.   Don't have a plow?  Thats fine you can use one of ours. Bring the kids and have a good time.  Located between Shawneetown and E


The River-to-River Trail Society will offer a guided hike Saturday, October 8, from Sand Cave to Bell Smith Springs. The hike is open to the public and free of charge. Meet at 10:00 a.m. at Hunting Branch picnic area at Bell Smith Springs, off Forest

Business News

Bloomington, Ill. — Farmer leaders in Illinois have identified government regulations as the biggest threat to farm profitability in the state in the next decade. In all, 399 farmers completed a survey gauging their outlook