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  Press Release 11/07/2017 On November 2, 2017 at approximately 6:00 p.m. the Gallatin County States Attorney’s Office, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Department and the Shawneetown Police Department conducted an investigation that led to thr

Church News

BROJACK’S BLOG – 11/13/17    What in the world is going on?  I know that I’m not the only one who had that thought run through his mind this week. Since writing my article last week from the Smoky Mountains,

Local News

Congratulations to the Gallatin County Junior High October Students of the Month.  Pictured (left to right):  8th grade – Alex Knight, 7th grade – Halli DeNeal, 6th grade – Lotlane Baker, 5th grade – Ridge Chappe

Crimes & Accidents

Arrest Updated: Austin C. Perrone has been located and he has been placed under arrest. He is currently being transported to the White Co. Jail in Carmi.

School News

Gallatin County School Events Calendar November 15, 2017-November 25, 2017 Wed., Nov. 15 -          Junior High Girls’ Basketball – Pope Co. (H) 6:00         


Sue Stuart Jones, 91 of Equality, passed away November 6, 2017 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, IL. She was born September 9, 1926 in Manila, AR to the late Luke O. Stuart Sr. and Rita Dale Adams. She married Earl J. Jones on July 26, 1958 at th

Opinion / Columns

Farm and Community Safety Day was a great success.  The weather was beautiful, and the kids were wonderful.  University of Illinois Extension and Farm Bureau staff from Gallatin and Saline Counties planned and set up the event with valuable


The Gallatin County Junior High Girls Basketball Team hosted Eldorado on November 30 for a rematch. Coach Dennison's Hawks are 9-2 on the season with one of the losses at the hands of the Eagles.   Coach Tiffany Sauls' squad lost the JV ga


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

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