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After Prom 2014 News. After Prom is just around the corner. After Prom is just around the corner. We have over 105 students signed up to participate in our Annual Post Prom Party at SIU Recreational Center! The GCO After Prom is known

Church News

 On a recent Friday, Millie and I were doing our weekly grocery shopping.  The first place we usually hit is Walmart.  As we walked in, it seemed like the usual Friday crowd.  Then I began to notice t

Local News

ISP TRAFFIC CRASH ALERT   The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 19   WHAT:                  &

Crimes & Accidents

ISP District 19 Announces DUI and Alcohol-Related Activity   Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Morrie Fraser, announced today, DUI and alcohol-related enforcement activity for the two-week period beginning on M

School News

Attached is the Breakfast and Lunch menu for the school during the month of April You can click on to view or print.   


  Chrissy was an amazing person who had a heart of gold and a smile that would captivate your heart. She never met a stranger and considered many a friend. At the time of her death she was a resident of Shawneetown, IL ; however, she lived 20 y

Opinion / Columns

"Greetings" from our little town down by the Little Wabash River. It looks like the water is drying up around the area now. All of the gardeners and farmers are hoping for not to much rain at a time for a few days. Everyone needs some time to get som


The Gallatin County Petites 2 traveled to Norris City for their fifth game of the season. Lydia Breeding opened up the top of the first with a hard hit line drive straight into the shortstop's glove. With two outs and a full count, Audrey Jackson dou


Caitlin Elizabeth Siler received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Southern Indiana during their May 2013 Commencement exercises. Caitlin graduated summa cum laude with a cumulative grade point average of 4.0


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