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Gallatin farmer wins $2,500 for Hospice of Southern Illinois through America's Farmers Grow Communities℠ Ceremony set for Monday, March 9th, 2015 WHAT: Mr. Warren Rollman of Gallatin County, IL has been selected as a winner in Am

Church News

ROJACK’S BLOG – 03/02/15    “God is Awesome!”  He knows!—long before we do or the problem ever occurs!  He cares!—more than we will ever be able to comprehend!  He is able!—when no one

Local News

The Gallatin County Junior High Scholar Bowl team traveled to Massac County for their third away game in a row.  Coach Becky Newton's magnificent minds spent the bus ride preparing for the match awaiting them.   The GC junior vars

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


Phyllis Baumgart      05/27/1939-02/10/2015 Phyllis Baumgart, 75, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, Indiana, surrounded by her family.   

Opinion / Columns

"Greetings" from our little town down by the Little Wabash River. The river level seems to be down for now, but with all the snow I think it will definitely raise in a few days. When the snow melt from up river starts to come our direction we wil


The Gallatin County Jr. High Boys Basketball teams have retained their perfect record for another week.  The Hawks met up with Thompsonville on Tuesday, November 25 and then Eldorado on Tuesday, December 2. The JV team topped the Tigers 52-


MARTIN DUFFY of New Haven has been named 2014 Representative of the Year for the Southeastern Agency by COUNTRY Financial.   Martin also received the agency “Financial Credits Leader” award,  The “Life Units Leader” award a


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