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The April 7, 2015 Election is 1 week away.  Though not a lot of contested races throughout the county there are a few.  In Shawneetown, Incumbent Mayor David Barker is being challenged by Larry Uselton for Mayor,  In Ward 2 in Shawne

Church News

BROJACK’S BLOG – 03/23/15    I was deeply disheartened this week to hear that another “Mainline Denomination” has decided to “redefine” marriage. Have we forgotten who defined marriage in the first place? Listen to w

Local News

Once again the ladies from St. Kateri Altar Society will be hosting a Ham & Bean Dinner on election day, April 7, 2015 at the St. Joseph Parish Center in Ridgway.   The food is always delicious and the money raised is for a great cause. &nbs

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

Attached is the Menu for April at Gallatin County School.  You can click onthe link below to view or to print out.


Larry E Bishop9/2/1937 - 3/3/2015 Larry E. Bishop, age 77 of Shawneetown, died on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, IN.  Larry was born on September 2, 1937 in Harco, IL to the late

Opinion / Columns

  "Greetings" from our little town down by the Little Wabash River. The river is out of it's banks for sure and all the communities along it are seeing what happens when to much rain or snow is produced in to short a time. The back water is c


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