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October 9, 2015 Local young woman and Attorney Emily Rollman appeared on the nationally syndicated trivia show Jeopardy today.   According Ms. Rollman, she taped the show the week before Popcorn Day in September.   Emily was up against o

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 Are you fearful!  It seems that this world in which we live becomes more frightening every day!  We turn on the news and we hear about the terrible acts of ISIS.  We hear about police officers being shot down for n

Local News

The 6th Annual 3 - Mile Fun Run and Walk for St. Jude held on Saturday, September 26th was another huge success.  We had 83 participants attended this special event. Thanks to your help and the support of our generous communit

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 October 10, 2015-October 24, 2015 Sat., Oct. 10 -                       Junior High Cross Count


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 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-


Allison Moore of Equality, daughter of Jim and Johnita Moore and Matt Ingles of Harrisburg have announced their wedding date.  On. October 17, 2015 at St. Stephens on the Hill, Allison and Matt will exchange their vows.  A reception will


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