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Michael S. Rider lifelong Gallatin County resident was appointed to U.S. Contingent Commander for the U.S. International Police, U.S. Prosecutors and Legal Officers serving in the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo. He was officially ap

Church News

 Who did you talk to about Jesus this week?  Remember?  The One whose death and resurrection was celebrated just a few weeks ago on the Sunday we call Easter?  Did you let a week go by without talking to someone abo

Local News

Gallatin County youth: L-R Jaden Scherrer, Kelsie Allen, Tiffany Hawkins, Colt Scates, Fallon Scates, Madison Raymer, Mackenzie Lawler, Hannah Doerr, Aundrea Lawler and Katie Fals not pictured Kaelan Kanady. Adult

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 you will find the Breakfast and Lunch menu for Gallatin County School the month of May. You can click on to view or print.


Marjorie Fals 10/28/1925 - 04/10/2016 Marjorie Fals, age 90 of Ridgway died on April 10, 2016 in the Wabash Christian Center in Carmi.  Marjorie was born in Ridgway on October 28, 1925 to the late Joseph W. & Julia (Wallace) Mc

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 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


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