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Stabbing in Eldorado Results in Death

April 17, 2015

A stabbing in Eldorado has occurred in Eldorado resulting in a death.  The Police or Coroners office have not released any names or details as of yet.  

3rd Annual Hawk Trot - April 25

The 3rd Annual Gallatin County Athletic Boosters 5K Hawk Trot will be held on Saturday, April 25 on the mall in Shawneetown.  Registration is $20 for those that are registered by April 11 and $25 after that.  T-shirts are guaranteed for those that register early.  Registration is from 8:00-9:00 on the day of the race and the 5K begins at 9:00.  Awards will be given to the top runner and walker in each age category immediately following the race.  If you have any questions, please call Olivia Bradley, 499-4790 or Sara Rushing, 313-2198.

Ardon Smith Promoted at Elastec

April 14, 2015

Carmi, Illinois  -   Chief Financial Officer Jeff Bohleber announced today that Ardon Smith has been promoted to Controller for Elastec. Smith will be responsible for managing all accounting aspects of the company to assist in making domestic and international economic decisions for the environmental equipment manufacturer.

Smith brings to her new position ten years of accounting and financial management expertise, eight of which were with the Vectren Corporation in Evansville, Ind. A 2005 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Southern Indiana, she became a Certified Public Accountant in 2007.

Smith currently resides in Ridgway, Ill. with her husband and two sons. She serves as Trustee of the Village of Ridgway, as well as the Finance Committee Chairman for the Village Board.

8th Annual Talent/Art Show at School April 24th

The 8th Annual Gallatin County School Talen/Art Show has been set.   On Friday, April 24th at 7:00 PM come out to the school to enjoy a night of entertainment.  The General Admission is only $2.  The money raised this year is for a Camera for the GC Unified Science class, a sign to honor the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering and to raise funds to toward a projector/screen for the High School Gym.  The Goal is to raise $3500.

This is being sponsored by the Gallatin County Band Boosters.

click on the attachement with this article to see the full flyer.   Come out and support our youth. 

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Donuts To Be Available at Shawneetown Library

The Shawneetown Library will be selling donuts from The Sweet Shop in Sturgis to purchase new books.  A dozen donuts will be $8. Orders will be taken starting April 15 and will go through May 6, with donuts being ready on  May 12, just in time for Mother's Day!  There will be limited deliveries to area businesses, but the donuts can be picked up at the library. You may pre-order donuts by contacting the library, 269-3761, or by stopping by.  

Library hours are:  
Tuesday 10:00-12:00 and 1:00-5:00
Wednesday 1:00-5:00
Thursday 12:00-6:00
Friday 10:00-12:00 and 1:00-5:00
Saturday 8:00-12:00
Sunday and Monday closed