LaHood Praises E-15, Pushes for BioFuel Credit to Help Illinois Farmers

By Benjamin Cox on June 18 at 8:28am

An Illinois Congressman is hoping two biofuel bills will help Illinois farmers as they struggle through the wet planting season. 16th Illinois District Representative Darin LaHood is hoping that implementing Read More

Kampsville Ferry Reopened; Other Highways Being Monitored in Flood Plain

By Benjamin Cox on June 18 at 8:21am

A critical ferry’s operation in Calhoun and Greene County has reopened. Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Illinois Department of Transportation announced the opening of temporary ferry access via the Read More

22 year ISP District 20 veteran is the new Captain

By Anthony Engle on June 17 at 5:32pm

A familiar face at Illinois State Police District 20 will now lead the Pittsfield headquarters. A press release Illinois State Police dated Sunday the 16th describes the promotion of Lieutenant  Read More

Town Hall with Steve McClure on Monday the 24th

By Anthony Engle on June 17 at 1:25pm

The state senator who succeeded Sam McCann will hold a town hall here next week. 50th District State Senator Steve McClure will be hosting area residents for a town hall Read More

Davidsmeyer Doubts Some of the New Revenue Projections

By Gary Scott on June 17 at 12:09pm

A Jacksonville based state representative says the revenue projections on new taxes for cigarettes and marijuana may fall short of expectations. The boost for cigarettes was $1. And, the state Read More