Helmich hired in south Sangamon County village

By Anthony Engle on May 20 at 3:33pm

A former police chief in Cass County has been hired as an officer in southern Sangamon County. Wesley Helmich, the 31 year old former chief of police for the city Read More

Public comment highlights County Board meeting

By Anthony Engle on May 20 at 3:19pm

The County Commissioners meeting was a sounding board for public comment today. Five people spoke at the meeting, which only had one actionable agenda item being a payment of county Read More

Farm Pond Management Seminar

By Gary Scott on May 20 at 2:39pm

The University of Illinois extension office will be ready to offer advice to farm and private pond owners tomorrow night. A farm pond management seminar will be offered by the Read More

Senator Duckworth sending reps to Beardstown, Jacksonville public libraries Tuesday

By Anthony Engle on May 20 at 1:20pm

The junior U.S. senator for the state of Illinois is sending staff to west central Illinois. The Office of U.S. Senate Democrat Tammy Duckworth is hosting two “Mobile Office Hours” Read More

Lahood Backs Federal Historic Tax Credit

By Gary Scott on May 20 at 12:06pm

An area congressman is joining the battle to provide help with the preservation of historical buildings. 18th district congressman Darin Lahood has joined with three other lawmakers in a bi Read More