Order a colorectal cancer screening kit at the drive-through

By Jim McCabe on March 27 at 7:26am


You’re not exactly ordering a burger and fries at this drive-through, but instead, a free kit that just might save your life. And actually, if you eat a lot of Read More

New measure designed to temporarily fill large hole in state’s budget now official

By Jim McCabe on March 27 at 7:25am


The Illinois Senate approved a bill yesterday that would rearrange money in the current budget to plug a $1.6-billion gap. Governor Rauner later signed the bill into law, which will Read More

White Hall-based counselor the target of state investigation

By Jim McCabe on March 27 at 7:25am


The Illinois State Board of Education has opened up a misconduct investigation against a West Central Illinois school counselor. The State Journal-Register reports the investigation is against Regan Ruyle, a Read More

Community care advocates still looking for total shut-down of SIDCs

By Jim McCabe on March 26 at 1:01pm


Not satisfied with the closure of the Jacksonville Developmental Center and others in the state, a group is renewing its push for all state-run institutions to shut down. During a Read More

Fire burns down Franklin-area mobile home

By Jim McCabe on March 26 at 11:21am


The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fire that burned a mobile home down to the ground overnight. Franklin Fire Chief Gerald Wilson says his department was paged out Read More