Repeated violations force Greenfield food processing plant to close doors

By Ryne Turke on July 23 at 4:11pm


A Greene County food processing plant cited for repeated violations of the Illinois Meat and Poultry Inspection Act has had its license revoked. According to a press release from the Read More

Deer hunting revisions announced

By Jim McCabe on July 23 at 1:09pm


The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced changes to the 2014-2015 deer hunting seasons. An additional 20 counties have been removed from the late-winter season, including Scott and Sangamon Read More

Process for selecting new Morgan County Commissioner released

By Ryne Turke on July 23 at 1:08pm


The procedure on picking a candidate for the remainder of the late Dick Rawlings term as Morgan County Commissioner has been announced. Morgan County Republican Chairman Steve Hardin released the Read More

Virginia barn destroyed by fire

By Jim McCabe on July 23 at 5:39am


A fire burned down a hay barn to the ground west of Virginia yesterday. It happened on Orchard Road at a barn owned by Glenn Sweatman, according to Virginia Fire Read More

Appellate court rules against ComEd in FutureGen case

By Jim McCabe on July 22 at 4:31pm


An Illinois appellate court has ruled that state utilities are required to purchase electricity from the FutureGen project. The 1st District Appellate Court upheld on Tuesday a previous order from Read More