Sheriff reacts to Obama announcement on military surplus equipment

By Jim McCabe on May 23 at 1:02pm

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Local law enforcement officials are reacting to the President’s decision this week to end federal transfers of some combat-style gear to their departments. Reports from the Associated Press say Barack Read More

Next Mac President visiting college next month

By Tiffani Homer on May 23 at 1:01pm

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A special presentation is being held next month to welcome MacMurray College’s new president, Mark Tierno. Dr. Tierno was the president of Cazenovia College for the past 15 years. He Read More

Bobcat hunting legislation passes Illinois Senate

By Ryne Turke on May 23 at 1:00pm

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Bobcat hunting and trapping is another step closer to becoming a reality thanks to State Senator Sam McCann. McCann’s sponsored legislation passed the Illinois Senate this week. The legislation was Read More

Major construction taking place at Waverly Elementary

By Ryne Turke on May 23 at 5:42am

Waverly Elementary School will undergo several major construction projects while students are out of class during the summer. The revenue for the projects comes from the sales tax referendum and Read More

Roodhouse man wins big on lottery ticket

By Ryne Turke on May 23 at 5:41am

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A Greene County man’s instant lottery ticket will be earning him more than one-million-dollars over the next 20 years. Steven Blackketter of Roodhouse turned in his winning lottery ticket Thursday Read More