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McLeansboro Buys Property for New City Hall Building

MCLEANSBORO – The McLeansboro City Council recently approved purchasing the former Mor for Less property located at 508 S. Jackson Street for $55,000. McLeansboro Mayor Chad May says he’s hoping the property will become home to a new City Hall at some point down the road. Mayor May says there’s a need for a new

Hamilton County Unit 10 Kindergarten Sign-up Scheduled

MCLEANSBORO – Parents of Hamilton County children who will be five years of age on or before Sept. 1, 2022, are reminded that the Dahlgren and East Side Kindergarten Sign-up will be held at the Hamilton County Jr./Sr. High School on Thursday, Feb. 10 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic,

Southern Illinois COVID-19 Information

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Click on the links below to see the latest COVID-19 information from our local health departments.  Egyptian Health Department Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department Hamilton County Health Department Jackson County Health Department Jefferson County Health Department Perry County Health Department Southern Seven Health Department Illinois Department of Public Health

Two Sentenced for Domestic Battery in White County Monday

CARMI – Two people were sentenced in White County Court Monday to the Illinois Department of Corrections for domestic battery. According to White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud, 43-year-old Shawn M. Burgess of Enfield was sentenced to four years in IDOC with four years of mandatory supervised release for Domestic Battery, a Class 4 felony.