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MCLEANSBORO BUYS PROPERTY FOR NEW CITY HALL BUILDING

MCLEANSBORO BUYS PROPERTY FOR NEW CITY HALL BUILDING

MCLEANSBORO, IL — The McLeansboro City Council recently approved purchasing the former More for Less property located at 508 S. Jackson Street for $55,000 to potentially put in a new City Hall building. McLeansboro Mayor Chad May says there’s a need for a new building to have enough space to conduct city business as well…

Applications for SIC scholarships now available

Applications for SIC scholarships now available

HARRISBURG, IL — Scholarship application time is in full swing at Southeastern Illinois College. The deadline is February 28th for all students — new and current — who plan to attend during the 2022-2023 academic year. One application serves for more than 300 possible scholarships. The application has three main requirements: 1) fill out the…

Carlyle man jailed for multiple child sex offenses

Carlyle man jailed for multiple child sex offenses

CLINTON COUNTY, IL — A 30-year-old Carlyle man is being held in the Clinton County Jail with bond set at half-a-million dollars after he was charged with multiple child sex offenses. Michael Parker is charged in Clinton County Circuit Court with two Class X felonies for predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under the…

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Local Blood Drives

  For more information and to find a blood drive near you visit redcrossblood.org  Mon, January 24: Rolland Lewis Community Building, South 27th Street, Mount Vernon, 12:00 – 5:00 pm Mon, January 24: Free Will Baptist Church, 3rd and Elm Street, Ina, 2:00 – 6:00 pm Tue, January 25: Rend Lake College, 468 North Kengray Parkway, 9:30…

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POSTPONED – Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets at Stifel Theatre

POSTPONED – Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets at Stifel Theatre

ON SALE • NOWPRICE • $59, $69, $89, $109 Click HERE to purchase tickets Jan 2 – It is with great regret that due to the uncertainty surrounding the Covid pandemic, it has been decided to postpone the North American tour until later in the year. Apologies for any inconvenience or disappointment due to this. We are…

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