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Village of Sawyerville sued under Freedom of Information Act -

SAWYERVILLE, MACOUPIN CO., IL. (ECWd) - On September 21, 2017, a Complaint was filed in Macoupin County Circuit Court naming the Village of Sawyerville as Defendant in a public records lawsuit. It is case number 2017-MR-117. This arises out of a Freedom of Information Act request for public records,

EDGARCOUNTYWATCHDOGS.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Death now investigated as a homicide

Several hours after press time on Wednesday, Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen announced that the death of a rural Brownstown man is now being investigated by his office and the Illinois State Police as a homicide. James "Jim" Skinner, 56, of Brownstown, was found dead in his home on Sunday, and a

LEADER-UNION - 2017-09-21 16:03:00

St. Jacob, Alhambra get cars from county for $1

Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler delivered a decommissioned police cruiser on Friday, Sept. 8 to St. Jacob and another sheriff's department car to Alhambra earlier this month as part of a program initiated by the County Board to sell surplus vehicles. The villages purchased the cars for $

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 15:01:00

Area schools share outpouring of support for Mattoon

A day after the shooting, there's been an outpouring of support. All over social media, people are showing Mattoon High School love. From kind words to performing Mattoon's fight song. At Taylorville High School, school district 3 posted it on their Facebook page earlier. A crowd of students, fillin

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:33:55

Trump aims to achieve congressional balancing act on taxes

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he walks from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington to Marine One for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Facing an escalating nuclear threat from North Korea and the mass flight of minority Muslims from M

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-23 13:34:05

War hero, WIU 'Leathernecks' legend, honored with statue

The man behind the Fighting Leathernecks nickname at Western Illinois University will be memorialized in a campus statue. WIU associate professor Art Duke Oursler created the Colonel Ray "Rock" Hanson statue. It will be unveiled during Homecoming weekend festivities Sept. 29. Rock Hanson was a decor

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-23 15:36:00

Seal with amputated flipper headed to Niagara Falls aquarium

BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) - A harbor seal whose rear flipper had to be amputated after being struck by a boat has recovered and is headed to an upstate New York aquarium. New Jersey's Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine has been caring for the seal since it was found wounded on a beach in Barne

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 14:32:15

Friday Night Rivals Recap - Week 5

Another exciting week for high school football. Check out all the highlights from week 5:CENTRAL STATE 8: Glenwood defeats Springfield High 21-18 SHG over Lanphier 47-6 MacArthur tops Normal U-High 21-7 Rochester soars over Jacksonville 47-6 Southeast slips Eisenhower 30-28 _________________________

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-22 23:05:54

Explosive offenses on display Friday night

With the high school football season zeroing in on the playoffs, there are several schools with explosive offenses. The KSDK cameras saw several of them on Friday night. Trinity Catholic, Lutheran North and Highland were impressive in their victories, while Ritenour and Parkway North dueled in a sh

KSDK - 2017-09-23 04:11:20

Hot air balloon festival returns to Marine

The third annual Hot Air Balloons Over Marine event will be held on Sept. 22 and 23 at the Marine Village Park, located in the 300 block of N. Duncan Street, near the center of town. The annual family-friendly event features hot air balloon launches (5:30 p.m.) and balloon glows (6:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 17:37:00

Auburn High School lending an ear to students feeling down

At Aurbun High School, the student body wants students to know they matter. The program is a call for anyone, feeling depressed, anxious or even suicidal, to speak up or seek help. Student council leaders are more than willing to lend an ear to any classmate that may be feeling down. Many times, the

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:46:31

'White City' became part of Highland in 1948

Highland took another major step in the process of bringing "White City," the name given to the neighborhood on the west end of town, into the corporate limits. Highland was putting water lines into White City for fire protection and purified drinking water. Highland Builders Supply had built at th

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 17:35:00

Historic aircraft comes to Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON - Aviation lovers and history buffs will get the chance to ride in a flying museum next week at Mt. Vernon Airport. From Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, the airport will host the "Fly on the Ford" event where the public can ride in a restored 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airliner. The plane, nicknamed the "Ti

REGISTER-NEWS - 2017-09-21 19:13:00

Police seek Fort Mohave business owner

MOHAVE COUNTY - The Mohave County Sheriff's Office is seeking 42-year-old Timothy Robert Mazenauer of Bullhead City, said to be the owner/manager of Affordable Automotive, 5215 Huntington Rd. in Fort Mohave. Police served a search warrant at the business on Sept. 16, and report recovering stolen pro

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:57:00

LTAB supports transfer of land to county

LAUGHLIN - The town advisory board approved endorsing a request for the State of Nevada Division of State Lands and Bureau of Land Management to transfer 25-acre parcel to Clark County. That land, assuming a transfer takes place, could be later considered for development as a recreational site for t

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 22:00:00

Boyd breaks two T-birds records

BULLHEAD CITY - Dylan Boyd broke two T-birds records and Mikayla Barton broke one during Mohave High School's victory against the Cibola High School Raiders at Bullhead City Municipal Swimming Pool on Thursday afternoon. Boyd set the record in the boys 50-meter freestyle at 27 minutes, 15 seconds, w

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 06:34:00

Farmers Market set to return Oct. 7

BULLHEAD CITY - The fifth season of the Bullhead City Farmers Market begins Oct. 7 with organizers promising more of everything. "Oct. 7 is our opening day in Community Park ... and if you have other plans, carve out time between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. because it's going to be awesome," said Vanette Schn

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 06:25:00

New Rector lawyer makes first appearance

KINGMAN - The lead attorney for a Bullhead City man facing the death penalty for murder made his first appearance Friday in Superior Court. Justin James Rector, 29, of Bullhead City is charged with first-degree murder, kidnapping, child abuse and abandonment of a dead body in the Sept. 2, 2014, deat

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 06:25:00

Man shot in Golden Shores

GOLDEN SHORES - A man is hospitalized after a shooting late Wednesday night in Golden Shores. According to the Mohave County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to the 12900 block of South Oatman Drive around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday after someone in the neighborhood reported hearing shots being fire

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 06:33:00

Cegavske talks Republican numbers, her job at BBQ event

LAUGHLIN - Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske may have been the headliner, but a few other guest speakers made their appearance at the Laughlin Republican Women's Club barbecue event Sept. 18 and took a few moments to speak. Representatives from Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt's office were pre

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 21:06:00