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New Sandwich Shop, Poppy’s, Opens in Mt. Olive

Cameron Lewis (left) and wife Jamie Lewis pose for a photo next to the Poppy’s Entrance. Photo […]

Cynthia “Sue” West

Cynthia “Sue” West, 86, of Bunker Hill, passed away at her residence on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. […]

Criminal justice reform package will head to governor

Government officials celebrate after the criminal justice reform bill passes the Illinois House during the lame-duck session for […]

County officials to be sworn in Dec. 1

Circuit Clerk Lee Ross, Coroner Anthony Kravanya and State’s Attorney Jordan Garrison will be sworn in to office at the […]

COVID-19 update: State reports another 126 deaths

Posted Nov. 24, 12:30 a.m. Tier 3 mitigations take affect Nov. 20  Officials warn against virus fatigue […]

Kelly Prather

Kerry Lee Prather, 75, of Medora, passed away Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at Alton Memorial Hospital in […]

Lions queen candidates selling raffle tickets

(Editor’s note: There will be no annual Lions Carnival this year. However, the queen candidates will still […]

Sharon Lee Broyles

Sharon Lee Broyles, 78, of Brighton, passed away at 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at […]

Darrell Joe Eddleman

Darrell Joe Eddleman, 84, of Medora, passed away at his home Wednesday, July 1, 2020. He was […]

Noel Lee Laws

Noel Lee Laws, 40, beloved daughter and sister, passed away June 28, 2020 in Brooklyn, New York. […]