If the Grayville Days drama Monday night wasn’t enough, the Grayville Council had several other business matters to sort through as well. Commissioner Don Baldwin was absent and his vote could have potentially altered at least one consideration. On the topic of allowing race/demolition... Read More.
County Board Expected to Approve Budget The County Board has until Dec. 1 by state mandate to pass a budget and a special meeting set for this (tues) evening at 7 will likely take care of that mandate. The county board is holding a special meeting... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers averted a shutdown of schools and avoided further uncertainty in government operations with a partial budget deal that funds education for a year and other areas for six months. The Illinois Legislature passed a package of bills Thursday to... Read More.
State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, released the following statement today calling on President Barack Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to declare a disaster for fourteen counties in Southern Illinois that are being threatened by rising water levels: “Local county officials and Governor... Read More.