Time to Change Clocks -- Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, so don't forget to set your clocks forward. While you're at it, you may also want to change the batteries in your smoke detector. Most new smoke detectors use a 10 year battery, which local officials say will... Read More.
In what appears to be a sharp reversal from last week’s ruling, the McLeansboro City Council has called a special meeting for tomorrow afternoon. Last week, council voted down 4 – 2 an amendment to a chapter of city code that would allow a... Read More.
Clocks are springing forward one hour this weekend and the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is urging Illinoisans to take a few extra minutes to change and test the batteries in their smoke alarms. “Daylight Savings Time is a great built-in reminder for... Read More.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) today asks Illinoisans to take an extra few minutes this weekend to change and test the batteries in their smoke alarms while setting their clocks back an hour. Clocks fall back an... Read More.
The 2017 “Rockin’ Through the Decades” Fall Fest parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 30th. Due to unforeseen conflicts, the parade time was moved from a previous 3 p.m. start. Parade line-up will now begin at 9 a.m. from the... Read More.
The United Methodist Children’s Home (UMCH) formally announced its new name today at the ‘Breakfast with a View’ event. The agency will now be known as SPERO FAMILY SERVICES. For over one hundred years this agency has operated children’s homes. However, in recent years, the... Read More.
A Harrisburg doctor accused of killing his estranged wife and then burning her body to hide her remains was denied a change in venue on Tuesday. The Southern Illinoisan reports that Judge Walden Morris denied the... Read More.
New legislation would compel life insurance companies to review their records going back to 1996 and confirm death benefits have been paid to life insurance customers who died, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs said today. The proposal represents the next logical step to bring commonsense... Read More.
White County law enforcement in conjunction with the Egyptian Health Department have announced a new program designed to get those suffering from drug addiction help in combating their problems. Entitled C.H.A.N.G.E, the goal according to States Attorney Denton Aud is to Create Hope, Assess Needs,... Read More.