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Busy and Lengthy Meeting for McLeansboro Council

A rather lengthy two and a half hour meeting last (Tuesday) night for the Mcleansboro City CouncilThe board approved the appointment of Jeff Johnson as Ward 3 Alderman to fill the vacancy created upon the acceptance of the resignation on June 24th of Lucas... Read More.

Busy Night for McLeansboro City Council

The McLeansboro City Council met last (Tuesday) night at City Hall after holding their meetings at the Hamilton County Courthouse for the last several months due to the coronavirus pandemic.As it has been for the last several months, the water tank project was the... Read More.

McLeansboro Couple Busted for Meth

McLeansboro Couple Busted Carmi police arrested two McLeansboro residents Tuesday afternoon, shortly after 2 after they were stopped at the intersection of Route One and County Road 1350 North for unlawful display of license plates. That stop led to the discovery of methamphetamine in the vehicle. Michael... Read More.

Ricky Skaggs, Dirt Band and Exile Bound for McLeansboro

Ricky Skaggs Headlining McLeansboro FestivalIt was a weird feeling last year when motorists were able to drive around the Hamilton County Courthouse Square the entire month of September.For the past 50 years, one weekend in September had always been reserved for the McLeansboro Fall... Read More.

McLeansboro Women Pinned in Nursing Program

McLeansboro Women Pinned in Nursing Program  Soon-to-be nurses were surrounded by loved ones, friends and Rend Lake College faculty Wednesday afternoon as they completed the practical portion of the Associate Degree Nursing program. The pinning ceremony was held in the RLC theater. RLC Nursing Director Dr.... Read More.