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Young hunters between the ages of 10 and 17 can apply now for a youth wingshooting clinic and pheasant hunt scheduled Saturday, March 20, at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex, WSRC, in Randolph County. All participants in the clinic and hunt will be required to follow all health and...
The Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, IDFPR, has worked with banks to provide services for unbanked Illinoisans who are seeking to cash their stimulus checks without incurring check cashing fees.  The banks provided the service during the first round of stimulus checks...
Illinois High School Association, IHSA, executive director Craig Anderson, members of the IHSA staff, and Illinois Elementary School Association, IESA, staff members met virtually with Illinois Department of Public Health, IDPH, director Dr. Ngozi Ezike, deputy governor Jesse Ruiz and IDPH chief of...
Rural Health Inc. is funding and administering eight healthcare scholarship opportunities.  A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior at each of the following schools:  Anna-Jonesboro, Cobden, Dongola, Goreville, Joppa, Massac County, Shawnee in Wolf Lake and Vienna.  Home-...
Representatives of the Cobden American Legion post presented a check to village officials on Monday evening, Jan. 4. From left are John Wingate, who has led efforts to develop disc golf courses in Cobden and Anna; Cobden American Legion post representatives Earnie Newton, Harold Blunt, Mark Haddick and Chuck Neal; Cobden Mayor Paul Z. Tomazzoli; and American Legion post representatives Gene Horn and David Stewart.
Expansion of Cobden’s popular disc golf course is planned.  The project is being made possible thanks to a major donation from a veterans organization in the community. Cobden American Legion Post No. 259 has made a $5,000 donation to support the expansion project. Representatives of the American...
The Pulaski County Courthouse in Mound City has been closed due to COVID-19 concerns. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office posted information last week about the closing on social media. The posting said the courthouse “will be receiving a deep cleaning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “It is estimated...
The Pulaski County Courthouse in Mound City has been closed due to COVID-19 concerns. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office posted information last week about the closing on social media. The posting said the courthouse “will be receiving a deep cleaning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “It is estimated...
Families require an immediate policy response to meet the needs of children during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has left millions struggling with finances, school, work and mental health, according to a new policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a decades-long advocate for young people...
As of Dec. 31, 492,129 non-felony cannabis related arrest records had been expunged at the state level by the Illinois State Police, ISP.  The milestone announcement by state officials came four years in advance of the deadline set in the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, CRTA, which was signed into...
Beginning on Jan. 1, survivors of sexual assault and stalking, as well as domestic violence, could participate in the Illinois Address Confidentiality Program, ACP. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul encouraged survivors to apply to participate in the program. ACP gives survivors added...

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