Hamilton County Sheriff Greg Brenner was presented with a plaque for his 25 years dedication to the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program. The is is final year with DARE, as he will be retiring from the sheriff's office after 32 years of service, effective Dec. 1. He and Robert Crow went through the program together to be able to teach DARE curriculum in 1989. Crow taught at East Side School, Brenner at Dale, Beaver Creek and Dahlgren until the schools consolidated and at the high school.
Bert Teffertiller, 92, dies
McLEANSBORO -- Long-time businessman and community activist Bert Teffertiller passed away on April 10. "Words can't express what he meant to this community," said McLeansboro Mayor Dick Deitz. "His church and his family came first with him, and his c
- Hearing rules approved
- Push on for school sales tax
- County receives road funds
- RLC Board seats new student trustee
- Bert Teffertiller, 92, dies
Softball scores two wins
McLEANSBORO -- The Hamilton County softball team played a series of tough games last week. On Mar. 21, the Lady Foxes traveled to Crab Orchard. Hamilton County played strong, scoring 12 runs and allowing only 7 in their opening game. Hamilton County
- Junior Lady Foxes win regional crown
- Hamilton Foxes advance record
- Softball scores two wins
James Warren, Jr.
James H. Warren Jr., 65, of West Frankfort and formerly of McLeansboro, died 3:53 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at his home. He was born July 3, 1948, in McLeansboro, the son of James H. and Eileen (McNitt) Warren, Sr. He was a retired painter. He i
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Rules impact everyone Editor: The United States Environmental Protection Agency recently released proposed rules for new coal-fired power plants that, under testimony from a Department of Energy official, admitted that this new rule requiring carbon
- More information on sales tax issue
- Speak for animals
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Biggest student loan profits come from grad students
This week, the Congressional Budget Office projected that the federal government would earn roughly $127 billion from student lending during the next 10 years.
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- To sleep well, you may need to adjust what you eat and when
- Biggest student loan profits come from grad students
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Smartphone kill switches are coming
Smartphones need kill switches. It's a relatively easy solution to the pricey (and irritating) problem of smartphone theft. But who would have thought that the big carriers would team up with Apple, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung and lots of other manufacturers to voluntarily begin adding the technology by July 2015? The cooperative spirit! It makes so much sense!Continued ...
VIDEO: Boston bomb scare defendant appears in court
The man accused of carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker near the Boston Marathon finish line on the anniversary of the bombings was arraigned Wednesday. He's being held on $100,000 bail.Continued ...
- Doctors to rate cost effectiveness of expensive cancer drugs
- VIDEO: A year after marathon bombing, Boston remains strong
- Search teams will send unmanned sub to look for missing Malaysian airliner
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