• Suspected road rage in southern Ill. draws charges

    by  • September 24, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A southern Illinois man is free on bond after being accused of hospitalizing a teenager in what authorities describe as a case of road rage. WSIL-TV reports Williamson County prosecutors have charged 39-year-old John Proz with aggravated battery in connection with Saturday’s confrontation with 16-year-old Charles Koehling. Proz says he was driving near a...

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    Salem Chamber hosting Obamacare seminar

    by  • September 24, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The greater Salem Chamber of Commerce is hosting an Affordable Health Care Act, also called Obamacare, seminar at 1:30 Thursday afternoon at the Bryan Bennett Library on south Maple in Salem. Salem Township Hospital President Stephanie Hilton-Siebert has invited Keith Krohe, president of Crossroads Consulting & Brokerage, along with David Shellenberg, of Elias, Meginnes,...

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    State releases some ACA insurance rates

    by  • September 24, 2013 • 0 Comments

    It’s time to get ready to shop for health insurance for many Illinois residents. President Barack Obama’s health law requires nearly everyone to have insurance starting in 2014, and a new online marketplace is set to open Oct. 1 to make shopping for insurance easier. The build-up to next week’s launch in Illinois has...

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    ISP publishing list of approved concealed-carry instructors

    by  • September 23, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Illinois state police have begun publishing a registry of approved concealed-carry firearms training instructors. In July, Illinois became the last state in the nation to approve a law allowing the public possession of firearms. Anyone who wants to apply for a concealed-carry license must successfully complete 16 hours of training from an instructor approved...

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