• Couple arrested after dog mauls child

    by  • March 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Being a responsible pet owner is always important, but two Thompsonville residents are learning that lesson the hard way. According to police, 45-year-old Jesse Williams and his 32-year-old wife Christal Williams are facing felony obstruction charges involving a dog attack last week in Franklin County. On March 19th a nine year old girl was...

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    State finances force KC tuition hike

    by  • March 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The Kaskaskia College Board approved last night a $5 per credit hour tuition increase from $92  a credit hour to $97, with an increase for out-of-district students from $179 to $184 per credit hour. It was also agreed to increase per credit hour lab fees by $2. The condition of state finances makes the...

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    Snow could keep farmers out of fields

    by  • March 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Spring is off to a cold, wet start, and that has put off much of whatever outdoor work Illinois farmers have wanted to do. From the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service in Illinois, Statistician Harvey Roemer says central Illinois was not all that moist, but that was before the record snowfall hit Sunday Roemer...

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