December 19, 2014
The Benton Police Department is asking for help in locating a issing Benton man. Ira Goff , age 59 of Benton, IL. was reported missing by family members on Dec. 18, 2014. Anyone with information to the whereabouts of Goff are asked to contact the Benton Police Department at 618-435-8131. The Police suspect no foul […]
December 18, 2014
Through the generations Franklin County rivals Benton and West Frankfort have gotten together for some memorable match ups in multiple sports and many times on the line was a conference title, a regional championship or a chance to advance down the post season trail.
The young man in the frayed black and white photo looked to be in his early 20s. His eyes were bright and optimistic and he had a full head of thick, dark hair. He had a broad smile which made me feel that he was happy when the photo was taken.
When House Speaker Michael Madigan accidentally triggered a patronage scandal at the Metra commuter rail agency, it was the result of two extraordinary events.
CHICAGO — Lawmakers questioned Illinois child welfare officials Tuesday about an increase in the number of children reported to have died of neglect or abuse in the state, though agency officials argued the number partly reflected a change in the way neglect cases are counted.
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CARTERVILLE – The John A. Logan College volleyball team has added to its frontline depth with this week’s announced signing of Cheyenne Pitchford of Sesser-Valier High School.
The IHSA Archives project is serving up an early treat for high school basketball fans this holiday season. On Sunday evening (Dec. 21) the Illinois High School Association will release video recordings of 145 boys and girls basketball state championship games, covering tournaments from 1947 to 2007. The videos, available free of charge to anyone using a computer, tablet, or smartphone, will be posted on the IHSA Archives channel on YouTube.
December 9, 2014
NOTE: This is a listing of games for Friday, Dec. 26, 2014. Pairings for games on Saturday, Dec. 27 will be determined by a team’s record in pool play from first round games.
December 8, 2014