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Curly's Corner Market Theft

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:13:17 CDT
Over three hundred dollars was stolen from Curly's Corner Market near Granite City yesterday. According to the Madison County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 6:25 last night, a man approached the checkout counter while the clerk was preoccupied and reached into the cash register, stealing the money.  Read more...


IRS Scams

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:45:46 CDT
Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp warns citizens about another IRS scam. Recently several people in the area received an automated phone call from the IRS Legal Department stating a lawsuit would be filed against them if they did not contact a certain phone number.  Read more...


Bourne Events

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:42:34 CDT
In addition to attending weekly budget sessions in Springfield, State Representative Avery Bourne has some upcoming local events. Bourne says one of the things she gets to provide through her office is constituent services.  Read more...


Deer Run Mine in Hillsboro Okay to Reopen

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:05:49 CDT
The first steps have been taken to reopen Deer Run Mine in Hillsboro, which has been closed since late March. According to Montgomery County Board Chairman, Roy Hertel, the federal mine inspectors have checked out the mine and allowed the coal company to open the mine again.  Read more...


Hillsboro City Council Approves Hiltop Drive Measure

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:45:40 CDT
One of the more polarizing topics of discussion at the Hillsboro city council meeting Tuesday evening was the Hiltop Drive issue brought forth by residents of the street. As it stands, the street becomes dangerous because of the speed of students entering and leaving Hillsboro High School.  Read more...


Woman charged in Go Fund Me wire fraud

Sat, 11 Jul 2015 13:13:08 CDT
A former Harvel resident has been arrested and charged with wire fraud. 40 year old Nicole Drendel, now of Kirksville, MO, is alleged to have started a Go Fund Me account on behalf of 16 year old Jeffery Masters of Harvel, who was killed in an automobile accident in November of 2014.  Read more...


Open Forum Meeting July 14th

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 13:55:51 CDT
The Open Forum Meeting of the Taylor Springs Village Board is next Tuesday, July 14th at 6:30 in the Community Center.  Read more...


Man dead from self-inflicted gunshot

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:05:28 CDT
Hillsboro - A Hillsboro man has died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound. On Tuesday at 6 a.m. a 911 call was received, reporting that a subject had shot himself. When police arrived they discovered 40 year old Craig E. Adams deceased in his residence on East 8th Road in Hillsboro.  Read more...


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