13 May 2021 The Air Force Chief of Chaplains, Maj. Gen. Steven Schaick and Chief Master Sgt. Natalie Gray, religious affairs senior enlisted advisor visited Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, May 11, 2021. The team met with Airmen from from the 375th Air Mobility Wing, ensuring their spiritual needs were met.


            BY CALEB ALEXANDER The state almost messed up the event by not issuing a liquor license to anything like this held in a public park. So the Sons of the American Legion developed a different plan. It was going to be moved to the American Legion with some nearby streets shut down and the […]

Human Remains Found in Clinton County

Clinton County authorities are investigating the finding of human remains located near where a truck belonging to a missing Jerseyville man was found nearly 10 years ago.  Jared Hanna was last seen walking a few miles from where the truck was found abandoned and out of gas in July 2011 near Centralia. The Clinton County […]

Childcare problems still linger in Illinois

(The Center Square) – The reopening of Illinois’ public schools for in-person education has become a struggle between districts hoping to curb the documented learning loss of their students forced into virtual education and teacher unions who say their members will die if they’re sent back into classrooms. Stuck in the middle are families who, […]

Illinois, Michigan join forces to stop Asian carp invasion

(The Center Square) – Illinois and Michigan joined forces to stop the Asian carp species from invading the Great Lakes. Michigan made $8 million available to help Illinois sponsor the design of the Brandon Road Ecosystem Project to 30% of completion, according to a news release from the Illinois Governor’s Office. The U.S. Army Corps […]