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  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' From the corniest of all names to the Wonder Bread personality of Steve Rogers, whether he was in costume or not, the 1940s version of Captain America we saw in the 2011 movie was one of the blander superheroes in the Marvel Universe. One might think

    April 4, 2014

  • Neoga to cut 2 teachers

    While the number was nowhere near last year's, Neoga school board made more staff cuts Thursday as financial problems for the district persist.

    April 3, 2014

  • Portion of interstate to temporarily close Friday

     Illinois State Police in Effingham advise; Interstate 57 Southbound at milepost 145 (Edgewood) will be temporarily closed Friday.

    April 3, 2014

  • UPDATE: Family members share memories of Timothy Owens

    Only a day after the tragic shootings at Fort Hood, family members of Tim Owen are remembering the man who meant so much to them.

    April 3, 2014

  • Teutopolis set to install water line to Newton

    April 3, 2014

  • Senators right to demand answers over refinery spill It's not like Illinois senators have never poked their noses into Indiana issues before. Former Illinois Sen. Paul Douglas led the battle to save the Indiana Dunes. Now senators Mark Kirk, a Republican, and Dick Durbin, a Democrat, are demanding answ

    April 3, 2014

  • City presents 'good, healthy budget'

    The city presented a balanced budget Tuesday that totals more than $71 million. 

    April 2, 2014

  • 4-2 McHaney Judge Michael McHaney: Transparency a good thing Judge Michael McHaney sees the Fourth Judicial Circuit moving forward in technology as he assumes his new position of chief judge. "I think we're moving faster and faster toward the day of paperless courtrooms," said McHaney, who began his term Tuesd

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • McHaney photo.JPG McHaney: Transparency a good thing

    Judge Michael McHaney sees the Fourth Judicial Circuit moving forward in technology as he assumes his new position of chief judge.
    "I think we're moving faster and faster toward the day of paperless courtrooms," said McHaney, who began his term Tuesday after being elected by judges in the circuit. The circuit encompasses Christian, Clay, Clinton, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Marion, Montgomery and Shelby counties.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Two appear in Jasper County Court after mobile meth bust

    Two individuals arrested in a mobile meth lab appeared before a judge in Jasper County Court Tuesday.

    April 1, 2014

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