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Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:50 am

Former Sen. Bomke's son to start Monday

 Sangamon County sheriff Wes Barr has hired the son of former state Sen. Larry Bomke, a Republican who contributed to the sheriff’s 2014 election campaign and endorsed him in media advertise...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:08 am

Petersburg poultry processor pursues pasture partners

 Cavan Sullivan and his family have a grain farm in Petersburg and recently decided to expand their business by opening Petersburg Processing, a poultry processor. As a processor, Sullivan also m...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:07 am

This summer, find fun, friends and fitness through Abe’s Army, a 12-week training program for the Abe’s Amble 10K

Walkers, race walkers and runners of all fitness levels are cordially invited to participate in Abe’s Army, a 12-week program that trains participants to walk, run or race walk the Abe’s Amble 10K...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:33 am

Investigation began five years ago

A Salisbury woman accused of dealing synthetic marijuana has been in trouble before.Letha Dean, 71, pleaded guilty to prostitution-related charges in 2009, long before she was arrested last week and...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:07 am

Board approves contract with economic development corporation

 The Sangamon County Board this week approved a contract with a fledgling economic development corporation that includes $500,000 in public money for the group tasked with attracting new business...
Thursday, April 5, 2018 12:07 am

District acknowledges problems

Amid accusations of skullduggery by a Republican businessman, Springfield School District 186 no longer will put the name of Adam Lopez, a Democrat who is school board chairman, on a basketball tourna...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:08 am
 On Saturday, March 23, a reported 1.2 million people took part in the “March for Our Lives,” a nationwide demonstration demanding changes to existing gun laws. The demonstrations were spearh...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:07 am
 The nation’s largest convention of African-American motorcycle clubs is coming to Springfield.The National Bikers Roundup, scheduled for Aug. 1 through Aug. 5 at the state fairgrounds, will fe...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:09 am

State shuts down Springfield broker

Chris Schaller isn’t your typical mortgage broker.He once had a show on WMAY radio, where he was known as the Illinois Mortgage Man. Sam Madonia on WFMB has broadcasted live from Schaller’s office...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:07 am
While U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, faces no primary opponent, Democrats are preparing for the fall general election, focusing on November and the incumbent instead of each other in the March...

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