Hancock County, ILillinoisnewsnow.com

Hancock County Sheriff’s Announces Drug Arrest

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office announced a drug arrest stemming from a traffic stop late Tuesday night. According to information from the Sheriff’s Office, a 911 call came to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 10:30 Pm on Friday night regarding a reckless driver in the area of Illinois 336. Officers stopped the vehicle and a subsequent investigation led to the arrest of 51 year old Lloyd A Huls of Carthage on a charge of Possession of Less than 5 grams of Methamphetamine. Huls was taken to the Hancock County Jail.
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Hancock County, ILillinoisnewsnow.com

Hancock County Announces Two Meth Possession Arrests on Wednesday Night

The Hancock County Sheriff, Travis Duffy announced on Thursday morning a pair of Methamphetamine related arrests. According to information provided by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, a traffic stop was conducted late Wednesday night at approximately 11:39 Pm in Niota, Illinois. Once the traffic stop was initiated, a K9 Officer was called for and the subsequent investigation determined that both driver of the vehicle, 58 year old Scott R Eggleston of Burlington, Iowa and Lisa C Swofford of Polo, Illinois, were found to be in possession of Methamphetamine. Both subjects were arrested and taken to the Hancock County Jail on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine Less than 5 Grams.
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Henderson County, ILillinoisnewsnow.com

Galva Man Charged in Meth Bust in Henderson County

A Galva man faces 15 years in Jail following a guilty plea on charges related to a 2020 arrest on Methamphetamine possession charges. Henderson County State’s Attorney Colby Hathaway announced the guilty plea on Thursday morning following a court hearing that occurred on Wednesday, June 16th. According to the information provided, 58 year old George W Price of Galva was arrested following a traffic stop on U.S Route 34 in Henderson County on March 11th of 2020. The traffic stop and an arrest were part of an ongoing investigation of Price that included multiple law enforcement agencies including the Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation, West Central Illinois Task Force, Blackhawk Task Force, Quad City Metropolitan Enforcement Group, Monmouth Police Department, Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, and the Burlington, Iowa Police Department. Price pleased guilty on Wednesday in Henderson County to to a Class 1 felony charge for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. He’s been sentenced to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections and upon release, Price will serve a two-year period of Mandatory Supervised Release, formerly known as parole.
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Mcdonough County, ILillinoisnewsnow.com

McDonough and Schuyler County COVID-19 Update

Contact tracing investigation is being conducted to follow up with close contacts and advise of potential exposure and steps they will need to take to monitor. their health as well as any quarantine instructions. By tracing contacts, the individual had prior to the diagnosis, risk of additional transmission is reduced. ​
Mcdonough County, ILmcdonoughvoice.com

Six new COVID cases, seven recoveries

MACOMB — Six new positive cases of coronavirus and seven recoveries were reported this week by the McDonough County Health Department. Of the six new cases, three are from Macomb, one is from Bushnell, one is from Colchester, and one is from Good Hope. The victims are listed as three men and three women with ages listed as two in their teens and one apiece in their 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s.
Schuyler County, ILJacksonville Journal Courier

Major Schuyler route closing Monday

LA PRAIRIE — County Highway 5/La Prairie Road will be closed at the bridge over Cedar Creek east of the Schuyler-Adams counties line starting Monday. County Highway 5 is a major thoroughfare for traffic between Quincy and Peoria. The closing is necessary to replace the bridge, according to the Illinois...
Macomb, ILmcdonoughvoice.com

Concern expressed at vaccination rate

MACOMB — County Emergency Services Director Edgar Rodriguez expressed concern Tuesday that around 64 percent of county residents are still not fully vaccinated against coronavirus. He said a working group has been reactivated—including McDonough District Hospital, the County Board of Health, the County Health Department, and the County Emergency Services and Disaster Assistance Agency—to track vaccinations.
Illinois Statebeardstownnewspapers.com

Browning man killed in single car accident

A one car crash on Route 100 in Schuyler County left one man dead, according to the Illinois State Police. Jason E. Briney, age 58, of Browning, was traveling northbound, just south of Hickory Road on Illinois Route 100 around 11:20 p.m. Saturday, June 19. His SUV left the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned. Briney died at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.
Marion, ILDu Quoin Evening Call

Shirley "Joan" Little of Marion

Shirley "Joan" (Derry) Little of Marion passed away at 89 of natural causes at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Vickie Little in Franklin, Kentucky on June 5, 2021. She was born on October 19, 1931, in Astoria, Illinois, the firstborn of Willis and Doris (Welker) Derry....
Rushville, ILPosted by
KICK AM 1530

Country Music Star Booked to Headline Schuyler County Fair

The Schuyler County Fair in Rushville, Illinois has booked one of Country Music's big stars to headline their fair!. Tickets are on sale now for Chris Janson headlining the Schuyler County Fair in Rushville, Illinois! He is performing on Saturday, July 3rd at 9pm with opening act Mad Hoss Jackson starting things off at 7:30pm, all of this according to the Schuyler County Fair's website.
Avon, ILGalesburg Register-Mail

District 276 considers moving Avon grades 2-5 to Abingdon

AVON — Abingdon-Avon District 276 is considering a move to attendance centers that would move all students in grades two through five to the elementary school in Abingdon. “Creating attendance centers has been an idea for a long time,” said Superintendent Mike Curry. Currently there are two grade schools in...
Clayton, ILPosted by
Clayton Daily

4-Day Weather Forecast For Clayton

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Clayton: Thursday, June 17: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Friday, June 18: Mostly sunny then isolated showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Saturday, June 19: Chance of showers and
Sioux Falls, SDmcdonoughvoice.com

Summit League releases 2021-22 hoops schedules

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Summit League officials released the men's and women's schedules for the upcoming 2021-22 basketball seasons Wednesday. Both slates begin the week before Christmas and will feature an 18-game, home-and-home mirrored schedule between the league's 10 men's and women's programs. The addition of St. Thomas, who will...
Roseville, ILQuad Cities Onlines

Strong thunderstorms expected to move over region overnight

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the greater Quad-City region for this afternoon and evening. "This evening and overnight, a complex of strong to severe thunderstorms is expected to move across portions of eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois. "The primary threats will be damaging winds...
Macomb, ILmcdonoughvoice.com

Simmons couple offers dance classes

Looking to flaunt it on the dance floor but don't have the moves? Jeremiah and Amy Simmons with Simmons-Says Dance, offer couples dancing that will knock viewer's socks off. While they are currently looking for a place to teach, the couple teaches on a wood floor (preferably) and can also teach couples on laminate and tile.
Lomax, ILPen City Current

Banks & Beals Funeral Home obituary – James G. Rosenboom, 89, Lomax

James Garrett “Jim” Rosenboom, 89, of Lomax, Illinois passed away at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at his home. Jim was born on May 13, 1932 in Oskaloosa, Iowa, the son of Garrett and Hazel (DeKraai) Rosenboom. On November 26, 1955 he married Phyllis Morgan in Lovilia, Iowa. She preceded him in death on December 29, 1999.