Foster parents who go out of their way to help children were given a pat on the back Thursday on the Chaddock campus. The tribute was in celebration of National Foster Care Month, which is being observed throughout May.
Pike County Circuit Clerk Debbie Dugan recently said she will be leaving her position at the end of the month.
Dugan, who is in her 14th year in the office, has accepted another position.
History is all around members of the Women's City Club when they meet in the house at 1550 Maine. But the club has set its eyes on the future as it plans a membership drive and solicits ideas to attract new members in the 21st century.
The investigation continues into a reported battery involving Adams County Coroner Jim Keller. "We're still in the middle of the investigation," said Adams County Sheriff Brian VonderHaar.
Earl Bricker sees his career in West-Central Illinois coming full circle as he retires next month from University of Illinois Extension. But he plans to work for part-time for both Action Brown County and Two Rivers Regional Council and do consulting and training with nonprofit organizations.
The Mount Sterling City Council will address a fired police officer's appeal of his dismissal at a meeting this month.
Democratic Congressional candidate Junius Rodriguez saw different participation levels in a pair of town hall meetings Monday night in El Paso and Leroy.
Public pushback against enforcement of the an indigent death policy apparently has manifested itself in violence against the Adams County coroner. Jim Keller said he was driving the coroner vehicle last Thursday when someone threw a rock through his open window, striking him in the head.