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Sarah Bush Events

Friday, 27 March 2015

It's not a brand new building, but a local health center will reveal some major rennovations to the public this weekend!

The work at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon started nearly three years ago and cost an estimated $50 million.

Hospital officials say improvements include an expanded emergency department, rennovated surgery suites and updates to the facility' ... READ MORE >>


Charleston Emerald Ash Borer Informational Meeting

Friday, 27 March 2015

Illinois residents can get advice on protecting their trees from killer beetles.

The Charleston Tree Commission is hosting an informational meeting tomorrow on Emerald Ash Borers.
 
Officials say the beetle's larvae burrows into ash bark and kills the tree.

Scott Schirmer the Coordinator for the Illinois Department of Agriculture is the guest speaker.

The ... READ MORE >>


Terre Haute Shooting

Friday, 27 March 2015

Vigo County Prosecutor Terry Modesitt says a fatal police-action shooting in Terre Haute was justified and he won't pursue charges in that case.

Terry Modesitt reached his decision earlier today after reviewing an Indiana State Police report on the fatal February 25th shooting of 31-year-old Alexander Long.

Authorities say Long was wanted on a warrant for charges of rape, crimin ... READ MORE >>


Postmaster Wants Dogs Leashed

Thursday, 26 March 2015

A postmaster in Shelby County is asking residents to leash their dogs!

Shelbyville postmaster Dawn Hagan is asking people to keep their dogs leashed and under control when mail carriers are delivering.

Hagan says recently two carriers have been bitten, one on the hand and the other the leg.

She says if your dog bites a carrier, a report is sent to the police stat ... READ MORE >>