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Rangers win at Hamilton County - MCLEANSBORO — The Benton High School baseball team picked up its third win of the season with a 12-2 five-inning win over Hamilton County on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in McLeansboro. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

DEATH NOTICE: Elbert “Bert” Teffertiller - Elbert “Bert” Teffertiller, 92, McLeansboro, died 5:16 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Hamilton County Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

DEATH NOTICE: Woodrow "Bud" Biggerstaff Jr. - Woodrow “Bud” Biggerstaff Jr., 80 of McLeansboro, died at 9:15 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at McLeansboro Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. - Tue, 25 Mar 2014

DEATH NOTICE: Larry D. 'Butch' Ingram - Larry D. “Butch” Ingram, 71, McLeansboro, died 4:28 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, at his residence. - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

DEATH NOTICE: Joseph Neil Irvin - Joseph Neil Irvin, 92, McLeansboro, died 12:45 a.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi. - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

DEATH NOTICE: Betty Burton Burns - Betty Burton Burns, 93, McLeansboro native, died Monday, March 24, 2014. - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

2014 Relay for Life schedule - Local Relay For Life events begin April 26 in Carbondale and run through the end of June. Find out more about each community’s event at - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

Man facing charges after officer smells meth materials in trash - Police say an officer on patrol smelled an unusual odor coming from trash placed on a curb. - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

RLC nursing program students visit medical helicopter team - The Rend Lake College Associate Degree of Nursing program students visited with members of Air Evac, based out of Mt. Vernon, Tuesday afternoon, April 14 on the Ina campus. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

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Smartphone kill switches are coming - McLeansboro Times Leader - Smartphones need kill switches. It's a relatively easy solution to the pricey (and irritating) problem of smartphone theft. But who would have thought that the big carriers would team up with Apple, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung and lots of other ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Rules impact everyone - McLeansboro Times Leader - Whether you are a Wayne-White member a City of Fairfield, Carmi or McLeansboro resident, you will be greatly impacted. Even Ameren customers will be impacted because all of us rely largely on coal for our electric generation. I encourage all of you to ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

The case for separate beds - McLeansboro Times Leader - WASHINGTON — The other night I slept on a twin bed in the guest room of the house I share with my husband and our two kids. We have a comfortable, firm king-size bed in our master bedroom, but my husband was sick and gross, so rather than hop in the ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Week of the Young Child - McLeansboro Times Leader - McLeansboro Mayor Dick Deitz visited Hamilton County Preschool on Monday morning to sign a proclamation naming April 6 through April 12 as Week of the Young Child in the City. In the proclamation, Deitz recognized teachers and others who make a ... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Low blood-sugar levels make for grousing spouses - McLeansboro Times Leader - By Nicole Ostrow Bloomberg News McLeansboro Times-Leader Wed Apr 16, 2014, 03:02 PM CDT. Serious discussions between spouses shouldn't take place on an empty stomach, a study suggests. Husbands and wives reported being most unhappy with ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Brenner gives final DARE presentation - McLeansboro Times Leader - McLEANSBORO — — Hamilton County Sheriff Greg Brenner said Monday the methamphetamine problem locally has decreased dramatically since he first became sheriff in 2002. Brenner credits the drop to enforcement efforts, youth education programs and ... - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Doctors to rate cost effectiveness of expensive cancer drugs - McLeansboro Times Leader - By Sasha Damouni and Robert Langreth Bloomberg News McLeansboro Times-Leader Wed Apr 16, 2014, 04:50 PM CDT. NEW YORK — The world's largest organization of cancer doctors plans to rate the cost effectiveness of expensive oncology drugs, and ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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