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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. 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: Dessie Harrelson - Dessie Harrelson, 100, McLeansboro, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Home in McLeansboro. - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

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: 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

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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ISP conducts patrols in county - McLeansboro Times Leader - McLEANSBORO Illinois State Police conducted an occupant enforcement patrol in Hamilton County on March 28, resulting in 20 total citations. According to the ISP, 16 safety belt citations were given during the enforcement, and six warnings. The program ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Cats outsmart the researchers - McLeansboro Times Leader - "We did one study on cats - and that was enough!" Those words effectively ended my quest to understand the feline mind. I was a few months into writing "Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship With Cats and Dogs," which explores how pets are blurring ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

House Republicans are more active on Twitter than Democrats - McLeansboro Times Leader - WASHINGTON — Your representative in the House is almost certainly on Twitter. Your senator definitely is. But how are they using the social network? Are Democrats more active than Republicans, or vice versa? Who has the most followers on the Hill? - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Foxes struggle during week - McLeansboro Times Leader - The Foxes began their week on April 14 as they hosted Goreville. Hamilton County played a tough game, but came up short in a 5-3 loss. The Foxes next traveled to Gallatin County on April 16. Hamilton County went scoreless for the first four innings ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Lady Foxes earn wins - McLeansboro Times Leader - ELKVILLE — The Hamilton County Lady Foxes played several games this week, including the Elkville Tournament. On April 14, Hamilton County hosted Goreville. The Lady Foxes took an early lead and never lost it, taking the win, 4-1. Hamilton County then ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

The top 12 government programs ever - McLeansboro Times Leader - Which federal programs and policies succeed in being cost-effective and targeting those who need them most? These two tests are obvious: After all, why would we spend taxpayers' money on a program that isn't worth what it costs or helps those who do ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

'Warlock' in West Virginia accused of sexual assault - McLeansboro Times Leader - By Charles Owens CNHI News Service McLeansboro Times-Leader Tue Apr 22, 2014, 03:28 PM CDT. BLUEFIELD, W. Va. — Police in West Virginia say a man claiming to be a “warlock” used promises of magical spells to lure children into committing sexual ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

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