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Disagreement over city attorney appointments at first meeting of new Harrisburg council
A packed house at Harrisburg's first new city council meeting Thursday saw a question raised over who will serve as city attorney.
BY TRAVIS DENEAL
Apr 18, 2019 9:57 PM
Kale Rister guest of Harrisburg Kiwanis
HARRISBURG -- At the Harrisburg Kiwanis weekly meeting on April 10, Kale Rister, a senior at Carrier Mills-Stonefort High School, entertained the Kiwanis members with an original comedy speech he wrote. He portrayed a narrator telling his life story. Everyone truly enjoyed the performance.
Submitted by Harrisburg Kiwanis Club
Apr 18, 2019 4:56 PM
4C's director: Center helps people throughout the region
ELDORADO -- Homelessness may be considered a large-city issue, but the director of a homeless shelter in Harrisburg told members of Eldorado Rotary there are plenty of people in the region her center helps. Mona Crim oversees the homeless shelter administered by the Christian Community Compassion Center, better known as "4C's", in Harrisburg. She recently was the guest of Rotary member and program sponsor Don Gossett.
Apr 18, 2019 4:53 PM
White House Easter eggs have been rolling since 1878
Between now and the first of May, most dandelions go to seed along the 40th Parallel. The Cows Switching Their Tails Moon is full on the 19th, combining with the April 21 cold front to bring flurries and a freeze to the northern two thirds of the U.S. Flea season has begun for pets and livestock. April 21 is the Roman Easter. Aphid infestations move north. Weevils emerge in alfalfa. The second major tornado period of April begins now, lasting most years until April 27. (Countryside) Passover begins at sundown on the 19th.
Apr 18, 2019 4:52 PM
Many of us need a new beginning
Greetings from Faith Lutheran Church in Eldorado. Jimmy Wayne never knew his dad and his mother was in and out of jail. When he was a small child, his mom was released from jail and hooked up with some loser and for a year, they made their home in an Oldsmobile Delta 88 traveling the country. The couple finally tired of Jimmy and abandoned him at the railroad station in Pensacola, Florida, never to see him again.
Apr 18, 2019 4:51 PM
Winners of 4-H Public Presentations contest
The Villas of Holly Brook in Harrisburg hosted the 2019 Saline County 4-H Public Presentations Contest. 4-H members and their families enjoyed the wonderful speeches, demonstrations and food demonstrations that our 4-H youth exhibited. The evening started with a formal speech, "The Street of Support," by Callie Oxford. Then Shelby Pribble entertained the room with her formal speech, "Amazing Horses."
Apr 18, 2019 4:51 PM
Neighborhood Conversation Four questions with ... Lindsey Atkins of Harrisburg
Lindsey Atkins is a wellness advocate for doTERRA essential oils.
Apr 18, 2019 4:50 PM
Ready, action! 'Aida' coming to SIC stage
HARRISBURG -- Southern Illinois will get a musical taste of Egypt when Southeastern Illinois College brings "Aida" to the Allan G. Kimball stage the last weekend of April. "Aida" is a hit musical with book and music by Sir Elton John and Tim Rice. The show will take the stage at 7 p.m. April 26 and 27 and 2 p.m. April 28.
Submitted by Southeastern Illinois College
Apr 18, 2019 4:49 PM
Eldorado man guilty of killing woman, unborn baby
SALINE COUNTY -- A Saline County jury convicted an Eldorado man of three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of intentional homicide of an unborn child in a recent court case. The jury convicted Rodney E. Black on April 11, 2019 on the charges arising from the death of Latisha Reidelberger and her unborn child on April 17, 2015.
Apr 18, 2019 4:45 PM
Living to serve Harrisburg Middle School student recognized for volunteerism
HARRISBURG -- One young Harrisburg man is being recognized for his continuous service to others in the community. Briley Houston, a student at Harrisburg Middle School, has been the only volunteer at Heaven's Kitchen in Harrisburg to serve all 29 weeks so far.
By Travis DeNeal
Apr 18, 2019 4:44 PM
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